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Pienaar's Westminster and Scottish independence review

29 November 2013 Last updated at 08:41 GMT

This Week travelled to the world's newest nation state - the little-known People's Republic of John Pienaar - to ask its "president" for a round-up of the political week.

BBC Radio 5 live's chief political correspondent reviewed the headlines, dominated by the Scottish government publishing its white paper ahead of the independence referendum next September.

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