Sky News to host Labour Leadership debate

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Sky News to host Labour Leadership debate

Sky News will host a live TV debate with the contenders in the Labour leadership contest.

The hour-long debate will take place on Thursday 27th February in Dewsbury in west Yorkshire.

The programme will begins at 8pm, hosted by Sky News presenter Sophy Ridge.

The candidates will face questions from a studio audience made up of Labour members, current Labour voters and past Labour voters who switched away from the party in the 2019 General Election.

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer, shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey, shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry and Wigan MP Lisa Nandy are vying to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour party.

Viewers can be a member of the live studio audience and be in with a chance of asking a question by applying here.

Updated on Friday 7 February 2020 by @TVNewsroom

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