1. ITV Report

Sharp End 18th April 2013

The phrase 'end of an era' has been used a lot since Margaret Thatcher died and this week's funeral at St. Paul's Cathedral certainly looked and felt like the end of an era.

But for the Assembly Members who refused to take part in Senedd tributes to the former Prime Minister and for protestors who politely but firmly made their voices heard along the processional route, the political divisions associated with the Thatcher era seem as vivid as they were a quarter of a century ago.

We mark her passing by looking back at the events of the last week and a half and some of the things that have been said, good and bad.

We also discuss what should happen to the Severn Bridge tolls. There's a lot of resentment about paying them and it's a matter of debate about what should happen to them when the current contract ends in 2018.

On this side of the bridge a consensus is growing that they should be transferred to the control of the Welsh Government so that it can either reduce them or use the money to fund much-needed improvements of the M4 at Newport.

On the other side of the bridge, there's a very different view which is why Owain Phillips has travelled to Bristol to gauge opinion there.

I'm joined in the studio by Dr. Bela Arora from the University of South Wales, Labour MP for Islwyn Chris Evans and Opposition leader in the Assembly, Andrew RT Davies.

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