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Tuesday, 28 November, 2006

  • Newsnight
  • 28 Nov 06, 05:44 PM

Tony Blair and Gordon Brown campaigning for last April's local electionsIn Tuesday's programme: all the parties are in the red according to today's Electoral Commission figures - Michael Crick tells us what it means; Paul Mason looks at the television landscape following Michael Grade's move from BBC to ITV; children born at the beginning of the school year are far more likely to succeed at sport - Richard Watson's been investigating; and we discuss Turkey's chances of EU integration in the light of the Pope's visit.

Join Jeremy at 2230GMT on BBC Two and on the Newsnight website, and let us know your thoughts.

Grade - big socks to fill...

  • Paul Mason
  • 28 Nov 06, 08:15 AM

Michael GradeCongratulations to Michael Grade who has leapt, red socks barely singed, from what we describe in business as "burning platform" to one in cinders. Tessa Jowell now faces the task of trawling through that class of people who own big, white Georgian houses with 20-foot high ceilings to find a replacement. In the meantime here's what I thnk it means...

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