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English Publication Date: Monday, January 26, 2015 Source: Daily Mail
Up to 11 party leaders could take part in election debates after Labour said Northern Ireland’s parties should not be excluded.
English Publication Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015 Source: Belfast Telegraph
The First Minister issued an angry letter last night after BBC, ITV, Sky and Channel 4 issued new proposals for TV election debates which do not include parties from Northern Ireland.
English Publication Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015 Source: Western Morning News
There is continued uncertainty over the live televised debates planned for the general election campaign despite a threat by broadcasters to “empty chair” any party leader who refuses to take part in the showdowns.
English Publication Date: Friday, January 23, 2015 Source: The Telegraph
Lord Hall, director-general of the BBC, accused of 'crass' intervention after discussing his views on television debates before proposals have been put to political parties
English Publication Date: Friday, January 23, 2015 Source: The Telegraph
TV election debates will go ahead even if David Cameron refuses to participate, television broadcasters have declared in a clear challenge to the Prime Minister.
English Publication Date: Friday, January 23, 2015 Source: The Guardian
This is just what British politics needs right now. A chaotic parade of a dozen different politicians interrupting the host, raising their voices, shouting over each other and leaving the viewers at home feeling frustrated and none the wiser
English Publication Date: Friday, January 23, 2015 Source: BBC News
The BBC and ITV plan to stage debates involving the Conservatives, Labour, the Lib Dems, Green Party, UKIP, the SNP and Plaid Cymru.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Source: The Guardian
The coalition of broadcasters bidding to stage the party leader debates is on the verge of unveiling a revised set of proposals in an effort to ensure that David Cameron will take part.
English Publication Date: Monday, January 19, 2015 Source: The Spectator
What are you afraid of boys? The Green Party posed this question on Westminster’s College Green this morning as they launched a new poster campaign (driven around on pedal bikes, natch) calling for the Greens to be involved in the TV leaders debates...
English Publication Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015 Source: Open Democracy
The broadcasters can't "empty chair" the Prime Minister - he may well get what he wants.