The Donald Dewar Memorial Debating Tournament

Our annual schools debating tournament is now in its 17th year and is currently in full swing!


 This Years Comp Icon   What's happening in this year's competition...

 Teams Icon   Teams

 Judges Icon   Judges

 How Debating Works Icon   How the debate works

 Last Years Comp Icon   Last year's competition


Watch our video to find out more about the competition and why Scottish school pupils love to compete:

(You can also watch this video on Vimeo with footage courtesy of The Scottish Parliament © SPCB 2014)


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