David Cameron has dismissed calls for UKIP leader Nigel Farage to be allowed to take part in the leaders' debates at the next general election, due in 2015.
The PM told The House magazine only parties "that are going to form the government" should be included.
Mr Farage once accused Mr Cameron of being "weak" and suggested he was not "grown up and sensible" enough.
Thought you lived in a democracy?....think again. A sure sign that the usual suspects are starting to panic. More smear campaigns on the horizon no doubt.
Mr Farage said: "If UKIP's share of the opinion polls were to continue as they are now, to exclude us from the debates when the Lib Dems were included last time would make British politics look as outdated as the closed shop and embarrassingly out of touch.
Edited by itsnotoutthere, 18 January 2013 - 10:22 AM.