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The Weekly Politics: July 12-16

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.

FRIDAY JULY 16

No show this day (due to live golf coverage)

THURSDAY JULY 15

No show this day (due to live golf coverage)

WEDNESDAY JULY 14

Former Communities Secretary Hazel Blears and Liberal Democrat Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne on Wednesday's fall in unemployment figures, after a clip from Work and Pensions Minister Chris Grayling who says the slight fall is a step in the right direction.

One MP has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) in the Commons to "ban Early Day Motions" while another has put forward another EDM to keep them. Giles Dilnot explains what they are and what is going on.

Big Issue founder John Bird makes an appeal for David Cameron to "get radical" about benefits, saying recipients should help in the community by working with young people and the disabled

The Big Issue's John Bird explains how he told David Cameron it was cheaper to pay for his stay in prison than it was send a child to Eton.

BBC Political Editor Nick Robinson discusses the revelations in Lord Mandelson's Book - The Thrd Man - while former Communities Secretary Hazel Blears is asked about her inclusion in the book, and Liberal Democrat Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne give s his view.

The Daily Politics analysis of Prime Minister's Question Time with former Communities Secretary Hazel Blears, Liberal Democrat Foreign Office Minister Jeremy Browne and BBC Political Editor Nick Robinson.

TUESDAY JULY 13

 Matthew Hancock

Conservative MP Matthew Hancock is quizzed on the merits and the independence of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR).

Alistair Darling

Former Chancellor Alistair Darling on Labour policy over the Office of Budget Responsibility and why Gordon Brown was not deposed ahead of the election.

Woman wearing a burkha

>Conservative MP Philip Hollobone has tabled a private members bill to ban "certain face coverings" in public and he explains his objection to the burka.

Salma Yaqoob

Salma Yaqoob, leader of the Respect Party who does not wear a burka, defends the use of the veil, as she debates with Tory MP Philip Hollobone after his film calling for them to be banned in public.

MONDAY JULY 12

Dr Michael Dixon

Dr Michael Dixon from he NHS Alliance (which represents NHS doctors, managers and PCTs) says health reforms offers a "real opportunity" but Labour's health spokeman Andy Burnham claims they are "the last thing the NHS needs".

Stephen Dorrell

Health minister Stephen Dorrell said GPs can deliver "higher quality and better value healthcare" as he spoke about handing over responsibility for much of England's NHS budget.

Andy Burnham

A profile of the shadow health secretary Andy Burnham who is one of five contenders to lead the Labour Party and is trading on his image as an ordinary northerner.

Andy Burnham

Labour leadership contender Andy Burnham claims he offers a "clean break" for Labour, away from the "arrogance and self indulgence" of the past.

...AND BEFORE THAT



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The Weekly Politics: June 28-July 2
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The Weekly Politics: June 21-25
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