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TV debates: the broadcasters need a clear formula

If there were set rules governing participation in TV debates, rows wouldn't happen

By Peter Kellner  

There is much debate about the composition of this year's proposed TV debates. © PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Don’t blame David Cameron; at least not completely. Of course he is trying to avoid taking part in any leaders’ television debates; of course his passion for fairness for the Greens is as shallow as it is sudden. But the broadcasters could have made it harder for him to wriggle.

As it happens, I think…

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