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When is the BBC Election Debate and who is taking part?


NEITHER Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will take part in the seven-way BBC election debate on Friday.

Here's all you need to know about who will be taking their place and when you can watch it.

Who is taking part on BBC Election Debate?

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rishi Sunak will represent Boris and shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey will be Labour’s representative.

Shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey will be Labour’s representative,

The pair are both seen as rising stars within the two major parties.

Liberal Democrats leader Jo Swinson and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon will both appear.

When Mr Sunak was quizzed over allegations that Mr Johnson was declining certain TV appearances, he said on Good Morning Britain: "People are going to see plenty of the Prime Minister on the telly."

Leader of Plaid Cymru Adam Price, former leader of the Green Party and Green candidate for Brighton Pavilion Caroline Lucas, and Brexit Party chairman Richard Tice are all due to take part in the debate.

When is the debate?

The debate is due to take place on BBC One on Friday, November 29, at 7pm.

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