MP launches seventh inter-school debating competition

MP Lucy Frazer has visited Ely College, King's Ely and Soham Village College during the first rounds of her inter-school comp

Lucy Frazer MP has visited Ely College, King's Ely and Soham Village College during the first rounds of her inter-school debating competition for secondary schools in her constituency. - Credit: Lucy Frazer MP

Lucy Frazer MP has launched her annual inter-school debating competition for secondary schools in her South East Cambridgeshire constituency. 

Now in its seventh year, Lucy visited Ely College, King’s Ely and Soham Village College to adjudicate the first rounds.

Two pupils from each school will reach the final where they'll get the opportunity to debate pupils from other schools at the House of Commons in November. 

MP Lucy Frazer visited King's Ely to adjudicate the first round of her annual inter-school debating competition.

Lucy Frazer MP visited King's Ely to adjudicate the first round of her annual inter-school debating competition. - Credit: Lucy Frazer MP

Two pupils from each school will be selected to debate pupils from other schools at the House of Commons in November.

Lucy Frazer MP visited Ely College. Two pupils from each school will be selected to debate pupils from other schools at the House of Commons in November. - Credit: Lucy Frazer MP

With COP26 just a few weeks away, pupils were debating the timely motion “This House believes no issue is more important than climate change”. 

Hannah and Charlotte from Ely College, Cyrus and Aoife from King’s Ely and Archie and Freya from Soham Village College will represent their schools in the final.

MP Lucy Frazer visited Soham Village College to adjudicate the first round of her annual inter-school debating competition

Lucy Frazer MP visited Soham Village College to adjudicate the first round of her annual inter-school debating competition. - Credit: Lucy Frazer MP

Pupils debated climate change during the first round of MP Lucy Frazer's annual inter-school debating competition.

Pupils debated climate change during the first round of Lucy Frazer MP's annual inter-school debating competition. - Credit: Lucy Frazer MP

Lucy said: “After holding the event virtually last year, it was fantastic to be back hearing the students debate in-person. 

“The competition is truly one of the highlights of my year.” 

MP Lucy Frazer visited Ely College to adjudicate the first round of her annual inter-school debating competition.

Lucy Frazer MP visited Ely College to adjudicate the first round of her annual inter-school debating competition. - Credit: Lucy Frazer MP

MP Lucy Frazer visited Ely College to adjudicate the first round in her seventh annual inter-school debating competition.

Lucy Frazer MP visited Ely College to adjudicate the first round in her seventh annual inter-school debating competition. - Credit: Lucy Frazer MP


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