iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Full-face veils and the spare room subsidy

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

Full-face veils and the spare room subsidy

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 September 2013

A judge has ruled that a woman must remove her veil to give evidence to a court. She argues this breaches her human rights. Do you think Muslim women should have the right to wear a full-face veil in a court of law?

Since April, changes to housing benefit mean social housing tenants who have a spare room have either had to pay more in rent or move somewhere smaller. Labour say they plan to scrap it. What's your experience of the measure?

Call 03700 100 444 to take part, just after the 2 o'clock news.
The presenter is Julian Worricker. The producer is Alex Lewis.



  1. Image for Any Questions? and Any Answers?

    Any Questions? and Any Answers?

    Any Questions? with Jonathan Dimbleby is the topical debate programme in which guests from theā€¦

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