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The Weekly Politics: Feb 22 to 26

Jo Coburn and Andrew Neil

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

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 26

Alistair Darling

Iain Martin, deputy editor of the Wall Street Journal Europe, and Paul Waugh, deputy political editor of the Evening Standard, on the UK officially climbing out of recession, according to new figures.

DP poll graphic

Less than a third of voters know, and like, what the Conservative Party stands for according to a DP opinion poll. Jo Coburn talks to Nick Herbert, Conservatives shadow secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs, on the poll findings ahead of the party's spring conference.

Brighton scene

With the election being so unpredictable, commentators are suggesting one of the smaller parties might win a seat and the Greens are pinning their best hopes on Brighton. Giles Dilnot reports on the campaign on the Sussex coast.

Caroline Lucas

Iain Martin, deputy editor of the Wall Street Journal Europe, and Paul Waugh, deputy political editor of the Evening Standard on the Brighton campaign.

Top of the Political Pops graphic

A musical rundown of the biggest political stories of the week up to 26 February - as read on the BBC news website - are revealed in the Daily Politics' Top of the Political Pops with Giles Dilnot.

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 25

Edwina Currie

The Daily Politics book club with former Conservative minister Edwina Currie and former Labour minister Chris Mullin on why politicians feel the need to pen their own books.

Phil Woolas

Immigration minister Phil Woolas and Ann Widdecombe, who used to who hold the position, on the latest figures about the number of migrants in the UK.

Slough resident

The annual number of immigrants entering the UK fell last year, new official figures show. But some local authorities across the UK say those official figures don't tell the true story. Adam Fleming reports from Slough on what people there think of immigration.

Ann widdecombe

Ann Widdecombe on George Osborne's speech on the economy and the plans of a future Tory government.

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 24

Icleandic t-shirt

When the Icelandic bank Icesave collapsed in 2008, the British government promised to insure savers' deposits and a deal was done for the money to be paid back - but that's now being put to a referendum in Iceland.

Sir Gus O'Donnell

Cabinet Secretary Sir Gus O'Donnell was questioned about Gordon Brown and the claims of bullying inside 10 Downing Street.

Nick Robinson

The Daily Politics' analysis of PMQs as Jo Coburn and Andrew Neil talk to BBC political editor Nick Robinson, Transport Minister Sadiq Khan and Shadow Communities Secretary Caroline Spelman.

Steve Harley

Singer-songwriter Steve Harley claims not to be a grumpy old man, but does have issues with modern technology. Watch the very end of the film to see how his mobile phone strikes back after he lambasts such equipment being used at inappropriate times.

Steve Harley

Steve Harley debates the ideas in his film about modern technology with Transport Minister Sadiq Khan and Shadow Communities Secretary Caroline Spelman.

Sir Stuart Wheeler

UKIP donor and businessman Stuart Wheeler was coy on his support for the party in the battle for the Buckingheam seat as we examined how the parties can afford to fight the 2010 general election.

Alistair Darling

BBC Political Editor Nick Robinson, Tory MP Caroline Spelman and Labour's Sadiq Khan examine the relationship between Alistair Darling and Gordon Brown.

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 23

David Cameron

Just what is the Post Bureaucratic Age? David Cameron is keen on it and spoke at a conference on the idea. Giles Dilnot reports.

John Redwood

The Conservative lead over Labour is being squeezed into hung parliament territory, latest polls suggest, while Michael Heseltine and Norman Tebbit have both suggested David Cameron could fail to win an outright majority.

Trevor Kavanagh

The Sun's Trevor Kavanagh on the fallout from the so-called bully-gate allegations about the treatment of staff inside Number 10.

Tony Saint

Tony Saint, who penned the BBC4 drama On Expenses, explains how he wrote about he biggest crisis in the recent Parliamentary history.

MONDAY FEBRUARY 22

Peter Watt

Peter Watt, former general secretary of the Labour Party, describes what it's like to work with Gordon Brown.

John Prescott

Former deputy MP John Prescott defends Gordon Brown and describes relations between senior politicians and staff in Downing Street.

Geoffrey Robinson

Geoffrey Robinson, the former Treasury Minister and friend of Gordon Brown, and Nick Watt, the Guardian's chief political correspondent on claims that Gordon Brown has bullied staff at Number 10.

Christine Pratt

Christine Pratt, chief executive of the national bullying helpline, was asked how many people at Number 10 had called the helpline.

...AND BEFORE THAT



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