leaders’ debate

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Sturgeon wins ITV Leaders’ Debate: Bibby

Nick Bibby, author of Adjudication, analyses the debate. Winner: Nicola Sturgeon  Second: David Cameron Last: Nigel Farage The dynamics of this debate were different from what either the audience or some of the speakers were used to. That was a large factor in the decision with the ability to be persuasive on the basis of a … Continue reading

Coverage of the UK Leaders’ Debates

Election Debates will be covering the 2015 UK Leaders’ Debates, starting with the seven-way debate on Thursday 2 March. (We’re not covering the Paxman interviews as they’re not debates). Election Debates will once again construct an expert panel of judges, who will apply the rules of the debate, to come to an objective assessment about who … Continue reading

Judge profile – Nick Bibby

Nick is the Speakeasy Man’s director and principal trainer. He has a background in journalism, publishing and education. He is an author in the fields of public speaking and debating and is a former Director of Debate for the London Debating Hub, Registrar of the World Universities Debating Council and Director of the Global Debating Census. As a journalist … Continue reading

2010 Year in Review

2010 was a busy year: four debates (three UK debates and one Australian) with Election Debates’ quoted, cited and published in Australia, the UK and US. A partnership in Nigeria to run an Election Debates’ Workshop. Plus some great new judges added to our panel and more than 15,000 visitors. United Kingdom Debates There was … Continue reading

A leaders’ debate for the UK: debating the why and the how

Opinion by Ray D’Cruz There’s been a strong campaign by media outlets, particularly Sky News, for the UK to have a formal, televised leaders’ debate as part of the upcoming UK General Election. It would be a first for Britain, but certainly not a first with countries like the US, Australia, Canada and New Zealand … Continue reading