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Siobhan McDonagh, the Labour MP for Mitcham and Morden, tells 5 live Breakfast the cost of a new qualification to join the police is stopping people from poorer backgrounds - and ethnic minorities - from signing up. We hear from Siobhan, who was considering joining the force but had issues with this new Certificate of Knowledge in Policing - and the College of Policing which devised the qualification.

Anthony McIntyre - the former IRA prisoner - whose interview with former IRA members have become central to Gerry Adams' arrest.

Vera Baird QC - former solicitor general - gives her reaction to the Max Clifford sentencing.

Millissa Roberts, mother of Reece Roberts who was left confined to a wheelchair after a random attack in Blackpool, on appealing the sentence handed to his attacker.

Charlotte Newman - friend of Stephen Sutton, the teenager who has raised more than 3 million pounds for charity whilst battling cancer - being discharged from hospital.

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Sat 3 May 2014 06:00