Who’s on BBC Question Time this week with Dan Hodges, when is it on TV and where will the show be filmed?
The ongoing energy crisis, rising National Insurance and the war in Ukraine are set to be discussed by panelists on the BBC One talk show this week.
Who will host Question Time?
Fiona Bruce will return to moderate the debate this week after journalist and broadcaster Victoria Derbyshire replaced her on the last show.
Where is Question Time being filmed this week?
This week’s debate is being held in Canterbury, Kent.
Who’s on the Question Time panel tonight?
Greg Hands, MP for Chelsea and Fulham
Hands has been a Conservative MP for Chelsea and Fulham (formerly Hammersmith and Fulham) since 2005, winning five elections so far.
He was promoted to Chief Secretary to the Treasury under David Cameron in 2015.
He campaigned to stay in the EU and after the referendum was demoted to Minister of State for Trade Policy by Theresa May.
In September last year, Hands was appointed Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth.
Hands has consistently voted for a stricter asylum system and against welfare, housing and disability benefits.
Emily Thornberry, MP for Islington South and Finsbury
Thornberry has been the Labor MP for Islington South and Finsbury since 2005.
She served as shadow attorney general for England and Wales from 2011 to 2014, when she resigned after posting a tweet that mocked a house displaying English flags.
Thornberry stood for the Labor leadership election after Jeremy Corbyn resigned, but was knocked out when she failed to secure enough votes.
In November 2021, she returned to her role as shadow attorney general for England and Wales under Keir Starmer.
Thornberry has consistently voted for higher social benefits and higher corporate taxes.
Welby has served as Archbishop of Canterbury since 2013 and is the 105th person to hold the position.
He worked in the oil industry for several years before being ordained and spending 15 years working in the Diocese of Coventry.
Welby is one of 26 bishops to sit in the House of Lords.
Tsjeng is a Singaporean journalist and editor of the Vice UK news site who currently lives in London.
She is also an author and has written four books in her Forgotten Women series, which chronicles important women who have been overlooked throughout history.
Tsjeng also runs a podcast, United Zingdom, where she discusses her identity as she travels across the UK.
Hodges has been a Mail on Sunday columnist since 2016 and previously wrote for the left-leaning New Statesman before moving to the right and working for the Daily Telegraph.
Hodges was a longtime Labor member but left the party in 2013 before joining and leaving again in 2015 and accused party members of abuse and intimidation of Labor MPs.
He also designed the board game Falklands War Where There Is Discord: War in the South Atlantic.
When is question time on TV?
The next episode of Question Time airs on BBC One on April 7 at 10:40 p.m. and will be available on BBC iPlayer shortly after it first airs.
Previous episodes of the show are now available on iPlayer.