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The Weekly Politics: May 31-June 4

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.

FRIDAY JUNE 4

Andy Burnham graphic

xTony Blair's former communications chief, Alastair Campbell, Evening Standard executive editor Anne McElvoy, and Tony Grew, editor of the ePolitix website, on the Labour leadership race.

Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell is publishing his diaries in four volumes and Jo Coburn asked him how much he was being paid. Evening Standard executive editor Anne McElvoy, and Tony Grew, editor of the ePolitix website, also give their views.

Top of the Political Pops graphic

The top political stories from the BBC News website for the week ending 4 June - set to music.

THURSDAY JUNE 3

Keith Vaz

Labour MP Keith Vaz, who has chaired the Home Affairs Select Committee, claims gun crime figures had doubled in Cumbria.

Digby Jones

The challenges facing the new minister for Business, Vince Cable are discussed by former minister and head of the CBI, Digby Jones, and Irwin Stelzer, the economist and commentator.

Oil rig fire

The BP oil spill is causing unknown economic and environmental damage around the Gulf of Mexico, with the reputation of BP in America at an all-time low.

Irwin Stelzer

The economist and commentator Irwin Stelzer was asked why President Obama was so 'anti British' in his comments about the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 2

Julia Donaldson

Author Julia Donaldson debates phonics and testing children with MPs David Willett and Caroline Flint after her film was shown.

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson, the author of children's books such as the Gruffalo and the Snail and the Whale, speaks out against schools testing children at too young an age.

David Willetts

Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn analyse the first PMQs of the new Parliament with the BBC's James Landale and MPs Caroline Flint and David Willetts.

David Cameron

David Cameron spoke about the Cumbria shootings at the start of his first prime minister's questions as leader of the coalition government.

Caroline Flint

Labour's Caroline Flint and Conservative David Willetts on MPs' expenses after revelations about money claimed by David Laws who later resigned as Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

Nick Clegg and David Cameron

Adam Fleming looks at the Punch and Judy politics of Britain's most famous parliamentary tradition as David Cameron prepares to take his first PMQs as leader of the coalition government.

William Hague

Foreign Secretary William Hague addresses the House of Commons on the Israeli expulsions and advice to British nationals to keep away from Gaza before MPs David Willetts and Caroline Flint give their view.

TUESDAY JUNE 1

We were off-air this day, due to the Whitsun recess.

MONDAY MAY 31

We were off-air this day, due to the bank holiday.

...AND BEFORE THAT



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