BBC Question Time: open thread 23/4/09

by Stephen Tall on April 23, 2009

Not only is the BBC’s Question Time back tonight after its Easter break (BBC1 and online, 10.35 pm GMT), but it’s back with none other than Lib Dem economic megastar Vince Cable. What more could we hope or wish for? Vince will doubtless be able to dispense his sage counsel on this week’s lamentable Labour budget.

He’ll be joined on the panel by Labour’s Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills John Denham (the only cabinet member to vote against the Iraq war), Tory shadow chief secretary to the Treasury Philip Hammond, historian and broadcaster (not necessarily in that order) Dr David Starkey, and director of the Institute of Ideas (and libertarian Marxist) Claire Fox.

Remember, if you’re tuning in, you can join the general debate on Twitter here at #bbcqt, or the LDV debate below. And Lib Dem blogger Mark Reckons is hosting a CoverItLive live-blog of the programme over at his own blog here.