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14th May 2010

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

4th May 2010

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David Miliband comments on tactical voting
David Miliband comments on tactical voting

The Foreign Secretary explains why he thinks it is best for the UK to stay part of the EU and what he thinks about tactical voting.

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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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30th April 2010

29th April 2010

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Does the UK General Election matters to the America?
Does the UK General Election matters to the America?

This election does have implications for America. Patrick Basham, Director of the Democracy Institute, tells us why.

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28th April 2010

27th April 2010

26th April 2010

23rd April 2010

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Nick Griffin launches the BNP election manifesto
Nick Griffin launches the BNP election manifesto

On St George's Day, the leader of the BNP launches their manifesto, concentrating on immigration, defence and the economy

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Danny Alexander talks about the TV debates
Danny Alexander talks about the TV debates

The second TV debate happened the night before and Danny Alexander, Chief of Staff for Nick Clegg talks about Lib Dem policies and how he thought his party had performed

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William Hague talks about Cameron's performance in the TV debates
William Hague talks about Cameron's performance in the TV debates

The Shadow Foreign Secretary also answer questions from members of the public at a cafe in Bristol with Shelagh Fogarty

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22nd April 2010

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David Miliband talks about foreign policy ahead of the leader debates
David Miliband talks about foreign policy ahead of the leader debates

Global affairs are the subject up for debate with the 3 main party leaders tonight on TV. Ahead of this, the Foreign Secretay comments on Afghanistan and nuclear weapons.

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Ed Davey talks about Clegg-mania ahead of the TV debates
Ed Davey talks about Clegg-mania ahead of the TV debates

The foreign affairs spokesperson for the Liberal Democrats comments on defence, global issues, the expenses scandal and Nick Clegg

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Eric Pickles talks about Tory policies ahead of the Tv debates
Eric Pickles talks about Tory policies ahead of the Tv debates

The party chairman talks to Nicky Campbell about the TV debates tonight and rates David Cameron at 8.3 out of 10 for the first debate

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Professor Michael Clarke talks about the TV debate and the Middle East
Professor Michael Clarke talks about the TV debate and the Middle East

Prefaced with some audience insights, the Professor analyses the effects of having a nuclear Iran

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21st April 2010

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Gabby Logan hosts a debate on defence
Gabby Logan hosts a debate on defence

Grahame Hudson (Lib), Alison Seabeck (Lab), Bob Stewart (Con) and George Kerevan (SNP) talk about their policies on defence and nuclear weapons

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20th April 2010

17th April 2010

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Nicola Sturgeon on protecting public services
Nicola Sturgeon on protecting public services

Weekend Breakfast talks to the deputy leader of the SNP and Scottish Health Secretary. Nicola Sturgeon gives her opnion on scrapping the House of Lords and how to protect public services.

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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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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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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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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

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Casting your vote when on active service
Casting your vote when on active service

Those on active service vote early to make sure their opinion counts. We hear how the election is reported to those in Afghanistan, and the issues that most concern members of the British forces.

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6th April 2010

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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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31st March 2010

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The SNP and Plaid Cymru on entering into a coalition
The SNP and Plaid Cymru on entering into a coalition

Elfyn Llwyd from Plaid and Stewart Hosie from the Scottish nationalists both say they will demand four areas of concession before joining into a coalition with a majority party post-election.

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30th March 2010

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Vince Cable, the Lib Dems' Treasury spokesman
Vince Cable, the Lib Dems' Treasury spokesman

After his appearance on the Chancellor's Debate last night, listeners questioned the Liberal Democrat Vince Cable. How does he feel he fared, and what are his party's economic pledges?

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