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2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 06 October 2010

Jeremy discusses the Government's proposed benefit cuts, we ask should head teachers be allowed to intervene when children behave badly outside of school, we ask can you work without cannabis and finally we discuss poems about bereavement.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for Billy Ocean

    Billy Ocean Love Really Hurts Without You

    The Greatest Hits Of 1976 (Various), Premier

  • Image for Kid Creole and the Coconuts

    Kid Creole and the Coconuts Stool Pigeon

    Cre-Ole - The Best Of Kid Creole, Island

  • Image for Cee Lo Green

    Cee Lo Green Forget You

    (CD Single), Warner Music UK, 1

  • Image for The Dream Academy

    The Dream Academy Life In A Northern Town

    Blast From The Past (Various Artists, Warner E.S.P.

  • Image for Amy Macdonald

    Amy Macdonald Love, Love

    A Curious Thing, Mercury, 1

  • Image for The Human League

    The Human League Love Action (I Believe In Love)

    More Greatest Hits Of 80's (Various), Disky

  • Image for Pixie Lott

    Pixie Lott Broken Arrow

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Drive My Car

    The Beatles: 1962-1967, Apple, 1

  • Image for Sad Café

    Sad Café Every Day Hurts

    The Gold Album (Various Artists), The Hit Label Ltd

  • Image for Rumer

    Rumer Aretha

    (CD Single), Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Pretenders

    Pretenders Talk Of The Town

    The Pretenders - The Singles, WEA

  • Benefit Cuts

    Benefit Cuts

    The PM will say today that to cut the deficit we have to cut benefits but the guiding principle will be fairness. We apply the fairness test to three different benefit cuts.

    Find out more here.
  • Head Teachers

    Head Teachers

    Head Teachers should be allowed to intervene when children behave badly outside of school.

    Find out more here.
  • Nigel Kennedy

    Nigel Kennedy

    Britain’s brilliant violinist Nigel Kennedy says I can’t work without cannabis, we ask: Should artists be allowed special dispensation?

  • Poetry


    Radio 2’s poetry week continues with poems that changed your life. Today it’s poems that consoled you after the death of a loved one.


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