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20/08/2012

Consumer affairs with Julian Worricker. Is prison the right place for inmates with severe physical disabilities? Plus a fund for asbestos vistims, and Google's tablet problems.

Radio 4's consumer affairs programme with Julian Worricker. Is prison the right place for inmates with severe physical disabilities? The government has brought in a 'fund of last resort' for asbestos victims - does it go far enough? The problems surrounding the Google tablet Nexus 7, and have you got an 'experience' to offer. We'll be looking at the website where you can buy another person's skills.

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41 minutes

Chapters

  • Prison & disability

    Daniel Roque Hall is severely disabled and has been sentenced to three years in prison. Can prisons provide the care that those with severe physical disabilities need?

    Duration: 11:14

  • Stanstead airport

    The airport operator BAA has said it will not make any further appeal against the Competition Commission's demand that it sells off Stanstead.

  • Nexus 7

    At the end of last month Google launched its own competitor to the technology heavyweight - the Ipad. But since the launch internet forums have been buzzing with teething problems.

  • Asbestos 'fund of last resort'

    The Government and the insurance industry have recently agreed a deal which will help people who have mesothelioma.

  • 084 Phone Numbers

    The government are launcing consultations today to bring an end to premium rate numbers.

  • Blink Collective

    BlinkCollective.com provides an open platform for individuals and small businesses to sell courses in their area of expertise to anyone with some spare cash and an open mind.

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