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The Weekly Politics: June 1 to 5

Anita Anand and Andrew Neil

A lookback over the highlights of the last week on the Daily Politics - with presenters Andrew Neil, Anita Anand and Jo Coburn.

FRIDAY JUNE 5

Siobhan McDonagh

Anne Alexander was on College Green outside Parliament talking to Brown critic Siobhan McDonagh MP - and one of his supporters Nancy Platts, who will be a Labour candidate at the next election.

Ken Livingstone

BBC political correspondent John Pienaar, former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone, and the Education Minister Jim Knight talk about the Labour rebellion and the initial election results.

Meg Munn

Former Foreign Office Minister Meg Munn explains why she wants Gordon Brown to go.

Sadiq Khan MP

Communites secretary Sadiq Khan, Tory chairman Eric Pickles and Lib Dem Home Affairs spokeman Chris Huhne on the early elections results.

THURSDAY JUNE 4

Tiananmen Square protests

A former British Ambassador to China claims another Tiananmen Square-style event "could not happen again".

President Obama

Journalist Rageh Omaar, Shadow Foreign Secretary William Hague and former Foreign Office minister Kim Howells on Obama in the Middle East.

Gordon Brown

Rebel backbenchers are threatening to oust Gordon Brown with an e-mail calling on him to stand down for the good of the party.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 3
EU Flag

Some 72 MEPs will be elected across the UK on Thursday - but what do these Euro-MPs actually do? Giles Dilnot reports from Brussels.

nick robinson

The Daily Politics' analysis of Prime Minister's Questions. Andrew Neil and Anita Anand talk to Nick Robinson with MPs Geoff Hoon and Caroline Spelman.

Geoff Hoon

Transport Secretary Geoff Hoon and the Daily Politics' Andrew Neil have heated exchanges on the expenses submitted by the Ashfield MP about his homes in London and the East Midlands.

Caroline Spelman

Caroline Spelman was in the news last year over her expenses ahead of the current Parliamentary scandals. She defends herself over payments to her nanny - and is quizzed over Lord Ashcroft's tax affairs.

Nicholas Parsons

TV and radio host Nicholas Parsons debates the ideas in his film - about the Queen's role in the D-Day celebrations on Sunday - with MPs Geoff Hoon and Caroline Spelman talking about their party's stance.

Nicolas Parsons

Nicholas Parsons, who feels strongly about our relationship with the French, gives us his take on a "right Royal mess up" over royal D-Day invitations.

TUESDAY JUNE 2
David Van Day (1978)

Voters are asked if they would vote for an independent candidate they have never met. Anne Alexander approaches shoppers in Reading asking for their vote, before talking to Dollar front man David Van Day about his bid to be an independent MP.

Michael Winner

Film director Michael Winner tears into 'pathetic' MPs and talks of the public anger over Parliamentary behaviour, claiming zoo animals could do a better job.

Green shoots graphic

Four respected analysts gave their views on whether there really are some green shoots.

Vince Cable

LibDem Treasury spokesman Vince Cable dismissed speculation he could replace Alistair Darling in a pact with Labour.

Michael Howard

Former Tory leader Michael Howard gets fired up as he takes the Daily Telegraph's political editor Andrew Porter to task over coverage of his expenses.

MONDAY JUNE 1
MP Emily Thornberry

Backbencher Emily Thornberry MP and UKIP's Nigel Farage talk about Labour's chances in the 4 June European and English local elections where few expect the party to do well. They talk about whether the Government could even chalk up fewer votes than UKIP and the BNP.

UKIP rosette

A look back to what happened after 12 UKIP MEPs were elected at the last Euro elections. Iain Watson reports.

Lord Desai

Labour peer Lord Desai on Gordon Brown's future and who could eventually replace him as party leader.

Brian Denny

Nigel Farage from UKIP and Brian Denny from the campaign group No2EU-Say Yes to Democracy debate MEPs' expenses and the 4 June elections.




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