In tonight's political programme from Westminster, Gerry Foley and his guests discuss plans to transform the prison service, and examine the Conservatives' latest efforts to win back the blue-collar vote.
Also in the programme, two of the region's Youth Parliamentarians set out the issues that matter to them, before the UK Youth Parliament holds a debate in the House of Commons tomorrow.
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At least six people from the region are missing after the terror attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday.
Northumbria Police will be holding a meeting later following the terror attack in Manchester.
Ariana Grande fans from the North East have told how they were caught up in a terror attack which has killed at least 22 people.