17:58 UK time, Friday, 19 December 2014
It is beginning to dawn on MPs and peers quite how difficult it is likely to be to govern after the next election.
Ex-Business Secretary Lord Mandelson tells Labour's shadow cabinet to "play as a team" and be up front about the spending cuts needed to their departments. BBC News
BBC Parliament looks back at some memorable by-elections
MPs heard an urgent question on A&E services and on the UK's anti-corruption plan.
MPs took part in debates on housing benefit and food banks
William Hague delivered a statement on proposals for English votes for English laws.
MPs debate the Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill.
Charismatic Liberal Party leader whose career ended in scandal BBC News
Politicians who are young, ambitious - and after your vote BBC News
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