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Mothers' names on marriage certificates. The Budget. Captain Sir Tom's daughter Lucy Teixeira

Mothers' names on marriage certificates. A lookahead to the Budget and its impact on women. Captain Sir Tom's daughter Lucy Teixeira on working towards a better tomorrow.

From May mothers' names will finally be featured alongside fathers' details on marriage certificates, in England and Wales thanks to years of campaigning both inside and outside of parliament. We hear from Ailsa Burkimsher Sadler who started the campaign for change back in 2013 and Revd Canon Dr Sandra Millar who is the Church of England’s Head of Life Events.

Today one of the most powoerful women in UK politics, Nicola Sturgeon has been giving evidence to a special committee set up by the Scottish Parliament to investigate the handling of sexual harassment complaints against Alex Salmond. We look at the implications for her, her Party and for the Scottish Government.

If you still crave a career in music what are some strategies for survival? Sound Advice is a new handbook for aspiring musicians written by journalist Rhian Jones and PhD researcher Lucy Heyman.

Plus a lookahead to the Chancellor's speech with Mary-Ann Stephenson from the Women's Budget Group.

And Captain Sir Tom's daughter Lucy Teixeira on why her family are inviting people to come together to plant trees and grow a living legacy forest in his name.

Presenter Emma Barnett
Producer Beverley Purcell

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42 minutes


  • Wed 3 Mar 2021 10:00

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