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Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a live discussion of news and politics from Lichfield Cathedral with Danny Finkelstein, Anna Soubry, Sunder Katwala and David Blunkett.

Jonathan Dimbleby chairs a live discussion of news and politics from Lichfield Cathedral with former Labour Cabinet minister, David Blunkett; Parliamentary Private Secretary at the Department of Health, Anna Soubry; Director of newly established think tank British Future, Sunder Katwala; and Times columnist, Danny Finkelstein.

Producer: Victoria Wakely.

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48 minutes

Last on

Sat 28 Jan 2012 13:10

Chapters

  • Stephen Hester

    Question One: Even if the Chief Executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland has done a really good job, is a bonus of almost £1m morally justified?

    Duration: 08:20

  • Welfare benefits

    Question Two: Does the panel think that it's reasonable to put a limit of £26,000 on the amount of money a family on benefits can receive in any one year?

    Duration: 08:30

  • Tax-free allowance

    Question Three: Should the raising of the tax-free allowance be accelerated?

    Duration: 07:35

  • High-speed trains

    Question Four: The new high-speed rail link will pass straight through this constituency. What benefits, if any, would it bring to the people living here?

    Duration: 10:37

  • Diamond Jubilee and Republic

    What do the panel think about Republic's suggestion that involving children in celebrations of the Monarchy without teaching them about Republicans may be a breach of the Education Act?

    Duration: 04:35

  • Olympic opening ceremony

    Question Six: The Olympic opening ceremony has been named Isles of Wonder. What wonders would the panel like to see depicted and why?

    Duration: 02:56

Broadcasts

  • Fri 27 Jan 2012 20:00
  • Sat 28 Jan 2012 13:10

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