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Wednesday 24 Sep 2014

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5 Live's Victoria Derbyshire hosts Labour leadership debate

BBC Radio 5's Victoria Derbyshire will host a Labour leadership debate with all five candidates in front of a live audience on Thursday 29 July, 10am-12noon, in the only live radio debate of the contest.

The debate, to be broadcast live on Radio 5 Live and the BBC News Channel, will be held at the Oval Community Centre in Stevenage.

David Miliband, Ed Miliband, Ed Balls, Andy Burnham and Diane Abbott will lay out their visions for the future of the Labour party and take questions from the audience of 5 Live listeners.

Tickets for the event are still available. Please email for a chance to be part of the audience.

Notes to Editors

Victoria Derbyshire, Monday-Friday, 10am-12noon, BBC Radio 5 Live.

You can listen to BBC Radio 5 Live and 5 Live Sports Extra via DAB radio, online at, Digital Freeview, Sky, Freesat, Virgin Media and 909 & 693 AM.


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