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🗳️ A message from Martin Lewis:

"It’s the biggest consumer decision most people will make this year – so, as always, we want to ensure you know what you’re buying… The general election will impact almost every area of consumer life, from economic strength, to benefits, consumer rights, health of the high street, work rights, rents, homebuying and more. Yet some of these areas get glossed over amongst the political fire that flies during a campaign.

"That’s why since 2010 we’ve run the MoneySavingExpert Leaders' Debate every general election. We ask the leaders of the main parties to get into the nitty gritty of the biggest personal finance and consumer questions you, me and the MSE team have. This isn’t about party politics – it’s about practical policy.

"So we want your suggested consumer finance questions. We can’t include them all, but we’ll try and include the most common, as well as looking for powerful individual stories – so we can help you cut through the noise."
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Calling all Forumites!

The next general election is mere weeks away and we at MSE want to put
YOUR questions to the political leaders vying for your vote.

We’ve created this special dedicated board for you to submit questions, see other Forumites’ submissions and upvote any that you like. Alternatively, if you’d prefer not to ask a question via the Forum you can submit a question
using this form.

To make sure everything runs smoothly and to help you get the most out of it, the board has some special guidelines that we ask you to follow.

  • Please stay on topic; we are looking for consumer and financial questions only. Our aim is to help you find out how the leaders' policies will affect the 'pounds in your pocket'. The questions that get chosen will each be put to all of the leaders who participate, so please avoid targeting questions only at specific leaders.
  • The usual Forum rules concerning political debate apply. Any questions or posts which do not fall within the scope of the guidelines will be removed.
  • Questions can either be submitted via the form here, or as a thread on this board. All questions will be read and considered, regardless of submission choice. Forum submissions should be posted on this board only. Questions posted on other boards will be removed.
  • If you choose to post on the Forum, please select the relevant tag/s listed underneath the post; this is so we can group questions by topic and see what the most common issues are. 
  • You can submit as many questions as you like, but each must be its own thread - this makes the board easier to read and allows other Forumites the chance to upvote submissions individually.
  • Please note that if your submission is chosen we may slightly edit your question or story to keep it brief.

Thanks for reading!


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