Team Overview for team MDU Swing B (Manchester)

Speakers: Jack Mellish and Ria Basu

Round 1

Motion: THB that US media should not report any details about school shootings beyond the fact that they happened.

Venue: 6.207 (UP)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentSHEFFIELD Gunther (Sheffield)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)16th (2 points, 154 speaks)13th (8 points, 613 speaks)
Opening OppositionABERYSTWYTH Free Scotland (Aberystwyth)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)1st (3 points, 161 speaks)2nd (10 points, 638 speaks)
Closing GovernmentNORTHAMPTON A (Northampton)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)55th (0 points, 136 speaks)53rd (2 points, 559 speaks)
Closing OppositionMDU Swing B (Manchester)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)31st (1 points, 149 speaks)23rd (7 points, 593 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Andrew GordonABERYSTWYTH Free Scotland80
Conor HillNORTHAMPTON A64
Jack MellishMDU Swing B77
Karolien MichielsABERYSTWYTH Free Scotland81
Laura ScottSHEFFIELD Gunther75
Manavi PereraNORTHAMPTON A72
Max EvansSHEFFIELD Gunther79
Ria BasuMDU Swing B72

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairAndrew FordIndependent (INDEPENDENT)
PanelistOllie HamletDurham (DURHAM)

Round 2

Motion: THBT all international peacekeeping operations in Africa should be carried out solely by African troops

Venue: 6.210 (UP)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening GovernmentMDU Swing B (Manchester)First331st (1 points, 149 speaks)22nd (4 points, 294 speaks)23rd (7 points, 593 speaks)
Opening OppositionLANCASTER Properdiction (Lancaster)Second237th (1 points, 146 speaks)34th (3 points, 290 speaks)51st (3 points, 547 speaks)
Closing GovernmentNORTHAMPTON B (Northampton)Fourth049th (0 points, 140 speaks)55th (0 points, 273 speaks)56th (1 points, 528 speaks)
Closing OppositionSHEFFIELD Brunhilde (Sheffield)Third141st (1 points, 144 speaks)44th (2 points, 281 speaks)33rd (6 points, 577 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Bonnie TsimLANCASTER Properdiction73
Gloria KuffourNORTHAMPTON B67
Grant FageSHEFFIELD Brunhilde66
Jack MellishMDU Swing B75
Jeremy OmarLANCASTER Properdiction71
Khader HassanNORTHAMPTON B66
Ria BasuMDU Swing B70
Steven GaywoodSHEFFIELD Brunhilde71

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairDavid BenderHull (HULL)
PanelistOrlando GardnerWarwick (WARWICK)
PanelistTonis KuuskHull (HULL)
PanelistChloe MaughanBristol (BRISTOL)

Round 3

Motion: TH supports menstrual activism

Venue: 6.213 (UP)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 4
Opening GovernmentLIVERPOOL SC (Liverpool)Third120th (4 points, 299 speaks)25th (5 points, 449 speaks)29th (6 points, 600 speaks)
Opening OppositionLIVERPOOL MB (Liverpool)First313th (4 points, 309 speaks)6th (7 points, 468 speaks)15th (7 points, 622 speaks)
Closing GovernmentMDU Swing B (Manchester)Fourth022nd (4 points, 294 speaks)35th (4 points, 441 speaks)23rd (7 points, 593 speaks)
Closing OppositionOXFORD UNION PS (Oxford Union)Second225th (3 points, 301 speaks)21st (5 points, 455 speaks)28th (6 points, 606 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Alpha LeeOXFORD UNION PS77
Hannah ClareLIVERPOOL SC75
Jack MellishMDU Swing B75
Jack StanleyLIVERPOOL SC75
Natalie BurlesLIVERPOOL MB81
Nissim MassaranoLIVERPOOL MB78
Ria BasuMDU Swing B72
Tommy PetoOXFORD UNION PS77

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairAmanda MoorghenIndependent (INDEPENDENT)
PanelistIrina KlimovaMGIMO (MGIMO)
PanelistChris BensonLSE (LSE)
PanelistAkshay KhannaBirmingham (BIRMINGHAM)

Round 4

Motion: THW ban holocaust denial

Venue: 5.211 (UP)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 4
Opening GovernmentMDU Swing B (Manchester)First335th (4 points, 441 speaks)23rd (7 points, 593 speaks)23rd (7 points, 593 speaks)
Opening OppositionHULL What would bird Jesus do? (Hull)Third137th (4 points, 430 speaks)38th (5 points, 580 speaks)38th (5 points, 580 speaks)
Closing GovernmentYORK A (York)Fourth039th (4 points, 418 speaks)46th (4 points, 567 speaks)46th (4 points, 567 speaks)
Closing OppositionTILBURY HOUSE A (Tilbury House)Second230th (4 points, 458 speaks)25th (6 points, 609 speaks)25th (6 points, 609 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Adam BoyneHULL What would bird Jesus do?75
Henry PoustYORK A74
Huw DaviesYORK A75
Jack MellishMDU Swing B79
Jess PrattHULL What would bird Jesus do?75
Lukas ThielTILBURY HOUSE A75
Moritz JustenTILBURY HOUSE A76
Ria BasuMDU Swing B73

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairEmilia CarlqvistIndependent (INDEPENDENT)
PanelistJake ArmesIndependent (INDEPENDENT)
PanelistJames LaurensonIndependent (INDEPENDENT)
PanelistEmilio ChiquitoLiverpool (LIVERPOOL)