Monday 4 June

Matthew

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Part 1: Hellos & Menu

Parts 2 & 3: Too Young For Ivf
First up: Too young for IVF. We’ve talked about women being too old for IVF many times but never the other way around until now. A 24-year-old infertile woman is suing the NHS after being told she can’t have a free go until she’s 30 because her local trust doesn’t follow NICE guidelines. Does she have a case?

After taking plenty of calls on that it’s over to Aaron for the rest of today’s headlines.

Part 4: Today’s Papers

Part 5: River Pageant: Did You Have To Be There To Get It?
After that: I want to hear what you made of yesterday’s rain-lashed jubilee river pageant. I know a million of you turned out to see it and maybe you had fun - but what if you were watching it on the telly? Was I the only one who thought the marathon BBC coverage was a damp squib?

Part 6: Bunting: A Class Issue?
Moving on but sticking with a fiercely royalist agenda: Is bunting a class issue? Where I live none of the big houses have any bunting on display but walk around the corner to the local council estate and there are loads of little flags and wotnot decorating the place - so is bunting a class issue?

Part 7: Should Mr Softee Stick A Flake In It?
And finally: Should messers softee and whippy stick a flake in it? Do you support the campaign to force ice cream vans to turn off their bells and chimes? Why - well, aside from the noise pollution, critics say the toons encourage kids to pester their parents for unhealthy, sugary, fatty foods.

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    Presented by Matthew Wright who is joined by Peter Stringfellow.

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Comments (4)

  • Cathy

    almost 2 years ago

    Cathy

    Have Republicans really thought through the alternative? do they really think it will cost us less? Could anybody else do the job as well? The royal family are groomed from birth to do their duty and the Queen has done a far better job than any Politician could have done and it is the continuity that has been important for the country which would be lost if there were an election every 4 years.

  • Cass

    almost 2 years ago

    Cass

    In response to Elizabeth's comment, doesn't the Queen have to do whatever elected government commands it to? Since the monarchy is not elected then it wouldn't be right for them to have any direct influence on the future of our country.

  • Sue Bennett

    almost 2 years ago

    Sue Bennett

    For all that expense, wouldn't it have been a better idea to have surprised her with a refurbished Brittania - what a surprise party that would have been

  • Elizabeth Halfpenny

    almost 2 years ago

    Elizabeth Halfpenny

    I have changed my mind about the monarchy. I realize I trust them and the future of our country much more than the politicians or press barons.

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