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2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 14 December 2009

Jeremy talks to School Secretary Ed Balls about CRB checks, also we look at claiming benefits, we ask do you have problems receiving mail and finally we discuss photographers.

Music Played

12 items
  • Image for Elton John

    Elton John Step Into Christmas

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Eurythmics

    Eurythmics I Saved The World Today

    (CD Single), BMG

  • Image for ABBA

    ABBA Dancing Queen

    Abba Gold (40th Anniversary Edition), Polar, 001

  • Image for Glen Campbell

    Glen Campbell These Days

    Meet Glen Campbell, Capitol, 5

  • Image for George Michael

    George Michael December Song (I Dreamed Of Christmas)

    (CD Single), Aegean Records, 1

  • Image for Kate Bush

    Kate Bush December Will Be Magic Again

    It's Christmas Time (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Culture Club

    Culture Club Time (Clock Of The Heart)

    Culture Club - Greatest Moments, Virgin

  • Image for Wizzard

    Wizzard I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday

    That's Christmas (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Take That

    Take That Hold Up A Light

    The Circus, Polydor, 1

  • Image for David Bowie

    David Bowie Modern Love

    David Bowie - Best Of Bowie, EMI

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay The Hardest Part

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for The Crystals

    The Crystals Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town

    A Christmas Gift For You (Phil Spector), Phil Spector Int, 7

  • Ed Balls

    Ed Balls

    We speak to Ed Balls, School Secretary about the government u-turn on who needs to be checked before they work with children.

    Find out more here.
  • Benefit Claim

    Benefit Claim

    We look at a company that will help you claim back-dated welfare benefits but then takes 45%.

  • Royal Mail

    Royal Mail

    More than half of us have received a ‘Sorry, you were out’ card from the Royal Mail even though someone was at home at the time. How have you managed to get around this problem?

  • Photographers


    Photographers are claiming they’re being harassed by police and accused of being potential terrorists simply for going about their lawful business.


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