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Lichfield

Duration:
48 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 27 January 2012

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a live discussion of news and politics from Lichfield Cathedral with former Labour Cabinet minister, David Blunkett; Parliamentary Private Secretary at the Department of Health, Anna Soubry; Director of newly established think tank British Future, Sunder Katwala; and Times columnist, Danny Finkelstein.

Producer: Victoria Wakely.

Chapters

6 items
  • Stephen Hester

    Question One: Even if the Chief Executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland has done a really good job, is a bonus of almost £1m morally justified?

  • Welfare benefits

    Question Two: Does the panel think that it's reasonable to put a limit of £26,000 on the amount of money a family on benefits can receive in any one year?

  • Tax-free allowance

    Question Three: Should the raising of the tax-free allowance be accelerated?

  • High-speed trains

    Question Four: The new high-speed rail link will pass straight through this constituency. What benefits, if any, would it bring to the people living here?

  • Diamond Jubilee and Republic

    What do the panel think about Republic's suggestion that involving children in celebrations of the Monarchy without teaching them about Republicans may be a breach of the Education Act?

  • Olympic opening ceremony

    Question Six: The Olympic opening ceremony has been named Isles of Wonder. What wonders would the panel like to see depicted and why?

  • This week's Panel

    This week's Panel

    The Any Questions? panel on stage before the broadcast at Lichfield Cathedral.

    Left to Right: Daniel Finkelstein, David Blunkett, Jonathan Dimbleby, producer Victoria Wakely, Anna Soubry, Sunder Katwala.

Broadcasts

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