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Welcome to our look ahead to the morning's papers. The front pages,


starting with the express. It leads with Britain's future in the EU,


saying there is growing support for Britain to leave. The Telegraph, the


main headline, GP waiting lists. It says 10 million patients struggle to


get appointments and record numbers wait over a week. The times, the


plans of David Cameron to integrate Muslim woman into mainstream society


including English classes for migrants. The Guardian, plans by the


NHS to watch a sugar attacks on British hospitals. The Daily Mail,


mounting pressure on Scotland Yard to apologise to award at Bramall


after child abuse allegations were dropped. -- to Lord Bramall. We


start with an interesting front page on the Sun about Jeremy Corbyn's


idea for the Trident submarine fleet. There fears, trapped a


missile. It has a hat on.


It is not a very good pun. Not one of their best.


They have not got a lot to work with. We can tell what they think of


it. We can, but it is wilfully


misunderstanding. The subject of Trident is up for review, many


options are being considered, we don't know what all of them, but one


of them is to to avert potential job losses from scrapping Trident. That


has come up, whereby you would retain the capability that you would


not actually have the warheads. The capacity to fire them, but not the


actual warheads. Which is not as daft as it sounds, as long as you


are still within Nato. It depends what kind of nuclear deterrent you


want. I thought he was a principled


unilateralist who wanted nothing to do with nuclear weapons because they


are a moral abomination. To say that in an -- the event of a war we are


here to fire them if you need is two, that is not unilateralism. And


it's a nonsense of the point of having Trident. Trident has a ship


permanently and patrolling so that within minutes it can act in a


crisis. But if you don't have bombs on the submarine cannot act within


minutes. So the idea of an immediate response from Britain within Nato is


undermined, so it does not serve anyone.


It is wilfully misunderstanding the conversation, not you, I hasten to


add... I am sympathetic to him try to find


a way through this. It is almost as if, you would have


to be not to get rid of Trident. Yet all defence officials have in saying


that Trident is not an effective deterrent -- you would have to be


nuts. It is not a deterrent to the risks we face such as terrorism, it


is an obsolete counter to that. So let's try to find alternatives.


Because claiming that Trident is an effective deterrent is a redundant


conversation. The Telegraph asks whether it would


be any kind of deterrent at all. It probably wouldn't. He is trying


to deter the Blairites from revolting against him. I like the


fact he is a man of principle. I don't share them but it is good to


have somebody who has got some. What a pity, having won the massive


mandate he cannot say, I don't believe we should have nuclear


weapons, they did not help us out in the Falklands, the Gulf War, Iraq,


they are no longer needed, the Cold War is over, my promises to get rid


of them. There are trade unions worried about jobs. MPs who


represent the yards that house Trident. Of course they don't want


to get rid of them. So why not to say, you know what, I'm taking a


bold stance, that is rid of the nukes -- to get rid of.


The times, Cameron tells Muslims women must integrate, is this a good


thing, or interference where it is not needed?


It is hard to tell, I have not seen the editorial. I am in two minds


about this. On the one hand many people are concerned that there are


people in the country who have not integrated into western


understandings of women's rights. And the idea that because society is


too worried about saying something politically incorrect that it will


not challenge things which go against not just Western tradition


but also our laws, when it comes to things like female genital


mutilation. It is right that the government should say to new


immigrants, there is a list of standards of behaviour we expect. On


the other hand, having said that, a defining principle of being British


is that you are left alone unless you break the law. And when Cameron


says he wants to overturn what he says is passive tolerance, I think


he is overturning a cornerstone of the relationship between the British


individual and the state, which is that you are left alone unless you


break the law. I find it hard to stomach, coming


from Cameron, specifically targeting Muslim woman. He is simultaneously


closing woman's refuge centres. For female victims of domestic abuse. So


you suddenly care about women now? Muslim women? I think you would


probably find that most people who migrate to the UK wants to learning


good. But a lot of them haven't. This


would surely at least give a woman the option of knowing what was out


there, what opportunities exist for them...


But those opportunities are not out there from him, that is the point,


he has not provided opportunities, schools for learning


foreign-language is quite the opposite, those services are being


cut along with everything else. If you provided that access you could


then say, are you aware of this resource? They cannot cut it and


then say they should be getting access to it at the same time.


The Telegraph, millions waiting longer to see a GP. I feel I have


been reading these headlines for a long time. Is it getting worse or


staying the same? I don't know if it is getting worse


but more than 10 million patients are struggling to gain appointment.


Again I think this is related to cuts. If you cut social services you


but an additional burden on the NHS which would not otherwise be there.


And as you say this is a continuous story about the NHS struggling in


the face of an onslaught and being squeezed by cuts to cope with an


expanding demand. But I think this story is slanted in a way to suggest


that people want surgery to be open out of hours on the weekends. And,


you know, therefore that should be made possible. I don't think it is


slanted. From reading it. That is where it is going.


But if it is slanted I would not have a problem with that, because it


highlights an unacceptable rise of people waiting a couple of weeks.


And picks up on the fact that receptionists can be rude. There are


issues of funding and there are issues of management.


And issues of manners. Manners as well. There are some


reports showing that do not match what people expect from the NHS.


This is partly due to very generous contracts that Labour negotiated.


Partly due to the fact that there aren't staff at weekends, which is


what the government is trying to work with right now, either way,


funding, yes, but I think this points to questions about how people


manage their surgeries. Should we not change the


expectations of doctors? That it won't be 9-to-5? GPs, I mean.


Because of course, in hospitals, many doctors claim they work


round-the-clock. I don't get this suggestion that GPs


are saying they don't seem to need to work extra hours. But then used


to be more funding. If they are overstretched they will start making


mistakes, which no body wants. The express, the headline, Britain


is ready to quit the EU. Huge boost for the leave campaign. Whereas this


boost come from? A new opinion poll giving a


cessation of 6-point lead to the exit. I am thrilled by that. Why?


Because I want to leave the EU. I have my cards on the table. If you


read on page five, the express makes a link between the desire of people


to leave and they sort of foreign policy crisis taking place in


Europe. Refugee crisis, the terrorist attacks. That is


interesting because pro Europeans could argue that being a member of


the EU actually helps when it comes to security, but they could also


argue that because we are not members of the Schengen zone we are


outside of the issue of how one deals with refugees. Britain is


already cauterised from that. It is frustrating for somebody who wants


to see the EU debated on the basis of economics because I think there


is a business case for leaving. But also on the basis of sovereignty. It


is frustrating, I fear this referendum will be all about


immigration and terrorism. It really should not be.


That is the way that the far right has presented it, to be fair.


I don't think it is the far right doing it.


We can argue about the definition but people are reacting to austerity


and the threat of terror and a perceived threat of migrant drains


on jobs and resources, which actually is a fair and of fear, a


time of austerity, has a few worried about your job, you will be worried


about somebody taking it. But they are not the target, migrants are not


the target. I would personally rather we stayed in Europe but made


it more democratic and accountable. And progressive. Because I do think


freedom of movement is important. And I think the baseline of work


-labour arrangements we have aren't And I think the baseline of work


-labour arrangements we have -- are great, and if we didn't have them,


this government would very quickly take them away.


The NHS to introduce a sugar tax. Internally. Not dependent on the


Treasury. How will they do it? Sorry, really rude, but I just want


to throw in, because I'm so staggered by this, it is the


weirdest front page I have ever seen.


Tell us why in a moment. Rachel, tell us what they are planning.


It will be internal, only operational in hospitals, which I


worry will only affect visitors like us who come in and want a sugary


snack. So they will make a sugary snacks in


the cafe too expensive to bother with?


Yes, yes. But I think it is more of a statement, you know, this is what


the government should be doing. A potential advisory thing. I don't


know how impactful discount to be. Why is it a weird front page?


The colour. I am not being odd! But it looks like clip art. It is a


weird nonstory about the NHS charging you a bit more for


something in the cafe. Is it not about obesity, all of us


eating too much sugar... ? Well that is nice but I don't


suppose the idea of a tax for sugar echoes in terms of intake the


British consume far less sugar than they have done since the 1970s. The


intake is way down. The reason we are fat and abuses because we do not


exercise. We are not moving. This will simple punish poorer people, it


is a kind of VAT, a cost added onto your Coca-Cola. What we really


should be doing to people, the NHS, saying to people, get out, stop


driving around, sitting at your desk all day, exercise.


We actually agree! On a lot of things!


I don't know about a lot of things! We got through it. Still to come,


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