A lookback over the highlights of the last week on the Daily Politics - with presenters Andrew Neil, Anita Anand, Giles Dilnot and Jo Coburn.
FRIDAY DECEMBER 11
Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling are less trusted to steer Britain's economy through the current downturn than David Cameron and George Osborne, an opinion poll for the BBC suggests.
Journalists Kevin Maguire and George Pascoe-Watson on MPs' expenses after the latest series of revelations about a bell tower, garlic peelers and a Swiss roll tray.
There are fresh calls for the government to review the Dangerous Dogs Act, which in the past has been described as one of the worst pieces of legislation ever seen. But should the law concentrate on cracking down on types of dogs or the owners themselves? Giles Dilnot reports.
Former Home Secretary Ken Baker, who led the Dangerous Dogs Act through Parliament, discusses the legislation along with Trevor Cooper, who specialises in canine law and journalists Kevin Maguire and George Pascoe-Watson.
A musical rundown of the biggest political stories of the week up to 11 December - as read on the BBC news website - are revealed in the Daily Politics' Top of the Political Pops with Giles Dilnot.
THURSDAY DECEMBER 10
Reviewing the pre-Budget Report with former Chancellor Ken Clarke, Labour's John Denham and Liberal Democrat Matthew Oakeshott.
The expenses scandal has claimed scalps, and even ministers have been forced to resign and some MPs are stepping down from their seats. Adam Fleming looks at what a large number of inexperienced MPs could mean for Parliament.
Historian Anthony Howard, Richard Caborn MP and FT editor Lionel Barber on Thursday's revelations on expenses claimed by MPs.
Have you been following the latest on the MPs expenses? Play along with our studio guests and see how well you do.
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 9
TUESDAY DECEMBER 8
Director-General of the British Chambers of Commerce David Frost, the LibDem's Treasury spokesman, Jeremy Browne and the TUC's Brendan Barber give their thoughts ahead of Wednesday's Pre Budget Report.
Bashing bankers seems to be popular at the moment, but Giles Dilnot talks to three people who are desperate to change your mind.
The TUC's General Secretary Brendan Barber on banking during the downturn.
Gordon Brown is to announce a government child internet safety strategy, forcing all primary schools in England to teach children how to stay safe online.
MONDAY DECEMBER 7
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liam Byrne and his Tory Shadow Philip Hammond explain how their parties plan to solve the government debt issue.
Colin Talbot, a professor of Public Policy at Manchester Business School, says political parties will have to make much bigger spending cuts than already announced if they want to clear the government debt.
Seventeen years ago, when the Tories last won a general election - the nation's biggest selling red top declared "it was The Sun Wot Won It' .
Conservative shadow Arts Minister Ed Vaizey on his party plans for the printed, online and broadcast media, while Labour's former head of communications Lance Price joins in.
One group of London councillors say police are not catching enough cyclists who flout the Highway Code and their own civilian officers should be able to stop the pedal-powered menaces and get them to cough up.
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