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12/01/2012

David Dimbleby chairs a debate in Tower Hamlets in east London. He is joined by Justine Greening, Paddy Ashdown, Douglas Alexander, Nicola Sturgeon and Kelvin MacKenzie.

David Dimbleby chairs a debate in Tower Hamlets in east London. He is joined by a panel comprising of transport secretary Justine Greening; former leader of the Liberal Democrats, Paddy Ashdown; Labour's shadow foreign secretary, Douglas Alexander; deputy first minister of Scotland and deputy leader of the Scottish National Party, Nicola Sturgeon; and Daily Mail columnist and former editor of the Sun, Kelvin MacKenzie.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 15 Jan 2012 18:00

Chapters

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

  • Introduction

    David Dimbleby introduces the panel in London.

    Duration: 00:47

  • High speed rail

    Nearly £33 billion is going to be spent on high speed rail, to get to Birmingham 30 minutes earlier. Is there really no better way you can spend our money?

    Duration: 14:56

  • Scottish independence

    Who would be worse off if the marriage breaks up - England or Scotland?

    Duration: 24:59

  • The future of newspapers

    Can the tabloids survive the Leveson Inquiry?

    Duration: 11:51

  • Implants

    Should the NHS be paying for the removal of potentially faulty breast implants purchased privately for cosmetic reasons?

    Duration: 05:43

  • End credits

    David Dimbleby looks ahead to future programmes.

    Duration: 01:05

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter David Dimbleby
Executive Producer Steve Anderson
Series Editor Nicolai Gentchev
Participant Justine Greening
Participant Paddy Ashdown
Participant Douglas Alexander
Participant Nicola Sturgeon
Participant Kelvin MacKenzie

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