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Tuesday, 20 February, 2001, 19:40 GMT
On The Record
Get to the heart of political debate during the election campaign with BBC One's flagship Sunday lunchtime political programme presented by John Humphrys.
This page will be updated with reaction and analysis of the election result after 1400BST on Sunday, 10 June following transmission of On the Record.
Deputy leaders debate
On June 3, On The Record held its Deputy Leaders election debate. In the studio were the Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott, Conservative Party Chairman Michael Ancram and the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats Alan Beith.
The environment has not featured much in this campaign. Friends of the Earth has given each of the parties' manifestos marks out of 50. John Humphrys asked the politicians to respond to their scores.
Personalising the campaign?
All the parties have been accused of making personal attacks on their opponents. Does this kind of negative campaigning put people off voting?
On the 27th May, On The Record's debate focused on the Foreign Affairs. In the studio were the Foreign Secretary Robin Cook, his Conservative shadow Francis Maude and Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs spokesman Menzies Campbell
The future of Europe and particularly the Euro prompted the most questions from the audience. Labour say Britain should not go into the Euro until five economic tests have been met. But are there also political factors that should be taken into account?
Robin Cook and Francis Maude clashed over the plans for a referendum on the Euro. The Conservatives say they believe a Labour Government would rig the referendum.
Withdrawal from Europe
Opinion polls show that a significant number of voters would like Britain to withdraw from the European Union. But do any of the major parties think that could ever happen?
Labour says it would hold a referendum on Britain joining the Euro when five economic tests have been met. John Humphrys asks when is that likely to be?
The Conservatives say they plan to cuts taxes and spending. So John Humphrys asked Michael Portillo about comments made by his deputy, Oliver Letwin, to the Financial Times, that the cuts could be as much as £20 billion.
Tax and public spending are key issues in the election. So are people prepared to pay higher taxes if the money goes on things like health and education?.
Are prison sentences too short? The Conservatives say prisoners are being released too early.
A member of the audience asks whether emotive language like "bogus asylum seekers" is damaging race relations.
To get more information about On The Record or to hear the whole of this week's debate. click here to visit the On The Record website
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