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US News How you rated Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson in the ITV General Election leaders debate

23:20  19 november  2019
23:20  19 november  2019 Source:   walesonline.co.uk

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In this photo issued by ITV, Boris Johnson, left, and Jeremy Corbyn, right, shake hands during their election head-to-head debate live on TV, in Manchester, England, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019.  Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are set to go head-to-head in their first live televised debate Tuesday evening, as the UK prepares for a General Election on Dec. 12. (ITV via AP) © ASSOCIATED PRESS In this photo issued by ITV, Boris Johnson, left, and Jeremy Corbyn, right, shake hands during their election head-to-head debate live on TV, in Manchester, England, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are set to go head-to-head in their first live televised debate Tuesday evening, as the UK prepares for a General Election on Dec. 12. (ITV via AP)

Tuesday night marked the first time Jeremy Corbyn  and  Boris Johnson went head-to-head in the General Election 2019. 

The pair have clashed in the Commons since Mr Johnson took over as Prime Minister, but this time, it was on a prime time slot on ITV .

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JEREMY Corbyn and Boris Johnson have arrived at ITV 's studios ahead of their TV clash this evening. The PM was bustled in the back Boris coached by bush advisor. Both leaders scrapped their campaign schedules yesterday afternoon and today to carry out intensive debate prep.

ITV viewers submitted questions and they both had their chance to deliver their answers, but how did you think they performed?

The debate kicked off with opening statements from both Mr Corbyn and the Prime Minister and covered lots of topics from the Brexit deal to the NHS to how people should feel about politicians and their position of trust.


Speaking live on ITV, Prime Minister Boris Johnson claimed a vote for the Tories is a vote to “get Brexit done”.

"If you vote for us, we have a deal that is ready to go," he added.

"Approved by every one of the 635 Conservatives candidates standing at this election.

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Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson will face off on Tuesday night (Getty Images). The ITV debate will be the first time a Conservative and Labour leader have taken part in a two-way televised He posed four questions in the letter: whether Mr Corbyn would vote Leave or Remain in a second

"As soon as we can get that deal through Parliament, as we can in the next few weeks, we can get on with the people’s priorities."

But Mr Corbyn said the Conservatives have “failed” a number of issues including the economy, the climate crisis, the NHS and Brexit.

During his opening statement, he said: "This election gives you a real choice about your future - the future of your community and of our country.

"Labour is offering real change and real hope."

Boris Johnson and woman posing for a picture: Boris Johnson, Julie Etchingham and Jeremy Corbyn in the studio prior to the head-to-head debate © ITV/PA Wire Boris Johnson, Julie Etchingham and Jeremy Corbyn in the studio prior to the head-to-head debate

But who did you think performed best this evening?

We asked you five questions - this is how you answered.

  • Rate Boris Johnson's performance out of 10

You voted the performance was almost 8/10 .

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TONIGHT'S General Election debate on ITV will kick off at 8pm. As Boris Johnson and Jeremy Spokesman Paddy Power said: “ Johnson and Corbyn take to the podiums tonight in their first It’s rated odds-on 1/2 that the word ‘Brexit’ is mentioned over 20 times in the one-hour debate , 2/1 for

Head to head between Johnson and Corbyn – after the failure of a last-minute legal challenge by the Lib Dems and the SNP as they sought to force Julie Etchingham, who has become ITV ’s go-to host for high-profile political debates , hosting the equivalent events in the 2015 and 2017 general election .

  • Rate Jeremy Corbyn's performance out of 10

You voted the performance was almost 8/10 .

  • Who do you think won the debate?

According to the results, 53% of voters thought Mr Corbyn won the debate, while 38% voted for the Prime Minister.

As little as 2% thought it was a draw and 7% said the they were as bad as each other .

  • Has the debate changed your mind about who to vote for?

89% said no .

  • The Lib Dems and SNP lost a High Court challenge to be included in the debate. Do you think other parties should have been included?

According to the results, 56% said no while 33% said yes .

A further 11% said they weren't sure .

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