Tv Debates

Green Party Surges Past Lib Dems In Latest Poll

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Politics

The Greens have overtaken the Liberal Democrats for the first time in a decade, in the latest poll which is certain to fuel calls for the party to be ...

American Politics Hits Comic Nadir With 'Fan-Gate'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- The great pantomime of American politics stooped to a preposterous new nadir on Wednesday when Florida Republican governor Rick Scott refu...

Sorry Greens, the TV Debates Just Aren't for You

Joe Storey | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Joe Storey

The self-importance of the Greens is astonishing. In case you've missed the pandemonium, the Greens have threatened legal action over TV broadcasters excluding the party from the planned TV debates during the run-up to next year's general election...

Mehdi Hasan

Miliband: Principles Not Photo Ops Will Get Me Elected Prime Minister

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Politics

As I sit outside the office of the Leader of the Opposition, I spot the latest issue of The Spectator magazine on the coffee table in front of...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Don't Mess With Nick

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 16 May 2014... 1) DON'T MESS WITH NICK Liberal by name, not so liberal by nature - apparentl...

Ned Simons

Labour: TV Election Debates Need A Non-White Host

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Politics

It would be "disgraceful" if all the hosts of the 2015 general election TV leaders' debates were white, Labour's shadow justice secretary Sadiq Khan h...

5 Ethnic Minority Presenters Who Could Host The 2015 TV Election Debates

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 15.05.2014 | UK Politics

In 2010 the hosts of the general election TV debates were all white middle aged men. The three clashes between Gordon Brown, David Cameron and Nick Cl...

Is Cameron About To Agree To A TV Debate With Farage?

PA | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron could take part in a pre-election TV debate with Nigel Farage as part of a series of broadcast showdowns in the run-up to the 2015 conte...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Don't Call Me 'Red Ed'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Sunday 4 May 2014... 1) DON'T CALL ME 'RED ED' Ed Miliband appeared on BBC1's Andrew Marr show this...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Dave's EU Pledge

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Tuesday 29 April 2014... 1) DAVE'S EU PLEDGE You'll remember how David Cameron's 'cast-iron' pledge...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Watch Out Ed, Nigel's Behind You

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Monday 28 April 2014... 1) WATCH OUT ED, NIGEL'S BEHIND YOU Is Ukip gunning for Labour's core vote?...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 4 April 2014... 1) HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE MARIA? Is Maria Miller, the culture secre...

Nick Clegg To Launch Attack On Nigel Farage

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Politics

With a live debate about Europe on the forthcoming TV schedules, Nick Clegg is set to ramp up the pressure on his opponent Nigel Farage by accusing th...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: George's War On Welfare, Part 667

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Tuesday 7 January 2013... 1) GEORGE'S WAR ON WELFARE, PART 667 How does the chancellor plan to plug...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Flowers Arrested

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday 22 November 2013... 1) FLOWERS ARRESTED Former chairman of the Co-operative Bank, Paul Flowers, who t...

Farage Threatens To Intrude On TV Election Debates

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage is planning to circumvent the three main parties should they choose to exclude him from the televised debates leading up to the next elec...

No Room For Farage, Says TV Boss

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage should not expect a place in the TV debates when his party has no MPs, the head of Sky News has said. John Ryley, who has been at the ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'No Blanket Ban On Farage'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Tuesday 25 June 2013... 1) 'NO BLANKET BAN ON FARAGE' Want to understand Ed Miliband? Then you need to unde...

Nigel Farage Could Be Allowed To Join TV Debates, Says Top Miliband Aide

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons & Mehdi Hasan | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage could be allowed to participate in the televised election debates, one of Ed Miliband's closest advisers has said. Speaking exclusivel...

Could There Ever Be A TV Debate On The Scottish Referendum?

PA/ The Huffington Post Uk | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK

Political leaders should go head to head in televised debates on the implications of independence, competing polls suggest. The pro-union Better To...

Ned Simons

TV Election Debates: The Genie David Cameron Let Out Of The Bottle

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

In the hot summer of 2009, over lunch in St James’s Park, the then director of communications for the Conservative Party, Andy Coulson, made a sensa...

Ned Simons

Sky News Rejects David Cameron's 'Bizarre' Plan To Move TV Debates

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron’s hopes of limiting the impact of the 2015 TV debates by staging them before the election campaign gets underway appear dead in the wa...

David Cameron Would Be 'Cowardly' To Dodge TV Debates, Voters Say

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Politics

Voters think David Cameron would show himself to be a "coward" if he dodged televised leaders debates at the next election, a poll published today has...

David Cameron 'In Favour' Of TV Debates, But Does Not Commit

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron has insisted he is in favour of TV election debates, but refused to commit himself to taking part in 2015. Speaking at a joint press ...

It's Time Cameron Stopped Running Scared and Accepted Ed Miliband's Challenge for TV Debates

Michael Dugher | Posted 10.02.2013 | UK Politics
Michael Dugher

The truth is David Cameron looks like a tired old former prize fighter, with a glass jaw and desperate to avoid the ring. In stark contrast, Ed Miliband relishes the chance to debate with Cameron in front of a massive public audience.