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Cameron, Miliband and Clegg's 2012 political highlights

17 July 2012 Last updated at 13:15 BST

The recess could be a relief for some in Westminster away from economic woes, coalition in-fighting, opinion polls and security worries ahead of the Olympic games.

Giles Dilnot reviewed the political headlines of the last few weeks on the day the House of Commons closes for a summer break.

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