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2 June 2010updated 27 Sep 2015 2:18am

New Statesman to host Labour leadership debate

Ed Miliband, David Miliband and Ed Balls all confirmed for first debate after nominations are confir

By Samira Shackle

The New Statesman is to host a Labour leadership debate next Wednesday at a venue in central London, with Ed Miliband, David Miliband and Ed Balls all confirmed to take part.

This is a huge event that will kick-start the debate about the future of the party. It will be the first time that the candidates have a chance to debate each other after nominations have closed. Diane Abbott, Andy Burnham and John McDonnell will also appear if they secure enough votes to become candidates.

Email labour@newstatesman.co.uk to reserve free tickets, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Wednesday 9th June 7pm-9pm
Assembly Hall, Church House

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The event will be held in association with CND and the Electoral Reform Society.

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