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.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
David Dimbleby introduces the panel in Basildon.
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?
Are immediate public spending cuts the best way to ensure the UK does not fall back into recession?
Do the revelations in the Iraq Inquiry this week prove that we did indeed enter into an illegal war?
Was David Cameron's 'Broken Society' claim in the wake of the Edlington case a sign of blatant electioneering?
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?
David Dimbleby previews future programmes.