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Jeremy discusses police job losses

2 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 08 March 2011

Jeremy discusses 28,000 police job losses, a man with motor neurone disease recording his voice, university fees and an extremist fined for burning poppies.

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    • Callers discuss University fees

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  • Police Job Losses

    Police Job Losses

    Government cuts could lead to twenty eight thousand police job losses. Is the solution for us to do some of the policing ourselves?

    Jeremy talks to three people who tell him a bit about D.I.Y policing.

    Ben Rogers, Visiting Fellow at the Royal Society of Arts and author of a report on citizens taking action to protect their own communities.

    Graham Taylor, former police office and bestselling author who has installed 360 degree CCTV at his home.

    Assaf Cohen, Founder and Managing Director of 1st Class Protection, a company that offers private guards to protect streets.

    Read more on this from BBC News
  • Motor Neurone Disease

    Motor Neurone Disease

    A man with motor neurone disease is recording his own voice so he can still read to his son when he loses the power of speech.

    Jeremy talks to Laurence Brewer from Bolton.

    Read more on this at BBC News
  • University Fees

    University Fees

    'I am a child of parents on welfare, I live on a council estate and I have just got 4 A stars at A-level. I will now walk into Oxford University and get my fees paid for.' What's wrong about this statement?

    Jeremy discusses this issue with Claire Callender, Professor of Higher Education both at Birkbeck, University of London and the Institute of Education.

    Read more on how BBC News cover this story.
  • Burning Poppies

    Burning Poppies

    A Muslim extremist has been fined £50 for burning poppies on Armistice Day.

    Jeremy is joined by two guests: Emdadur Choudhury, Member of Muslims Against Crusades fined £50 for burning poppies and Dr Taj Hargey, Chair of the Muslim Educational Centre of Oxford.

    Read more on how BBC News cover this story.


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