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The Weekly Politics: Apr 12 to 16

Jo Coburn and Andrew Neil

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

PREVIEWING THE ELECTION DEBATES

Election debate set

Andrew Neil reveals the plans for nine Daily Politics election debates that he will host between the major parties' big guns.

FRIDAY APRIL 16

Frank Luntz

American pollster Franz Luntz who tracked the TV debate between the party leaders gives his view on what the show could mean for the polls.

Ed Davey

Labour's David Lammy, Tory Philip Hammond and LibDem Ed Davey review the 90-minute TV debate between between their party leaders.

Andrew Neil

Andrew Neil's Morning Report looks back over the first TV debate between Gordon Brown, Nick Clegg and David Cameron.

Ayr Racecourse workers

Giles Dilnot talked to the staff at Ayr Racecourse and the former jockey Peter Scudamore as part of his national tour getting the views of voters.

Rita Mackenzie and Peter Mandelson

Peter Mandelson's dance partner Rita Mackenzie recommends him for Strictly Come Dancing after their dancefloor encounter in Blackpool.

Richard Taylor

The Independent Community and Health Concern Party's Richard Taylor on the party founded in 1999 in Kidderminster on the back of a campaign about the loss of casualty services.

Northern Ireland graphic

Adam Fleming on the larger parties standing for Northern Ireland seats at the general election.

THURSDAY APRIL 15

Glasgow curry house

Giles Dilnot talked to the owner and staff of a curry house in Glasgow as part of his national tour getting the views of voters.

Voter giving a view

People on the Bournemouth seafront were asked if they would watch the first televised debate between Gordon Brown, Nick Clegg and David Cameron.

Richard Schiff

Actor Richard Schiff - who played Toby Ziegler in the West Wing - gives his view of the US presidential debates.

Iain Dale

Conservative Blogger Iain Dale on the role of viral videos in the general election campaign.

David Laws

Liberal Democrat education spokesman David Laws is quizzed over the party's economic plans and what it would do in a hung Parliament.

Digital election graphic

Digital election correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones tries to gauge how well the parties' online efforts are going.

Caroline Lucas

Andrew Neil had no official London press conference to attend on Thursday as all eyes were on the evening TV leaders' debate, so today's Morning Report follows them as they prepare for the historic event.

Rob Wheway

Liberal Party leader Rob Wheway is asked about the differences between his party and the LibDems.


WEDNESDAY APRIL 14

Iain Duncan Smith

Former party leader Iain Duncan Smith on the Tory message and reviewing its manifesto launch. Each day, Andrew Neil has the BIG INTERVIEW on the Daily Politics Election Special.

Malcolm Clark

Malcolm Clark from the campaign group One Society on how to play leaders debate bingo, ahead of the three televised debates over the next three Thursdays.

Andrew Cooper from Populus

Andrew Cooper from Populus on the size of the Tory lead in the polls and what that could mean for the general election result.

Danny Alexander

Danny Alexander on the Liberal Democrat election manifesto launch.

Slate miner in Cumbria

Giles Dilnot talked to slate miners near Keswick in Cumbria as part of his national tour getting the views of voters.

Chris Mounsey

Libertarian Party leader Chris Mounsey on why it is just contesting one seat and the content of his blog.

Andrew Neil

Andrew Neil covers the general election morning press conferences - on Wednesday he was with the Labour Party.

Jeremy Vine's poll tracker
Jeremy Vine's poll tracker

Jeremy Vine reviews what the opinions polls have been saying - and there have been 27 of them since Gordon Brown announced the date of the election just one week ago.

TUESDAY APRIL 13

Lindy hop dancers

Giles Dilnot talked to Lindy Hop dancers in Newcastle-upon-Tyne as part of his national tour talking to voters across the UK.

Tessa Jowell

Labour Olympic minster Tessa Jowell is grilled by Andrew Neil in a series of big interviews for the Daily Politics Election Special.

Lord Pearson

UKIP leader Lord Pearson said he wants a hung Parliament as the party launches its manifesto for the general election.

Ieuan Wyn Jones

Plaid leader Ieuan Wyn Jones on Welsh election battle and whether the party could support a Labour government.

Andrew Neil

Andrew Neil at Tuesday's general election press conferences - with UKIP and the Liberal Democrats.

Ed Balls graphic

Could the Conservatives have Labour by the Ed Balls as its candidate is using the web to raise funds for what's been dubbed the castration strategy. Adam Fleming reports.

MONDAY APRIL 12

Morning Report graphic

Andrew Neil at Monday general election press conferences - with the Liberal Democrats.

Giles Dilnot

Giles Dilnot talked to workers at a Belfast garage as part of his national tour talking to voters across the UK.

Hopi Sen

Labour blogger Hopi Sen on the role of the net and social networks in the election, plus why the Digital Economy Bill is a popular internet subject.

Rory Cellan-Jones

Rory Cellan-Jones on the latest website news as he looks at the role of the web in the so-called digital election.

Bill Rammell

Armed forces minister Bill Rammell on the launch of the Labour Party's election manifesto by Gordon Brown in Birmingham.

Liam Fox

Conservative Liam Fox is the first major politician to be grilled by Andrew Neil in a series of big interviews for the Daily Politics Election Special.

George Galloway

Respect's George Galloway predicts his party will collect three seats and could have a crucial role in a hung Parliament.

...AND BEFORE THAT



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