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03/06/2016

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As part of the programme’s EU coverage, presenter Justin Webb reports from Cornwall where a significant amount of European development money is being spent.

0710

The home affairs select committee says the continued failure to remove the equivalent of a “small town” of foreign national offenders remaining in the UK’s prisons and communities is undermining confidence in the immigration system, and in the UK’s EU membership. Keith Vaz chairs of the home affairs select committee and John Attard is national officer at the Prison Governors Association.

0715

David Cameron has said migration can be managed if the UK remains inside the EU and it would be "madness" to try to control it by voting to leave. Yesterday, the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, said that she wants the UK to stay in the EU, although it’s up to the British people. Radoslaw Sikorski is former Polish foreign minister.

0720

Graham Robb, author of Cols and Passes of the British Isles says that there are forgotten, magical places between the hills such as the saddles, passes and cols of the British Isles. In a new atlas published this week he's identified two thousand British cols which offer a challenge to cyclists and walkers. He spoke to the BBC’s Scotland correspondent Colin Blane.

0730

Flooding across France and Germany has left at least 10 people dead and forced thousands from their homes. In Paris, the world-famous Louvre and Orsay museums have been shut so that staff can move artworks to safety. The BBC’s Germany correspondent Jenny Hill reports.

0740

As part of the programme’s EU coverage, presenter Justin Webb reports from Cornwall where a significant amount of European development money being spent.

0750

The search for a buyer failed, and so BHS joins the ranks of Woolworths, Comet and Austin Reed – retailers who couldn’t survive the ruthlessly competitive high street market. Was this a story of failure to innovate as a brand or of a failure of corporate governance? Oliver Shah is retail correspondent at the Sunday Times and Lord Myners is former chairman of Marks and Spencer and former City Minister.

0810

More on David Cameron’s comments about controlling migration within the EU: Joining us on the programme is former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and Theresa Villiers, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and former MEP.

0820

There were protests by disability activists at the premiere of the film Me Before You last week who criticised the negative portrayal of a disabled character and the casting of a non-disabled actor in the role.  Penny Pepper is a writer and activist who reviewed the film for the Guardian and Melanie Reid is columnist for the Times who had a spinal injury and is paralysed.

0830

More on our coverage of the EU referendum from Cornwall: Justin Webb reports.

0840

Young fish become hooked on eating plastic in the seas in the same way that teenagers prefer unhealthy fast food, according to a new study. Researchers say it strengthens arguments for banning plastics in cosmetics that end up in the seas. The study has been published in the journal of ‘Science’. Dr Oona Lonnstedt is researcher at Uppsala University.

0850

Wales launches its first international voice festival today. One of the festival’s star attractions will be The Last Mermaid, a newly commissioned music theatre work based on the story of The Little Mermaid, starring Charlotte Church. She joins us on the programme from Cardiff.

0855

A group campaigning to get young people to vote in the EU referendum claims that many are being put off the registration process because of the need to provide a National Insurance number. Bite the Ballot says their data shows thousands of people have tried to sign up online only to abandon the process. Edith Whitehead is from the leadership team at Bite the Ballot.

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