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TV debates: ban the Greens and lose the students

Leaving the Green Party out of the TV debates will alienate the young at a time when voter apathy is sky-high

By Lucy Webster  

The last TV debates were between the three main party leaders. © Gareth Fuller/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Last week, David Cameron announced that he wouldn’t take part in any election debates which didn’t include the Green Party—and, for once, I agreed with him. It is painfully obvious that he is just posturing, most likely on the advice of his strategists who are hoping to avoid having a debate at all (his worst nightmare is…

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