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21/04/2010

Duration:
57 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 21 April 2010

Consumer news with Winifred Robinson. The three main parties debate energy policy post election; what are their plans for renewables, energy security and regulation and what will it mean for our bills? Should we just give money to the poor in developing countries and do away with complicated aid packages; a new book says we should because evidence suggests they won't waste it and know what they want better than we do. Also, next month Marks and Spencer gets a new man at the top; what does he have to do to return the iconic high street store to its glory days?

Chapters

5 items
  • Volcano News

    After the ash what does it all means for your cash? If you spent a fortune on food and shelter or travel; what are the chances of getting it back on your travel insurance?

  • Marks and Spencer's

    Mark Bolland, formerly a success at Morrison’s the supermarket, takes over at Marks and Spencer’s next month.

  • Fraudster

    Roger Martin suspected he was about to be roped into a fraud by a man posing as a customer and using a credit card. Shari Vahl looked into it...

  • Just Give Money

    The best way to alleviate long term poverty in some developing nations is not to ship food, buy water wells or goats; so says the author of a new book called: “Just Give Money”.

  • Energy Debate

    Winifred Robinson grills New Labour, the Conservatives and the Lib Dem spokesmen on their energy policy and how and who will be paying for Britain’s low carbon future.

Broadcasts

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