The BBC are to host a live debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn just six days before the General Election

The Conservative and Labour leaders will face off on December 6 in Cardiff. Today presenter and former BBC political editor Nick Robinson, will host the debate. 

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As well as the debate, the BBC has announced a series of Question Time specials which will feature leaders of the Conservatives, Labour, SNP and Lib Dems. 

A Question Time Leaders' Special - hosted by Fiona Bruce - will take place on Friday 22 November in Cardiff and be shown on BBC One.

Two further 30-minute Question Time specials are planned with the leader of the Brexit Party, Nigel Farage, and one of the co-leaders of the Green Party - either Sian Berry or Jonathan Bartley.

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Fiona Bruce said: "Question Time has a proud history of giving the public - the voters - the chance to put their points and questions directly to their elected representatives. That's never more important than during an election campaign."

BBC Scotland will broadcast its Scotland Leaders debate live from Pacific Quay in Glasgow on Tuesday 10 December - two days before the election.