Owen Jones: May too busy with Brexit for TV debate – Election Daily podcast

Owen Jones and Rafael Behr are joined by Jessica Elgot to discuss the seven-way BBC leaders’ debate which Theresa May decided to skip, reportedly to focus on her 12-point Brexit plan

Jeremy Corbyn’s late decision to show up for the BBC leaders’ debate left Conservative stand-in Amber Rudd having to account for the prime minister’s absence. Theresa May was in Downing Street concentrating on Brexit, says the official line from Tory HQ.

Joining Owen Jones and Rafael Behr to discuss it all today is our political reporter Jessica Elgot who was in the spin room in Cambridge following the debate.

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