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The Weekly Politics: July 6 to 10

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.


Vanessa Feltz

Broadcaster Vanessa Feltz on why she thinks she has been a victim of the newspaper phone tapping allegations.

Poll graphic

David Cameron is more open and honest than Gordon Brown about the need to cut public spending, a Daily Politics poll finds.


So what effect is the economic climate having on efforts to get countries to commit to reducing their CO2 emissions. Anne Alexander reports.

Professor John Beddington

The government's chief scientific adviser Professor John Beddington on the calls for climate change action.

Top of the Political Pops graphic

A musical rundown of the biggest political stories of the week up to July 10 - as read on the BBC news website - are revealed in the Daily Politics' Top of the Political Pops with Ross Hawkins.


Charles Clarke

Former Home Secretary Charles Clarke on the allegations about newspaper phone tapping.

John Whttingdale MP

John Whittingdale, chairman of the Culture Media and sport committee, spoke to the Daily Politics' Jo Coburn about the newspaper phone-tapping allegations.

Brendan Barber

General Secretary of the TUC Brendan Barber on how firms are cutting pay and jobs in the recession.

Michael Gove

Shadow Education Secretary Michael Gove lays out Conservative plans to reform teaching and schools should his party gain office.

Fiona Millar

Shadow education secretary Michael Gove debates the ideas in his film on reforming British schools with journalist Fiona Millar.


Fraser Nelson

Fraser Nelson, Political Editor of the Spectator, gives his view on how the Tories would run their Cabinet, while Tessa Jowell and Alex Salmond join in the debate.

Tory graphic

A review of how recent PMs have run their Cabinets - and how this might change under a new Tory administration. Ross Hawkins reports.

Shadow Treasury Minister Mark Hoban

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond, Olympic Minister Tessa Jowell and Shadow Treasury Minister Mark Hoban on what to do with UK banks.

Hardeep Singh Kohli

Hardeep Singh Kohli debates the ideas in his film on the future of the House of the Lords with Labour's Tessa Jowell and the SNP's Alex Salmond.

Hardeep Singh Kohli

The writer, broadcaster and comedian Hardeep Singh Kohli says there is no need to reform the House of Lords, making a plea to leave it alone.

nick robinson

The Daily Politics' analysis of Prime Minister's Questions with BBC Political Editor Nick Robinson, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and Olympics Minister Tessa Jowell.


Language graphic

Anne Alexander looks at the words that Westminster folk might use, never use and love to use.

Bryan Appleyard

Writer Bryan Appleyard and the Rev Richard Coles talk about the words used by politicians and the church.

Rev Richard Coles

The Rev Richard Coles - the writer, commentator and chaplain to the Royal College of Music who found fame as a pop star in the Communards band - talks about who we look to in society for a bit of moral guidance.

The Rev Richard Coles

The Rev Richard Coles - curate of St Paul's, Knightsbridge in London and who used to be the chaplain to the Royal Academy of Music - talks about the ideas in his film about ethics in today's society.

Frank Field MP

Labour MP Frank Field is spearheading an amendment to the Finance Bill - which could block the entire Budget - unless ministers agree payments to people who lost out in the 10p tax changes, two years ago.

David Morris

The House of Lords is to debate an amendment to the law on assisted suicide - which would allow relatives who accompany terminally ill family members to clinics abroad.


Anne Diamond

Broadcaster Anne Diamond says she would like to stand for Parliament but she - and most people - just could not afford to do it.

Anne Diamond

Anne Diamond and Kelvin Mackenzie on what would encourage them to go into politics.

David Cameron

The Conservatives have announced plans to slash the number of unelected Quangos. Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Philip Hammond and former Sun editor Kelvin Mackenzie discussed the plans.

Kelvin McKenzie

Former Sun editor Kelvin Mackenzie and US journalist Charles Glass on the state of the British press.

newspaper front pages

After the British press was attacked for inaccuracy by Barack Obama's press secretary, Ross Hawkins examines if UK national newspapers are beacons of truth and honesty or gutter press peddling sensationalist stories and celebrity gossip.


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