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General election TV debate: Name your winner as Nigel Farage, Angela Rayner and Penny Mordaunt clash

Leading figures from the UK’s main political parties have clashed over the key issues in the second live TV debate of the general election – and we want to know what you make of it all

Friday 07 June 2024 21:00 BST
Nigel Farage during a press conference to announce that he will become the new leader of Reform UK (Yui Mok/PA)
Nigel Farage during a press conference to announce that he will become the new leader of Reform UK (Yui Mok/PA) (PA Wire)

A seven-leader debate on Friday saw fireworks fly on our TV screens yet again, as the UK’s general election campaign continues to hot up.

Hosted by Mishal Husain on BBC One, leading figures from the UK’s major political parties were all in attendance.

Leader of the House of Commons Penny Mordaunt represented the Conservative Party. She was joined by deputy Labour Party leader Angela Rayner.

Daisy Cooper, deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats and Nigel Farage, leader of Reform UK, also took part.

Stephen Flynn represented the Scottish National Party, Rhun ap Iorwerth appeared for Plaid Cymru and the Green Party was represented by co-leader Carla Denyer.

It came after Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer went head-to-head on Tuesday.

We want to know what you made of the BBC debate. Did it help change your mind about any of the major parties?

Who came out on top for you? And who should be holding their head in their hands?

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