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Hamstrung heavyweight: Ming Campbell is stymied by the format

BBC1’s Question Time has hit a rock. The traditional format (one spokesperson from each of the three big parties, plus a couple of others) doesn’t work with coalition politics.

Take last Thursday’s programme. Theresa May is minister for women and equality as well as home secretary. Strange no one calls her “two jobs,” to go with David “two brains” Willetts. She was asked whether she still believes that gay couples shouldn’t adopt, and there…

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