David Cameron could face Nigel Farage in TV debate

David Cameron "has not ruled out" a TV debate with Ukip leader Nigel Farage as part of a series of broadcast showdowns ahead of the 2015 election, The Sunday Times (£) reported.

David Cameron could take part in a pre-election TV debate with Nigel Farage, it was reported. Credit: PA

Under the "2-3-5" format drawn up by his aides, Mr Cameron would hold one head-to-head debate with the Labour leader - as the other potential prime minister - a second, which would also include Liberal Democrat leader, Nick Clegg and a third with Mr Farage and the Green party leader Natalie Bennett.

A No 10 source said: "It is speculation on what might happen in talks that are not going to happen for several months."We have not ruled anything in or out, so that means people can speculate what might happen in the talks."But the reality is these talks are several months away."

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Farage: PM 'has no intention' of facing me in TV debate

Ukip leader Nigel Farage claimed David Cameron "has no intention" of facing him in a TV debate in the run-up to next year's General Election. His comments come after a report suggested Mr Cameron "has not ruled out" a TV debate with Mr Farage.