Afghanistan debate – September 2021

On Monday, 6th September the Sylvans will debate the following motion: This house believes that the decision to leave Afghanistan was a mistake. The debate will be held online – for more information on how to join, please contact us or join our mailing list at the bottom of the home page (check your spam […]

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In the billionaires' dreams debate, Sylvans considered whether the actions of the super wealthy are a net positive for society, and agreed.

Billionaires’ dreams debate – August 2021

The Sylvan billionaires’ dreams debate considered the following motion: This house believes that billionaires’ pursuit of their dreams is a net positive for society. The debate took place on Monday, 2nd August.  Ina Negoita proposed the motion and Rodrigo Aguilera opposed it. The proposition supporting the view that billionaires are a net positive for society […]

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In the Britain and Europe debate, the Sylvans considered whether Britain will continue to be a European nation, and disagreed.

Britain and Europe debate – July 2021

The Sylvan Britain and Europe debate considered the following motion: This house believes Britain will continue to be a European nation. The debate took place on Monday, 5th July.  Adam Smith proposed the motion and Faiza Javad opposed it. The proposition supporting the view that Britain will continue to be a European nation The proposer […]

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In the flexible working debate, Sylvans considered whether the flexible working patterns of the pandemic will be sustained, and concurred.

Flexible working debate – June 2021

The Sylvan flexible working debate considered the following motion: This house believes that the flexible working patterns of the pandemic will be sustained for the long term. The debate took place on Monday, 7th June.  Ewan McGaughey proposed the motion and Tony Koutsoumbos opposed it. The proposition supporting the view that flexible working will continue […]

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In the Scottish independence debate, Sylvans considered whether UK politicians can hold the union together, and disagreed in a close vote.

Scottish independence debate – May 2021

The Sylvan Scottish independence debate considered the following motion: This house believes that UK politicians can hold the union together, despite support for Scottish independence.  The debate took place on Monday, 10th May.  Gwyn Redgers proposed the motion and Vaughan Evans opposed it. The proposition supporting the view that politicians can hold the UK together […]

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