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Curdridge, Hampshire

Duration:
48 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 29 June 2012

Jonathan Dimbleby presents a panel discussion of news and politics from a Young Carers' Festival organised by YMCA and the Children's Society at YMCA Fairthorne Manor near Southampton. On the panel: Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Chuka Umunna; chief executive of Barnardo's Anne Marie Carrie; Liberal Democrat MP and Minister for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Jeremy Browne and author and journalist Harry Mount.

Producer: Victoria Wakely.

Chapters

5 items
  • Bank regulation

    Question One: Can regulation ever successfully cure the bank problems?

  • Housing benefit

    Question Two: Does the panel think there is any merit in the suggestion that housing benefit could be made available to the over-25s only?

  • House of Lords reform

    Question Three: If the House of Commons is supposed to represent the public's opinions, why is it forcing reform in the House of Lords when it is not considered important by most people?

  • Young carers

    Question Four: If you imagine you're doing your studies and are already failing to cope, now bring your parents into the equation and they're ill or unable, how would you deal with this?

  • London 2012

    Question Five: Does the team think that many more of the million-plus unsold seats for the Olympic football game would have been sold if David Beckham had been selected?

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