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ITV confirms line up for second dock10 General Election debate

ITV has confirmed today the seven politicians who will appear for its second General Election debate at dock10 studios in Media City tomorrow night, Thursday, June 13, at 8.30pm.

The ITV Election Debate 2024 will be broadcast live on ITV1, ITVX, STV and STV Player.

Those hoping to hear some new voices in the latest round of debate may be disappointed as the line up essentially offers a rerun of last week’s BBC multi-party debate.

The following leaders or senior representatives from major parties will participate: Penny Mordaunt for the Conservative Party, Angela Rayner for the Labour Party, Daisy Cooper for the Liberal Democrats, Stephen Flynn for the SNP, Nigel Farage for Reform UK, Carla Denyer for the Green Party and Rhun ap Iorwerth for Plaid Cymru.

Standing positions for the debate have been decided, after lots were drawn, and the candidates will stand behind podiums in the order of (L-R): Labour, Liberal Democrats, Conservative, Green Party, Reform UK, SNP, Plaid Cymru.

The debate will be moderated by Julie Etchingham, who also moderated Sunak v Starmer: The ITV Debate earlier in this campaign and previous ITV election debates in 2015, 2017 and 2019.

The programme will run for 90 minutes. It will be followed by ITV News at Ten.

ITV aired the first head-to-head General Election debate between Rishi Sunak, leader of the Conservative Party, and Keir Starmer, leader of the Labour Party, also at dock10, on Tuesday, June 4 at 9pm.

That hour-long debate reached a peak of 5.5m viewers across devices and is available to stream on ITVX.

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