Chris Ship

Deputy Political Editor

Chris is Deputy Political Editor for ITV News. He's based at Westminster and covers politics, government and Parliament. Taking a lead on defence stories, Chris has travelled widely in Afghanistan with politicians and British troops.

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Leaders debate: Who will be the most nervous?

Who is the most nervous? The easy answer is all of them.

It's tough for David Cameron, he's the incumbent; tough for Ed Miliband, he's got to prove he is a Prime Minister-in-waiting and tough for Nick Clegg because he's bumping along on 7% in the polls.

And the other leaders on that stage have to prove that politics has changed and that it is immeasurably different to five years ago.

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