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13th May 2010

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David Miliband's designs on the Labour leadership
David Miliband's designs on the Labour leadership

David Miliband says his family will "stay strong" if his brother Ed also runs for the leadership of the Labour party. At the moment he's the only declared candidate for the role.

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Andrew Lansley on NHS reform
Andrew Lansley on NHS reform

The new health secretary reveals his plans for the future of the NHS, including the provision of new drugs and changes in front-line staff.

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5th May 2010

3rd May 2010

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Stephen Nolan hosts a liveley election debate
Stephen Nolan hosts a liveley election debate

Norman Baker, Grant Shaps and Jackie Smith debate policy with the audience.

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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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1st May 2010

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Spotlight on the general election in Wales
Spotlight on the general election in Wales

Mark Hutchings and Dalya Raphael examine the issues which are the main concerns for voters in Wales.

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Andrew Lansley on Conservative health policy
Andrew Lansley on Conservative health policy

The Conservative Shadow Health Secretary Andrew Lansley discusses his party's proposed contract for a better NHS in England.

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30th April 2010

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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

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Tony Livesey hosts the reaction to the 3rd TV debate
Tony Livesey hosts the reaction to the 3rd TV debate

Infront of a live audience in Birmingham with John Pienaar for analysis, Tony Livesey hosts the debate reaction

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28th April 2010

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20th April 2010

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Alex Salmond launches the SNP election manifesto
Alex Salmond launches the SNP election manifesto

During Victoria Derbyshire's show, we took the live broadcast of the leader of the SNP launching their election manifesto

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15th April 2010

14th April 2010

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Who will make the strictest public sector cuts?
Who will make the strictest public sector cuts?

Public services will have to be cut back, but what impact will that have on schools, hospitals, crime? Representatives from the Conservatives, Labour, the Lib Dems and the Greens debate.

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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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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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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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Douglas Alexander defends Labour's manifesto
Douglas Alexander defends Labour's manifesto

Labour's election co-ordinator, Douglas Alexander explains why Labour still needs to fight for reform. He discusses their economy policies, public services and health, plus the issue of public trust.

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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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11th April 2010

6th April 2010

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William Hague on the NHS taking priority over the economy
William Hague on the NHS taking priority over the economy

David Cameron announced that the NHS will be the Conservatives priority. Peter Allen asks William Hague what happens to the economy if the NHS takes priority.

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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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Home Secretary Alan Johnson speaks to Victoria
Home Secretary Alan Johnson speaks to Victoria

Home Secretary Alan Johnson speaks to Victoria about the election being called and why he thinks people should vote Labour on May 6th.

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The Conservative leader launches his campaign
The Conservative leader launches his campaign

Standing in the shadow of Westminster Bridge, David Cameron pledges his future government, should the Tories win the election, will tackle the economic deficit and restore trust in politics.

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Gordon Brown on fighting for a fourth Labour term
Gordon Brown on fighting for a fourth Labour term

The PM announces the dissolution of Parliament and the commencement of his general election campaign. He speaks about continuing to invest in public services and the ongoing fight against terrorism.

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5th April 2010

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Andrew Lansley on Tories' cancer drugs plan
Andrew Lansley on Tories' cancer drugs plan

Shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley explains the Conservatives' plan to offer cancer drugs to patients regardless of cost.

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30th March 2010

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What Labour plans for social care in England
What Labour plans for social care in England

Ministers want to pay for social care through compulsory contributions, but have shelved the idea of a so-called "death tax". Andy Burnham is Secretary of State for Health.

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Lib Dem view on social care provision
Lib Dem view on social care provision

Norman Lamb is the Liberal Democrat Shadow Health Secretary. He questions whether Labour's shelving of the so-called "death tax" is a policy just for this parliament. He calls for consensus.

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Andrew Lansley offers the Conservative set of proposals
Andrew Lansley offers the Conservative set of proposals

The Conservative Shadow Health Minister wants to ensure help is provided earlier than is currently the case, as well as ensuring people can retain the money and assets they've earned in their life.

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27th March 2010

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Brown sets out Labour's election pledges
Brown sets out Labour's election pledges

Gordon Brown has promised to secure the economic recovery, halve the budget deficit and make Government more accountable. Labour, Lib Dem, Conservative and SNP politicians debate.

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