Friday 14 October 2011
UPDATE AT 1850:
The news that Liam Fox has resigned as defence secretary has changed our plans for the programme. We will no longer be running a piece on how proposed changes to planning regulations might affect urban areas and speaking to Lord Rogers about this issue.
Instead the whole programme is devoted to Dr Fox's resignation, the events that led up to it, the questions that remain and where this leaves the government.
We will have analysis from our Defence editor Mark Urban and reporters David Grossman and Richard Watson.
And we will be joined on the programme by guests including shadow defence secretary Jim Murphy, former head of the British Army General Sir Mike Jackson, and journalists Fraser Nelson and Miranda Green.
ENTRY FROM 1456:
Liam Fox has just resigned as defence secretary saying in his letter to David Cameron that he had "mistakenly allowed the distinction between my personal interest and my Government activities to become blurred". Tonight we will have the latest on that.
Plus, recently there has been focus on how government proposals on changing planning laws could affect rural areas, but not so much emphasis on the impact on urban areas.
Award-winning architect and government adviser on urbanism Lord Rogers is concerned that slanting the playing field towards developers could be disastrous for our cities. He joins us on the programme tonight.