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Election debate: reaction and analysis after Jeremy Corbyn and party leaders spar – as it happened - The Guardian

He also says BBC executives should be sacked because of this although, if you watch the video of him saying this on his LBC show (instead of just listening), you might detect a smile on his face as he's saying this that suggests (at least, it did to me ...and more »

Missing May: she was damned if she did and damned if she didn't join the debate - The Conversation UK

Tom Quinn does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Partners. University of Essex ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn confronts Rudd over spending cuts in fractious TV debate - The Guardian

Jeremy Corbyn challenged Amber Rudd over the impact of the government's spending cuts as he sought to exploit the cracks in the Conservatives' general election campaign with his last-minute decision to take part in a live leaders' debate on BBC1 on ...and more »

Reality Check: May and Corbyn's record on anti-terror legislation - BBC News

"I am shocked that Jeremy Corbyn, just in 2011, boasted that he had opposed every piece of anti-terror legislation in his 30 years in office." - Amber Rudd, Home Secretary, BBC Election Debate. "Can I just remind you that in 2005 Theresa May voted ...and more »

BBC debate: Rivals attack Theresa May over absence - BBC News

Theresa May's political rivals lined up to criticise her for not taking part in a seven-way general election debate. She was accused of lacking "guts" and of "running away from the debate" during the 90 minute BBC TV event. Home Secretary Amber Rudd ...and more »

Tory cuts 'destroyed and damaged' UK solar states Corbyn in televised debate - Solar Power Portal

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn claimed cuts enacted by the Conservatives in government to solar subsidies had "destroyed and damaged a lot of that industry". Image: Flickr Chatham House. The government's record on solar broke into the national election ...and more »

BBC Debate: Opposition leaders round on 'absent' Theresa May - Business Insider

Leaders round up on Prime Minister Theresa May for refusing to take part in the debate. BI's political correspondents pick Leanne Wood and Caroline Lucas as the winners. Scroll down to catch up on all the key moments and all the gossip from inside the ...and more »

Corbyn piles pressure on absent May in UK election debate - Irish Times

Jeremy Corbyn and other opposition leaders piled pressure on the Conservatives in a televised debate on Wednesday night, warning voters against giving Theresa May a blank cheque next week. The prime minister stayed away from the debate, leaving home ...and more »

House of Cards snarks at Theresa May for TV debate no-show -

The popular Netflix political thriller House of Cards jumped on the bandwagon to poke fun at British Prime Minister Theresa May for not attending a televised election debate. “They respect you more when you show strength. Or show up,” the show's ...and more »

Four Weddings to safe sex poetry: 7 things you need to know about Amber Rudd -

She stood in for Theresa May on the BBC Election Debate 2017, alongside Jeremy Corbyn, Ukip's Paul Nuttall, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson, Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood and Green co-leader Caroline Lucas. It has ...and more »