In this week's Last Word - a unique assessment of Margaret Thatcher from a former Kent MP who knew her well, because he dated her daughter for many years. The Conservative experiment to get more people involved in local politics.
And energy prices - which political party has the best formula to stop the ever-rising tariffs? Candidates from three main parties - Clarence Mitchell in Brighton Pavilion, Tanmanjeet Dhesi from Gravesham, and Vikki Slade in Mid-Dorset and Poole North will debate all that and more.
And - oh yes : why on earth is a teacher from Brighton knitting pincushions to look like Michael Gove?
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The family of a man found dead in a park in Basingstoke say he will be 'sadly missed'. Jason Williams was found on Tuesday morning.
Thursday evening's weather for the west of the region
Thursday evening's weather for the east of the region