Sixth Form Debate - Speak Your Mind
On Thursday 24th November 2016 St Albans Cathedral Education Centre hosted its 18th annual Sixth Form Debate. Based on the BBC TV programme Question Time, this free event gave students the opportunity to share in a morning of debate in the Nave of the Cathedral.
The panel this year comprised of Baroness Sal Brinton (Liberal Democrat President), Sally Hitchiner (Anglican Priest and Media Commentator), Mark Hughes (UKIP), Grainne O'Monghain (President of the University of Herts Student Union) and Gavin Shuker (Labour MP for Luton South). We were also pleased to welcome Mike Naylor from BBC 3CR who chaired the debate.
Overall, over 430 students and teachers attended, discussing topics ranging from Brexit, the American Elections, Racisim and Student Tuition fees.
Details about next years event will be posted in due course.
This event is sponsored by the University of Hertfordshire.