On April 2, seven leaders of seven parties with candidates for seats in the British general election to be held on May 7 took part in a two hour debate on television.

Prime Minister David Cameron led for the Conservatives and Ed Miliband for the Labour Party. Nick Clegg, deputy prime minister in the present coalition government, represented the Liberal Democrats. The other four were Nicola Sturgeon for the Scottish Nationalists (SNP), Nigel Farage for the UK Independence Party (UKIP), Natalie Bennett for the Green Party and Leanne Wood for Plaid Cymru, the Welsh Nationalist Party.

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