Team Overview for team BIRMINGHAM B (University of Birmingham)

Speakers: Shanze Shah and Nuha Bazeer

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: V301 (SOAS)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 5
Opening GovernmentBUDA A (Beijing International Studies University)Fourth045th (1 points, 149 speaks)64th (1 points, 297 speaks)56th (6 points, 733 speaks)
Opening OppositionBERLIN A (Berlin)First345th (1 points, 149 speaks)26th (4 points, 305 speaks)29th (8 points, 764 speaks)
Closing GovernmentUNIBUC A (University of Bucharest)Third154th (1 points, 144 speaks)53rd (2 points, 294 speaks)34th (8 points, 755 speaks)
Closing OppositionBIRMINGHAM B (University of Birmingham)Second273rd (0 points, 138 speaks)55th (2 points, 293 speaks)55th (6 points, 737 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Andreea LupascuUNIBUC A74
Dragos SassuUNIBUC A76
Florian GBERLIN A80
Jacob LanBUDA A73
Lillian SefferBERLIN A76
Nuha BazeerBIRMINGHAM B78
Shanze ShahBIRMINGHAM B77
Susan ZhengBUDA A75

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairAndrew GordonAberystwyth University (AU)
PanelistKian O'ConnelUCD L+H (UCD L+H)
PanelistHiren MulchandaniUniversity College London (UCL)

Round 3

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

Venue: V224 (SOAS)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 5
Opening GovernmentSCIENCES PO CC (Sciences Po Paris)Third158th (2 points, 288 speaks)62nd (3 points, 435 speaks)58th (6 points, 729 speaks)
Opening OppositionBIRMINGHAM B (University of Birmingham)Second255th (2 points, 293 speaks)48th (4 points, 443 speaks)55th (6 points, 737 speaks)
Closing GovernmentUCL Vaughan (University College London)First365th (1 points, 295 speaks)45th (4 points, 449 speaks)52nd (6 points, 746 speaks)
Closing OppositionTCD PHIL C (TCD Phil)Fourth057th (2 points, 292 speaks)68th (2 points, 431 speaks)69th (4 points, 720 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Ciara O'LearyTCD PHIL C70
Ferdui EmmettTCD PHIL C69
Gunjan ChawlaSCIENCES PO CC75
Margareta ChlubnovaUCL Vaughan76
Nuha BazeerBIRMINGHAM B76
Raluca VacaruUCL Vaughan78
Samara CassarSCIENCES PO CC72
Shanze ShahBIRMINGHAM B74

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairAndrew GordonAberystwyth University (AU)
PanelistKee En ChongCambridge (CAM)
PanelistMahesh KaruLincolns Inn (LINCOLNS INN)
PanelistConnor JoyUCD Law Society (UCD LAW)

Round 4

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

Venue: V211 (SOAS)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 5
Opening GovernmentUCD L+H A (UCD L+H)First349th (4 points, 437 speaks)33rd (7 points, 587 speaks)48th (7 points, 731 speaks)
Opening OppositionBIRMINGHAM of the opinion that Tash (University of Birmingham)Third147th (4 points, 443 speaks)50th (5 points, 589 speaks)66th (5 points, 589 speaks)
Closing GovernmentBIRMINGHAM B (University of Birmingham)Second248th (4 points, 443 speaks)42nd (6 points, 591 speaks)55th (6 points, 737 speaks)
Closing OppositionLSE OS (LSE)Fourth046th (4 points, 447 speaks)59th (4 points, 589 speaks)42nd (7 points, 748 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Amy CreanUCD L+H A74
Matthew HanrahanUCD L+H A76
Natasha BrowneBIRMINGHAM of the opinion that Tash73
Nuha BazeerBIRMINGHAM B75
Olisa MLSE OS71
Rosalie ButcherBIRMINGHAM of the opinion that Tash73
Shanze ShahBIRMINGHAM B73
Suah Jian LianLSE OS71

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairEliot PallotUniversity of Warwick (WARWICK)
PanelistDenise YongNottingham (NOTT)
PanelistJames GreenUCD Law Society (UCD LAW)
PanelistConnor JoyUCD Law Society (UCD LAW)

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)