- Anita Anand
Duration: 30 minutes
Anita Anand has the top political stories of the day.
Herman van Rompuy is the new President of the European Council, and Baroness Ashton the new EU High Representative on Foreign Affairs and Security. The programme assesses what effect, if any, this new layer of government will have on Britons.
Move over Mondeo Man and say hello to Cyberwoman. In the run-up to a General Election, it may be the party that wins the women's vote that wins power. The programme looks at what the parties are doing to woo female voters.
It's twenty years since TV cameras were allowed into the Commons, and there's a look back at the highlights of the last two decades. Former Labour Deputy Leader Lord Hattersley opines on how televising proceedings has affected the image of MPs.
Plus, Giles Dilnot gives a run-down of this week's top political stories.