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from down under. Hello and welcome to our look ahead to what the papers


will be bringing us tomorrow. With me are James Lyons, the deputy


political editor for the Daily Mirror, and Oliver Brown, who is


chief sports feature writer from the Daily Telegraph. Tomorrow's front


pages, starting with: Thank you for being with us again. The Metro


focuses on our main story tonight ` the finding of five`year`old Ashya


King in Spain. The paper says that his parents are being kept from


seeing him following their arrest. The FT leads with calls by the


Russian President for talks on the question of statehood for south`east


Ukraine. Vladimir Putin says it must be a key part of negotiations to end


the conflict. The Telegraph also concentrates on the situation in


Ukraine. It says that NATO allies are being told to increase their


defence budgets due to the growing threat from Russia. The Guardian


goes with news that David Cameron will make it easier for intelligence


agencies to access information about airline passengers, as part of


efforts to stem the flow of British`born jihadis travelling to


and from Syria and Iraq. The Express splashes on the claim that EU red


tape is costing retired Brits thousands of pounds in pension


pay`outs. The Daily Mail says that figures show customers are being


charged at least three times the price their suppliers pay for gas.


There is a front page of the Times, running with the news that


Conservative grassroots organisations are putting pressure


on David Cameron to tighten up the UK borders. And finally, The


Independent Leading with the news that David Cameron faces the


damaging new revolt from Europe from up to 100 Conservative MPs over


leaving the EU. So let's begin. Plenty to get our teeth into there.


We will start with the Guardian, and the lead story about new powers


potentially for spy agencies, as they say. This is all about airline


passengers, and list that the government might want to get a look


at. We saw a dramatic statement from David Cameron on Friday, talking


about the fact the spooks have raised the terror threat level.


Tomorrow we will hear what he will do in response to that. One of the


things he will be doing is compelling the outlines to give more


information and more timely information to the security services


about exactly who they are ferrying around. This is obviously aimed at


helping the security services, preventing would be to ``


jihadists, who are going to Iraq and Syria to fight with ISIS. At the


moment it is a voluntary system observed by the airlines, but some


are much further than others. Tomorrow there will be a new law to


bring us in line with the US where it is mandatory, they have to do it


for legal reasons. The airlines will have to give more information, and


they will have to give more notice to the security services. At the


moment sometimes they only get this information half an hour before a


flight takes off. Clearly Cameron and Nick Clegg have had a busy


weekend thrashing out ideas about what they might do to fight the


terror threat, and some very contentious issues, I think.


Absolutely, it is interesting that one of the key details is the


intensifying cooperation with Germany and Turkey, which gives you


some illustration of the staging post spy which the jihadists are


getting to Syria and Iraq to fight with Islamic State. You wonder what


the ramifications of getting the intelligence agencies to have access


to flight list will be. I think the days of getting on a flight at the


last minute, on a standby list, are going to be over, if you have to be


vetted in advance in this fashion. I think there will be quite profound


replications for air travel. Watch this space if you are a frequent


flyer, as to what impact that might have on your doing and check in


time. Staying with this issue of fighting the so`called terror


threat, the Daily Telegraph, right down the bottom, not their lead


story, they are talking about one of the more contentious issues, and the


fact that one of the things thrown out a David Cameron apparently is


the idea that terrorist suspect would be forced to relocate. This is


related to control orders we saw. This is a power they had when the


old control order regime was in place. The courts could move someone


from my neck of the woods, offer example, and make them go and live


in Norfolk, where they would be more easy to track and a lot less


trouble. That went when control orders went and were replaced with


what we have to call TPIMs. There was a lot of speculation David


Cameron would take the opportunity to bring it back, and now it looks


very much like he is not going to when he finally stands up tomorrow.


And that is for two reasons. There are concerns on the Tory side about


human rights, we don't want to breach those laws. But more


importantly there is a lot of opposition a thing from the Liberal


Democrats, who are very reluctant to be seen signing up for anything that


might offend their few remaining supporters. We have heard from two


vocal former leaders today criticising David Cameron over this.


We have had Paddy Ashdown and Campbell, who suggested that a third


measure expected tomorrow, basically temporarily travel bans, but that


could actually be illegal. Bolivar, you wanted to come in. Two


interesting to see what rhetoric David Cameron captures the Seoul ``


Mac `` Oliver. `` captures this all in. It was called in on helpful


measure. In the struggle against extremism, there is obviously the


legal minefield about what a temporary ban on actually means. And


it seems to be some question about whether, even if you do strip


someone of their passport after they leave the country, they still could


have a legal entitlement to get back in. Staying with borders for us, and


slightly moving sideways, the Times says reclaim our borders, Prime


Minister warned. An interesting story they have hear about the idea


of getting immigration under control and the fact that many Tory MPs are


getting very cross about the fact that David Cameron has missed


targets and may not be able to renegotiate any way of stopping


immigration from within the EU, of course. Two including missing them


spectacularly of course with those figures of 243,000 one of the


suggestions in the Conservative home manifesto seems to be to scrap the


whole notion of targets altogether. And to introduce this points `based


system. Which seems to have worked in Australia, where the emphasis is


firmly upon the skills that are required for economic growth and new


immigrants are required to buy health and welfare insurance cover


which would be, I think when the targets have been missed by Coyte


this margin it would be an interesting possibility to explore.


This is an absolutely excellent piece of mischiefmaking, it


represents one strand of thought within the Conservative Party. And I


think, crucially, the point is that they are calling for David Cameron


to persuade the EU to abandon the free movement of people within the


EU, which is one of its founding principles. It is not going to


happen, he knows it will not happen. He is definitely not going to try


and get that, because he can't get it. This is the grassroots, or the


Tory right, whatever you want to call them, pushing him, and pushing


him, and trying to push into a corner. It is just part this whole


running issue that immigration in Europe has become. It is now this is


suppurating sore. Lets pour a little more salt into the suppurating sore.


Tory Eurosceptics to defy the party. The suggestion that up to 100


Conservative MPs will declare that they will vote to leave the EU, no


matter what concessions he wins. Absolutely, it seems like a


specially miserable news for David Cameron, however you dress it up.


The Independent peace points out the parallels with the 97 elections,


when obviously... David Cameron will obviously be pleased with that


parallel being drawn. Yes, given that he stood unsuccessfully. The


pressure that was obviously placed back in 1997 with the idea indicates


that David Cameron could be under significant rebellion. This becomes


a major headache with the general election next year, all thoughts


turning to polls and what the general public thinks. The point


here being, as we have seen, Douglas Carswell defecting to UKIP, and the


threat about what voters think of emigration. All eyes are on Clacton,


rather than the general election, they want to get that out of the way


first. We are seeing a miscalculation by the Tory right and


David Cameron. The Tory Right are trying to, well, it depends. If you


take them at face value, they are making a massive miscalculation.


UKIP UKIP. If they are going to go on banging on about Europe and


immigration, they are just fuelling the fire that is sweeping through


their constituencies. If you think this is a sinister plot to try and


realign the Tory party with elements of UKIP, then that makes more sense.


Then what David Cameron has done, which is foolish, he keeps throwing


red meat to the Eurosceptics, and he will never keep these people happy.


They just want out, as we see here in the Independent. A just want to


leave, and everything short of that they are not interested in. Lets


change gear and turned to the Metro. One of the key stories we have been


talking about all weekend is the story, the difficult, delicate story


of Ashya King. His parents are in police custody, possibly facing


extradition, and the headline in the Metro, parents kept from seeing


Cancer son, page five. This is such a difficult story, as it has so many


elements, but one eventually comes back to the idea that this is a


family who are really struggling. Two it is a heartbreaking story. It


is exceptionally difficult to ascribe blame. Difficult to blame


the police for a child going missing for Southampton General Hospital,


but equally impossible to blame the parents for seeking the best


possible treatment for their son, wherever they see fit, including


looking for this proton beam therapy, which is available and the


Czech Republic for ?100,000. It would be available here for another


six years, and so we have this impasse which is not helping the


little boy at all, and that his parents are not by his bedside but


being interrogated by two sets of police and could face extradition.


What is also interesting about this story from a logistical point of


view is how different sides of the debate have come out through social


media. The family itself have been able to use YouTube and so on, even


though they are thousands of miles away, to get their story across.


They have, and they have done it very effectively. And equally, the


grandmother has been speaking very eloquently about the situation. I


think actually is this goes along, I think there will be a lot of parents


who actually feel very angry on their behalf. That they are being


treated in this way, when, you know, as we have said, they are basically


just trying to seize every chance they can to save their son 's life.


Lets just squeeze in the Daily Mail. Their front page, I feel we see this


story so often it gets depressing for people, but this is all about


the price of gas, and the suggestion again that gas supplied are not


passing on any savings they make in wholesale gas to consumers. Neatly


illustrated by a pensioner who probably doesn't have to worry.


Cliff Richard is back, that is a whole other debate. Customers being


charged at least three times the price that suppliers pay for gas,


speaking to the consequences of a complete lack of competition in the


industry, which will only fuel the sense of outrage. Winter is coming,


and a lot of people are genuinely very worried about staying warm. And


we hear the same thing every time from industry, which is that they


have to buy a long way in advance and hedge the price, but it never


seems that the wholesale price goes up and bills come down. It always


seems that the wholesale price comes down and bills come up. In the


suggestion in the media is that the politicians are failing to grasp the


nettle and get stuck into them. You will find Ed Miliband insisting he


is getting stuck in, and I'm sure we will see the residence of the pledge


he made last year resurrected again as the sort of cold days come


around. To freeze prices. I think there is going to be headaches for


the Tories. That is all we've got time for. Thank you both. Many


thanks for being with us this evening. Stay with us here on BBC


News. We'll have the latest on the arrest of Ashya King's parents and


their attendance at a courthouse in Spain. But coming up next it's time


for Film Review.


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