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Should parents help out schools when teachers are on strike?

2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 27 June 2011

Jeremy discusses whether parents should help schools when teachers strike, communal bins and whether Scotland could break away from the UK.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for Bryan Adams

    Bryan Adams Summer Of 69

    Bryan Adams - The Best Of Me, Mercury

  • Image for Turin Brakes

    Turin Brakes Pain Killer

    (CD Single), Source Records

  • Image for Coldplay

    Coldplay Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall

    (CD Single), EMI, 5

  • Image for The Lotus Eaters

    The Lotus Eaters First Picture Of You

    New Frontiers (Various Artists), Temple Records

  • Image for Neil Diamond

    Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline

    Neil Diamond - The Ultimate Collectio, Columbia/Mca

  • Image for Dr. Feelgood

    Dr. Feelgood Milk & Alcohol

    Greatest Hits Of The 70's (Various), Disky

  • Image for James Blunt

    James Blunt I'll Be Your Man

    Some Kind Of Trouble, Atlantic, 1

  • Image for Martha Reeves and The Vandellas

    Martha Reeves and The Vandellas (Love Is Like A) Heatwave

    Originals 2 (Various Artists), Columbia

  • Image for Janis Ian

    Janis Ian At Seventeen

    (Single), CBS

  • Image for Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers

    Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers Got To Get You Into My Life

    The Hits Of 1966 (Various Artists), MFP

  • Image for Mungo Jerry

    Mungo Jerry In The Summertime

    In The Summertime-Sound Of 70's, Part, Old Gold

  • Teachers Strike

    Teachers Strike

    Teachers are set to strike on Thursday. The government has called for parents to come into schools to fill the gap. Will that work?

    Jeremy talks to Jackie Schneider; Teacher, NUT member and parent and Rachel Agnew; Broadcaster and single mother.

    Find out more on BBC news online
  • Communal Bins

    Communal Bins

    Has your street now got a large communal bin and is it rubbish?

    Jeremy talks to Janet Bell, who had a shared bin moved from outside of her house and Doretta Cocks; Founder of the Campaign for Weekly Waste Collections and Jeff Gazzard; Environmental Campaigner.

    Find out more in this Telegraph article
  • Scottish Independence

    Scottish Independence

    Special programme: Could Scotland break away from the UK?

    What will a new Scotland look like? Will they keep the Queen and the pound? Would the rest of the UK be better off with out Scotland, if they go it alone?

    Jeremy talks to Colin Blane; BBC Scotland correspondent, Brian Taylor; BBC Scotland's political editor, Kelvin MacKenzie; Former editor of The Sun, Morag Lennie; Listener and active supporter of Scottish independence, Humza Yousaf, Scottish National Party MSP for Glasgow and & Eleanor Laing; Conservative MP for Epping Forest.

    Find out more in this Herald Scotland article
  • Alex Salmond MSP

    Alex Salmond MSP

    And finally, we talk to Scotland's first minister, Alex Salmond.

    Find out more on The Scottish Parliament Website


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