Who is on Question Time tonight, May 28?

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BBC’s Question Time will be back on our screens tonight (May 28) under its new socially distanced format.

Guests will be two metres apart, in line with social distancing guidelines, and with no audience members in the studio.

There will be no members in the audience on Question Time tonight
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What time does Question Time start tonight?

Question Time will be broadcast tonight (May 28) at 10.50pm.

A representative of the government, a member of the opposition party and others will take part in an hour long debate of topical issues.

Before the outbreak of coronavirus, the show was filmed across different parts of the country with a studio audience grilling panellists.

Now the show is made up of a virtual audience, who can join in from the safety of their home.

Who is the host?

Fiona Bruce

Fiona Bruce has presented Question Time since January 2019
Fiona Bruce has presented Question Time since January 2019

Fiona Bruce has been hosting Question Time since January 10, 2019.

She was brought in to replace long time show host David Dimbleby, and appeared on the debut editon of the programme’s new series.

Fiona has spent most of her career at the BBC, presenting Crimewatch and becoming the first female newsreader on the BBC News At Ten.

Who is on the guest panel?

Ian Murray

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Ian Murray is a British Labour Party politician[/caption]

Murray is a British Labour Party politician, serving as Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland since April 2020.

He is also a MP for Edinburgh South, and has been since the 2010 general election.

From 2015, Murray has been the only Labour Party MP representing a Scottish constituency in the House of Commons.

John Swinney

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John Swinney is a Scottish politician[/caption]

John Swinney is a Scottish politician serving as Deputy First Minister of Scotland and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills.

Swinney attended the University of Edinburgh, where he graduated with an MA Honours degree in politics

His uncle, Tom Hunter, was awarded the Victoria Cross whilst serving with the Royal Marines in World War II.

Alex Massie

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Alex Massie is a Scottish freelance journalist commentator[/caption]

Alex Massie is a Scottish freelance journalist commentator based in Edinburgh.

Massie is Scotland editor of The Spectator, and a columnist for the Scottish edition of The Times.

He was previously Washington’s correspondent for The Scotsman and assistant editor of Scotland on Sunday.


Layla McCay

Layla McCay is the Director of International Relations at the NHS Confederation

Layla McCay joined the NHS Confederation as Director of International Relations in May 2018 following a medical career and a decade of leadership roles in international public health and health systems policy.

After obtaining her medical degree at the University of Glasgow, she trained as a psychiatrist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, where she later also sat on the Trust Board.

McCay is also the founder of The Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health.