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10/05/2012

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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Sun 13 May 2012 18:00

What did the Romans ever do for pensions?

What did the Romans ever do for pensions?

As public sector workers demonstrate over changes to pay and conditions, including their pensions, classicist Professor Mary Beard and Daily Telegraph columnist Peter Oborne debate how even the Roman Empire had problems solving the pensions issue. Watch clip.

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Role Contributor
PresenterDavid Dimbleby
PresenterDavid Dimbleby
Series EditorNicolai Gentchev
Series EditorNicolai Gentchev
Executive ProducerSteve Anderson
Executive ProducerSteve Anderson
ParticipantCaroline Spelman
ParticipantCaroline Spelman
ParticipantChris Bryant
ParticipantMatthew Oakeshott
ParticipantChris Bryant
ParticipantMatthew Oakeshott
ParticipantMary Beard
ParticipantMary Beard
ParticipantPeter Oborne
ParticipantPeter Oborne

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