CHANNEL 4 has announced it will hold a Tory leadership debate with the remaining candidates on Friday.

It is the third televised debate to be announced, and will be the first to take place.

There are 5 MPs with their hats still in the ring after Suella Braverman was eliminated from the race on Thursday.

Here's when and how to watch the televised Tory leadership debates.

Channel 4

The soon-to-be privatised channel will host the leaders on Friday at 7.30pm.

It will be shown on Channel 4's streaming platform and on the live television channel.

All five of the remaining candidates have agreed to participate in Channel 4's debate following the conclusion of the contest's second round on Thursday.


ITV's debate will be shown at 7pm on Sunday.

It will be available to watch on the STV Player in Scotland and live on STV.

Sky News

Sky News is also set to host a TV debate with the Tory leadership candidates at 7pm on Monday.

The live debate will be hosted by Kay Burley. 

It will be shown live on the Sky News channel.

The contenders, who will gather at the Sky News studios in West London, will face a series of questions from a virtual studio audience. 

Head of Sky News John Ryley said: “There has never been a more important time to reinvigorate the trust of voters in the office of the Prime Minister. 

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“This live TV debate on Sky News gives the candidates a chance to reconnect with millions by debating the major issues facing Britain. 

“It presents a unique opportunity to re-engage a disillusioned electorate.”

Who is still standing to be Tory leader?

The candidates still bidding to become the next Tory leader and prime minister are:

  • Former chancellor Rishi Sunak
  • Trade minister Penny Mordaunt 
  • Former minister Kemi Badenoch 
  • Senior backbencher Tom Tugendhat
  • Foreign Secretary Liz Truss