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Duration: 1 hour

David Dimbleby chairs the debate in Milton Keynes. The panel includes the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liam Byrne MP, the Conservative shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Caroline Spelman MP, the Liberal Democrat spokesman on housing, Sarah Teather MP, the broadcaster Richard Madeley and the historian Andrew Roberts.


7 items
  • Introduction

    David Dimbleby introduces the panel.

  • Iraq

    Will today’s confession by Jack Straw at the Iraq Inquiry be a setback for Labour at the next General Election?

  • Marriage

    Do the Conservative party’s proposed tax benefits for married couples amount to social engineering?

  • Hussain case

    Was the Lord Chief Justice correct in reducing the sentence of Munir Hussain, who was the victim of burglars who threatened his family?

  • Burka ban

    Is the burka a symbol of an increasingly divided Britain and should it be banned?

  • Cadburys

    Should a bank owned by us, the taxpayer, be allowed to help a foreign company buy a British institution?

  • End credits

    David Dimbleby previews future programmes.


David Dimbleby
Richard Madeley
Andrew Roberts
Executive Producer
Steve Anderson


Question Time Extra Time

Question Time Extra Time

Stephen Nolan and John Pienaar continue the debate.

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