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English Publication Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019 Source: Prospect Magazine
Uproar soon ensued over who should be allowed to take part in the TV debates, with the smaller parties criticising their lack of representation on our screens. They—rightly—argued that televised leaders’ debates should fairly reflect the choices...
English Publication Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019 Source: Edinburgh News
The channel has followed the BBC in inviting only the SNP, Labour, Conservative and Lib Dem leaders to face each other, leaving out the Greens and the Brexit Party.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Source: The Washington Post
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his challenger, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, staged their first debate of the election campaign on Tuesday night — and what was most notable were the sharp, aggressive questions from the audience, which expressed...
English Publication Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Source: The Guardian
The account’s avatar was switched during the debate from the party’s logo to a white tick against a purple background, and the account was used to promote pro-Tory statements prefixed with the word “FACT”. Shortly after the debate finished, the ...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Source: INEWS
The Liberal Democrats have threatened legal action against the channel after they were overlooked for the debate, with party leader Jo Swinson insisting that ITV: "cannot and should not exclude the only woman leader who is able to be the next Prime...
English Publication Date: Friday, November 15, 2019 Source: Birmingham Live
Do televised debates really help us decide who would make the best Prime Minister? They might tell you something about a party leader’s personality but they don’t really tell you whether they will be much good at the job they’re applying for. You...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Source: Isle of Wight County Press
The principal reason is that, according to research from Harvard Business School, 72% of voters make up their minds more than two months before the election – meaning few people will change their minds by the time candidates are behind the debate...
English Publication Date: Friday, November 22, 2019 Source: BBC
The audience will be selected by the Question Time production team to reflect how people in the country have voted. People apply online or by phone and will be asked about their past voting patterns and future voting intentions, whether they're...
English Publication Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019 Source: Metro
Political leaders can cope with confronting one another in exchanges of well-rehearsed soundbites; they can endure the most forensic grilling from professional interviewers; but faced with a Greek chorus whose pointed questions are supplemented by...
English Publication Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019 Source: The New European
The limited support is likely to have come down to the fact the room were "balanced" based on the number of MPs each party has in the House of Commons, meaning even the SNP had more support in the room than the Lib Dems.