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Details of our next debate along and dates of for the entire 2018 series
The plastic waste debate
Wednesday 17th January
7.00 to 9.30 pm
Tea House Theatre
Vauxhall Walk SE11 5HL
Free to attend and open to all
In this debate, our two teams of speakers, members of the Great Debaters Club training programme, will make the case for and against the following motion:
'This House Believes consumers must take responsibility for the plastic waste crisis'
The issue of plastic waste has been in the news recently as the government announces its plans to extend the 5 p plastic bag charge and consider more far-reaching policies, such as a tax on single-use plastics, like coffee cups and polystyrene fast food containers. It also made the headlines in November last year following the airing of a episode of acclaimed TV series, Blue Planet 2, which showed the impact of plastic waste on the natural environment.
This debate aims to examine some of the key questions that are crucial to working out where we stand on the proposals that will be tabled in the forthcoming days, weeks, and months:
Dates of all upcoming debates this year
2017 terms and conditions