Ashika is approached to put herself forward as a candidate for the upcoming constituency Longton South by election. Labour researcher Danny attempts to impress his preoccupied mother over dinner in Portcullis House. However, his attempts go unnoticed when it transpires his mum has a big announcement of her own, much to Danny's horror. Scott is teamed up with sexy trainee Vienna Lurie. Their task is to help draw attention to the cruel treatment of bears in China, who are being illegally held in captivity for their bile. This has never been a cause close to Scott's heart, yet to everyone surprise, including Scott's; he throws himself into the project - taking a staged protest a step too far...