Monday 23 July

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The Wright Stuff – MONDAY 23RD JULY 2012

PART 2/3 - LET BRADLEY LIGHT OLYMPIC FLAME?
First up: Should Seb Coe get Tour de France champ Bradley Wiggins to light the Olympic cauldron at the climax of Friday night’s opening ceremony - when doing so might jeopardise his chance of a medal in the 250km road race which starts at 10am on Saturday morning? What do you say - what did you make of Wiggo’s wonderful victory in Paris yesterday?

PART 4 – TODAY’S PAPERS

PART 5 - SHOULD PROBLEM MUMS STOP BREEDING?
After that: should problem mums stop breeding? Families tsar Louise Casey reckons lots of kids can be as damaging as drugs and booze to family life. Maybe - but am I the only one who feels uncomfortable with highly paid civil servants lecturing those at the bottom of the socio-economic pile on how many kids they can have?

PART 6 - SORRY, SON, YOU WERE AN ACCIDENT!
Moving on - sorry son, you were an accident - are parents who tell their kids they weren’t planned damaging them? Or just having a bit of fun?

PART 7 - PRIVETS ON PARADE
And finally: Privets on parade - should Britain’s most offensive bush get the chop? Dick Jackson from Tamworth, Staffordshire, has been giving his neighbours the finger for eight years - but now council killjoys have ordered him to trim his controversial bush. Should he?

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