Genereal Election; Key Television Dates

On April, the 18th, Outside Downing Street, Prime Minister, Theresa May shocked the nation by calling a general election, after previously announcing publicly that this was some ...

May 28, 2017 Imoh Ekpo

On April, the 18th, Outside Downing Street, Prime Minister, Theresa May shocked the nation by calling a general election, after previously announcing publicly that this was something she was not considering. With polling day set to take place on June the 8th and voter registration now closed; Here are the key dates on television we should all be on the lookout for, to help you make a more informed voting decision.

28/05/2017: Nicola Sturgeon (Leader of the SNP) interviewed by BBC’s Andrew Neil. BBC1 (6.00PM)

 

29/05/2017: Paul Nuttall (Leader of UKIP) interviewed by BBC’s Andrew Neil. BBC1 (7.30PM)

 

29/05/2017: Jeremey Corbyn (Leader of Labour) and Theresa May (Prime Minister) interviewed by Channel 4’s Jeremy Paxman. Channel 4 (8.00PM)

Jeremy Corbyn (left) and Theresa May (right)

30/05/2017: Scottish National Party (SNP) publish their public manifesto.

 

31/05/2017: BBC seven-way election debate featuring key figures from each party. May and Corbyn will not be in attendance. BBC1 (7.30PM)

 

01/06/2017: Tim Farron (Leader of the Liberal Democrats) interviewed by BBC’s Andrew Neil. BBC1 (7.00PM)

 

04/06/2017: Leanne Wood (Leader of Plaid Cymru) and Paul Nuttall (Leader of UKIP) take election question. BBC1 (10.30PM)