Channel 4 News is to host the first UK-wide televised debate of Scotland's main party leaders. A panel consisting of the SNP's Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish Conservatives' Douglas Ross, Scottish Labour's Anas Sarwar, Scottish Greens' co-leader Patrick Harvie and Scottish Lib Dems' Willie Rennie will all take part in Tuesday’s Channel 4 News broadcast. The format will involve set topics, with challenges between leaders allowed. There will be no opening statements or audience questions during the televised debate. The 45-minute head-to-head will take place in Glasgow on Tuesday 27 April 2021 at 7pm ahead of the Scottish Parliament election on 6 May.