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20070806

The Investigation
Some experts claim our oil's running out and that climate change is happening faster than previously predicted. Faced with limited government action, towns across the UK are taking matters into their own hands and planning for a vastly different future.
Mark Stephen investigates the phenomenon of 'Transition Towns' and discovers why Scottish communities may shortly be joining this grass routes movement.

20070903

The Investigation
An investigation into a topical issue.

20071105

The Investigation. BBC Reporter Elizabeth Quigley, who herself has Multiple Sclerosis, investigates why Scotland has one of the highest MS rates in the world, and asks if our research and treatment record is similarly world beating.

20080418

The Investigation. Teachers on Trial: Sam Poling explores whether the balance of power in our education system has shifted too far in favour of parents and pupils.

20080721

Ross McWilliam looks at the consequences of debt for people immersed in loans and seduced by the lure of easy credit. With a two-fold increase in personal insolvencies among the under 25s, The Investigation reveals the sobering reality which underpins these statistics.

20080804

The Investigation. Lesley Riddoch examines the claim that Historic Scotland is making some of Scotland's oldest buildings uninhabitable.

20080818

Ross McWilliam looks into the concerns that victims of crime in Scotland are being failed by a court system that is putting cost-cutting before justice. He hears from lawyers who claim the policy of 'do the crime, pay a fine' is being abused as the government tries to ease the backlog in Scottish courts and reduce the number of offenders being sent to jail.

20081006

The Investigation
Your chance to have a say on the issues that are making the news, Graham Stewart will be taking your calls, texts and emails between 9.00am and 10.00am. Plus the Investigation:
Dying to Talk: 23-year-old Rich Preston was horrified when he read that in Scotland, men under the age of 24 are more likely to die by their own hand than in a road traffic accident. Rich hears about the brutal consequences of young men bottling up their emotions - violence, self harm and attempted suicide - and their thwarted efforts to seek help.
Call 0500 92 95 00 [free from BT landlines; charges for mobiles and other networks will vary]. Text 80295 [network rates]

20081020

The Investigation. Will our children be better off than us? An investigation into the social and financial insecurities many of us may face in these turbulent economic times.

20081103

Graham Stewart takes your calls, texts and e-mails on the day's top stories, asking for your opinions and experiences directly from the streets. Call 0500 92 95 00 [standard rates]. Text 80295 [network rates].
Plus the Investigation:
Two thirds of gay people in Scotland have been verbally abused in the last year and almost one in four have suffered physical assault, making them fifteen times more likely than the general population to be assaulted.
The Investigation explores the experiences of gay men and lesbians in Scotland, meeting a wide range of people and looking at the factors contributing to the reality of gay life in Scotland.

20081110

The Investigation

Graham Stewart takes your calls, texts and e-mails on the day's top stories, asking for your opinions and experiences directly from the streets. Call 0500 92 95 00 [standard rates]. Text 80295 [network rates].

Plus the Investigation:

Two thirds of gay people in Scotland have been verbally abused in the last year and almost one in four have suffered physical assault, making them fifteen times more likely than the general population to be assaulted.

The Investigation explores the experiences of gay men and lesbians in Scotland, meeting a wide range of people and looking at the factors contributing to the reality of gay life in Scotland.

20081124

The Investigation
Your chance to have a say on the issues that are making the news, Graham Stewart will be taking your calls, texts and emails between 9.00am and 10.00am. Plus the Investigation:
Scotland's prisons are at bursting point and action is needed. Ministers are looking to move more convicted offenders away from prison cells and towards serving community sentences, which traditionally been seen as a soft touch. Reevel Alderson, BBC Scotland's home affairs correspondent, looks at what needs to be done to make community sentencing work.
Call Graham on 0500 92 95 00 [free from BT landlines; charges for mobiles and other networks will vary], or text 80295 [network charges apply]