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Breakfast with Frost Friday, 8 June, 2001, 13:57 GMT 14:57 UK
Breakfast with Frost, June 3, 2001
Sunday 3rd June 2001 on BBC 1

On the programme this week, Conservative leader William Hague talks about his party's prospects in the general election, his plans for foreign and asylum policy and Britain's relationship with Europe.

Leader of the Welsh nationalist party Plaid Cymru Ieuan Wyn Jones speaks about his plans for a strengthened Welsh Assembly, tax rises for high earners, and the impact of the foot-and-mouth epidemic in Wales.

Also on the programme, Sam Younger, Chairman of the Electoral Commission, talks about the increased numbers of postal votes expected in this general election and the possible wording of a referendum on entry into the euro.

And Sir Paddy Ashdown, former leader of the Liberal Democrats, and Margaret Beckett, leader of the House of Commons, discuss the general election campaign over the last week and the performance of the party leaders.

This week's transcripts:

Conservative leader William Hague

Plaid Cymru leader Ieuan Wyn Jonesl

Chairman of the Electoral Commission Sam Younger

Former leader of the Liberal Democrats Paddy Ashdown and Leader of the House of Commons Margaret Beckett

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