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Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott MP
Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott MP

The Deputy Prime Minister spoke to Sir David while on a diplomatic mission to Moscow. John Prescott said that threats to Britons and Americans from Osama bin Laden's al Qaida group amount to an admission of guilt for the September 11 terror attacks

The Sunday Express journalist, Yvonne Ridley, spoke about her arrest and imprisonment by the Taliban. She expressed concern for her two guides who are still being held in Afghanistan

The Shadow Chancellor, Michael Howard, spoke about Railtrack. He told Breakfast with Frost that he is writing to the Financial Services Authority to establish whether they will investe the way the affair has been handled.

The Chief Executive of Railtrack also attacked the Government's treatment of his company. Steve Marshall told Sir David that Railtrack had been snatched from its own shareholders.

The UN Human Rights Commissioner, Mary Robinson, warned that millions of people could starve in Afghanistan unless America pauses its bombing campaign to allow a huge influx of food aid.

This week's transcripts:

Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott MP

Sunday Express journalist, Yvonne Ridley

Shadow Chancellor, Michael Howard MP

CE of Railtrack, Steve Marshall

UN Human Rights Commissioner, Mary Robinson


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