The Sylvan Debating Club

...debating since 1868

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2nd November 2009

'that Britain is now a police state.'
Proposed by: Bill Moss
Opposed by: Jessica Bass

5th October 2009

"that we should withdraw from the European Union."
Proposed by: Linda Moss
Opposed by: Gwyn Redgers

7th September 2009

"that there is no hope for British democracy"
Proposed by:    Magnus Nielsen
Opposed by:    Donald Leon Soon

3rd August 2009

"that the welfare state has had its day"
Proposed by:    Ralph Atkinson
Opposed by:    Tom May

6th July 2009

"that Global Warming is a major threat to our future"
Proposed by:    Adrian Redgers
Opposed by:    Andrew McGuinness

19th June 2009

"this House believes that England has got oomph" (Dinner debate)    
Proposed by:    Magnus Nielsen
Opposed by:    Paul Carroll

1st June 2009

"that a god definitely does NOT exist"
Proposed by:    David Kerry
Opposed by:    David Cozens

6th April 2009

"that the policy should be British jobs for British workers"
Proposed by:    Lindsay Cole
Opposed by:    Tom May

2nd March 2009

‘that Israel and Palestine should be a single State"
Proposed by:    Nicky George
Opposed by:    Tom May

5th January 2009

"that legislation is required to permit and regulate euthanasia"
Proposed by:    Carolann Gaster
Opposed by:    Gwyn Redgers