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Newsnight, Monday 2 February, 2009

Watch highlights from Newsnight, Monday 2 February, 2009 presented by Jeremy Paxman.

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Wildcat strikes

Who is behind the wildcat strikes over the use of foreign contractors at Lindsey Oil Refinery? Paul Mason investigates.

Who is behind wildcat strikes?

Jeremy is joined by Keith Vaz MP former Europe Minister, Nigel Farage MEP leader of UKIP and Kenny Ward from the union Unite to discuss the dispute.

Are British jobs being protected?

Trouble for Straw and Lords

Michael Crick reports on the row over Lords reform and claims Justice Secretary Jack Straw breached funding laws he introduced.

Trouble for Straw and Lords

Pre-pack administration

Alex Ritson reports on anger over the liquidation scheme which some firms are using to shed debt and effectively carrying on trading.

Pre-pack administration anger

How many children should we have?

Jeremy examines population growth predictions and looks at concerns there are too many people and suggestions to limit the number of children couples have. To discuss he is joined by Jonathan Porritt of Forum for the Future and Kendra Okonski of International Policy Network.

How many children should we have?

Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

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