Parts 2 & 3: Do You Back Doctors’ Strike?
First up: Do you back the doctors’ strike? Not surprisingly the right wing Tory press are furious with the 100,000 medics expected to down stethoscopes today over changes to their pensions - but what about the government’s role in all this. Doctors accuse George Osborne of stealing £2bn-worth of profits from their pensions to balance his wayward books. So maybe the doctors aren’t the villains of the piece after all?
We’ll take plenty of calls on that before it’s over to Adam for the rest of today’s headlines.
Part 4: Today’s Papers
Part 5: Bring Back O-Levels!
Before we hear if you’ll be celebrating the return of O-Levels? Education chief Michael Gove wants to axe GCSEs and bring back the exam system we all sat on the panel from 2014. Questions will be harder of course - so Gove’s going to offer less academic youngsters alternative, easier exams, a bit like the old CSEs. But will a return to these old style qualifications ultimately benefit the young people sitting them?
Part 6: Spot A Future Addict Aged Three?
After that: Can you spot a potential future addict aged three? Lowri and I were talking about this after yesterday’s show and she thinks you can - you need to keep an eye on tots who act impulsively and have poor self-control, she reckons. But even if a child does demonstrate such traits, what if anything can you do about it?
Part 7: Rooney: No Hair Better Than Bad Hair?
And finally: is no hair better than bad hair? Wayne Rooney obviously loves his thatch, even joking about it after scoring the winner against Ukraine - but does he actually look any better? And how to those who become hirsute again make other bald blokes feel I wonder?