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English Publication Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
Research for the Electoral Reform Society found 56% of voters, rising to 71% among 18-24 year-olds, regard TV debates as important in helping them decide how to cast their ballots. And almost half (46%) think all major party leaders should commit to...
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English Publication Date: Friday, April 28, 2017 Source: Belfast Telegraph
Research for the Electoral Reform Society found 56% of voters, rising to 71% among 18-24 year-olds, regard TV debates as important in helping them decide how to cast their ballots. And almost half (46%) think all major party leaders should commit to...
English Publication Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017 Source: BBC
STV is to host a live television debate with the leaders of the four main political parties in Scotland in the run-up to the General Election.  
English Publication Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Source: SkyNews
When asked whether Mr Corbyn would attend a debate with the other party leaders if the Prime Minister is not taking part, the Labour spokesman said there "would be no point" because the "only choice in the election is a country led by Jeremy Corbyn...
English Publication Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
Our PM says she wants to “unite Britain”, to bring every part of the nation together. But how does she even begin to do that if halfway-proper debates – scoring over 7 million then over 8 million viewers in 2015 – are off the agenda? Debates attract...
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials
English Publication Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Source: The Guardian
Our PM says she wants to “unite Britain”, to bring every part of the nation together. But how does she even begin to do that if halfway-proper debates – scoring over 7 million then over 8 million viewers in 2015 – are off the agenda? Debates attract...
English Publication Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Television debates have, over the last seven years, become an immovable feature of the British political landscape. A staging post on the way to the polling station, a focal point on the journey to government or opposition – and, most importantly of...
Category: Pro-Debate Editorials
English Publication Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Source: The Telegraph
Television debates have, over the last seven years, become an immovable feature of the British political landscape. A staging post on the way to the polling station, a focal point on the journey to government or opposition – and, most importantly of...
English Publication Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Source: The Sun
Mrs May’s refusal to agree to election debates failed to stop both the BBC and ITV pressing ahead with plans to stage them without her.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Source: ITV
Prime Minister Theresa May has faced criticism for refusing to take part in televised debates in the run up to the General Election. There have been calls for TV broadcasters to "empty chair" Mrs May after she said she would not debate the frontmen...