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Otley

Duration:
48 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 30 March 2012

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a live discussion of news and politics from Prince Henry's Grammar School, Otley, West Yorkshire, with entrepreneur Doug Richard; cross-bench peer and Professor of Politics and Women's Studies at the University of York, Haleh Afshar; Leader of the House of Commons, Sir George Young MP; and Shadow Leader of the Commons, Angela Eagle MP

Producer: Victoria Wakely.

Chapters

6 items
  • Bradford West by-election

    Q: We are used to protest votes against the party in power in mid term by-elections, but what should Ed Miliband read into last night's shock result in Bradford West?

  • Petrol shortage

    Q: Is it the government's fault that I have run out of petrol?

  • VAT on hot food

    Q: I buy my pork pies in Otley from the British Pork Pie Champion Butcher. They're best when they come hot out of the oven. To avoid VAT will I have to wait till they get cold in future?

  • Selection in education

    Q: Do free schools, Gove academies and the new Grammar School annex in Kent, mark the death of comprehensive education and the rebirth of selection?

  • Social media & responsibility

    Q: In our 24-7 culture where instant messaging is the norm, what advice would you give a young person on being a responsible member of society?

  • The coming of Spring

    Q: Do the members of the panel feel a change of mood with the coming of Spring, and if so what is it in particular that has this effect?

Broadcasts

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