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The other TV election debates

Here are the details of the debates the BBC is hosting between various Cabinet ministers and their shadows from the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats.

All will be on the BBC’s Daily Politics show on BBC2.

Monday 19th April 2:15-3:00
The Foreign Affairs Debate. David Miliband for Labour, William Hague for the Conservatives and Ed Davey for the Lib Dems go head to head in live debate. Cross examined by Andrew Neil and BBC Security Correspondent, Frank Gardner.

Tuesday 20th April 2:15-3:00
The Crime Debate. Alan Johnson for Labour, Chris Grayling for the Conservatives and Chris Huhne for the Lib Dems go head to head in live debate. Cross examined by Andrew Neil and BBC Home Editor, Mark Easton.

Wednesday 21st April 2:15-3:00
The Chancellors’ Debate. Alistair Darling for Labour, George Osborne for the Conservatives and Vince Cable for the Lib Dems go head to head in live debate. Cross examined by Andrew Neil and BBC Economics Editor, Stephanie Flanders.

Monday 26th April 2:15-3:00
The Environment Debate. Ed Miliband for Labour, Greg Clark for the Conservatives, Simon Hughes for the Lib Dems and Darren Johnson for the Greens go head to head in live debate. Cross examined by Andrew Neil and Newsnight’s Justin Rowlatt.

Tuesday 27th April 2:15-3:00
The Business Debate. Peter Mandelson for Labour, Ken Clarke for the Conservatives, John Thurso for the Lib Dems and John Swinney for the SNP go head to head in live debate. Cross examined by Andrew Neil and BBC Business Editor, Robert Peston.

Wednesday 28th April 2:15-3:00
The Health Debate. Andy Burnham for Labour, Andrew Lansley for the Conservatives and Norman Lamb for the Lib Dems go head to head in live debate. Cross examined by Andrew Neil and BBC Health Correspondent, Branwen Jeffreys.

Monday 3rd May 2:15-3:00
The Education Debate. Ed Balls for Labour, Michael Gove for the Conservatives and David Laws for the Lib Dems go head to head in live debate. Cross examined by Andrew Neil and education expert, Mike Baker.

Tuesday 4th May 2:15-3:00
The Immigration Debate. Phil Woolas for Labour, Damian Green for the Conservatives, Sarah Teather for the Lib Dems and Lord Pearson for UKIP go head to head in live debate. Cross examined by Andrew Neil and BBC Home Editor, Mark Easton.

Wednesday 5th May 2:15-3:00
The Trust in Politics Debate. Harriet Harman for Labour, George Young for the Conservatives, Lynne Featherstone for the Lib Dems and Adam Price for Plaid Cymru go head to head in live debate. Cross examined by Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn.

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