Isskulptur replace Boris Johnson in the tv debate on the climate

Two uk party leaders have refused to debate climate on Channel 4, that will make two sculptures instead. The british election campaign is running at full stea

Isskulptur replace Boris Johnson in the tv debate on the climate

Two uk party leaders have refused to debate climate on Channel 4, that will make two sculptures instead.

The british election campaign is running at full steam, and on Thursday night it offers an unusual sight, when two of the political parties and their leaders to a tv debate is swapped out with the two ice sculptures.

This was stated by Channel 4, Thursday night staging a debate on climate change policy.

All the major and minor party leaders have been invited. The prime minister Boris Johnson and Brexit-the party's Nigel Farage chosen to thank no to.

instead, the two outer podiums at the debate be filled out by two ice sculptures. It informs the tv station on its Twitter profile.

- These two ice sculptures - to represent the crisis on planet Earth - will take Boris Johnson and Nigel Farages seats in the evening, after they have refused our invitation to participate in the partilederrunden, writes Channel 4.

Boris Johnson's party has not taken a friendly against the compensation.

The Conservative Party has chosen to file a formal complaint to the british authority for competition and the regulation of the tv market, Ofcom.

Among other things, is the party dissatisfied with the fact that Channel 4 has denied that the party can be represented by the prominent minister Michael Gove.

reference is made to that the party in 2017 was represented by then-interior minister Amber Rudd in a party leader debate on tv-station BBC.

- It has been reported that Channel 4 have made a isskulptur of the prime minister to represent The Conservative Party, writes the party in its complaint.

- if this Is the case, will such a provocative stunt to be a significant breach of the rules, as it is in itself to express a political position.

- This is part of a broader pattern of forudindtagelse from Channel 4's page the last few months.

- It comes in to an extension of that Dorothy Byrne, Channel 4's head of the department of news and topicality, has delivered some very personal and unpleasant attack on the prime minister at the Edinburgh TV Festival in august.

in the debate is instead five other leaders of the party: Jeremy Corbyn from the Labour party, Jo Swinson from the lib dems, Nicola Sturgeon from the SNP, Sian Berry from The Green as well as Adam Price from Plaid Cymru.

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Updated Date: 28 November 2019, 20:00

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