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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