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News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament

News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament
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News, views and features on today's stories in Parliament

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Episodes

09/02/2018

2/9/2018
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Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster.

Duration:00:24:52

08/02/2018

2/8/2018
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster where senior MPs unveil a cross-party package of measures aimed at tackling sexual harassment and bullying including a new behaviour code. A Health Minister apologises to patients and staff at Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust after a report found patients suffered "unnecessary harm" and cost-cutting led to severe staff shortages and bullying. And the Motability scheme for disabled people faces a double investigation after MPs raise concerns over the...

Duration:00:28:05

07/02/2018

2/7/2018
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Susan Hulme reports from Westminster where Theresa May faced calls to stand up to Brussels in Brexit talks and Conservative backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg talked about freedom of speech in universities after a scuffle when he addressed a student debate.

Duration:00:28:15

06/02/2018

2/6/2018
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster as bosses from failed construction firm Carillion explain what went wrong. Also on the programme, on the one hundredth anniversary of many women winning the right to vote the home secretary calls for an end to the abuse directed at female Mps. And the model and businesswoman, Katie Price explains why she's campaign to make online abuse a crime.

Duration:00:28:11

05/02/2018

2/5/2018
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Susan Hulme reports from Westminster.

Duration:00:28:17

02/02/2018

2/2/2018
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Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster as an MP recalls that her stillborn baby "officially did not exist". The Commons was debating legislation to formally register all still births. Also in the programme: An apology from the Brexit Minister Steve Baker -- for comments he had made at Thursday's Brexit Questions; after MPs back the idea that they should move out of their famous debating chamber and the iconic Victorian building that houses it, what happens now with the massive Restoration...

Duration:00:24:49

01/02/2018

2/1/2018
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Mandy Baker reports from Westminster where MPs raise concerns over the outsourcing giant Capita following a profit warning that wiped more than £1 billion off its market value. But the Government said Capita was not "in a comparable position" to Carillion, which went bust last month. And ministers are given a warning that the Prime Minister's fight with Brussels over residency rights for EU citizens could have a "chilling effect" on the next round of talks.

Duration:00:27:54

31/01/2018

1/31/2018
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster.

Duration:00:28:22

30/01/2018

1/30/2018
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Susan Hulme reports from Westminster where ministers refuse to publish a leaked report that says leaving the EU will hit the economy and peers begin two days of debate on Brexit. The head of Royal Bank of Scotland, Ross McEwan, tells MPs that the blame for the mistreatment of small businesses in the lender's controversial restructuring unit lies with the executives who ran it. And there are calls for the UK's biggest accountancy firms to be broken up following the collapse of the...

Duration:00:28:18

29/01/2018

1/29/2018
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster as MPs press the Government to reveal more about its Brexit policy and the Brexit Secretary David Davis is questioned by peers.

Duration:00:28:14

26/01/2018

1/26/2018
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Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster as peers debate whether or not doctors and other health staff should be able to opt out of performing certain medical activities because of conscientious objections. Also on the programme, Mark talks to the Chair of the Transport Committee about the proposals for a third runway at Heathrow.

Duration:00:24:46

25/01/2018

1/25/2018
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster where peers give a standing ovation to the Labour former minister Tessa Jowell as she talks about being diagnosed with brain cancer. Also in the programme: the Defence Secretary suggests he would resist pressure to make further cuts to the armed forces; cross-party support for a call to get rid of the concept of Joint Enterprise which allows accomplices to be convicted of murder even if they haven't participated directly in a fatal attack; and strong...

Duration:00:28:17

24/01/2018

1/24/2018
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Susan Hulme reports from Westminster as Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn clash on the issue of the NHS at Prime Minister's Questions and MPs condemn a male-only charity fundraising dinner where hostesses were allegedly groped.

Duration:00:28:16

23/01/2018

1/23/2018
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster as the Work and Pensions Secretary confirms she's backing down in a legal battle over disability benefits. And the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt denies he's been undermined by the Foreign Secretary's plea for more health spending post Brexit.

Duration:00:27:58

22/01/2018

1/22/2018
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News from Westminster.

Duration:00:28:16

19/01/2018

1/19/2018
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The Justice Secretary, David Gauke, has said he will not seek judicial review of the controversial decision by the Parole Board to release the serial sexual offender, John Worboys, from prison. Mr Gauke told the Commons he had made the decision after taking expert legal advice. The statement interrupted a debate on a private members bill dealing with landlords and housing. There was cross party support for an attempt to change the law so that rented homes have to be fit for human...

Duration:00:24:34

18/01/2018

1/18/2018
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Susan Hulme reports from Westminster as Ministers insist Carillion's downfall will not disrupt major transport projects. But Labour claims it reveals another misjudgement by the Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. Also: The treatment of small businesses by the Royal Bank of Scotland has been described by an MP as maybe "the largest theft anywhere, ever"; and on the anniversary of the inauguration of Donald Trump as the US President, Peers debate the impact of American foreign policy on...

Duration:00:28:15

17/01/2018

1/17/2018
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Rachel Byrne reports from Westminster where Theresa May defends the handling of the collapse of construction giant Carillion in the face of Labour accusations of "negligence". The Government faces questions in the House of Lords after new figures reveal that 33,000 nurses quit the NHS last year. And the Bill that brings all European Union law into UK law after Brexit clears the Commons after 12 days of debate. It will now go to the Lords.

Duration:00:28:10