Peter Hain, Michael Portillo, Andrew Neil and Jodie Marsh
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Jodie Marsh on women wearing veil in courts or hospitals

20 September 2013 Last updated at 09:16 BST

Jodie Marsh looked at whether society and politicians have the power to tell women how they should look.

But the glamour model and bodybuilder said women should not be allowed to wear a veil in a courtroom, at airport security or in banks, where identity was an issue.

She said, "I have been judged all my life on my face" but said she was no longer cared what others thought, even though she had made a living out of her appearance.

The BBC1 This Week panel of Andrew Neil, Peter Hain and Michael Portillo looked at the issue in the week when a court defendant and medical staff treating patients while wearing veils stirred up debate.

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