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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Lisa Nandy is the second Labour leadership hopeful to get on to the final ballot, after Chinese for Labour announced it was supporting her. #bbcqt 

Labour had "a great set of policies" at the general election but got its "messaging" wrong, Rebecca Long-Bailey has told the BBC. #bbcqt 

@SarahbaxterSTM , Deputy Editor of the Sunday Times, says it is ‘rubbish’ to hold the media responsible for Labour’s defeat. #bbcqt 

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The race to be Labour's next leader is well under way, with the field now narrowed to just four candidates. #bbcqt 

“Can the panel see me? Can you hear me? That makes a change for me as a black woman.” This audience member says black women suffering domestic abuse are being forgotten by society and the government. #bbcqt 

Here is the fourth and final #bbcqt  audience question tonight.

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Former Chief Constable of Durham Police, Mike Barton, says people must engage theirs MP honestly to hold them to account. #bbcqt 

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“That is the type of power that scares Boris Johnson, that scares Theresa, that scared Thatcher.” This man says people are being divided by the UK media, instead of uniting to resist Government policies they don’t believe in #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’.

“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 

''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 

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