The European Parliament
Later this week a European summit will discuss direct elections to your parliament in Europe. In the meantime, you might like to talk to two of your representatives there now: Betty Boothroyd , up, and Sir Peter Kirk , up.
You might wonder who put them there, or whose views they represent. With seven different political groups, who do they line up with' Always' Do they vote for Britain, or their political group in Europe? What power has the parliamentf How well is it applied? Is it really possible to govern Europe with a part-time parliament? Are we ready for direct elections?
In the Chair Sue MacGregor Produced by the Woman's Hour Unit
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Virtue will be Rewarded by SEAN LINDEY
Read by Miriam Margolyes
' Going to her job that morning che and her friend had spotted the jewel lying in the gutter - pretty, wasn't it? And worth something, wasn't it? Could be real diamonds, her friend said ...'
Producer BARBARA CROWTHER
Based on the original TV series by Jimmy Perry and David Croft
starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier and Clive Dunn
The choosing of a local lady to play the part of Lady Godiva in Walmington's Carnival Procession in aid of the Spitfire Fund strikes a discordant note for Captain Mainwaring and his men who are planning their own musical surprise.
featuring John Laurie, Arnold Ridley, Ian Lavender
with Bill Pertwee, Frank Williams, Larry Martyn, Julian Orchard, Mollie Sugden and John Snagge
(Repeated: Thursday 6.15 pm)
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Lance Corporal Jones:
Chief Warden Hodges:
Introduced by Sue MacGregor -The Black Sash ': not a secret society but a group of women in South Africa helping Africans in trouble with the law. SUE MACGREGOR visits their Cape Town office to watch them at work.
Reading your letters.
House Seller's Syndrome! : PATRICIA KERSHAW relates symptoms of the disease.
Background Reading-4. Italy: JEAN ROBERTSON and NIGEL BUX-TON with some suggestions for your book list.
EDWARD KELSEY reads The Rainbird Pattern by VICTOR CANNING (11)
Members of the Reepham Branch of the British Legion put their questions to
FRED LOADS, BILL SOWERBUTTS and ALAN GEMMELL
Questionmaster MICHAEL BARRATT Producer KENNETH FORD BBC Manchester
Five stories by PENELOPE MORTIMER Read by JUNE BARRIE
2: Such a Super Evening
'It was like riding a runaway horse and nothing short of disaster could stop it. We were hurtling to destruction - or that was how I felt while I fetched the coffee ...'
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