Gonville and Cauis, Music Joe 'The Master' Bates is the master debater of mass debating. Hobbies include composing and riling anarchists. Past praise includes: 'Bates is a lowdown fellow traveller with enormous political ambitions. He is also left-handed and hates goldfish. Exploit this to the hilt in all dealings with him, he is much uglier than he thinks he is.'