Motions 2011/12

  • THW return the British Empire to its former glory
  • THB proprietors should be able to defend their properties
  • THW legalise heroin
  • THW put our criminals to work
  • THW return national treasures to the county of origin
  • THW exclude Turkey from joining the EU
  • THB the sciences are better than the arts and humanities
  • THB the United Nations has failed
  • THB alcohol is a greater problem than cigarettes
  • THB politicans must be ruthless and sometimes act immorally
  • THB we should sacrifice economic growth for the good of the environment
  • THB private schools are a public menace
  • THW tell Muggles the truth about the wizarding world
  • THW not prevent Iran from continuing its nuclear programme
  • THW de facto legalise public nudity
  • THW “out” LHBT celebrities
  • THB a strong dictatorship is better than a weak democracy
  • THB feminism is dead
  • THW restrict the free movement of workers within the EU
  • THW return to the negotiating table without preconditions (as the Palestinians, in collaboration with the Manchester Israel-Palestine forum)
  • THB religion does more harm than good
  • THB government should be able to monitor anyone’s internet usage
  • THW never extradite when there is a risk of torture
  • THE decriminalise incest