Peter Robinson said he would write to the BBC and ITV to ask why his party has not been included
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Election 2015: NI parties not included in TV election debate plans

New proposals for TV election debates do not include parties from Northern Ireland, it has been confirmed.

The plans by broadcasters feature two debates with seven parties, including UKIP, SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Greens.

DUP leader Peter Robinson said he would write to the BBC and ITV to ask why his party has not been included, in spite of being fourth largest at Westminster.

BBC News NI Political Correspondent Chris Page reports.

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