Team Overview for team MDU A (Manchester)

Speakers: Laura Smith and Dean Foley

Round 1

Motion: THW give two votes to women in political elections

Venue: VG06 (SOAS)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 5
Opening GovernmentSOFIA A (Sofia University)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)37th (2 points, 146 speaks)67th (4 points, 731 speaks)
Opening OppositionMDU A (Manchester)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)9th (3 points, 156 speaks)28th (8 points, 765 speaks)
Closing GovernmentBIRMINGHAM B (University of Birmingham)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)73rd (0 points, 138 speaks)55th (6 points, 737 speaks)
Closing OppositionUCL Vaughan (University College London)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)51st (1 points, 145 speaks)52nd (6 points, 746 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Dean FoleyMDU A79
Laura SmithMDU A77
Margareta ChlubnovaUCL Vaughan72
Monika NaydenovaSOFIA A72
Nikolay NeykovSOFIA A74
Nuha BazeerBIRMINGHAM B69
Raluca VacaruUCL Vaughan73
Shanze ShahBIRMINGHAM B69

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairDavid BenderHull (HULL)
PanelistAndrew WarnesHull (HULL)
PanelistDavid McLarenStrathclyde (STRATH)

Round 2

Motion: This house believes that law enforcement organisations should never provide incentives to gang members to inform on their superiors (e.g. plea bargains or monetary rewards)

Venue: V325 (SOAS)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 5
Opening GovernmentOXFORD C (Oxford Union)First31st (3 points, 164 speaks)1st (6 points, 332 speaks)1st (14 points, 838 speaks)
Opening OppositionLSE HD (LSE)Second23rd (3 points, 163 speaks)6th (5 points, 329 speaks)9th (10 points, 825 speaks)
Closing GovernmentMDU A (Manchester)Third19th (3 points, 156 speaks)19th (4 points, 315 speaks)28th (8 points, 765 speaks)
Closing OppositionUCD LAW OO (UCD Law Society)Fourth015th (3 points, 153 speaks)37th (3 points, 305 speaks)41st (7 points, 753 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Conn O'CleirighUCD LAW OO77
Daniel BrambleLSE HD84
Dean FoleyMDU A80
Hannah TyndallLSE HD82
Jamie JacksonOXFORD C83
Laura SmithMDU A79
Mark O'Brien O'ReillyUCD LAW OO75
Raffy MarshallOXFORD C85

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairMichael DGUnaffiliated (-)
PanelistAndrew WarnesHull (HULL)
PanelistCameron DorlasUCD L+H (UCD L+H)
PanelistValerie TierneyUCD L+H (UCD L+H)

Round 3

Motion: This house regrets the decline in oil prices over the last 18 months

Venue: V329 (SOAS)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 5
Opening GovernmentBERLIN A (Berlin)Second226th (4 points, 305 speaks)19th (6 points, 465 speaks)29th (8 points, 764 speaks)
Opening OppositionTCD PHIL A (TCD Phil)First315th (4 points, 319 speaks)6th (7 points, 484 speaks)10th (10 points, 798 speaks)
Closing GovernmentUCD L+H D (UCD L+H)Fourth040th (3 points, 298 speaks)53rd (3 points, 449 speaks)56th (6 points, 733 speaks)
Closing OppositionMDU A (Manchester)Third119th (4 points, 315 speaks)25th (5 points, 471 speaks)28th (8 points, 765 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Chris CostiganTCD PHIL A82
Dean FoleyMDU A78
Eoin O'GormanTCD PHIL A83
Florian GBERLIN A80
Joshua Kieran-GlennonUCD L+H D75
Laura HoganUCD L+H D76
Laura SmithMDU A78
Lillian SefferBERLIN A80

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairHarish NatarajanCambridge (CAM)
PanelistBenjamin HiltonImperial College London (IMPERIAL)
PanelistYucheng LuLSE (LSE)
PanelistSophie Scharlin-PetteeOxford Union (OXFORD)

Round 4

Motion: This house believes that Donald Trump's presidential campaign is good for America

Venue: V327 (SOAS)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 5
Opening GovernmentMDU A (Manchester)Fourth025th (5 points, 471 speaks)43rd (5 points, 612 speaks)28th (8 points, 765 speaks)
Opening OppositionVIENNA B (Debattierklub Wien)Second222nd (6 points, 451 speaks)20th (8 points, 599 speaks)18th (10 points, 757 speaks)
Closing GovernmentUCD L+H C (UCD L+H)Third118th (6 points, 466 speaks)29th (7 points, 610 speaks)31st (8 points, 762 speaks)
Closing OppositionTCD PHIL B (TCD Phil)First321st (6 points, 462 speaks)11th (9 points, 613 speaks)25th (9 points, 759 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Carl WhelanUCD L+H C73
Conan QuinnTCD PHIL B75
Dean FoleyMDU A70
Juliette BarnesUCD L+H C71
Laura SmithMDU A71
Mark EtzelVIENNA B75
Miriana MunteanVIENNA B73
Stepan LavorukTCD PHIL B76

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairOlivia Sundberg DiezUnaffiliated (-)
PanelistMatthew CreeseSheffield (SHEFF)
PanelistDavid McLarenStrathclyde (STRATH)
PanelistRudraniUniversity College London (UCL)

Round 5

Motion: This house would allow countries to pay other countries to settle refugees who reach their borders

Venue: V221 (SOAS)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 5After Round 5After Round 5
Opening GovernmentBIRMINGHAM B (University of Birmingham)Fourth042nd (6 points, 591 speaks)55th (6 points, 737 speaks)55th (6 points, 737 speaks)
Opening OppositionNOTT Thunder (Nottingham)Third135th (6 points, 610 speaks)38th (7 points, 758 speaks)38th (7 points, 758 speaks)
Closing GovernmentMDU A (Manchester)First343rd (5 points, 612 speaks)28th (8 points, 765 speaks)28th (8 points, 765 speaks)
Closing OppositionLSE SB (LSE)Second234th (6 points, 621 speaks)27th (8 points, 773 speaks)27th (8 points, 773 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Billy WildiLSE SB76
Dean FoleyMDU A76
Laura SmithMDU A77
Mary LiangNOTT Thunder73
Nuha BazeerBIRMINGHAM B73
Saskia NeibigLSE SB76
Shanze ShahBIRMINGHAM B73
Yash JainNOTT Thunder75

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairMuhammad Asadullah KhanCambridge (CAM)
PanelistRadko NedyalkovUniversity College London (UCL)
PanelistDavid McLarenStrathclyde (STRATH)