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By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) - British broadcasters said on Friday they would go ahead with a series of U.S.-style pre-election TV debates despite Prime Minister David Cameron's refusal to take part on their terms. The move poses a dilemma for Cameron, who must now decide whether his prospects in the run-up to the most unpredictable British election in decades would be damaged more by the debates going ahead without him or by changing his mind. "The debates will go ahead," the four broadcasters, BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky, said in a joint statement. "The broadcasters would like the Prime Minister to reconsider taking part in all of these debates." Cameron, whose Conservatives are neck-and-neck with Labour in many opinion polls ahead of the May 7 vote, criticised the broadcasters for what he said were chaotic preparations for the debates.