On Tuesday 19 June teams from six schools will debate this topical motion in the fifth Donald Gorrie Schools Debating Competition. Taking part are
Boroughmuir High School (defending senior champions)
Craigmount High School (defending junior champions)
Queensferry High School
Royal High School
Tynecastle High School
These annual debates were established in 2013 in memory of Donald Gorrie, who was a passionate teacher and champion of civil society, and also a councillor, MP and MSP. Donald was an elder of St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church.