UK Election: Leaders’ Question Time – BBC News

It’s now less than three weeks to go to Britain’s general election, and the leaders of the four biggest parties at Westminster have been given a grilling by members of the public, in a special edition of the BBC’s Question Time.

Jeremy Corbyn revealed he would stay neutral in the event of a new Brexit referendum, while Boris Johnson was forced to defend the Conservatives’ handling of the NHS. Jo Swinson was asked tough questions on her plan to stop Brexit, and Nicola Sturgeon was asked if she prioritised Scottish independence over leaving the EU.

Meanwhile the Brexit Party has launched its ‘contract’ with the public, and Plaid Cymru published its own manifesto.

BBC News at Ten’s coverage, including a special report on voter reaction from Norwich.

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