TV debates "sucked the life" out of 2010 election, says Cameron as he hints he"s against the platform

TV debates 'sucked the life' out of 2010 election, says Cameron as he hints he's against the platformTories expected to propose a single leaders' debate with a different formatStrategists believe TV debates probably cost the party an overall majorityNick Clegg enjoyed surge of support after he was seen to 'win' first debateTories fear Labour will seek to position Ed Miliband against two established figures in an attempt to emulate Clegg's success | UPDATED: 21:40 GMT, 10 December 2012 David Cameron claimed that TV debates 'sucked the life' out of the general election campaign The TV debates which dominated the last general election are unlikely to be repeated after David Cameron claimed yesterday that they ‘sucked the life’ out of the campaign. The Conservatives are expected to propose a single leaders’ debate, probably taking place before the formal election campaign starts, with a different format to the three that took place in 2010. Tory strategists believe the TV debates, the first to take place in Britain, probably cost the party an overall majority at the last election