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Transcripts of File On 4 programmes are published here within two weeks of each broadcast. Transcripts are available for all programmes dating back to June 2004. There are also news reports for most programmes.

FILE ON 4 SPECIAL

File on 4:A terminal failure : Tuesday 29 April 2008.

Following the chaos at Heathrow's new Terminal 5 in which thousands of people were left without their luggage, this special edition of File On 4 investigates what went wrong and examines the record of BAA, the company that runs some of our biggest airports.
Reporter: Julian O'Halloran. Producer: David Lewis. Editor: David Ross.

WINTER SERIES 2008

File on 4: The human cost of platinum: Tuesday 25 March 2008.

Platinum is an essential component of catalytic converters that clean up car emissions - it is now twice the price of gold. Yet as mining companies rush to exploit South Africa's reserves, traditional farmers complain they are being forced off their ancestral lands. Angus Stickler investigates. Producer: Andy Denwood. Editor: David Ross.

File on 4: Will bigger jails solve the prisons crisis?: Tuesday 18 March 2008.

BBC Home Affairs Correspondent Danny Shaw examines some of the Government's proposals to deal with prison overcrowding and reports from Fleury-Merogis, Europe's largest prison, just south of Paris. Producer: Gaetan Portal. Editor: David Ross.

File on 4: Compensation fatigue: Tuesday 11 March 2008.

When a new compensation scheme for wounded soldiers began in 2005, they and their families hoped that payments would start to match the sums paid out to victims of crime. However as Julian O'Halloran reports the number of troops who are eligible for such awards has been drastically cut to the point where some of those injured in Iraq may get nothing. Producer: Julia Rooke. Editor: David Ross.

File on 4: Development agency doubts: Tuesday 4 March 2008.

The Government is devolving more and more responsibilities to England's nine regional development agencies, but how do we know how well they are performing? Allan Urry asks whether their record stands up to critics who accuse them of being unaccountable, out of touch and poor value for money for their £2bn budget. Producer: Jenny Chryss. Editor: David Ross.

File on 4: Sikh extremism: Tuesday 26 February 2008.

With attention focussed on Islamist extremism, Amardeep Bassey asks whether the authorities are doing enough to counter the activities of UK-based Sikh groups supporting the violent campaign for an independent homeland in the Punjab. Producer: David Lewis. Editor: David Ross.

File on 4: Back pay blues: Tuesday 19 February 2008.

Britain's town halls are now facing wage reviews and thousands of claims for back pay from women workers who had been earning less than their male counterparts. But how are cash strapped local authorities going to meet the potential bill of £2.8bn. Jenny Cuffe reports. Producer: Liz Carney, Editor: David Ross.

File on 4: BNP finances: Tuesday 12 February 2008.

The mainstream political parties are facing sustained pressure over donations, loans and honours. But now new concerns have been raised about the finances of The British National Party. Will its records bear scrutiny? Fran Abrams investigates. Producer: Samantha Fenwick, Editor: David Ross.

File on 4: Tracks trauma: Tuesday 5 February 2008.

After the rail chaos of the New Year, caused by overrunning maintenance, Julian O'Halloran investigates Network Rail's performance on track maintenance and renewal. He assesses criticisms of its record on safety checks designed to prevent train crashes and derailments. Producer: Rob Cave, Editor: David Ross.

File on 4: Fire proof?: Tuesday 29 January 2008.

As the investigations continue into the cause of the blaze at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, one of the world's leading cancer treatment centres, File On 4's Allan Urry asks whether fire safety standards in Britain's Hospitals are good enough. Producer: Andy Denwood, Editor: David Ross.

File on 4: Deadly care: Tuesday 22 January 2008.

Five years after Lord Laming's damning inquiry into the death of Victoria Climbie, Andrew Bomford asks why are so may children still dying at the hands of their parents or carers. The Laming Report called for a major reform of the way child abuse cases are handled, so how much has really changed?

AUTUMN SERIES 2007

File on 4: Laboratory problems: Tuesday 20 November 2007.

Research on cancer cells is at the cutting edge of medical science but is the development of some new treatments being set back by a failure to take basic precautions in the laboratory. Gerry Northam investigates.

File on 4: How to close Guantanamo Bay: Tuesday 13 November 2007.

America wants to shut its controversial prison camp at Guantanamo Bay. Jon Manel examines the problems it faces and examines claims that the USA is already breaking international law by sending detainees to countries where they may be tortured and abused.

File on 4: Northern rocked: Tuesday 6 November 2007.

How did the troubles of what was an obscure building society, only 10 years ago, nearly bring Britain's financial system to its knees? Robert Peston, The BBC's Business Editor, who was first to break the news of Northern Rock's emergency approach to the Bank of England, investigates who and what was to blame for the cataclysmic events.

File on 4: Deep South racism revisited: Tuesday 30 October 2007.

With America's Presidential election year about to begin, a case of alleged racial injustice and white supremacist provocation in the Deep South has ignited a wave of protest and fury evoking the civil rights struggles of the 1960s. Julian O'Halloran reports from the United States on the deep cracks and tensions which have been dramatically exposed.

File on 4: The drugs front line: Tuesday 23 October 2007.

Have we underestimated the impact of crack cocaine as it spreads across Britain's towns and cities? Allan Urry reports from the front line on the violence of gangs who deal in crack, the police effort to tackle the organised crime behind it and the rise in children taken into care because of the reckless behaviour of addicts.

File on 4: Billion dollar drain?: Tuesday 16 October 2007.

Billions of pounds are allocated for regeneration projects in the UK but does the government keep proper track on how this money is spent? The European Commission has stopped some payments, arguing that large sums remain unaccounted for. Gerry Northam investigates.

File on 4: Combating cancer: Tuesday 9 October 2007.

New research suggests the number of work related cancers could be as high as 24,000 a year rather than the 6,000 occupational cancer deaths given by officials estimates. Tim Whewell investigates whether the Health and Safety Executive is doing enough to prevent work related cancers.

File on 4: Inside Basra: Tuesday 2 October 2007.

After the handover of Basra to Iraqi control, Kate Clark asks what conditions are like in the city and talks to people who are too frightened to live there.

File on 4: The dangers of housing debt: Tuesday 25 September 2007.

As American house prices are hit by a flood of defaults on home loans, Michael Robinson lifts the lid on British mortgages to examine growing concerns about unchecked borrowing and the potential danger for the housing market here.

File on 4: The misery of elder abuse: Tuesday 18 September 2007.

File on 4:MPs recently condemned the misery and abuse suffered by elderly people in care. In the first of a new series Allan Urry investigates cases of elder abuse which highlight the continuing failure to police residential and nursing homes properly and asks why is it so difficult to get redress when things go wrong?

SUMMER SERIES 2007

File on 4: A question of identity: Tuesday 31 July 2007.

File on 4:The Government is expected to issue the first tenders for its controversial ID card scheme, which ministers say will combat fraud and terrorism but with the technology untested and costs rising, Sarak Spiller asks, is it set to become another IT disaster?

File on 4: The price of a rose: Tuesday 24 July 2007.

File on 4:Ministers believe investment not poverty is the way to lift developing countries out of poverty. So when you buy Kenyan roses in a supermarket you are helping that countries struggling economy - or are you? Fran Abrams reports.

File on 4: Jumping the housing queue: Tuesday 17 July, 2007

File on 4:Government minister Margaret Hodge claims some economic migrants are allowed to jump the queue for council housing. Gerry Northam reports on how the system works and asks if local people are losing out?

File on 4: The building boom's true cost: Tuesday 10 July, 2007

File on 4:With Britain in the middle of a construction boom, Julian O'Halloran investigates claims of cartels and price rigging and assesses how much such practices are adding to the final bills paid by UK plc.

File on 4: Iran's hi-tech armourers: Tuesday 3 July, 2007

File on 4: Allan Urry investigates whether the UK and its European allies are doing enough to prevent Iran receiving components and technologies from hi-tech companies in the West.

File on 4: "Honour" Killings: Tuesday 26 June, 2007

File on 4: There are links between some cases of "honour" violence in Britain and extremist groups abroad, a BBC investigation has been told. Angus Stickler investigates.

File on 4: The 'problems' of Afghanistan aid: Tuesday, 19 June, 2007

File On 4: As the death toll continues to grow in Afghanistan the mismanagement of donor aid is threatening the stability of the country. The issue threatens to destabilise the government of President Hamid Karzai, three years into his five year term and the main beneficiaries could be members of the former Taleban regime. Kate Clark investigates the growing crisis.

File On 4: Is a PFI crisis looming?: Tuesday, 12 June, 2007

File On 4:With Gordon Brown heading for 10 Downing Street one of his key schemes, the Private Finance Initiative, is showing signs of strain. Is more than £100 billion on projects such as schools and hospitals being wisely spent? In the NHS there is a fear that PFI involvement skews the distribution of resources. While in Education projects are slow to start. File On 4's Gerry Northam reports.

File On 4: Are we cooling global warming?: Tuesday 5 June 2007
File On 4 As anxiety grows over climate change the Government is backing attempts to cut greenhouse gas emissions through carbon trading or to cancel them out through "green" schemes abroad. Yet with one strategy having added hundreds of millions of pounds to Britain's electricity bills, Julian O'Halloran asks are such mechanisms having any real impact on global warming?

File On 4: What future for the Royal Navy? : Tuesday, 29 May 2007
File On 4 An official inquiry is underway into the humiliating capture of British sailors in the Gulf by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. Yet in the background there are questions over the role and scope of the senior service. The UK's soldiers have seen comparatively more action than the its sailors in the 25 years since the Falklands Task Force set sail. Analysts are asking is the Royal Navy still a credible fighting force? File On 4's Allan Urry investigates the effects of budget cuts on Britain's senior service.

WINTER SERIES 2007

File On 4: Guns and gangs - a tale of two Manchesters. : Tuesday, 27 March 2007
File On 4 Concern about teenage gangs and gun crime in Britain has reached new heights following recent killings in the London area of Peckham and Manchester's Moss Side. Allan Urry visits Manchester, USA, where a wide range of initiatives are being used to drive youngsters away from gangs, and asks do they have something to teach their British counterparts?

File On 4: Abuse of trust? : Tuesday, 20 March 2007
File On 4 How well are Britain's most vulnerable adults protected from abuse by those paid to care for them? Gerry Northam investigates recent cases where the system failed.

File On 4: Tackling the bird flu threat : Tuesday, 13 March 2007
File On 4 In the wake of the bird flu outbreak at the Bernard Matthews turkey plant in Norfolk, Jenny Cuffe reports on the global march of the disease and the continuing efforts to combat the threat.

File On 4: The drugs' war own goal : Tuesday, 6 March 2007
File On 4 tells the inside story of Britain's dirty war against drugs. Why did a controversial policy of using major drug dealers as informants do so little to stem the flow of drugs onto our streets?

File On 4: Raw materials, war materials? : Tuesday, 27 February 2007
File On 4 investigates concerns that uranium is being secretly mined and smuggled out of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

File On 4: Bridging the skills gap : Tuesday, 20 February 2007
File On 4 asks why there is a shortage of skilled workers?

File On 4: Making crime pay? : Tuesday, 13 February 2007
File On 4 asks will the scrapping of the Assets Recovery Agency be a let off for the crime barons?

File On 4: Moscow's mystery deaths : Tuesday, 6 February 2007
File On 4 investigates a series of suspicious deaths in St Petersburg and Moscow.

File On 4: Troops deserted? : Tuesday, 30 January 2007
File On 4 asks how does the Ministry of Defence treat soldiers who have been badly wounded and the families of those killed in action.

WINTER SERIES 2006

File On 4: Nuclear blackout? : Tuesday, 5 December 2006
File On 4 investigates if the UK has become dangerously dependent on a fleet of ageing and decrepit nuclear power stations.

File On 4: Are we doing enough to stop superbugs?: Tuesday, 28 November 2006
File On 4 asks if the government is doing enough to protect patients from a new breed of superbugs.

File On 4: Bugging the terrorists: Tuesday, 21 November 2006
File On 4 asks what can bugging and surveillance tell the authorities about terrorists and major criminals, and how much of it should be used as evidence in court?

File On 4: Countering radical Islam: Tuesday, 14 November 2006
File On 4 reports on the extent of radicalisation among Britain's Muslim communities.

File On 4: Israel fears prospects for peace: Tuesday, 7 November 2006
File On 4 reports on the angst in Israel following its invasion of Lebanon.

File On 4: UK 'haven' for money laundering: Tuesday, 31 October, 2006
File On 4 reveals claims that Britain is a centre for dictators to keep their money.

File On 4: How green is BP?: Tuesday, 24 October, 2006
File On 4 reveals charges that BP courted disaster by cutting corners on safety and maintenance.

File On 4: How private could the NHS go?: Tuesday, 17 October, 2006
File On 4 reveals creeping privatisation in the NHS.

File On 4: Concern over troops' equipment: Tuesday, 10 October, 2006
File On 4 reveals why British troops can't get some of the equipment they need to keep them safe in Afghanistan and Iraq.

File On 4: Pakistan Quake - One Year On: Tuesday, 3 October, 2006
File On 4 reveals how extremist Islamic groups played a major role in the humanitarian and relief efforts after the 2005 quake.

SUMMER SERIES 2006

File On 4: Victims of crime: Tuesday, 25 July, 2006
File On 4 reveals how prosecutors are failing to place victims of crime at the heart of the justice system.

File On 4: Tainted gold: Tuesday, 18 July, 2006
File On 4 learns how big gold mining firms in Ghana are prepared to use extreme measures to protect their interests.

File On 4: UK investment: Tuesday, 11 July, 2006
File on 4 asks if the many incentives offered by the government to lure foreign investors to the UK is worthwhile.

File On 4: US Muslims: Tuesday, 4 July, 2006
File on 4 investigates growing concerns among US Muslims about measures being taken to combat home-grown terrorism.

File On 4: Water: Tuesday, 27 June, 2006
File on 4 asks if enough is being done to prevent water companies from damaging the environment and overcharging customers.

SPRING SERIES 2006

File On 4: Farmers: Tuesday, 20 June, 2006
File on 4 investigates the failure of the new rural payments scheme that has brought many English farmers to the brink of financial ruin.

File On 4: Foreign Criminals: Tuesday, 13 June, 2006
File on 4 asks if enough is being done to prevent criminals from EU countries committing crimes in other member states.

File On 4: Respite Care: Tuesday, 6 June, 2006
File on 4 learns how some councils are looking to make cuts in respite care for the elderly and disabled to deal with the NHS funding crisis.

File On 4: NHS IT: Tuesday, 30 May, 2006
File on 4 asks if the government's £6.2bn NHS IT project is a wise use of public money, considering the current cash crisis.

File On 4: Iraq: Tuesday, 23 May, 2006
File on 4 learns how the sale of large numbers of guns from Bosnia to Iraq has compromised the UN's weapons decommissioning programme in Eastern Europe.

File On 4: Chad: Tuesday, 28 March, 2006
File on 4 asks whether three years of international diplomacy has done anything to ease the plight of refugees from Darfur or to halt the violence of the marauding militias.

File On 4: Bailiffs: Tuesday, 21 March, 2006
File on 4 examines cases such as that of a frail, elderly woman threatened with jail for a debt she did not owe.

File On 4: Port security: Tuesday, 14 March, 2006
File on 4 examines fears that dangerous people or substances can be too readily slipped into the country.

File On 4: Rape prosecutions: Tuesday, 7 March, 2006
File on 4 exclusively reveals a government campaign to warn men they could be guilty of rape if they fail to ensure a woman's consent for sex.

File On 4: Afghanistan: Tuesday, 28 February, 2006
File on 4 reports from southern Afghanistan as a vanguard of British troops arrives ahead of a larger deployment in the Spring.

File On 4: Buncefield oil blast: Tuesday, 14 February, 2006
File on 4 investigates oil industry claims that the Buncefield oil depot blast was an unheard-of, unprecedented event.

File On 4: Headteachers: Tuesday, 21 February, 2006
File on 4 reports on how education reforms have left headteachers in charge of budgets worth millions.

File On 4: Buncefield oil blast: Tuesday, 14 February, 2006
File on 4 investigates oil industry claims that the Buncefield oil depot blast was an unheard-of, unprecedented event.

File On 4: Dangerous offenders: Tuesday, 7 February, 2006
File on 4 reports on serious flaws in the system for managing risk from dangerous criminals when they are released from prison.

File On 4: Management consultants: Tuesday, 31 January, 2006
File on 4 investigates claims that taxpayers' money is being wasted on highly paid but ineffective external advisors in the public sector.

WINTER SERIES 2005

File On 4: 999 calls: Tuesday, 13 December, 2005
File on 4 investigates reports that the emergency service is in crisis.

File On 4: Climate change: Tuesday, 6 December, 2005
File on 4 investigates Britain's efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

Assignment: Message from Mavembo: Thursday, 1 December, 2005
Jenny Cuffe travels to Kinshasa to find out what happens when Europe returns failed asylum seekers to Africa's most war-torn nation.

File On 4: Miscarriages of justice: Tuesday, 29 November, 2005
File on 4 asks whether the courts still favour expert evidence - even if it may be wrong - over the word of parents who say they have been falsely accused of harming their children.

File On 4: Drugs appraisals: Tuesday, 15 November, 2005
File on 4 examines the way in which Britain approves new drugs for use in the NHS.

File On 4: Lobbyists: Tuesday, 22 November, 2005
File on 4 investigates Brussels' 15,000 lobbyists whose job is to try to influence European policy.

File On 4: Drugs appraisals: Tuesday, 15 November, 2005
File on 4 examines the way in which Britain approves new drugs for use in the NHS.

File On 4: Famine warning systems: Tuesday, 8 November, 2005
File on 4 returns to Niger to ask why the world always wakes up too late to food crises.

File On 4: Criminal Injuries Compensation: Tuesday, 25 October, 2005
File on 4 investigates the system for compensating those who suffer violent attacks.

File On 4: London bombings: Tuesday, 25 October, 2005
File on 4 asks whether the authorities could have done more to counter the terrorist threat rooted in Britain.

File On 4: Road haulage industry: Tuesday, 18 October, 2005
File on 4 investigates why some lorry drivers are so tired, they are falling asleep at the wheel, causing fatal accidents.

File On 4: Extradition: Tuesday, 11 October, 2005
File on 4 investigates whether new streamlined extradition procedures for terrorist suspects are a recipe for future miscarriages of justice.

SUMMER SERIES 2005

In failing health? The inside story of the W.H.O. : Part 2 - Tuesday, 6 September, 2005
Allan Urry asks how well the World Health Organisation - created in 1948 - is measuring up to the new challenges of a new century.

In failing health? The inside story of the W.H.O. : Part I - Tuesday, 30 August, 2005

File On 4: UK bus industry: Tuesday, 9 August, 2005
File on 4 uncovers the bus industry's poor reliability and safety failings.

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File On 4: NHS finance: Tuesday, 2 August, 2005
File on 4 investigates whether policies designed to increase patient choice could create more financial instability and even lead to hospital closures.

File On 4: EU fraud: Tuesday, 26 July, 2005
File on 4 examines the new anti-fraud regime in Europe and asks if it is working.

File On 4: Water shortages: Tuesday, 19 July, 2005
File on 4 investigates the growing signs of water shortage across some of Britain's most populated areas.

File On 4: Prison whistleblower 'victimised': Tuesday, 12 July, 2005
File on 4 investigates claims that staff and inmates are being victimised for making complaints.

File On 4: Balkan war crimes: Tuesday, 5 July, 2005
File on 4 examines the failure of the international community to bring to trial on charges of genocide the former leader of the Bosnian Serbs, Radovan Karadzic, and the implications it has for the fragile peace in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

File On 4: Child protection: Tuesday, 28 June, 2005
File on 4 investigates the lapses which have left school staff and children exposed to attacks.

File On 4: Asylum seekers: Tuesday, 21 June, 2005
File on 4 investigates complaints that many genuine asylum seeker cases are rejected, causing needless distress and wasting huge amounts of public money on appeals.

File On 4: Radioactive waste: Tuesday, 14 June, 2005
File on 4 reports on the disposal headaches and the radiation leaks which continue to dog the nuclear power industry.

File On 4: Spice trade: Tuesday, 7 June, 2005
File on 4 reveals how farmers in the spice fields of India are suffering a suicide epidemic because of spiralling debt.

File On 4: Insolvency: Tuesday, 31 May, 2005
File on 4 examines the laws to protect workers and shareholders when British businesses go bust.

SPRING SERIES 2005

File On 4: GPs out-of-hours: Tuesday, 29 March, 2005
File on 4 uncovers evidence of long delays in responding to patients in urgent need of medical care.

File On 4: Mental health: Tuesday, 22 March, 2005
File on 4 examines claims that psychiatric staff are being put at risk because of inadequate training and funding.

File On 4: Paramilitary crime: Tuesday, 15 March, 2005
File on 4 investigates the scale of serious and organised paramilitary crime north and south of the Irish border.

File On 4: Urban regeneration: Tuesday, 8 March, 2005
File on 4 examines fears that Britain's flagship urban regeneration programme will hurt the very people it is supposed to help.

File On 4: Military justice: Tuesday, 1 March, 2005
File on 4 investigates what happens when members of the Armed forces stand accused of crimes.

File On 4: Dangerous roads: Tuesday, 22 February, 2005
File on 4 investigates concerns about the huge backlog of repairs, poor maintenance and construction of Britain's roads.

File On 4: Donations famine: Tuesday, 15 February, 2005
File on 4 goes to Southern Africa where several years of drought, malnutrition and sickness have been largely ignored by the outside world.

File On 4: Extraordinary renditions: Tuesday, 8 February, 2005
File on 4 investigates reports that suspected terrorists are being sent to nations which practise torture.

File On 4: Iraq reconstruction funds: Tuesday, 1 February, 2005
File on 4 investigates allegations that much of Iraq's oil wealth has been squandered by incompetence and corruption during American and British rule.

WINTER SERIES 2004

File On 4: Military deaths: Tuesday, 7 December, 2004
File on 4 investigates military deaths in Iraq, examining claims that the MoD has been covering up its own failings and shifting the blame onto frontline troops.

File On 4: Export Credits Guarantee Department: Tuesday, 30 November, 2004
File on 4 investigates a secretive government department using taxpayers' money to underwrite questionable overseas deals.

File On 4: City Academies: Tuesday, 23 November, 2004
File on 4 examines the Prime Minister's big idea for secondary education - new independent Academies to replace failing schools in deprived areas.

File On 4: Chemical testing: Tuesday, 16 November, 2004
File on 4 assesses the latest scientific research and asks how much we really know about the long term risks from some of the substances that are contained in almost everything we buy.

File On 4: Paedophile rings: Tuesday, 9 November, 2004
File on 4 investigates one of Britain's biggest paedophile rings to find out how a schoolboy was abducted from his parents and "sold" to abusers across the country.

File On 4: Britain's neglected sewers: Tuesday, 2 November, 2004
File on 4 investigates growing concern over the crumbling state of Britain's sewerage system and the threat it poses to public health.

Bush meat trade: Tuesday, 26 October, 2004
File on 4 investigates claims that meat from African wild animals being sold illegally in the UK is spreading a virus similar to HIV.

NHS computer system: Tuesday, 19 October, 2004
File on 4 reveals that doctors fear a new £6bn NHS computer system will not provide value for money.

Child Support Agency: Tuesday, 12 October, 2004
File on 4 investigates the problems that have plagued the CSA throughout its 10 year existence.

Counterfeit Drugs: Tuesday, 5 October, 2004
File on 4 examines the lethal trade in bogus medicines with up to 50% of drugs sold in some developing countries being fake.

SUMMER SERIES 2004

Pension Crisis: Tuesday, 3 August, 2004
File on 4 examines the deepening crisis surrounding Britain's company pension schemes.

Police intelligence failures: Tuesday, 27 July, 2004
File on 4 investigates gaping holes in police intelligence systems across England and Wales.

Governing Britain's Mosques: Tuesday, 20 July, 2004
File on 4 examines cases of physical and financial abuse and hears calls for improvements in the system of regulation and governance.

Modern Apprenticeships: Tuesday, 13 July, 2004
File on 4 investigates modern apprenticeship schemes, the centrepiece of the government's drive to boost work-place skills.

PFI shareholdings: Tuesday, 6 July, 2004
File on 4 reveals the emergence of a little known - but rapidly growing - market in which companies which have won PFI contracts are selling them on for large profits.

Afghan elections: Tuesday, 29 June, 2004
File on 4 reports from Afghanistan and asks what progress has been made there towards the establishment of a representative and effective government.

'No win no fee' cases: Tuesday, 22 June, 2004
File on 4 examines the Law Society's track record in policing its members and asks if it can properly deal with malpractice.

South Asian crime: Tuesday, 15 June, 2004
File on 4 gains exclusive access to plans for a new police unit to tackle South Asian criminals living in Britain.

Defence overspend: Tuesday, 8 June 2004
File on 4 examines the MoD's procurement record - and asks why so many major weapons projects are costing so much more than predicted.

Primary Care Trusts: Tuesday, 1 June 2004
File on 4 examines the government's pledge to devolve power within the NHS.
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