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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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12th May 2010

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Should Lib Dem voters celebrate the coalition?
Should Lib Dem voters celebrate the coalition?

One of the Liberal Democrats chief negotiators in the coalition agreement, David Laws, discusses which Lib Dem policies will be honoured in the power partnership.

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5th May 2010

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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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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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

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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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27th April 2010

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Will Nick Clegg form a coalition with Gordon Brown?
Will Nick Clegg form a coalition with Gordon Brown?

Nicky Campbell asks the leader of the Lib Dems about a hung parliament, his expenses and his policies.

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26th 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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20th April 2010

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Peter Allen hears the views of local students
Peter Allen hears the views of local students

Two students from Swindon and a youth project worker talk to Peter Allen about the cost of higher education and what key issues most concern them.

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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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Nick Clegg talks about why people should vote for him
Nick Clegg talks about why people should vote for him

John Pienaar picks apart Nick Clegg's speech about why he can offer more than Labour and the Conservatives.

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19th April 2010

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Nick Griffin answers your questions
Nick Griffin answers your questions

Nicky Campbell hosts the phone in with guest Nick Griffin.

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15th April 2010

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Green Party launch election manifesto
Green Party launch election manifesto

Caroline Lucas, leader, launched the Green's election manifesto, hoping to get their first seat in Westminster.

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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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Nick Clegg discusses Lid Dem policies
Nick Clegg discusses Lid Dem policies

Peter Allen talks to Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg about the prospect of a hung parliament and his party's policies, including those on tax, education and the economy.

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Richard Bacon talks to Tory blogger Iain Dale about the Conservative manifesto launch
Richard Bacon talks to Tory blogger Iain Dale about the Conservative manifesto launch

Richard Bacon talks to Tory blogger Iain Dale about the Conservative manifesto launch. Iain explains how their 'people power' ideas will work.

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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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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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William Hague on Conservative manifesto
William Hague on Conservative manifesto

The Shadow Foreign Secretary, William Hague, talks to Nicky about his party's manifesto including their proposals on allowing parents to set up their own schools, immigration and tax.

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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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Ed Miliband talks to Nicky Campbell about the Labour manifesto
Ed Miliband talks to Nicky Campbell about the Labour manifesto

Ed Miliband talks to Nicky Campbell about the Labour manifesto and why the public would want to to vote Gordon Brown back in

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7th April 2010

6th April 2010

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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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Ed Balls on education funding under Labour
Ed Balls on education funding under Labour

Children's Secretary Ed Balls tells Shelagh that a Labour government would guarantee rising funding for schools over the next three years.

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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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