Audiences across England question their candidates in 12 election debates on BBC One tonight 10.45pm.
BBC English Regions will stage Election 2017 – Where You Live, 12 Election Debates across England on Tuesday 30 May. Each will be hosted by a BBC presenter and feature a live audience ranging from 30 to 100 people, all having their chance to put their questions to a panel of candidates vying for their vote. The programmes will be broadcast in each region on BBC One, 10.45pm and can be seen again on iPlayer, BBC Parliament with highlights on the BBC News Channel.
Controller of English Regions, David Holdsworth says: “These twelve debates mark an important moment in the General Election campaign. With experienced BBC presenters hosting and live audiences putting their questions directly to the panellists, they represent a chance to hear politicians from different sides, across England, and for audiences to better understand what the election means for their local area.”
The presenters and panel for each BBC English Region are as follows (please note the panellists may be subject to change).
Watch Election 2017 – Where You Live on BBC One, Tuesday 30 May, 10.45pm, and afterwards on iPlayer, BBC News channel and BBC Parliament
North East and Cumbria
Political Editor Richard Moss is the presenter with panellists:
- Shirley Ford – Green Party
- Fiona Hall – Liberal Democrats
- Andy McDonald – Labour
- Fiona Mills – UKIP
- James Wharton – Conservative