Leaders' debate as it happened


Welcome to politics.co.uk's as-it-happens page. Here, you can keep up to date with speeches, debates and major political events live, in real time.

This event is now over, but you can see how it panned out below.

By Ian Dunt

Review our minute-by-minute coverage of the first ever televised leaders' debate here.


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