Adam Boulton: Don’t let our leaders duck TV election debates if they want to win our votes
“OH no, Not another one!” Brace yourself Brenda from Bristol.
As the conference season progresses, it’s clear that all the parties think there is a real chance that the Brexit mess could result in another early General Election.
Even if it doesn’t, and this Parliament goes to full term and a vote on May 5, 2022, British voters will be deprived of something which is enjoyed by electorates in just about every other proper democracy in the world and quite few dodgy authoritarian nations as well.
As things stand there will be no leaders’ debates in the UK. No chance to compare our potential... read more
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