Winners named in St Andrew's Day debate

29.11.2011

The fifth annual St Andrew’s Day Debate took place yesterday in the Scottish Parliament.

The final motion was: “This House would make voting compulsory”.

The winners were:

  • Best University Speaker of the Day
    Michael Hepburn from University of Strathclyde
  • Best School Speaker of the Day
    Andrew Niven from Stewart’s Melville
  • Best Contribution from the Floor
    Katie Hart from Bearsden Academy
  • Runner-Up in the 2011 St Andrew’s Day Debating Championship
    Michael Hepburn from University of Strathclyde and Andrew Niven from Stewart’s Melville
  • Winner of the 2011 St Andrew’s Day Debating Championship
    David Norris from the University of Edinburgh and Ruairidh Ferguson from Douglas Academy

Held in partnership with the Scottish Government and the English Speaking Union, this unique event brought together students from schools and universities across Scotland.

The final took place in Parliament’s debating chamber.

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