BBC Question Time returns to Norwich tonight - what would you ask?
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BBC Question Time will be filmed in Norwich tonight. Here are the questions we think need answering.
The political debate show will head to St Andrew's and Blackfriars' Hall, giving the public a chance to grill politicians.
Representatives from Labour, Conservatives, Liberal Democrats, and UKIP will be among the guests on the show hosted by David Dimbleby.
Panellists include Conservative MP Sarah Wollaston, Labour's shadow culture minister Chris Bryant MP, UKIP deputy chairman Suzanne Evans and Liberal Democrat energy secretary Ed Davey.
Satirist Armando Iannucci will also be on the show.
Successful online applications to be an audience member for the broadcast were chosen this week, with no tickets available on the doors.
The show is broadcast at 10.35pm on BBC One, but is recorded in front of a live audience at around 8.30pm in order to limit inconvenience to spectators and guests.
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The recording is done in a single take and is portrayed as though it is filmed live, but some exchanges have to be edited out for legal reasons.
Question Time was last in Norwich in January 2014 with panellists including Conservative MP Ken Clarke and then shadow attorney general Emily Thornberry.
Questions for our politicians
•Why are our health services finding it so hard to provide the level of service they want to? Our ambulances continue to struggle, hospitals are full and the mental health service is about to be put in special measures.
•Why do Norfolk and Suffolk schools continue to lag behind in A-Level and GCSE results? Are the region's children receiving a sub-standard level of education?
•Why are rural areas struggling with poor broadband and feeble mobile phone receptions in the 21st century?
•The Greater Norwich area alone is earmarked for 37,000 new homes, and families in many villages and suburbs are worried about the impact on their communities. What can be done to ensure the infrastructure is in place so that mass house-building does not negatively impact people's lives?
•Why have improvements to roads, rail, and broadband lagged so far behind in this part of the UK?
•What will be done to protect communities which have lost sea defences due to a 'managed retreat' policy – which is affecting people's property, investment, and the important tourism industry?