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20/05/2010

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57 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 20 May 2010

Grant Shapps, Housing Minister, explains the decision behind the abolition of Home Information Packs. Young carers - two out of three say they are being bullied at school. We'll discuss the enduring appeal of department stores and hear about the radio scrappage scheme designed to help listeners move to digital radio.

Chapters

8 items
  • Home Information Packs

    Home Information Packs have been abolished with immediate effect.

  • BA strike

    The Appeal court has overturned British Airways' injunction against a strike. Simon Calder was at the court of appeal.

  • Debt Management Companies

    More people are taking out debt management plans, but which offers best value for money - a free plan or a fee paying plan?

  • Mental Health Emails

    Shari Vahl reads out listener emails in response to our mini-series on mental health in the workplace.

  • Young Carers Bullied

    Should teachers be doing more to help pupils who have to care for relatives at home?

  • Local Department Stores

    What is the enduring appeal of department stores?

  • Lumiere building

    A huge skyscraper planned for Leeds has been delayed and investors are asking for their deposits back.

  • Radio scrappage scheme

    Retailers will offer a discount starting from this weekend, for one month, if you take in your old radio and buy a new digital one.

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