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Friday, 16 February, 2007

  • Newsnight
  • 16 Feb 07, 06:02 PM

male_203_100.jpgShould dads be compelled to help bring up a child? Climate change in China and India, and road pricing in Colombia.

Comment on Friday’s programme here.

Newsnight Review - Friday 16 February, 2007

  • Newsnight
  • 16 Feb 07, 05:53 PM

fuzz_203.jpgThe panel review the film Hot Fuzz, the Gilbert and George exhibition at Tate Modern, the new TV import Heroes, and Underneath the Lintel at the Duchess Theatre.

You can watch the programme back on the Review website and leave your comments here.

Feckless fathers

  • Newsnight
  • 16 Feb 07, 12:24 PM

camerongetty_203.jpgDavid Cameron thinks feckless fathers should be "compelled" to stay with their families. He's committed to making marriage financially beneficial but admits that money is not enough to change the attitude of dads who don't spend time with their kids.

But is there anything that governments can and should do to keep fathers in families? Tag them, tax them, or tie them down? In fact, should we be "compelling" dads to stay with their kids at all? We'll discuss all that tonight but what ideas should we look into?

Start the debate here.

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