iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Jeremy discusses women in Parliament

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Jeremy discusses women in Parliament

2 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 12 July 2012

Jeremy discusses turning down free Olympic tickets, the abuse that Mehdi Hasan is subjected to, whether drug addicts should marry other drug addicts and women in Parliament.

Music Played

12 items
  • Image for Rose Royce

    Rose Royce Is It Love You're After

    Sampled (Various Artists), Virgin

  • Image for Keane

    Keane Sovereign Light Cafe

    Strangeland, Island, 1

  • Image for The Four Tops

    The Four Tops Standing In The Shadows Of Love

    Soul (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Mott the Hoople

    Mott the Hoople All The Way From Memphis

    (Single), CBS

  • Image for The Pierces

    The Pierces Glorious

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for Erasure

    Erasure Chains Of Love

    The Hits Album 8 (Various Artists), Hits

  • Image for The B-52s

    The B-52s Love Shack

    Now 1990 - The Millennium Series, Now, 3

  • Image for Diana Ross

    Diana Ross Upside Down

    And They Danced The Night Away Volume 2 CD2, Debutante

  • Image for Train

    Train 50 Ways To Say Goodbye

    Cailfornia 37, Sony, 5

  • Image for Neil Diamond

    Neil Diamond Kentucky Woman

    Neil Diamond - The Ultimate Collectio, Columbia/Mca

  • Image for Cat Stevens

    Cat Stevens Can't Keep It In

    The Very Best Of Cat Stevens, Island

  • Image for Ren Harvieu

    Ren Harvieu Tonight

    (CD Single), Island, 2



    People are angry because MPs on the Media & Sports Committee are being given free tickets to see the men's 100m final. But can you put your hand on your heart and say that if you’d been involved in the Olympics, you’d turn down tickets?

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    Mehdi Hasan is a journalist and a leading political commentator. He also happens to be a Muslim and he says you’d be amazed at the amount of abuse he receives every week, which made his wife cry.



    If you’re a drug addict, is the worst person you should marry another drug addict? The millionairess Eva Rausing met her husband at rehab, and she was found dead in her flat earlier this week.

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    Finally, a woman MP struggles to have her question heard at Prime Minister’s Question Time. She’s been christened a battle-axe, but others say Parliament would be a better place if women ran it.

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    If you have a comment on any of the stories on today's show, we want to hear it.

    Email - vine@bbc.co.uk

    Call: 0500 288 291
    (Lines are open between 11.30am and 2pm. Calls are free from most landlines. Some networks and Mobile operators will charge for these calls)

    SMS Text: 88291
    (Texts will be charged at your standard message rate. Check with your network provider for exact costs.)

    Contact the programme team


World War One on TV and Radio

WW1 season image slim

Marking the centenary of World War One across the BBC


  1. Image for Jeremy Vine’s Being Human

    Jeremy Vine’s Being Human

    Jeremy Vine explores what makes us human with leading thinkers and writers in this landmark BBC…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss