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Aasmah Mir sits in

2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 23 March 2012

Aasmah discusses how the rich avoid paying tax, cheap booze, pensioners' tax with Ed Balls and why one parish council is annoyed at a resident for trying to stop people littering.

Music Played

12 items
  • Image for Amy Winehouse

    Amy Winehouse Rehab

    (CD Single), Island

  • Image for Will Young

    Will Young Losing Myself

    Echoes, Sony

  • Image for Thunderclap Newman

    Thunderclap Newman Something In The Air

    Fifty Number Ones Of The 60's (Variou, X-Phonics Records

  • Image for Lionel Richie & Shania Twain

    Lionel Richie & Shania Twain Endless Love

    Tuskegee, Mercury, 1

  • Image for The Kinks

    The Kinks Lola

    The Kinks - The Definitive Collection, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Mott the Hoople

    Mott the Hoople All The Young Dudes

    The Greatest Hits Of 1972 (Various), Premier

  • Image for The Colourfield

    The Colourfield Thinking Of You

    Rip It Up (Various Artists), EMI

  • Image for Paul Weller

    Paul Weller That Dangerous Age

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Adele

    Adele Set Fire To The Rain

    21, XL, 5

  • Image for Steely Dan

    Steely Dan FM (No Static At All)

    A Decade Of Steely Dan, MCA

  • Image for Cat Stevens

    Cat Stevens Another Saturday Night

    The Very Best Of Cat Stevens, Island

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles If I Fell

    The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night, Parlophone, 3



    Is the best way to cut down on problem drinkers to make everyone pay a bit more for cheap booze?

    Find our more on BBC News online.


    We’re joined by the Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls. He’s very concerned that pensioners are going to have to pay more tax – but wasn’t it Labour who once gave pensioners just 75p?

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    The landowner from Northumberland who wants to stop people littering is told off for putting up a sign saying ‘Don’t be a tosser’.

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    We present Radio 2’s guide to how the rich avoid paying tax.



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