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5 live's Chief Political Correspondent John Pienaar, John Whiting from the Chartered Institute of Taxation and Bill Didwell from Deloitte explain the impact of the coalition tax policies.
Amid the political events of the last six days, two hundred and twenty six new people have started their lives as MPs. Three newly-elected representatives tell Nicky about their first week.
The policy commitments agreed by the new coalition government are discusses by Dr Linda Yu from Oxford University, Tony Travers from LSE and Francesca Lagerberg from Grant Thornton.
The two joint-leaders of Britain's new coalition government speak and answer media questions in the garden of Downing Street. John Pienaar and the Times' Daniel Finkelstein provide analysis.
With the Liberal Democrats agreeing to join the Conservatives in Britain's first coalition government since the Second World War, Nicky asks listeners: can this work for Britain?
Social historian Juliet Gardiner and John Curtice, Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde, discuss how New Labour's 13 years in power shaped the UK.
5 live's Dominic Laurie asks the Director General of the Institute of Directors how UK business will be affected by the formation of the new coalition government.
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.
With David Cameron now installed at Number 10, Britain has a government once more. But what do our partners in Washington make of our recent political wrangling and our brand new coalition?
The leader of the Liberal Democrats tells his parliamentary party that they're now in formal government with the Conservatives. Political commentators Vince Graf and Charlie Wolf react.
Conservative MP Michael Fallon talks to Tony Livesey about the Tory/Liberal Democrat negociation process.
Five days on from the election Peter Allen talks to politicians and political analysts as speculation continues as to who will form a government with whom.
Peter Allen is on College Green in Westminster, as Gordon Brown steps down as Prime Minister so passing the baton to David Cameron as he is invited to form a government by the Queen.
Conservative MP and former defence secretary Malcolm Rifkind says as the Labour party finished third in the election, the Tories stand the greatest chance of forming a coalition with the Lib Dems.
Angus Robertson MP - the leader of the Scottish National Party in Westminster - on his party's support of a potential Labour/Liberal Democrat deal.
The former home secretary says that a "rainbow coalition" would be doomed and the Labour party needs to go into opposition in order to renew itself.
Gordon Brown's still prime minister and Nick Clegg's had two meetings with David Cameron and one with the PM. Former Cabinet minister Michael Portillo assesses the political landscape.
Lord Steel led the Liberal party into a pact with the minority Labour government in 1977, and he joins Nicky to give his thoughts on the current Con/Lib talks.
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