In her latest documentary for BBC Radio’s Crossing Continents program, Claire reports from Indonesia where the government’s trying to set up the biggest national health system in the world. You can hear about this ambitious plan – and the enormous obstacles to achieving it – here: BBC Radio – Crossing Continents – Claire Bolderson – Indonesia’s Humungous Healthcare Plan
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- The Politicians We Deserve? 27 February, 2014“Rubbish, rubbish, you’re talking rubbish!” cries the Mayor of the greatest city in the world. “Boring, boring, boring!” chants an elected member of the assembly that’s supposed to be holding him to account. Welcome to Mayor’s Question Time at London’s City Hall. Labour leader Ed Miliband worries that the weekly bun-fight at Prime Minister’s Questions in Parliament “subtracts from the reputation of politics.” He should take a stroll eastward and cross the Thames. He’ll see how Mayor’s Question Time leaves that reputation in shreds. The Mayor is of course, Boris Johnson who sits at the centre of a horse-shoe of desks. Behind him are the ...
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Claire Bolderson is a news journalist and documentary maker with more than 25 years experience travelling the world for the BBC. She was presenter of Newshour on the BBC World Service and of Radio 4′s The World Tonight.
Claire was Indonesia Correspondent for the BBC and Financial Times and then BBC Washington Correspondent, developing a specialty in covering US politics and society.
Based in London, Claire is now writing and blogging, mostly about the UK. As Governor of a local Primary School she has a particular interest in Education. She is also using her extensive experience as a public speaker and host of live events [...]
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