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15/06/2011

Presented by Jenni Murray. Should twins be in the same class at school? Rock Choir; five years of Women to Win: getting more women into power at Westminster; author Ruth Dugdall.

Presented by Jenni Murray. It's being proposed as part of the new School Admissions Code due out this August that twins always start their primary education at the same school even if this means exceeding the statutory class size of thirty. When school places are so keenly sought after, is it right that multiple children are made an exception in the new School Admissions Code - how important is it that twins are kept together starting school? Also on the show: Rock Choir, five years of "Women to Win": getting more women into power at Westminster, author Ruth Dugdall talks about her new book.

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45 minutes

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Wed 15 Jun 2011 10:00

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  • Women in Westminster: shifting the balance

    On the fifth birthday of Women2win, a support network to help get more women MPs into the Conservative Party, what is being done to achieve a 50/50 gender balance in Parliament?

    Duration: 12:15

  • Ruth Dugdall

    The Probation Officer turned crime writer on her latest novel, 'The Sacrificial Man'.

    Duration: 09:28

  • Rock Choir

    The choir that started as an advert in a coffee shop in Farnham five years ago is now the largest and most popular in the UK.

    Duration: 08:47

  • Should twins be in the same class at school?

    Discussion with Prof Pat Preedy from the Twins and Multiple Births Association, and Dr Claire Hawarth, Lecturer in Psychiatry at King’s College London.

    Duration: 11:20

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