Debating Matters at the House of Lords

Sixth-form students from four schools will battle it out for the title of Debating Matters House of Lords Champions 2023 at a flagship day of debate hosted at the House of Lords on Friday 10 March. The competition is part of 20 for 20 – the 20th Anniversary programme of the competition – which will see 20 exciting events taking place across the year.

10:15
ARRIVAL, REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

10:45
WELCOME

11:10-12:30
DEBATE 1: SOCIAL EGG FREEZING EMPOWERS WOMEN

11:10-12:30
DEBATE 2: SKILLS GAP: TOO MANY PEOPLE ARE GOING TO UNIVERSITY

12:30-13:50
LUNCH AND TOURS

14:00-15:30
FINAL: TECH COMPANIES SHOULD ACT TO STOP ONLINE MISINFORMATION

FOR
Winner of Debate 1

CHAIR

AGAINST
Winner of Debate 2

JUDGES

15:30-16:00
RESULTS, PRIZES & CLOSING WORDS