Mr Davis – a former Conservative Party chairman – said Mr Cameron would face irresistible pressure to agree a debate, as he cited the example of the televised clash between Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Mr Farage last year.
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Mr Miliband said: “He is running scared of these debates. I want these debates to happen, I think they should happen with David Cameron or without David Cameron.
“If an empty chair represents David Cameron in these debates, so be it.”
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