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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 »

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 »

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 »

Tories officially complain to the BBC over 'biased' debate audience - Mirror.co.uk

The Conservative Party has complained to the BBC about the audience for Wednesday night's TV debate, which they said was 'biased.' According to the Telegraph, Theresa May's joint Chief of Staff, Fiona Hill, told Tory staff to make the complaint after ...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 »

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

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 ...and more »

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: BBC's ugly, uninformative and biased debate demeaned democracy - Daily Mail

On Wednesday morning this paper published what was – by any measure – a document of political significance. A secret Labour policy paper showed Jeremy Corbyn's plan to throw open the UK's borders to low and unskilled migrants. With the election days ...and more »

'House of Cards' throws shade at Theresa May for ducking UK debate - Mashable

UK Prime Minister Theresa May was called out by House of Cards on Twitter after she didn't appear at a general election debate Wednesday. SEE ALSO: Theresa May announces general election, Twitter explodes with memes. Here's the tweet, which hit a ...and more »

Election Debate: Amber Rudd says 'there is no magic money tree' to solve food bank crisis - The Independent

Conservative Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said there is "no magic money tree" to pay for further welfare support after being confronted about a soaring rise in the use of food banks. In a heated early clash in the BBC election debate, Labour leader ...and more »

Question Time Leaders Special: When is it, who is presenting, and will May debate Corbyn? - The Independent

Party leaders will face each other on a pair of BBC Question Time leaders' special episodes ahead of the general election on 8 June. On Friday 2 June, Theresa May will meet Jeremy Corbyn for a question-and-answer session in York. It is due to last 90 ...and more »