BBC Question Time

BBC Question Time


The BBC's flagship political debate programme. Use #bbcqt to get involved in the discussion.

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"I voted for Brexit because I want the people in charge of my country to be democratically accountable to me and everyone else here." @JuliaHB1  says Britain is being treated like a "naughty schoolchild" in EU trade negotiations. Question Time, 10:45pm, @BBCOne  #bbcqt 

The second question from our virtual audience tonight. #bbcqt 

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“The private sector is full of people who were the invisible front line that kept us going.” @Fox_Claire  says public sector workers are “not the only heroes” of the pandemic, and delivery drivers and others are being treated with contempt #bbcqt 

“The reason that fishing is such a small part of our economy is because it’s been decimated.” @LiamHalligan  says Europe’s “colonial relationship” over fishing rights has left the UK industry unable to get an economic foothold. #bbcqt 

An audience from Chelmsford will put questions to the #bbcqt  panel next week. If you'd like to join Fiona in our virtual audience apply here ➡️ ⬅️

“Recognising racism is the first step… we need to go beyond kneeling to acting.” @anandMenon1  says there is a lot of “virtue signalling” in sport, but the footballers who took a knee for Black Lives Matter did so out of respect. #bbcqt 

Next week we are looking for a virtual audience in Northern Ireland. You can apply here: #bbcqt 

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‘David Cameron made the referendum policy because he didn’t want to risk losing 10 or 15 seats to UKIP and look where it has got us’ This 16-year-old says the Conservative Party are responsible for Brexit. #bbcqt 

“Corbyn is not an anti-Semite, the right-wing press takes things out of context” This #bbcqt  audience member, who is Jewish, says the media choose to attack the Labour leaders ‘character, because his policies are correct’.

''The UK is one of the least racist societies across Europe" "It's funny that you're a white man saying that! How are you going to experience it? You're a white man!" #bbcqt 

“Whatever your politics, you can agree that punishing disabled and sick people for falling on hard times is absolutely morally wrong and they have blood on their hands” @chessmartinez  on the government’s austerity policy. #bbcqt 

Our next question comes as eight leaders are jailed amid the ongoing Catalan crisis #bbcqt 

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