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5th May 2010

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Gordon Brown takes your calls
Gordon Brown takes your calls

The Prime Minister answers listener's questions, hosted by Nicky Campbell.

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3rd May 2010

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Talking about crime in Leeds
Talking about crime in Leeds

Victoria's programme came live from Leeds where she discussed the issue of crime with 200 listeners and a panel of senior politicians, includnig Alan Johnson, Chris Grayling and Chris Huhne.

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Deal or no deal for the parties?
Deal or no deal for the parties?

Most opinion polls still point to a hung parliament. That means there could be deals to be done to make sure one of the big parties get power.

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2nd May 2010

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Big three challenged on issues by smaller parties
Big three challenged on issues by smaller parties

Kate Silverton invites the smaller parties to take on the big three over issues that they say have not had proper attention like immigration, pensions, and Trident.

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30th April 2010

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The general election and Northern Ireland
The general election and Northern Ireland

Stephen hosts a debate on the election issues in Northern Ireland at the Waterfront Hall. With analysis from BBC's Ireland correspondent Mark Simpson and commentator Eamonn Mallie.

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Cameron: "Election is far from won"
Cameron: "Election is far from won"

The Conservative leader David Cameron speaks to Peter Allen while out on his campaign tour of the country.

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29th April 2010

27th April 2010

26th April 2010

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Should the jobless be starved back to work?
Should the jobless be starved back to work?

Nicky Campbell takes calls from the audience on how they want unemployment tackled.

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23rd April 2010

21st April 2010

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Victoria Derbyshire hosts a debate on immigration in Luton
Victoria Derbyshire hosts a debate on immigration in Luton

Phil Woolas, James Brokenshire, Tom Brake, Simon Darby and Gerard Batten join John Pienaar and Victoria derbyshire along with 200 5 live listeners to debate immigration in Luton

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15th April 2010

14th April 2010

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The Liberal Democrats launch their election manifesto
The Liberal Democrats launch their election manifesto

The Liberal Democrats launch their election manifesto with an introduction from 5 live's Chief Political Correspondent John Pienaar

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Nicky Campbell talks to Danny Alexander (Lib) about the Lib Dem manifesto
Nicky Campbell talks to Danny Alexander (Lib) about the Lib Dem manifesto

Nicky Campbell talks to Danny Alexander (Lib) about the Lib Dem manifesto

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13th April 2010

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Tony Livesey hosts listeners' reactions to the Tory manifesto with Grant Shapps (Con)
Tony Livesey hosts listeners' reactions to the Tory manifesto with Grant Shapps (Con)

Tony Livesey hosts listeners' reactions to the Tory manifesto with Grant Shapps. They talk about scrapping HIP packs and public services.

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David Cameron delivers the Conservatives' manifesto
David Cameron delivers the Conservatives' manifesto

David Cameron delivers the Conservative Party manifesto for the General Election 2010. With analysis from John Pienaar.

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Plaid Cymru aiming to protect most vulnerable
Plaid Cymru aiming to protect most vulnerable

Nerys Evans, Plaid Cymru's Director of Policy, discusses their party manifesto which focuses on seven priorities to protect the most vulnerable in society.

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UKIP manifesto aims to be straight talking
UKIP manifesto aims to be straight talking

David Campbell Bannerman, UKIP Deputy Leader and Head of Policy, talks to Nicky about his party's manifesto which includes boosting the economy, cutting migration and leaving Europe.

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12th April 2010

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Yvette Cooper takes listener questions on Labour's manifesto
Yvette Cooper takes listener questions on Labour's manifesto

Work and Pensions Secretary Yvette Cooper takes listeners calls on the Labour Party manifesto for the General Election, including their proposals on health and tax.

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Victoria Derbyshire hosts a panel debate in Bromsgrove
Victoria Derbyshire hosts a panel debate in Bromsgrove

Victoria's in Bromsgrove joined by Hilary Benn then Tony Wright (Lab), Simon Hughes (LD), Grant Shapps (Con) and Keith Brown, SNP.

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Gordon Brown launches Labour's election manifesto
Gordon Brown launches Labour's election manifesto

Gordon Brown launches Labour's election manifesto

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Nicky Campbell asks the audience "What would you put in your manifesto?"
Nicky Campbell asks the audience "What would you put in your manifesto?"

Nicky Campbell asks the audience "What would you put in your manifesto?" We get your view of what you want the parties to be putting in their manifestos.

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10th April 2010

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Tories explain their plans for tax breaks for married couples
Tories explain their plans for tax breaks for married couples

Shadow universities and skills minister David Willetts explains how four million married couples and civil partners would get a tax break under Conservative plans to support marriage.

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8th April 2010

7th April 2010

6th April 2010

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Victoria speaks to six Watford candidates
Victoria speaks to six Watford candidates

On the day the general election is announced, Victoria speaks to six candidates planning to stand in Watford. She also hears from the Lib Dems' Norman Lamb and the Conservative's Jeremy Hunt.

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