A rundown of stories from Wednesday 6 February, including programme highlights and comment
Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories.
Wednesday 6 February
A public inquiry into why NHS managers failed to spot the neglect of thousands of patients at Stafford Hospital is published today. There are plans for every dog in England to get a microchip so they cannot be lost and become stray. And what impact did Kraftwerk have on music?
0855Rebecca Adlington has retired from professional swimming at the age of 23. Simon Kuper, sports writer, and Sally Walton, 31-year old member of the England women's hockey team, discuss the peak age for an athlete.
0850We've been hearing this morning about the shocking standards of care in hospitals in mid Staffordshire, but when it came to NHS managers, there were few resignations and no sackings. Has something gone wrong with the management culture at the NHS? Andrew Hosken reports.
Susan Cain, writer and author, and Baroness Tyler, vice chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Mobility, discuss news that a group of MPs and Peers are calling for young people to be taught to develop character and resilience alongside more traditional academic skills.
MEPs vote today to end overfishing and ban discards of unwanted dead fish. Richard Benyon, the Fisheries Minister, explains why the vote is necessary.