Category Archives: UK General Election

2015 General Election debates announced

After months of extensive negotiations, broadcasters have finally announced their plans for leaders’ debates and similar events over the British Election Campaign. As we discussed earlier this year, the main election debate will include the leaders of 7 parties: the Conservatives, Labour, Lib Dems, UKIP, the Green Party, the SNP and Plaid Cymru, and will take […]

Prof Stephen Coleman interviewed about election debates on Radio 4

EDV’s Principal Investigator, Prof Stephen Coleman, was interviewed yesterday by Martha Kearney for BBC Radio 4’s World at One. As political parties and broadcaster negotiate this year’s election debates, Prof Coleman explained how and why voters feel entitled to full televised debates between the party leaders. Listen to the interview below or follow this link.