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I'm afraid you'll have to give that back...
I'm afraid you'll have to give that back

Thursday 13 April, 11.30am-12pm, Radio 4

Mark Whitaker looks at the work of the Spoliation Advisory Panel, a body which investigates claims about the ownership of works of art in British galleries or museums, in particular claims that such works have been looted during the Nazi era.

Last orders on the Tyne

Thursday 13 April,

8-8.30pm, Radio 4

A look at Swan Hunter, the last shipbuilder on Tyneside, and its desperate battle for survival.

Analysis: Politics for plumbers

Thursday 13 April, 8.30-9pm, Radio 4

Bob Tyrrell examines the apparent convergence of political parties, asking if we face a contest of competence rather than policies.

Extraordinary people: the couple with 27 children

Monday 17 April, 9-10pm, Channel 5

Documentary about John and Jeanette Murphy who have adopted 23 children, all with special needs. John and Jeanette have created a warm and loving environment for their children but what will happen to them when they are too old to take care of them themselves?

Releasing the potential of children's trusts

Tuesday 25 April, Earls Court Conference Centre, London SW5

LGC, in association with the Improvement & Development Agency and HSJ, presents a one-day conference focusing on the lessons learned from the 35 pathfinder children's trust sites. Key speakers from children's services, social care, education and health will be talking about how they have set up children's trusts in their area. Speaker include children's minister Beverley Hughes and delegates will have an opportunity to put questions to her.

Visit www.LGC-childrenstrusts.co.uk for the full programme.

Delivering older people's services

Wednesday 26 April, Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1

Experts from councils, primary care trusts, central government and the private and voluntary sectors will be attending LGC's Delivering older people's services conference. Delegates will pick up the skills they need

in the new regulatory environment. The conference will look at multi-agency working, funding pressures and implementing personalised care, and is specifically designed for ambitious care professionals and features case studies from those pioneering integrated, seamless services.

Visit www.LGC-Olderpeople.co.uk for the full programme.

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