Today in Parliament

Today in Parliament

BBC correspondents report from Westminster on the most significant of the day's stories in Parliament.

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  • Ukip's new MP takes seat

    Fri, 21 Nov 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

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    30 days remaining

    Hours after his by-election win, UKIP's new MP Mark Reckless took his Commons seat. He backed Labour over the NHS.

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  • England v Scotland

    Thu, 20 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    David Cameron is quizzed on devolution; Vince Cable accepts defeat on pubs; and peers stand up for asylum seekers.

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  • So-called Bedroom Tax produces anger at PMQs

    Wed, 19 Nov 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    28 days remaining

    David Cameron and Ed Miliband trade blows over the Mansion Tax and the so-called Bedroom Tax. And peers defeat the Government over a plan to clamp down on ticket touts.

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  • Calais Christmas Crisis

    Tue, 18 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    27 days remaining

    A nasty surprise for an influential Commons committee when it hears that the immigration problems at the French port of Calais could be about to get a lot worse.

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  • Row over recruitment of soldiers

    Mon, 17 Nov 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

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    26 days remaining

    Labour say the Government's shake-up of the Army is a shambles. The Environment Secretary gives assurances about the safety of British poultry after the discovery of bird flu on a Yorkshire farm.

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  • No Evidence Of A Cover-up

    Tue, 11 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    No evidence of a child abuse cover-up. But that's not to say there wasn't one.

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  • May sees off arrest warrant revolt

    Mon, 10 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    19 days remaining

    MPs have approved plans to sign Britain back up to a package of European Union justice and crime measures after a row over whether the vote covered the controversial European Arrest Warrant. The Speaker ruled the motion did not cover the warrant but the Home Secretary insisted the government would take the outcome of the vote as a decision on all the powers.

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  • Lords Discuss Assisted Dying

    Fri, 7 Nov 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    16 days remaining

    Lords discuss assisted dying, British Youth Parliament calls for votes at 16 and Parliament honours its own war dead

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  • Power play

    Fri, 7 Nov 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    15 days remaining

    Ministers say the lights will stay on this winter. MPs take sides over Iran. A senior Tory raises a 'national scandal'. And peers debate the challenge of Ebola.

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  • EU dominates PMQs

    Wed, 5 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    14 days remaining

    Ed Miliband warns the Prime Minister that he has "no allies" in Europe. But David Cameron says Labour has "no plan" for the UK's future relationship with the EU.

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  • Hard words for Chris Grayling

    Tue, 4 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    13 days remaining

    Disdain from peers for a new law to tackle the 'compensation culture'. Trouble at Tower Hamlets. And women broadcasters describe juggling family life with work.

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  • Theresa May Says Sorry

    Mon, 3 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    12 days remaining

    The Home Secretary apologises for delays to the child abuse inquiry.

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  • Who Killed the EU Referendum Bill?

    Fri, 31 Oct 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    9 days remaining

    EU Referendum Bill blame game begins; a revamp of prostitution laws and a clampdown on modern slavery.

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  • Time to change drug laws, say MPs

    Thu, 30 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    8 days remaining

    MPs argue over whether current drug laws are working; and there's condemnation of the ending of rescue operations for migrants in the Mediterranean.

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  • Immigration row at PMQs

    Wed, 29 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    David Cameron and Ed Miliband clash over immigration, while peers debate devolution.

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  • TiP:Mayor of Calais speaks to MPs about immigration

    Tue, 28 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    Mayor of Calais faces MPs' questions; arguments continue over funding for the NHS, while Labour repeats its demand for the resignation of Lord freud.

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  • MPs argue over hefty EU Bill

    Mon, 27 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    MPs bicker over a hefty bill for UK from EU... £1.7 Billion!

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  • Possible lifesaver or quacks' charter?

    Fri, 24 Oct 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    2 days remaining

    Peers look at how to allow more experimental medical treatment for people with cancer without giving a free run to quacks and charlatans.

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  • Will the new blueprint for the NHS succeed?

    Thu, 23 Oct 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    1 day remaining

    Can a five-year plan rescue the ailing health service? MPs argue over whether it'll work. While peers weigh up a new proposal to tackle the spread of Ebola in Africa...

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