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Summary

  1. Our live page coverage has ended for the day
  2. Updates on Tuesday 30 May 2017

Live Reporting

By Claire Cottingham, Bob Dale and Stuart Maisner

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's all from us

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    We hope you've enjoyed our general election debate coverage today.

    The political discussion continues on BBC Radio Kent until 01:00 BST.

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  2. Election debate: Security

    Our election debate is now discussing the issue of security.

    What do you think?

    You can watch the full debate on BBC One now.

    And you can join the debate on Twitter using #SEVote, on Facebook or by sending us an email.

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  3. Election debate: Security

    Our election debate is now discussing the issue of security.

    What do you think?

    You can watch the full debate on BBC One now.

    And you can join the debate on Twitter using #SEVote, on Facebook or by sending us an email.

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  4. Brexit was key theme at election debate

    Brexit was a key theme at our election debate - here's what the candidates had to say.

    You can see the full debate on BBC One now.

    And you can join the debate on Twitter using #SEVote, on Facebook or by sending us an email.

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    Video caption: Brexit was a key theme at the BBC South East election debate
  5. Election debate: The NHS

    What do you think?

    You can see the full debate on BBC One now.

    And you can join the debate on Twitter using #SEVote, on Facebook or by sending us an email.

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  6. Election debate: The NHS

    What do you think?

    You can see the full debate on BBC One now.

    And you can join the debate on Twitter using #SEVote, on Facebook or by sending us an email.

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  7. Election debate: The NHS

    Our election debate is now discussing the issue of the NHS.

    What do you think?

    You can watch the debate on BBC One now.

    And you can join the debate on Twitter using #SEVote, on Facebook or by sending us an email.

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  8. Election debate: The NHS

    What do you think?

    You can see the full debate on BBC One now.

    And you can join the debate on Twitter using #SEVote, on Facebook or by sending us an email.

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  9. Blundell: 'I don't want to live in a country where I face people with guns'

    Liberal Democrat candidate Kelly-Marie Blundell told the BBC South East Election debate that no act of terrorism should ever be an excuse to ramp up military on our streets.

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    Video caption: Liberal Democrat election candidate Kelly-Marie Blundell talks about security in debate
  10. Wauchope: 'We were making a pointless gesture'

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    UKIP candidate Piers Wauchope has criticised the Government's high-visibility policing approach following recent terror attacks. He was speaking during a BBC South East general election debate.

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    Video caption: UKIP candidate criticises government's approach to terror attacks
  11. Chowney: 'How can you not link foreign policy with terrorism?'

    Labour candidate Peter Chowney believes this is an area which needs to be discussed.

    He was speaking at a BBC South East Election 2017 debate.

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    Video caption: Labour candidate Peter Chowney talks about security at BBC SE debate.
  12. Lucas: 'You can't suddenly demonise a whole community'

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Green candidate Caroline Lucas says recent terror attacks are not an exclusively Muslim problem.

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    Video caption: Green candidate says Prevent policy risks demonising a whole community
  13. Collins defends government stance on terror

    Conservative candidate Damian Collins says intelligence-led policing is essential following recent terror attacks in Manchester and Westminster.

    He was speaking at the BBC South East Election 2017 debate.

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    Video caption: Conservative candidate defends government stance on terror
  14. Election debate: Piers Wauchope

    Here's a look at who is taking part in our election debate.

    You can see a list of the candidates standing in your area here.

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  15. Election debate: Caroline Lucas

    Here's a look at who is taking part in our election debate.

    You can see a list of the candidates standing in your area here.

    #SEVote

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