Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Continue Shopping
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
GB
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > iScot Magazine > Issue 58 December/January > Not up for debate

Not up for debate

PRIOR TO 2010, Britain had no tradition of televised debates between the party leaders during general election campaigns. But there was a very long-standing tradition that almost every general election campaign would see a debate about whether or not there should be debates. Typically the underdog in the race would challenge the frontrunner to a TV showdown, and the frontrunner would then have to dream up a plausible-sounding excuse for saying “no”. The theory was always that if you were winning, it would be stupid to do anything that might risk altering the trajectory of the campaign.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of iScot Magazine - Issue 58 December/January
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - Issue 58 December/January
£4.99
Or 499 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only £ 2.50 per issue
SAVE
50%
£29.99
Or 2999 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only £ 3.99 per issue
SAVE
20%
£3.99
Or 399 points

View Issues

About iScot Magazine

The award winning iScot Magazine issue number 58 is now available to download.