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Budget 2010

24/03/2010

The Budget

Chancellor Alistair Darling has unveiled his final Budget ahead of the upcoming general election.

Gabby Logan and Richard Bacon asked MPs and members of the public for their thoughts on the statement.

Many of you got in touch with your reactions.

The comments below are archived from 5 live Now which ran throughout the afternoon on Budget day.

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Are you paying too much for Sky TV?

The Breakfast Phone-in, 31/03/2010

Ofcom has told Sky it must cut the price it charges rival cable, terrestrial and internet broadcasters to show its premium sports channels.

But Sky says the ruling is unfair and warns it could mean a drop in the money it pumps into UK sport. Many of you got in touch with your comments.

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Questions for Justice Secretary Jack Straw

Victoria Derbyshire, 31/03/2010

Victoria put listener questions to Justice Secretary Jack Straw about the possibility of a hung parliament, sentencing guidelines and other aspects of his job.

Many of you got in touch with your own comments and questions.

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Who is to blame for unruly children in schools?

The Breakfast Phone-in, 29/03/2010

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers claims classroom violence is on the up and says parents should face the threat of losing child benefits unless they bring their kids back into line.

Does good behaviour start at home or should teachers take a bigger role? Many of you got in touch.

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Was the Chancellor right to tax cider so hard?

The Breakfast Phone-in, 25/03/2010

Alistair Darling's 10% tax on cider - that's about 5p on a litre - has been criticised for attacking a great British tradition.

The government says it's about getting to grips with binge drinking. Many of you got in touch with your opinions.

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Budget 2010

Budget 2010 Special, 24/03/2010

Chancellor Alistair Darling has unveiled his final Budget ahead of the upcoming general election.

Gabby Logan and Richard Bacon asked MPs and members of the public for their thoughts. Many of you got in touch with your opinions.

See comments from listeners

Have you ever tried mephedrone?

Victoria Derbyshire, 17/03/2010

Headteachers are calling on the government to consider banning the "legal high" mephedrone following the death of two teenagers in Scunthorpe.

Victoria hears from a number of people who've tried the drug and others who want it banned.

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