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LBC's SNP hustings debate as it happened, with candidates going head to head to replace Nicola Sturgeon

20 March 2023, 19:06 | Updated: 20 March 2023, 20:10

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By Will Taylor

Welcome to LBC's live coverage of the SNP leadership hustings.

Iain Dale is hosted the debate between the three candidates on Monday night.

Candidates fielded questions on high profile resignations, including Peter Murrell, Ms Sturgeon's husband, over membership figures, and a potential investigation into police action over the SNP's finances.

Iain also challenged Kate Forbes over her stance on gay rights, with the former Scottish finance secretary claiming she would "defend [people's] rights to live and to love without fear".

You can watch the hustings back on Global Player.

The debate follows a weekend of questions about potential police action over the SNP's finances and

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