Preparations under way for tonight’s live ITV Wales leaders debate from Penarth – which will be on the air at 20:00 tonight

The leaders of the 5 main political parties in Wales will all be in Penarth tonight to take part in a live tv election debate to be broadcast from 20:00 to 22:00 on ITV Wales .

The ITV Wales Election Debate  is an “all-ticket – invitation-only”  event and is NOT open to members of the public at large.

Political reporter Owain Phillips records a tv promotion for tonight’s ITV Wales Election Debate. The live debate will be moderated by ITV Wales political editor Adrian Masters

The audience will comprise 250 pre-vetted ticket-holders who have all been specially selected to form a politically-balanced audience.

Because it’s not open to the public, the actual venue of the live programme is also being kept strictly under wraps.The debate will be the first time all 5  Wales party leaders have locked horns on live tv in the current General Election campaign .

The line up will be  Andrew R T Davies (Conservative), Carwyn Jones (Labour),  Mark Williams (Welsh Liberal Democrats); Neil Hamilton (UKIP Wales); Leanne Wood (Plaid Cymru).

ITV Wales Political Editor Adrian Masters will be moderating tonight’s live ITV Wales Election Debate from Penarth

The speakers will make short opening statements at the beginning of the programme and closing statements at the conclusion of the debate. They will also address questions posed by members of the audience.

The format will allow each speaker to give an uninterrupted brief answer to each question, before the debate is opened to moderated discussion between the speakers, for about 15 minutes on each question.

The debate will address four substantial election questions with “enough time allocated for a free-flowing debate between the speakers”.

The debate will be moderated by ITV Wales Political Editor Adrian Masters.

For anyone who can’t get to a TV set – the debate will also be streamed live on the internet  at and

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  1. Rachel says:

    That’s Stanwell School auditorium

  2. Johnabutt says:

    That is the theatre in Stanwell School.

  3. Robert Jones says:

    Oh good I do like a good mass debate.

  4. Frank Evans says:

    It’s in the pier.

  5. Peter Church says:

    The Pier 10/1
    The Paget Rooms 6/4
    Cogan Leisure Centre 4/11 on
    Vaughan Gethin’s Luxury bay view house 200/1
    The Busy Tea Pot 1,000/1
    PDN Offices 5,000/1

  6. Lloyd says:

    That’s Stanwell School!

  7. Chris David says:

    Massdebate eh!- sums it up. A few huffers n puffers with little substance and a tame audience- that’s it.

  8. Taffy says:

    Probably Stanwell School

  9. whatsoccurin says:

    on the evening news I thought it might be the Pier Cinema, but on the show they said it was Stanwell school-wish our school hall had been as smart as that that-it doubled up as a gym and a canteen!!

  10. aledrobertt says:

    I went to this debate. It was very heated at times!
    Everyone laughed when Andrew RT kept saying: “Strong and Stable leadership”!
    It was good. Very entertaining.
    Leanne and Carwyn spoke well in my opinion.

  11. Chris Franks says:

    The debate was vigorous with plenty of forceful points made. The audience started to groan after hearing ‘Strong and stable’ repeated time after time. There were good questions set. The Tory had no answer when Leanne Wood asked why wages in Wales were so low if the economy is doing so well.

  12. Ralph Philliper says:

    Stanwell School, the whitest school in Wales!

    “We don’t segregate kids, we just segregate their Parents by means of local house prices”

  13. Chris David says:

    Have to say Phil worked for ours- lucky maybe but I started in Byrd Cres which is nice now and which feeds Stanwell then moved on up the road- the kids haven’t looked back. Its the force!

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