Last modified April 16, 2015 by Kelly McBride

BBC Debate

Thursday 16th April, 8-10pm


You can follow all General Election 2015 tweets using the hashtag #GE2015. There’s also a hashtag for tonight, which is #BBCDebate.


How to watch/listen/follow:

The debate will be broadcast on BBC1.

You can also watch online and follow coverage at BBC Elections Live.


From left to right on the podium, the leaders taking part will be Labour’s Ed Miliband, Plaid Cymru’s Leanne Wood, the Green Party’s Natalie Bennett, the SNP’s Nicola Sturgeon and UKIP’s Nigel Farage. David Dimbleby will host the programme.

If you would like to find out more about this debate or how you can watch live, there is a helpful guide on the BBC website.


In the run-up to the General Election the Democratic Society will be live-tweeting coverage of the important debates and discussions. You can follow the events and our commentary on this page. If you would like to see previous coverage please visit the main Demsoc Live page.