Cameron, Miliband Clash in British Party Leaders Debate

Live analysis and commentary about the only election debate between the leaders of Britain’s political parties.

British party leaders debate on ITV, April 2
British party leaders debate on ITV, April 2
  • British prime minister David Cameron has asked voters to give him a chance to “finish the job” and turn the economy around in the only televised debate of this year’s election.
  • Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg disputed Cameron’s promise to stay the course, warning that the Conservatives would lurch to the right on taxes and spending without his party in government.
  • Labour’s Ed Miliband said he would take on the energy companies “that are ripping you off”.
  • Nigel Farage, leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party, claimed that none of the other leaders “understand the faults, hopes and aspirations of ordinary people.”

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