Wednesday 16 May


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Part 1: Hellos & Menu

Parts 2 & 3: Charge Drivers By The Mile
For our first phone in: I want to know what you think of the left leaning think tanks that’s urging David Cameron to scrap road and fuel tax and charge drivers by the mile instead with urban and rush hour drivers paying more. How much more? Well last time the idea was mooted they were talking £1.30 a mile peak time in town down to just 2p a mile off peak in the sticks. I like the idea - what about you?

We’ll take plenty of calls before it’s over to Grainne for the rest of the day’s headlines.

Part 4: Today’s Papers

Part 5: School At Five Hurts Smart Kids
After that: I want your reaction to the education expert who reckons sending kids to primary school at five hurts smart kids. While received opinion says bright kids can benefit from hot housing, this guy reckons that kind of pressure turns smart youngsters into unbalanced adults. Better to delay formal schooling till six. What do you say?

Part 6: Don’t Play Mum To My Kids!
After that I want to know how you’d react if your lover’s ex told you to not to act like a parent to their kids. Apparently Shane Warne’s ex delivered just such a message to Liz Hurley after she said his kids call her mummy 2. Ouch - but in having a go was Shane’s ex doing right by her kids or just revealing how bitter she is to see Shane happy? Maybe you’ve been there to? If so we’d love to hear from you.

Part 7: Do Eur Duty: Holiday In Greece!
And finally: is it every patriotic European’s duty to take a holiday in Greece this year? Your holiday cash could bring our Aegean brothers and sisters back from the brink of financial ruin. If we were in their sandals would you want the Greeks indeed all our euro cousins to come to our rescue?


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