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The Weekly Politics: Nov 23-27

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 NOVEMBER 27
Theresa Villiers

Shadow Transport Secretary Theresa Villiers on what the party can, and cannot, offer the voters at the general election ahead of a discussion with journalists Fraser Nelson and Anne McElvoy.

Traffic

The Tories have come up driver-friendly measures - on speed cameras, and traffic lights- to tempt motorists into turning right at the next election.

Michael Cockerell

Broadcaster Michael Cockerell looks back over party political broadcasts with journalists Fraser Nelson and Anne McElvoy.

John Cleese

The British Film Institute showed Who Voted For This?, which featured a compilation of highlights of party political broadcasts from the last 75 years. Here are some of the more memorable clips.

Top of the Political Pops graphic

A musical rundown of the biggest political stories of the week up to November 27 - as read on the BBC news website - are revealed in the Daily Politics' Top of the Political Pops with Giles Dilnot.

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 26
Lord Myners

City Minister Paul Myners and Vince Cable from the Lib Dems on the final report on bank governance from David Walker, a former banker.

Barry McGuigan

Former British, European and world feather weight champion boxer Barry McGuigan wants to reach the youngsters the Government sometimes finds so hard to reach - those out of education and employment, the so-called NEETS - with boxing academies.

James Landale

A bid to cull a third of the UK's cows and sheep to fight climate change sounds and reduce methane emissions - was planned as it could have led to fewer burgers and lamb chops being eaten.

Tory win in Nortfolk

Adam Fleming spoke to Conservatives in Suffolk to see how Tories select their candidates - as some grass root activists are not happy with advice from Central Office.

Ivan Massow

Entrepreneur Ivan Massow makes his plea to be a Tory election candidate - after failing to be selected in his home city of Brighton - and he talks about how Conservatives choose their would-be MPs.

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 25
Mike Russell

SNP Constitution Minister Mike Russell, former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith and Shadow Business Secretary Ken Clarke on relations between Westminster and Holyrood.

Lord Oakeshott

Liberal Democrat Lord Oakeshott, former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith and Shadow Business Secretary Ken Clarke on the revelations over the £62bn secret loans to RBS and HBOS, which were revealed yesterday by the Bank of England governor Mervyn King in evidence to MPs.

Jacqui Smith and Ken Clarke

Shadow Business Secretary Ken Clarke and former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith on the Supreme Court ruling in favour of banks and a building society fighting attempts to force them to pay back billions in overdraft charges.

Bianca Jagger

Bianca Jagger debates the ideas in her film on climate change - plus government and opposition policies and records - with Labour's Jacqui Smith and Tory Ken Clarke.

Bianca Jagger

Human rights activist Bianca Jagger believes we are on the brink of environmental disaster - and that climate change is a clear and present danger, as she looks back over the Cumbrian floods.

nick robinson

The Daily Politics' analysis of Prime Minister's Questions as Anita Anand and Andrew Neil talk to the BBC's political editor Nick Robinson, former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith and Shadow Business Secretary Ken Clarke.

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 24
HM The Queen

If the polls are to be believed, we could be looking at a Hung Parliament after the 2010 general election, but what would actually happen and who would be in charge? Giles Dilnot explains.

Sir George Young

Shadow Leader of the Commons Sir George Young on the House of Commons reform committee report proposing radical changes to the House of Commons to make it more responsive to the public and more independent of ministers.

Barry Sheerman MP

Children, School and Families select committee chairman Barry Sheerman on the Local Government Association report accuses Ofsted of "feeding people's fears" over child safety, rather than improving child protection in England - the day Ofsted releases its annual report.

Clare Short MP

Independent MP - and former Cabinet minister - Claire Short with Guardian journalist Michael White on a hung Parliament.

Mark Constantine

Mark Constantine spoke to Anita Anand about the ideas in his film about protesting.

Mark Constantine

Mark Constantine, the founder of Lush, gives his take on policing protests as details of protesting activists - including photographs - are collected by police forces and passed to a central domestic extremism unit for storage and analysis.


MONDAY NOVEMBER 23

Professor Fred Singer and Professor Bob Watson

Climate change sceptic Professor Fred Singer, and Professor Bob Watson, the chief scientific advisor at the department of the environment debate the issues over climate change and global warming.

Michael Howard

Former leader of the Conservatives Michael Howard and the journalist Andrew Gilligan on the Iraq War and the latest inquiry which will be headed by Sir John Chilcot.

John Cassidy

Financial journalist John Cassidy on the UK economy after speeches by Nick Clegg and Gordon Brown who addressed the CBI annual conference.

Iraq War protest

As some thought the Iraq War was now fading into history, and the intricate web of events which led up to the coalition offensive in March 2003 was slowly moving out of mainstream political argument, here are some of the more memorable scenes leading up to and through the conflict.

...AND BEFORE THAT



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