with me are katy balls, the political correspondent at the spectator and the journalist james rampton. let‘s kick off by looking at the front pages. the observer leads on the situation in zimbabwe, with a picture of one of the thousands of anti—mugabe demonstrators in harare yesterday. the mail on sunday‘s story is an apparent altercation between two labour mps in the commons chamber. the sunday express claims that in wednesday‘s budget, the chancellor will announce support for britain‘s tech industry, which could mean we‘ll have driverless cars on our roads by 2021. the sunday telegraph also leads on a pre—budget announcement, reporting that nurses are in line for a pay rise. and the sunday times says that the chancellor will use wednesday‘s budget to announce plans to build 300,000 homes every year. let‘s begin and katie, can you kick us let‘s begin and katie, can you kick us off? budget? budget day, wednesday and we just had philip hammond appearing on the andrew marr show and he has managed to get into trouble talking about unemployed people. they don't exist!
rampton. the pressure on robert mugabe is intensifying, with the military and his own party taken steps to remove him. the ruling zanu—pf parties to remove the 93—year—old at a meeting this morning. in last the zanu—pf youth league, which until now has strongly supported him, has called for him to step down. tens of thousands of protesters lined the streets of harare yesterday, calling for his resignation. mr mugabe has so for his resignation. mr mugabe has so far resisted. we can speak to richard dowden, journalist and director of the royal african society. today could be a significant day? more pressure on mugabe, but he is a very stubborn man. it will be interesting to see whether he finally says, all right, i will step down. i think he still believes he is president of zimbabwe and he wants to stay there. so, it's going to require an awful lot more arm—twisting. going to require an awful lot more arm-twisting. what is your feeling about what he will do today? up until now we have
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