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Thursday, 19 October, 2006

  • Newsnight
  • 19 Oct 06, 05:39 PM

nuclear_203.jpgIs Britain is in breach of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty? Mark Urban reports from Iraq; the future of party funding; and an interview with film director Ridley Scott as he approaches his 70th birthday.

Comment on Thursday’s programme here.

Lancet Iraq survey methodology under fire

  • Paul Mason
  • 19 Oct 06, 04:53 PM

Over the last couple of days two new themes have emerged in the debate over the Lancet/Johns Hopkins University report which estimated an excess 601,000 violent deaths in Iraq as a result of the invasion...

Continue reading "Lancet Iraq survey methodology under fire"

Mrs Pritchard, I presume?

  • Newsnight
  • 19 Oct 06, 02:02 PM

cheque203.jpgThe man charged with looking into the murky question of how political parties are funded has issued an interim report into the issue.

He states that "everyone knows that political parties are essential to Parliamentary democracy."

But are they? Are there other ways than political parties of getting a political message, campaign or agenda highlighted?

Let us know. If you are a real life Mrs Pritchard - or just know one - then get in touch.

And don't forget to watch Newsnight tonight at 10.30pm.

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