Team Overview for team MDU Insane in the Ukraine (Manchester Debating Union)

Speakers: Ria Basu and Jack Mellish

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: 1111 (Ground Floor)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening GovernmentMDU Russian to Judgement (Manchester Debating Union)First321st (1 points, 141 speaks)10th (4 points, 303 speaks)22nd (4 points, 590 speaks)
Opening OppositionKES Let it Be (King Edward VI School)Fourth018th (1 points, 148 speaks)24th (1 points, 293 speaks)24th (4 points, 573 speaks)
Closing GovernmentMDU Insane in the Ukraine (Manchester Debating Union)Third120th (1 points, 143 speaks)20th (2 points, 292 speaks)17th (6 points, 591 speaks)
Closing Opposition- Central Cuban University (Composite Teams)Second222nd (0 points, 159 speaks)18th (2 points, 313 speaks)8th (7 points, 624 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Dominic HardwickMDU Russian to Judgement81
Ivan ZheludevKES Let it Be73
Jack MellishMDU Insane in the Ukraine75
Joe SmithKES Let it Be72
Joshua Heng- Central Cuban University76
Mhairi HindleMDU Russian to Judgement81
Owen Yeo- Central Cuban University78
Ria BasuMDU Insane in the Ukraine74

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairAlex HarrisUniversity College London (UCL)
PanelistJamie HannaUnaffiliated Judges (N/A)

Round 3

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

Venue: 1095 (Ground Floor)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 4
Opening GovernmentSWING A (Swing Teams)Fourth021st (2 points, 290 speaks)24th (2 points, 431 speaks)26th (2 points, 560 speaks)
Opening Opposition- Central Cuban University (Composite Teams)First318th (2 points, 313 speaks)10th (5 points, 466 speaks)8th (7 points, 624 speaks)
Closing GovernmentLSE AC (London School of Economics)Second213th (3 points, 311 speaks)11th (5 points, 461 speaks)13th (6 points, 613 speaks)
Closing OppositionMDU Insane in the Ukraine (Manchester Debating Union)Third120th (2 points, 292 speaks)22nd (3 points, 441 speaks)17th (6 points, 591 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Angus HallyLSE AC74
BeckySWING A72
Chris BensonLSE AC76
Jack MellishMDU Insane in the Ukraine75
Joshua Heng- Central Cuban University76
Lara KingSWING A69
Owen Yeo- Central Cuban University77
Ria BasuMDU Insane in the Ukraine74

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairJoseph LimULU (ULU)
PanelistBrendan HickmanUnaffiliated Judges (N/A)

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)