Debate Resources

A huge problem with debate (at least within the Canadian circuit) is that it still remains highly financially and logistically inaccessible. How much you are able to learn about and improve at debate still largely depends on your income, socioeconomic status, and the region that you live and or go to school in. The Debate Correspondent wants to address these problems and this page is just the beginning.

British Parliamentary Debate

Speech Outlines

Below you’ll find links to documents that you can use to help structure your speeches or as a checklist to make sure your speeches include all of the elements that judges look for.

Prime Minister Speech OutlineLeader of Opposition Speech Outline
Deputy Prime Minister Speech OutlineDeputy Leader of Opposition Speech Outline
Member of Government/ Government Extention Speech OutlineMember of Opposition/ Government Extention Speech Outline
Government Whip Speech OutlineOpposition Whip Speech Outline
Introduction to British Parliamentary Debate (Part I) | York University Debate Society