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ITV Announces UK Election Live Debate


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ITV‘s Julie Etchingham will host a live debate on Tuesday 19th November between Conservative leader Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Later that same evening ITV will broadcast a live interview based programme in which other party leaders will be able to comment on the head-to-head debate and set out their own electoral offer.

ITV plans to hold another debate later in the campaign at which the Liberal Democrats, the SNP, the Brexit Party, the Greens, Plaid Cymru as well as Labour and the Conservative Party will all have the opportunity to be represented by their leader or another senior figure.

There will additionally be separate live prime time debates in Northern Ireland and Wales. STV plan to hold a debate in Scotland.



ITV’s Tonight programme plans profiles and interviews with the leaders of the main political parties in Britain in the lead up to the 12th December vote. ITV’s Peston programme will provide its own insight into the latest developments each week. And Good Morning Britain as well as other ITV Daytime shows will offer their focus on the campaign.

More details on all ITV’s comprehensive General Election coverage, in national and regional programming, including live overnight coverage of the results will be set out by the network in the coming days.