The communities secretary, Hazel Blears, has spoken out about the 'titanic battering' that the Labour government has suffered. Labour backbenchers Richard Burden and Nick Palmer and the justice secretary Jack Straw give their views.
Campaigning is underway in elections for the European Parliament and English county councils. We visit Nottinghamshire to find out if Labour can hold on to power in County Hall. Plus we board the BBC's election train in India.