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English Publication Date: Sunday, August 3, 2014 Source: The Scotsman
In the run-up to what has been billed as the most important piece of televised political theatre in Scotland’s history, Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling have been polishing their soundbites, honing arguments and rehearsing ad-libs.
English Publication Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014 Source: Huffington Post
It would be "disgraceful" if all the hosts of the 2015 general election TV leaders' debates were white, Labour's shadow justice secretary Sadiq Khan has said. In 2010 the three clashes between Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Cleggwere refereed...
English Publication Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Source: BBC News
Broadcasters should consider a more diverse line-up of moderators to host future UK election debates, peers say. The three leaders' encounters in 2010 had been "disappointingly uniform" in terms of the gender and ethnicity of the anchors, a Lords...
English Publication Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014 Source: BBC News
YouTube, the Daily Telegraph and the Guardian have announced they are making a joint bid to host a leaders' debate before next year's General Election. Such a debate, broadcast online, would be free of the rules on balance which broadcasters such as...
English Publication Date: Thursday, May 15, 2014 Source: BBC News
The debate about when, how and where to stage prime ministerial debates at the next election has just taken another turn. YouTube, the Telegraph and the Guardian are making a joint bid to stage an online leaders' debate.
English Publication Date: Friday, April 4, 2014 Source: The Daily Mail
Ed Miliband last night demanded that Nigel Farage is barred from the leaders’ debates at next year’s  General Election. His call came the day after Ukip leader Mr Farage trounced Nick Clegg in a second debate on Europe.
English Publication Date: Sunday, March 23, 2014 Source: TV Newsroom
Sky News has confirmed it will broadcast live coverage of LBC’s ‘Clegg vs Farage In Or Out Of The EU?’ debate on Wednesday 26th March.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Source: Press Gazette
Channel 4 wants to host one of the televised party leader debates in the run-up to next year's UK general election for the first time - after feeling "excluded" from the 2010 broadcasts by the BBC, Sky and ITV.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Source: The Yorkshire Post
Next year’s general election could feature four televised leaders’ debates, after Channel 4 said it had secured agreement from other broadcasters that it should be involved.
English Publication Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Source: BBC News
Election debates should help people in deciding how to vote without necessarily "changing minds", the head of the organisation which organises US presidential debates has told peers. Janet Brown [CPD] said debates must have "educational value" as...