Tommy Tonner

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Tommy Tonner (1973-2013)

Ray D’Cruz Tommy Tonner, one of our foundation adjudicators, passed away on 16 September 2013 after an illness. He was just 40 years old. Tommy excelled as a debater and adjudicator. As a debater, he was a member of the Strathclyde University team that regularly featured in UK and international finals.  As a judge he … Continue reading

Palin wins vice presidential debate: Tonner

Judge: Tommy Tonner Winner: Palin Scores: Palin 78 | Biden 77  Reasons: It is a tricky debate to judge when one party has a better (or at least wider) grasp of the issues at hand but has presentational difficulties whereas the less knowledgable party presents their more limited case in an effective manner. Biden’s strength lay in his ability … Continue reading