"What can the government do for us? How about making children happier?" writes listener Barbara Schofield.
So how about it? As part of our Election Question Service, we ask the three largest political parties what policy ideas they're putting forward at the general election to improve the happiness and well-being of children.
You can listen to the full programme featuring John Craven reading the news in a very nice woollen jumper.
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