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Last Updated: Thursday, 7 February 2008, 09:17 GMT
To boldly go...
Jon Sopel
Jon Sopel
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The Politics Show

Nick Clegg
Nick Clegg boldly going... where?

This week, we're thinking daringly on the Politics Show.

Or, to be strictly accurate, we're thinking daringly on behalf of the Lib Dems.

Their new leader, Nick Clegg, says that this year he wants his party to be bold.

But how bold, exactly?

Gillian Hargreaves has been hearing from a range of voices across the party, and I'll talk live to the man himself.

Tell us what you'd like to ask Nick Clegg in the e-mail form below...

Cannabis plant
The innocent looking cannabis plant

Also - should cannabis be reclassified?

The committee which advises the government on the classification of drugs has been hearing evidence this week.

Cannabis used to be a class B drug, but in 2004, it was downgraded to Class C.

When he became Prime Minister, Gordon Brown said he would demand a new review of the drug's legal position because of reports that stronger strains of the drug were becoming available.

The Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith, says she has an open mind, and so we've asked two people with a strong interest in the subject to argue it out.

David Blunkett
Blunkett: a defensible position?

David Blunkett was the Home Secretary who took the decision to downgrade the drug - he says it was the right decision.

Rabbi Aryeh Suffrin, is the Chief Executive of Drugsline.

He says cannabis must be reclassified to send a strong anti drugs message to young people.

Judge for yourselves - who's right.

And what on earth is Britishness?

Is it a Taxi, Bus, House of Commons, Union Jack umbrella and... rain?
Is it a Taxi, Bus, House of Commons, Union Jack umbrella and... rain?

The PM mentions it a lot, but does anyone know what it means?

The government would like us to come up with a statement of British values.

Our resident Italian, Paola Buonadonna will be casting a continental eye over the subject and asking if defining a nation's culture is possible or worthwhile.

I'll talk live to the minister responsible, Michael Wills.

I'm exhausted already. See you Sunday - the joint can wait - the roast I mean.

The Politics Show on Sunday 10 February at 12:00 GMT on BBC One.



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