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Anita Anand and Giles Dilnot are here with the top political stories of the day, including new proposals to allow English universities to make extra places available for wealthy students.

Could we be coasting towards a constitutional crisis? The coalition continues with its plans for a fixed-term Parliament but some fear the proposals aren't properly thought through. We'll talk to Mark Harper, the Cabinet Office minister responsible for constitutional reform and the former Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer.

He attempted to fix the NHS before, and he's going to have another go. Troubleshooting businessman Gerry Robinson will be here to give us his thoughts on health service reform.

And just how well is Ed Miliband's Labour doing? After a mixed performance in last week's elections, is the party doing as well as it should be?

Guest of the day is Guardian journalist Polly Toynbee.

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 11 May 2011 00:00


Role Contributor
PresenterAnita Anand
PresenterGiles Dilnot