On the left are the buttons for the telephone which function with bluetooth fitted. Also volume control and CD/Media player track selection and a voice activated control. On the right are buttons for scrolling through the MFD functions. Identical setup to the Golf right down to being the same buttons!
Personally i prefer the Mii steering wheel, i used to have an ibiza and the steering wheel is more sporty in this one. My parents have a brand new mini cooper convertible with all the functions on the steering wheel which i do think is a good idea but then would add more expense to the car