Ross Hawkins on BBC leaders' debate set
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Election 2015: Stage set for opposition leaders' TV debate

The leaders of five of Westminster's opposition parties are due to appear in a live election debate on Thursday evening, hosted by David Dimbleby.

Labour leader Ed Miliband, UKIP's Nigel Farage, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, Leanne Wood of Plaid Cymru and the Greens' Natalie Bennett will take part.

Ross Hawkins reports.

The BBC debate will be shown on BBC1 on Thursday at 20:00 BST and online on the BBC's election live page. It will be followed at 21:30 BST by a half-hour analysis programme featuring reaction from the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats and the DUP.

  • 16 Apr 2015
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