Sue Cameron of The Financial Times looks behind the scenes at Westminster.

60 years ago the vision of a united Europe burned brightly as an inspiration to keep the peace after two world wars. But attitudes have changed since then, and a new generation of Euro sceptics has emerged.
Lord Hannay former European Diplomat, Ben Page of the polling organisation Ipsos Mori, and George Eustice de facto leader of the new wave of Conservative Euroscpetic MPs discuss the background to these changes.

While Europe twists and turns over bailouts the Scottish Nationalist party is working towards independence. But why are they not calling a referendum now? Stewart Hosie of the SNP talks to Labour MP Tom Harris -a candidate for the Scottish Labour party leadership.

Also in the programme: red tape- is it always a bad thing? And Sir Christopher Meyer on 19th century European diplomacy.

The Editor is Marie Jessel.

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