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Return to St Andrews – the Debate Part 2

Long time readers of this blog may recall a little over a year ago, I was invited to participate in a debate at the University of St Andrews by the Union Debating Society. Well, apparently, they liked my arguments, as back in February they asked me back for more. As last year, this was the annual Parliamentary debate, although the question posed had been changed this year from the usual, rather general ‘This House Has No Confidence In Her Majesty’s Government’ to the more topical (especially in an election year) question of  ‘This House Believes David Cameron Is Not The Answer’. Unlike last year, I was offered my choice of side in the debate, and (inevitably) chose the pro-motion (anti-Cameron) argument, a more comfortable position than before for me at least. (more…)

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