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The Weekly Politics: November 30 - December 4

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 DECEMBER 4

mephedrone

The dangers of illegal drugs are well known and documented, however there's another category, so called 'legal highs' that are causing doctors more and more concern. Adam Fleming reports.

Steve Rolles from Transform

Steve Rolles from Transform, a charity and think tank which campaigns for government control and regulation of drugs, and Liberal Democrat Home Affairs Spokesman Chris Huhne on drugs policy.

Gyles Brandreth

Former MP Gyles Brandreth and commentator Bonnie Greer on row over banking bonuses.

Steve McCabe

Labour MP Steve McCabe, who was the campaign manager during the Crewe and Nantwich by-election, and the Conservative Justine Greening debate the class war battle between Gordon Brown and David Cameron.

Top of the Political Pops graphic

A musical rundown of the biggest political stories of the week up to 4 December - as read on the BBC news website - are revealed in the Daily Politics' Top of the Political Pops with Giles Dilnot.


THURSDAY DECEMBER 3

Climate graphic

Colette McBeth looks at options for curbing the growth in greenhouse gas emissions such as sending mirrors into space to reflect the sun or erecting plastic trees to soak up C02.

Professor Sir David King

Former government chief scientific advisor Professor Sir David King and Bjorn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, on the climate change debate ahead of the Copenhagen summit.

Lord Oakeshott

Lib Dem Treasury spokesman Matthew Oakeshott on City minister Lord Myners' warning to bankers over their pay and the RBS board seeking legal advice on the Treasury's move to take control of their bonus payments.

Kim Howells

Kim Howells, the Foreign Office Minister with responsibility for Asia, including Pakistan and Afghanistan until 2008, on talks between the UK and Afghan prime ministers.


WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 2

Shahed Sadullah

Shahed Sadullah, the English editor of Pakistani newspaper The Daily Jang, former defence secretary John Hutton and shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley on US and UK troop levels in Afghanistan.

James Landale

The Daily Politics' analysis of PMQs with Andrew Neil, Anita Anand, James Landale, John Hutton and Andrew Lansley.

Carwyn Jones

Carwyn Jones won the race to succeed Rhodri Morgan as leader of Labour in Wales and is expected to become first minister next week, leading a coalition government with Plaid Cymru.

John Hutton

Former defence secretary John Hutton and shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley on the news that police forces in England and Wales are going to have to save £500m each year by 2014.

Brian Cox

Brian Cox debates the ideas in his film on equality with MPs John Hutton and Andrew Lansley.

Brian Cox

Emmy award-winning actor Brian Cox - star of Manhunter and the Bourne films - on his fears about elitism in the UK.

Andrew Lansley

Chancellor Alistair Darling has warned the EU's new French Commissioner for the Single Market against meddling in the City of London.

TUESDAY DECEMBER 1

Quentin Letts

Quentin Letts and Sir Menzies Campbell on David Cameron's speech saying that goggle-wearing conker players and scissor-free trainee hairdressers were examples of 'health and safety gone mad'.

Mark Francois

Conservative shadow Europe minister Mark Francois MP explains the Tory position on the Lisbon Treaty and the Sovereignty Act, before Sir Menzies Campbell speaks on the Tory plans.

Sir Menzies Campbell

Sir Menzies Campbell gives his views of the UK and US military action and troop levels in Afghanistan.

EU graphic

As the Lisbon Treaty officially comes into force on Tuesday, David Cameron has a plan to repatriate some EU powers back to London if he wins the 2010 general election as Giles Dilnot reports.

Lord Pearson

New UKIP leader Lord Pearson on newspaper reports that he offered to 'disband' the party in a deal with the Conservatives, although he later found the Tories were not interested in any deal.


MONDAY NOVEMBER 30

Jeremy Browne

Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesman Jeremy Browne on the party's revised plans for a mansion tax.

Alex Henderson

Taxation expert Alex Henderson from PriceWaterhouseCoopers explains who could be hit by the so-called mansion-tax put forward by the Liberal Democrats.

Alex Salmond

SNP leader Alex Salmond explains the Scottish government White Paper on constitutional future, which could lead the way for an referendum on independence.

Boris Johnson

London mayor Boris Johnson wants a "fairer" deal for the capital when it comes to spending public money to help address housing shortages and child poverty. He said the capital paid more money in Westminster than it received back.

...AND BEFORE THAT



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