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Around The House: Should the East Coast rail service be nationalised long-term?

Later this month, the East Coast service comes back into public ownership for the 3rd time in a decade, after the failure of the Stagecoach/Virgin franchise.

After a disastrous few weeks on the railways - with thousands of Northern Rail services cancelled - Labour is stepping up its call for the train companies to be nationalised.

Paul Brand and guests Baroness McIntosh of Pickering (Con) and Sedgefield Labour MP Phil Wilson consider how the East Coast service should be run:

Around The House is at 10.45pm (Thurs 14 June) on ITV Tyne Tees.

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