Team Overview for team MDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band (Manchester Debating Union)

Speakers: David Michael Howe and Jasper Robinson

Round 1

Motion: THW offer drug and alcohol addicts substantial cash payments in return for agreeing to undergo sterilisation

Venue: 1093 (Ground Floor)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentMDU Insane in the Ukraine (Manchester Debating Union)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)20th (1 points, 143 speaks)17th (6 points, 591 speaks)
Opening OppositionULU We love you dear leader (ULU)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)12th (2 points, 149 speaks)2nd (10 points, 626 speaks)
Closing GovernmentUCL Sparta (University College London)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)25th (0 points, 141 speaks)18th (5 points, 600 speaks)
Closing OppositionMDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band (Manchester Debating Union)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)5th (3 points, 153 speaks)19th (5 points, 593 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
AkbirUCL Sparta69
David Michael HoweMDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band78
Hassaan Bin ShaheenULU We love you dear leader74
Jack MellishMDU Insane in the Ukraine71
Jasper RobinsonMDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band75
John TULU We love you dear leader75
OliviaUCL Sparta72
Ria BasuMDU Insane in the Ukraine72

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairSarah BeharryUnaffiliated Judges (N/A)
PanelistGemma StenningKing Edward VI School (KES)

Round 2

Motion: THBT major news-media organisations should not interview people with views outside the consensus of the scientific community

Venue: 1163 (Ground Floor)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening Government- Judging Revenge (Composite Teams)Third15th (3 points, 153 speaks)8th (4 points, 309 speaks)12th (7 points, 615 speaks)
Opening Opposition- Warwick Computing Society 2008 (Composite Teams)Second24th (3 points, 155 speaks)3rd (5 points, 319 speaks)5th (8 points, 638 speaks)
Closing GovernmentMDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band (Manchester Debating Union)Fourth05th (3 points, 153 speaks)15th (3 points, 299 speaks)19th (5 points, 593 speaks)
Closing OppositionCAMB TM (Cambridge Union Society)First33rd (3 points, 156 speaks)2nd (6 points, 323 speaks)4th (9 points, 646 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
David Michael HoweMDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band74
Jasper RobinsonMDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band72
Mark Graymead- Judging Revenge77
Michael Dunn GoekjianCAMB TM85
Ryan Spracklin- Judging Revenge79
Thomas SimpsonCAMB TM82
Tristan Goss- Warwick Computing Society 200880
Zal Shukla- Warwick Computing Society 200884

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairEleanor AngwinUnaffiliated Judges (N/A)
PanelistGemma StenningKing Edward VI School (KES)

Round 3

Motion: THBT men should take no active role in the womens liberation movement

Venue: 1167 (Ground Floor)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 4
Opening GovernmentMDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band (Manchester Debating Union)Fourth015th (3 points, 299 speaks)21st (3 points, 446 speaks)19th (5 points, 593 speaks)
Opening OppositionOX Eh? (Oxford Union)Second214th (3 points, 302 speaks)13th (5 points, 456 speaks)14th (6 points, 609 speaks)
Closing Government- I am the Avenue Campus Ghost (Composite Teams)Third116th (3 points, 296 speaks)18th (4 points, 449 speaks)10th (7 points, 621 speaks)
Closing Opposition- Neoliberalism vs The Frankfurt School (Composite Teams)First312th (3 points, 319 speaks)5th (6 points, 484 speaks)3rd (9 points, 649 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Adam Scott- I am the Avenue Campus Ghost77
Alpha LeeOX Eh?75
David Michael HoweMDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band73
Jasper RobinsonMDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band74
Jon LoOX Eh?79
Jordan Anderson- Neoliberalism vs The Frankfurt School84
Oliver Newlan- Neoliberalism vs The Frankfurt School81
Rebekah Brewer- I am the Avenue Campus Ghost76

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairEleanor AngwinUnaffiliated Judges (N/A)
PanelistGemma StenningKing Edward VI School (KES)

Round 4

Motion: TH, as a developing state, would ignore all international patent and copyright treaties

Venue: 1111 (Ground Floor)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 4
Opening GovernmentKES Let it Be (King Edward VI School)Third123rd (3 points, 433 speaks)24th (4 points, 573 speaks)24th (4 points, 573 speaks)
Opening OppositionMDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band (Manchester Debating Union)Second221st (3 points, 446 speaks)19th (5 points, 593 speaks)19th (5 points, 593 speaks)
Closing GovernmentMDU Insane in the Ukraine (Manchester Debating Union)First322nd (3 points, 441 speaks)17th (6 points, 591 speaks)17th (6 points, 591 speaks)
Closing OppositionKINGSTON A (Kingston University)Fourth026th (2 points, 421 speaks)27th (2 points, 555 speaks)27th (2 points, 555 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Claudia ReevesKINGSTON A-
David Michael HoweMDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band73
Ivan ZheludevKES Let it Be71
Jack MellishMDU Insane in the Ukraine76
Jasper RobinsonMDU Taylor Swift Tribute Band74
Joe SmithKES Let it Be69
Karisma RamsaranKINGSTON A69
Ria BasuMDU Insane in the Ukraine74

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairSarah BeharryUnaffiliated Judges (N/A)