BBC leaders debate LIVE: Corbyn locks horns with opposition party rivals

  • Opposition leaders do battle in the second televised debate of the 2017 general election.
  • Prime Minister Theresa May has refused to take part in the debate.
  • Scroll down to catch up on the key moments and all the gossip from inside the spin room.

CAMBRIDGE — The second televised debate of the 2017 UK general election will take place in Cambridge tonight, where the main opposition leaders will do battle in a one and a half hour debate.

The prime minister Theresa May has consistently refused to take part in any televised debates. However, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn today announced that he would be joining his other opposition rivals.

The following party leaders will be on stage from 7.30.

  • Jeremy Corbyn: Labour
  • Tim Farron: Liberal Democrats
  • Nicola Sturgeon: SNP
  • Paul Nuttall: UKIP
  • Caroline Lucas: Green Party
  • Leanne Wood: Plaid Cymru

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