General Election 2010: Final leaders’ debate

The General Election 2010 draws nearer and tomorrow evening (Thursday) sees the final live televised leaders’ debate, this time broadcast on the BBC between 8:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. It will be hosted by David Dimbleby and held this time around in the Midlands.

According to the there are strict rules surrounding the debates, 76 in all, including a time limit for Nick Clegg, David Cameron and Gordon Brown to answer each question. Although opinions differ Nick Clegg has been acknowledged as ‘winning’ the first 2 debates. The Liberal Democrats have certainly benefited from his performance, and the 3 main parties are now all extremely close in the polls.

The last of the leaders’ debates will focus on the economy and the leaders will all have one minute to give an opening statement. It’s David Cameron’s turn to start tomorrow evening and after the opening statements the leaders will then begin to take questions.

For more on this story go to the There has been a lot of online interaction and social media surrounding the previous debates and there’s sure to be more with the final debate which will draw huge interest. Why not let us know if you’ll be watching the final leaders’ debate and who you think came off best?

  • Jim Robertson

    the electorate know this small island can not afford either the finance or the lives in maintaining world power status, when are Westminster politicians going to accept this fact??

  • Jim Robertson

    % Votes cast for political parties do not reflect the number of party representatives elected! Is this demoracy????????