Last modified April 7, 2015 by Kelly McBride

Scotland Debates

#Holyroodtweetup
Tuesday 7th April, 8-10pm

You can follow the debate on Twitter using #ScotDebates. Demsoc will be tweeting #holyroodtweetup.

You can follow other General Election 2015 tweets on #GE2015.


How to watch:

The debate will be broadcast in Scotland on STV. It will also be shown live on ITV Border Scotland.

If you’re in Edinburgh, join us at Hemma from 7:30pm. We’ll be watching the debates together in a friendly atmosphere, and also playing some #holyroodtweetup bingo [link opens PDF file – you can download the cards and play at home].


Moderated by STV’s political editor Bernard Ponsonby, Scotland Debates is the first time the public will get the chance to see the major party leaders in Scotland clash on live TV.

The debate will feature: Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon; leader of the Scottish Labour Party Jim Murphy; Scottish Conservatives leader Ruth Davidson; and Scottish Liberal Democrats leader Willie Rennie.

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