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22/11/2017

11/22/2017
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster with all the news from the Budget and from a Prime Minister's Question Time dominated by Brexit. Also in the programme: people with disabilities and long-term illnesses explain the difficulties they've experienced when applying for benefits. Editor: Rachel Byrne.

Duration: 00:28:11


21/11/2017

11/21/2017
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Susan Hulme reports as MPs challenge the Foreign Secretary over the impact of Brexit on Northern Ireland and the debate on the EU Withdrawal Bill prompts fresh arguments. Ahead of the Budget, MPs join forces to call for no cuts to defence spending. And ministers face more questions in the House of Lords over the Student Loans Company.

Duration: 00:28:15


20/11/2017

11/20/2017
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The Universities Minister Jo Johnson faces tough questioning over the trouble-hit Student Loans Company. Sean Curran follows the exchanges in the Commons. Also on the programme: * The continuing bitter conflict in Yemen produces an ever mounting death toll. MPs are given an update. * What will Brexit actually mean for staff working to protect Britain's borders ? * MPs debate measures aimed at ensuring taxation arrangements are in place for the day the UK leaves the EU. * Is it time to ditch...

Duration: 00:28:10


17/11/2017

11/17/2017
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Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster.

Duration: 00:23:50


16/11/2017

11/16/2017
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster where MPs back demands, without a vote, for the Government to make immediate changes to its controversial welfare payment, Universal Benefit. An inquiry into a controversial pregnancy test has been denounced as a whitewash and a cover-up by MPs. And Parliament is to have an independent grievance procedure to deal with complaints about harassment and abuse.

Duration: 00:28:03


15/11/2017

11/15/2017
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Susan Hulme reports from Westminster as the Foreign Secretary updates the Commons on the situation in Zimbabwe and Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face each other across the despatch box for Prime Ministers' Questions.

Duration: 00:28:15


14/11/2017

11/14/2017
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster as the Government faces demands to withdraw a key Brexit legislation amendment setting the exact time of EU departure in law. MPs call for action to stop British Overseas Territories acting as tax havens following the release of the Paradise Papers. Former senior military commanders issue a warning against further cuts to defence spending. And ahead of the Budget, there are demands for more cash for the health service in England.

Duration: 00:28:07


13/11/2017

11/13/2017
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The Brexit Secretary David Davis has said Parliament will have a take-it or leave-it vote on the final deal before the UK leaves the EU. Susan Hulme has the major parliamentary stories of the day. * The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson faces more questions over the jailing in Iran of a British-Iranian woman. * MPs speak out again about the problems with the new Universal Credit welfare system. * SNP MPs say the demand is growing for a second independence referendum North of the border.

Duration: 00:28:13


07/11/2017

11/7/2017
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Susan Hulme reports from Westminster where two cabinet ministers are under pressure over their actions.

Duration: 00:28:01


06/11/2017

11/6/2017
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster.

Duration: 00:28:17


03/11/2017

11/3/2017
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Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster as a Bill to give 16 year olds the vote has been blocked in the Commons. Also in the programme: the latest plans for Lords reform; what to do with the millions of disposable coffee cups that get thrown away; and an assessment of the new Government Whips team, by a former top whip. Editor: Rachel Byrne,.

Duration: 00:24:44


02/11/2017

11/2/2017
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster with the latest on the abuse and harassment scandal. Also on the programme: David Davis says the Government intends to be "as open as we can be" over the release of its Brexit impact studies; MPs urge Ministers to offer sanctuary to more unaccompanied child refugees in Europe - in time for Christmas; and the Government tells MPs it will begin the process of setting a budget for Northern Ireland after the collapse of talks aimed at restoring the...

Duration: 00:28:24


31/10/2017

10/31/2017
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Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster as Labour calls for action over high-stakes gaming machines and the Brexit Secretary faces questions over the prospects of a deal with the EU. MPs hear accusations that the UK was too slow in reacting to the devastating hurricanes that struck the islands of the Caribbean last month and the manufacturer, Whirlpool, tells a Commons committee that a million faulty tumble dryers could still be in use.

Duration: 00:28:15


30/10/2017

10/30/2017
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Susan Hulme reports from Westminster.

Duration: 00:28:19


27/10/2017

10/27/2017
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Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster as the House of Lords discusses a Conservative peer's bill to end unpaid internships. Also - two Labour committee chairs discuss how they can help to write government social policy. There's talk of a new attempt to legalise help for terminally-ill people to die. And Mark visits the Westminster Dog of the Year Show with a look ahead to a debate on puppy smuggling.

Duration: 00:24:51


26/10/2017

10/26/2017
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Susan Hulme reports from Westminster where the Government defends its approach to Brexit after Labour accusations of confusion over when Parliament would vote on a final deal. Ministers face pressure to reject a scheme to move recuperating NHS patients into peoples' homes. MPs demand greater efforts to tackle modern slavery. And a major restoration programme for the Palace of Westminster faces delays.

Duration: 00:28:07


25/10/2017

10/25/2017
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster as the Brexit Secretary David Davis is accused of breaching a commitment made by a minister that MPs would be given a vote on a Brexit deal "before it is concluded". Also on the programme: a government housing U-turn, Universal Credit and the suspension of Jared O'Mara from the Labour Party all feature at PMQs; and the owner of the UK's largest supplier of supermarket chicken appears before MPs as part of an inquiry into allegations of food safety...

Duration: 00:28:10


24/10/2017

10/24/2017
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Labour continues its attack on the new Universal Credit welfare system. Alicia McCarthy reports on a vigorous debate in the Commons. Also on the programme: * The Chancellor Philip Hammond faces more teasing over Brexit. * Police chiefs from forces around the country weigh up the prospects for the future of policing. * A plea for more global help for the Rohingya refugees displaced from Myanmar. * Peers demand a thorough investigation into the murder of a campaigning journalist in Malta.

Duration: 00:28:18


23/10/2017

10/23/2017
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Sean Curran reports from Westminster.

Duration: 00:28:19