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David Dimbleby chairs the debate in Basildon. The panel includes the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Ben Bradshaw MP, the Conservative peer Lord Lawson, the Liberal Democrat Baroness Tonge of Kew, the columnist Jane Moore, and the journalist and writer Douglas Murray.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 31 Jan 2010 18:00


Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Introduction

    David Dimbleby introduces the panel in Basildon.

    Duration: 00:53

  • Afghanistan

    Is Gordon Brown’s announcement of an international fund to reintegrate Taliban fighters an insult to the families of UK soldiers who have died in Afghanistan?

    Duration: 13:55

  • Recession

    Are immediate public spending cuts the best way to ensure the UK does not fall back into recession?

    Duration: 10:42

  • Iraq

    Do the revelations in the Iraq Inquiry this week prove that we did indeed enter into an illegal war?

    Duration: 11:58

  • Broken Britain

    Was David Cameron's 'Broken Society' claim in the wake of the Edlington case a sign of blatant electioneering?

    Duration: 11:36

  • Global warming

    How can we insure that in future scientists comply with the Freedom of Information Act regarding climate change data that should be in the public domain?

    Duration: 09:23

  • End credits

    David Dimbleby previews future programmes.

    Duration: 01:07


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