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

Here is our main story about the debate. Jeremy Corbyn confronts Rudd over spending cuts in fractious TV debate. Read more. And here is John Crace's sketch. The Hand is left to do the heavy lifting while Maybot reboots. John Crace. John Crace. Read ...and more »

Amber Rudd's rise through Conservative ranks - Financial Times

Amber Rudd has told friends she was surprised to be appointed home secretary last July, just six years after being elected an MP. But chosen by Theresa May, the prime minister, to represent the Conservatives in Wednesday's televised general election ...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 »

'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 »

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 »

Corbyn had a rough ride but May lacked a human touch in BBC Question Time debate - Business Insider

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn faced a grilling from a live studio audience on Friday evening on BBC One. May faced emotional questions about benefit cuts and the public sector wage freeze while Corbyn came under ...and more »

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

Theresa May criticised for not taking part in seven-way election debate as Labour leader makes last-minute decision to attend. General election 2017 – live updates · Heather Stewart , Rowena Mason and Peter Walker. Thu 1 Jun 2017 06.16 EDT First ...and more »

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

CAMBRIDGE — The second televised debate of the 2017 UK general election took place last night, where the main opposition leaders did battle in a one and a half hour long debate televised on BBC One. The Prime Minister Theresa May refused to take part ...and more »

Boris Johnson says BBC debate audience was 'most leftwing ever seen' - The Guardian

Foreign secretary joins senior Conservatives raising questions about audience selected by independent company. General election 2017 – live updates · Peter Walker and Rowena Mason. Thu 1 Jun 2017 05.03 EDT Last modified on Tue 13 Mar 2018 13.54 EDT ...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 »