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Your views on Question Time - 5 November 2009

Question Time, the BBC's premier political debate programme chaired by David Dimbleby, will be in Reading on Thursday 5 November.

The panel will include the Welsh Secretary Peter Hain MP, the shadow environment secretary Nick Herbert MP, the former Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Ian Blair, the former MEP and broadcaster Robert Kilroy-Silk and the comedian Natalie Haynes.

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What are your thoughts about the programme and the panel? Let us know here on the Question Time debate page.

Published: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 22:21 GMT 22:21 UK

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 23:39 GMT 23:39 UK

Ian Blair says if you want to live in a multicultural country, move to the UK. What about people born in the UK that don't want to live in a multicultural country, do they have to move away?

James, London

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 23:03 GMT 23:03 UK

Where are the protests against the appearance of Peter Hain on this week's Question Time? He's interested in no opinon but his own.

HYPOCRITE!

[Upemall], Midlands, United Kingdom

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 23:16 GMT 23:16 UK

I have just watched Peter Hain say that the Conservatives cannot be trusted on their position on the Lisbon Treaty. Where does that leave Gordon Brown, Peter Hain and the rest of the Labour government on their manifesto pledge to hold a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty?

Perhaps David Dimbleby could have pointed out the obvious hypsocrisy?

jane

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 22:58 GMT 22:58 UK

Great to see a totally biased Labour audience and panel as usual, this programme is a joke. How about the first question being about Brown and Blair selling us down the river to Europe, promising us a referendum on Europe etc etc, but oh no let's have a go at Cameron.
Hain is a disgrace, another crook in this corrupt Gov't, and where do they get these Labour supporters from, I don't know of one person that would ever vote for these idiots at the next GE.

rob, London

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 23:30 GMT 23:30 UK

Kilroy Silk has just nailed Hain on statistics! Hain is the biggest loser ever to frequent this programme..Get him off!

[Upemall], Midlands, United Kingdom

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 23:21 GMT 23:21 UK

Well said kilroy, hit the nail on the head . they all look uncomfortable now?

seamus, Oldham

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 23:13 GMT 23:13 UK

John Tilly is right. Peter Hain is a disgraceful hypocrite. He should never have been allowed back onto this platform after mouthing off about Griffin's appearance. Hain, GO! Before the next election, clear off out of our lives and stop wasting our money.

[Upemall], Midlands, United Kingdom

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 23:02 GMT 23:02 UK

Why is someone who denied freedom of speech to Nick Griffin allowede to air his poisonous views on QT? Peter Hain, arch-hypocrite, is a living mockery of Britain's liberal traditions!

[Upemall], Midlands, United Kingdom

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 23:23 GMT 23:23 UK

rob 2010, let's not be unfair to Peter Hain. It's not just foreign policy he's failed over, it's just about everything he's touched - yet to hear him speak, you'd think he was in the right and knew about everything under the sun! Could he be Brown's successor?

[Upemall], Midlands, United Kingdom

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 23:30 GMT 23:30 UK

David Dimbleby is far too biased to be Chairman of Questiion Time
Peter Hain lied when he said that the Labour Party has not raised Taxes - replacing the 10p basic rate of Tax by raising it to 22p has affected anyone earning less than £18,000 per annum.
The Labour Party are to blame for not holding a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty - they made a manifesto pledge at the last election to have a referendum - they went back on that pledge.

Ros, North Yorkshire

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 23:16 GMT 23:16 UK

Peter Hain - the man responsible for the failure of Rhodesia

[rob2010], Brown Out!, United Kingdom

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 22:48 GMT 22:48 UK

Labour have turned Britain away from democracy. The electorate are ignored on every issue.

Phil, Fife

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 23:34 GMT 23:34 UK

Finally...someone talking sense! 'We were never given a choice!' well said Robert Kilroy-Silk

Jonathan, Crewe

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 23:34 GMT 23:34 UK

Why are we letting in so many people from Countries that support Terrorism like Pakistan and Somalia and Afghanistan?
Asylum seekers should be made to seek asylum in first safe country they enter or apply to British Embassy in their own countries.

adrian bonnington, northampton, United Kingdom

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Added: Thursday, 5 November, 2009, 22:53 GMT 22:53 UK

Good for Robert Kilroy-Silk. I've never been asked should we be in Europe politically. Why not? Why can't we tell them now?

Richard Kemp, Leighton Buzzard

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