Join Helen Ford and guests for our political show Around The House.
A panel including the Westmorland and Lonsdale MP Tim Farron will analyse this week's Budget. He'll be joined by North Yorkshire's Anne McIntosh and Bishop Auckland MP Helen Goodman.
We'll also ask how the Government's welfare reforms could affect voters in our region.
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Emma Jesson brings you Saturday night's forecast
Christmas Eve which could be rather frosty, and at present, Christmas Day itself looks like being cold and clear with a few wintry showers
There is a bit of everything on the way this weekend. Here is your forecast: