Wednesday 27 October 2010
Coming up on tonight's programme:
Tonight, we examine the impact of the proposed cap on housing benefit.
Despite some Tory and Lib Dem MPs joining opposition calls for it to be dropped, Prime Minister David Cameron has said that the government is sticking to the introduction of a £400 per week limit, insisting in PMQs that it was not fair for working people to see their taxes used to fund homes "they couldn't even dream of".
Jackie Long has been talking to people on the sharp end, who could lose their homes as a result of the changes, and we will be discussing the reform with a panel including Big Issue magazine founder John Bird.
We look ahead to Prime Minister David Cameron's first European Union summit on Thursday.
In the wake of Greece's financial troubles and continued fears of instability in Europe, Germany is leading calls for an amendment to the 2009 Lisbon Treaty to tighten the rules on EU nations' borrowing and to impose tougher budget discipline in future.
What will Britain's position be on such powers shifting to Brussels?
Katty Kay has report on how the big money involved in US elections has become even bigger in the run up to next week's Mid Terms.
And Switzerland's biggest bank UBS wants the lift that country's cap on bonuses. We'll be looking at why a $1m bonus could leave investment bankers struggling to make ends meet.