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Torquay

Duration:
50 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 21 October 2011

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a live panel discussion of news and politics from Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Devon, with Bernard Jenkin, a member of the executive of the Conservative backbench 1922 Committee and Chairman of the Public Administration Select Committee; Minister of State for Schools and Families, Sarah Teather; Rosemary Hollis, Professor of Middle East Policy Studies at City University in London; and Shadow Attorney General, Emily Thornberry.

Producer: Victoria Wakely.

Chapters

5 items
  • Libya

    Question one: Does the death of Colonel Gaddafi mark victory for the West in Libya?

  • St Paul's Protest Camp

    Question two: What does the panel think of the forced closure of St Paul's Cathedral caused by the anti-capitalist protests?

  • EU Referendum

    Question three: Is the lack of any main party support for an EU Referendum an insult to the British people, and to democracy itself?

  • State school selection

    Question four: Recent data has highlighted the disparity between state school results, and the results of privately educacted pupils. Is the solution more selection in the state sector?

  • Downsizing

    Question five: Would the panel be prepared to downsize, either for the benefit of their own families, or to free up large houses for other people?

  • The Any Questions? Panel in Torquay

    The Any Questions? Panel in Torquay

    The Any Questions? panel on stage at Torquay Boys' Grammar School.

    Left to right: Bernard Jenkin; Sarah Teather; Jonathan Dimbleby; producer Victoria Wakely; Rosemary Hollis; Emily Thornberry.

  • This Week's Questions

    1. Does the death of Colonel Gaddafi mark victory for the West in Libya?

    2. What does the panel think of the forced closure of St Paul's Cathedral caused by the anti-capitalist protest?

    3. Is the lack of any main party support for an EU referendum an insult to the British people and to democracy itself?

    4. Recent data has highlighted the disparity between state school results and the results of privately educated pupils. Is the solution more selection in the state sector?

    5. Would the panel be prepared to downsize either for the benefit of their own families or to free up large houses for other people?

Broadcasts

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