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17/02/2011

David Dimbleby chairs the topical debate from Barking. The panel includes Vince Cable, Yvette Cooper, Michael Heseltine, Nigel Farage, and businesswoman Victoria Barnsley.

David Dimbleby chairs the topical debate from Barking in east London, with a panel of prominent public figures and an invited audience.

The panel includes the Business Secretary Vince Cable MP, shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper MP, UKIP leader Nigel Farage MEP, the former Conservative deputy prime minister Lord Michael Heseltine and businesswoman and entrepreneur Victoria Barnsley.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 20 Feb 2011 18:00

Chapters

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

  • Introduction

    David Dimbleby introduces the panel in Barking, east London.

    Duration: 00:54

  • Sex offenders

    Is the recent proposal to allow sex offenders the right to remove their name from the sex offenders register yet another example of Parliament losing its powers to Europe?

    Duration: 17:35

  • Unemployment

    How is Iain Duncan Smith going to help the long term unemployed into work when there are so few jobs in the first place?

    Duration: 17:03

  • Forests

    In light of today’s U-turn on forests, if a government can hold up its hands and say “we got it wrong” is that a sign of strength or weakness?

    Duration: 13:55

  • India aid

    Britain has promised nearly a billion pounds of aid over 3 years to India. Can we afford this in the current climate of cutbacks?

    Duration: 07:54

  • End comments and credits

    David Dimbleby looks ahead to next week's programme.

    Duration: 01:11

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter David Dimbleby
Participant Vince Cable
Participant Yvette Cooper
Participant Michael Heseltine
Participant Nigel Farage
Series Editor Edward Havard
Executive Producer Steve Anderson

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