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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In this London mayoral election debate, the Sylvans considered if Sadiq Khan deserves re-election as London mayor and agreed in a close vote.

London mayoral election debate – April 2021

The Sylvan London mayoral election debate considered the following motion: This house supports Sadiq Khan’s re-election as mayor of London. The debate took place on Monday, 12th April.  Elaine McLean proposed the debate and Donald Leon Soon opposed it. The proposition supporting the view that the Sadiq Khan should be re-elected The proposer supported Sadiq […]

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In this UK border control debate, the Sylvans considered if the UK should institute Australian-style border controls due to Covid and agreed.

UK border controls debate – March 2021

The Sylvan UK border controls debate considered the following motion: The UK should adopt Australian-style border controls as part of the fight against Covid. The debate took place on Monday, 1st March. Mike Douse proposed the motion and Lissi Corfield opposed it. The proposition supporting the view that the UK should adopt UK-style border controls […]

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In this large tech companies debate, the Sylvans considered if they should be regulated or broken up, and preffered the regulation option.

Large tech companies debate – February 2021

The Sylvan large tech companies debate considered the following motion: This house would more tightly regulate the world’s largest tech companies, rather than break them up. The debate took place on Monday, 1st February. Imogen Pitts proposed the motion and Ina Negoita opposed it. The proposition supporting the view that the world’s largest tech companies […]

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