What's happening

The House of Commons is on Easter recess

Today Teachers in London go on strike in protest at the Government’s public sector pension reforms

9.05 Norman Baker delivers keynote address at MetroRail 2012, the annual international industry conference on metro networks

9.30 The Office for National Statistics publishes the final, revised figure for growth in the fourth quarter of 2011

11.00 The House of Lords continues to debate the Scotland Bill

11.15 David Cameron meets representatives of the International Olympic Committee's coordination commission, including Jacques Rogge, and holds a press conference

11.45 Ed Miliband, Ed Balls and Rachel Reeves launch Labour's 'family budget action plans'

16.00 Vince Cable attends the Innovator of the Year award held by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

18.30 Andrew Mitchell attends the Hajj exhibition at the British Museum

Evening David Cameron hosts a reception at No 10 Downing Street for troubled families

What's been said

It’s never too late to change course, Chancellor - Anatole Kaletsky advises George Osborne in The Times (£)

The pendulum’s swung towards Labour in what Harold Wilson would have recognised as a long week in politics, argues Kevin Maguire in the Daily Mirror

Concreting our countryside will please only the property spivs who bankroll the Tories, says Simon Heffer in the Daily Mail

Tighter privacy laws would only serve the rich and powerful, argues John Kampfner in The Guardian