A Simple Question is a programme that gives a voice to ordinary Londoners as well as experts, questioning issues that appear to be simple. But are they really?
The programme gives a concise round-up of views from people of different walks of life regarding issues that affect the lives of ordinary people. Topics covered ranging from politics, elections and economy, to security issues, energy, poverty and society...
Is the UK Politically Isolated?
David Cameron's decision to veto the EU treaty has sparked immense controversy in the UK, sending the coalition government into stark opposition. Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg has stated that the UK would lose its foothold in the world and become "irrelevant, isolated and marginalized".
It may not come as a surprise if Britain loses its influence over EU negotiating processes but what about Britain's relationships with the rest of the world? Are these relationships healthy and flourishing? Is Britain getting isolated from more than just Europe and is it losing its grip as a world power? Watch full programme here.
Britain's Arms Deal in the Middle East
British government is planning to arm more repressive regimes with its weapons, as it is to send arms trade missions to Middle East and African countries in 2012 to secure more contracts. Watch full programme here.
Who Profits from the Olympics?
The 2012 London Olympics are being hailed as the “Peoples’ Games”, promising to regenerate some of the most impoverished areas of London with employment and new housing, as well as reviving the UK’s shattered economy at large. Watch full programme here.