10/05/2012

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Duration: 1 hour

David Dimbleby presents Question Time from Oldham. On the panel: environment secretary Caroline Spelman MP, shadow immigration minister Chris Bryant MP, Liberal Democrat peer Lord Oakeshott, Professor of Classics at the University of Cambridge Mary Beard, and the Daily Telegraph columnist Peter Oborne.

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Credits

Presenter
David Dimbleby
Presenter
David Dimbleby
Series Editor
Nicolai Gentchev
Series Editor
Nicolai Gentchev
Executive Producer
Steve Anderson
Executive Producer
Steve Anderson
Participant
Caroline Spelman
Participant
Caroline Spelman
Participant
Chris Bryant
Participant
Matthew Oakeshott
Participant
Chris Bryant
Participant
Matthew Oakeshott
Participant
Mary Beard
Participant
Mary Beard
Participant
Peter Oborne
Participant
Peter Oborne

Broadcasts

Question Time Extra Time

Question Time Extra Time

Stephen Nolan and John Pienaar continue the debate.

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