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The Weekly Politics: June 28-July 2

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 JULY 2

Tessa Jowell

Former Labour ministers Alan Johnson, Tessa Jowell and Jim Knight on how they are adapting to life out of political power.

Lord Hattersley

Lords Hattersley on what it's like after power for a former minister, although he was not impressed with what some former Labour cabinet members are now up to.

Top of the Political Pops graphic

A musical rundown of the biggest political stories of the week up to 1 July - as read on the BBC News Website - are revealed in the Daily Politics' Top of the Political Pops with Giles Dilnot.

Lord Strathclye

Lord Hattersley and Lord Strathclyde on coalition plans to reform the Second Chamber in the Houses of Parliament.

THURSDAY JULY 1

Clive Anderson

Broadcaster and former barrister Clive Anderson on laws that should be binned, after we asked people in London what rules they want to get rid of.

VANESSA STANISLAS

Huge cuts to the welfare budget are on the way after the coalition budget - Giles Dilnot looks at what this means for people who receive benefits because they are unable to work due to ill health.

Margot James

Newly-elected Conservative MP Margot James on the case for benefit reform.

Denis MacShane

Former Lib Dem leader Sir Menzies Campbell and ex-Labour Europe minister Denis MacShane clashed on how the coalition appears to be changing its foreign policy.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 30

James Landale

Jo Coburn and Giles Dilnot analyse Prime Minister's Questions with BBC Deputy Political Editor James Landale, Conservative Co-Chairman Baroness Warsi and the former Europe Minister and Labour MP, Caroline Flint.

Steven Mackintosh

Steven Mackintosh puts the case for investing in the care of vulnerable children with Baroness Warsi and Labour's Caroline Flint, who explain where their parties stand on services for young people.

Steven Mackintosh

Actor Steven Mackintosh, who has appeared in Prime Suspect, Care and Luther, appeals to the coalition government not to make cuts in the care of vulnerable children.

Sir Christopher Meyer

Sir Christopher Meyer, former British Ambassador to the US, on how spies tried to trick him and how nations are still spying after the Cold War.

Democracy Village

Adam Fleming reports from inside the so-called Democracy Village, a free speech encampment on Parliament Square, which must be disbanded by Friday, after Lord Justice Griffith Williams ruled it a health hazard.

Baroness Warsi

Conservative Baroness Warsi and Labour's Caroline Flint will be glad to see the back of the Westminster Peace Camp, which must disband by Friday afternoon to comply with a court order.

TUESDAY JUNE 29

Matt Hancock MP

Labour MP and former trade union leader Jack Dromey, and Matt Hancock, the Conservative MP and former advisor to George Osborne, on their parties' handling of the UK debt.

Richard Caborn

Former Sports minister Richard Caborn questions whether the FA is "fit for purpose" in the wake of England's demise in the World Cup and its contract negotiations with Fabio Capello.

Howard Davies

Howard Davies, London School of Economics director and a former Bank of England deputy governor, said the housing benefit reforms would involve some "unpleasant realities" but action was needed to tackle fraud and overpayments in the system.

Housing benefit

George Osborne announced cuts to housing benefits that could save £1.8bn a year by the end of this Parliament - but it could lead to people in expensive areas struggling to pay for their current homes.

MONDAY JUNE 28

Ed Miliband

Ed Miliband puts his case for being the Labour leader, the contest with his brother for the job and where he stands on the 2010 party manifesto, while he admits: "I have a geekish background".

Ed Miliband

Does Ed Miliband have what it takes to lead the Labour Party and overtake the front runner - and his brother - David? Giles Dilnot reports.

Damian Green

Immigration Minister Damian Green on cutting the number of skilled workers allowed into the UK from outside the EU.

Stephen Alambritis

Stephen Alambritis from the Federation of Small Businesses speaks out against an 'artificial immigration cap' and explains why he thinks it would be bad for UK firms.

...AND BEFORE THAT



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