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David Dimbleby chairs the topical debate from east London. The panel includes Sarah Teather MP, Boris Johnson, Diane Abbott MP, Mark Serwotka and Clive Anderson.

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

The panel includes the Minister of State for Children and Families Sarah Teather MP, Mayor of London Boris Johnson, Shadow Minister for Public Health Diane Abbott MP, General Secretary of the Public and Commercial Services Union Mark Serwotka and writer and broadcaster Clive Anderson.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 3 Apr 2011 18:00


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

  • Introduction

    David Dimbleby introduces the panel.

    Duration: 00:56

  • Cuts demonstration

    Following Saturday’s protest that saw half a million people from across the UK in attendance, is it time for the coalition to admit the public do not support their economic strategy?

    Duration: 22:15

  • Moussa Koussa

    Given the recent arrival of the Libyan Foreign Minister in the UK, should the government engage so strongly with someone suspected of terrorism?

    Duration: 16:24

  • Ed Balls

    Is Ed Balls the most annoying man in modern politics?

    Duration: 04:02

  • Educational Maintenance Allowance

    Will the proposed £180m scheme replacing the Educational Maintenance Allowance encourage poorer students onto further education?

    Duration: 09:29

  • Prisons

    Is it morally right to make profit from locking up offenders?

    Duration: 04:11

  • End comments

    David Dimbleby looks ahead to next week's programme.

    Duration: 00:08


Role Contributor
Presenter David Dimbleby
Series Editor Edward Havard
Executive Producer Steve Anderson


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