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English Publication Date: Friday, December 6, 2019 Source: BBC
Each time an election is called, there's the question of whether any will take place, how they will be organised and who will take part. Broadcasters are still experimenting - this time putting on two-way debates, seven-way debates, a climate change...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Source: CNN
It marks an opportunity for Corbyn, currently trailing Johnson in opinion polls, to claw back the gap between him and his rival.
English Publication Date: Friday, November 29, 2019 Source: CNN
Boris Johnson was criticized by party leaders and represented by a dripping ice sculpture after refusing to appear in a televised election debate focusing on climate change, sparking a row between the UK broadcaster and the Prime Minister's...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The principal reason that TV debates have limited impact, according to research from Harvard Business School, is that 72% of voters make up their minds more than two months before the election – meaning few people will change their minds by the time...
English Publication Date: Monday, November 18, 2019
The rules of televised election debates should be run by an independent commission.
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials
News: It's Boris v Corbyn - on TV! Prime Minister and Opposition leader agree to go head-to-head in front of the cameras during election campaignEnglish Publication Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Source: The Daily Mail
However, with both the Conservatives and Labour preferring to see their leaders face off against each other, Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson could be squeezed out.
English Publication Date: Thursday, October 31, 2019 Source: The World News
Boris Johnson is in negotiations to take part in three television debates for the looming general election, but none of them are expected to involve the SNP or the Liberal Democrats.
English Publication Date: Friday, November 1, 2019 Source: BBC
On Thursday, Labour leader Mr Corbyn challenged the PM to a one-on-one debate, while Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson said she should take part in a three-headed encounter with the two leaders.
English Publication Date: Monday, November 4, 2019 Source: The Herald
Nicola Sturgeon has condemned a decision to so far exclude the SNP from a live televised election debate on Sky News.
English Publication Date: Friday, November 8, 2019 Source: BBC
The Liberal Democrats called the decision to exclude them from the head-to-head "another establishment stitch-up to shut down debate" and said they would pursue legal action against the BBC - as they have against ITV.