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David Dimbleby is joined in Glasgow by Scotland's Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, Ed Davey MP, Chris Bryant MP, Hugh Hendry, and Simon Schama.

Topical debate with a panel of prominent public figures and an invited audience, chaired by David Dimbleby in Glasgow.

On the panel: Scotland's Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon; Coalition Employment Minister Ed Davey; Shadow Justice Minister Chris Bryant; hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry; and the historian Simon Schama.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 31 Oct 2010 18:00


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

  • Introduction

    David Dimbleby introduces the panel in Glasgow.

    Duration: 00:52

  • Housing benefit

    Was Boris Johnson acting irresponsibly by suggesting that the proposed changes to housing benefit would result in "Kosovo- style social cleansing"?

    Duration: 14:31

  • EU budget

    Should David Cameron wield his metaphorical handbag in response to demands for a 6% increase in the EU Budget?

    Duration: 12:00

  • Economic growth

    Does the recent news that the economy grew by 0.8% show that the Conservative-led coalition is taking the right action to tackle the mess left by Labour?

    Duration: 16:47

  • Security Services

    The head of MI6 said they would avoid torture, even at the risk of terrorist activity. Is this right or should we avoid terrorist activity at all costs?

    Duration: 13:52

  • End comments and credits

    David Dimbleby gives details of next week's programme.

    Duration: 01:00


Role Contributor
Presenter David Dimbleby
Executive Producer Steve Anderson