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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  • More argument over NHS

    Wed, 28 Jan 15

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    29 mins

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    Messrs. Cameron and Miliband clash over the Health Service at PMQs, while peers defend free speech at Britain's universities.

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  • On The Runs

    Tue, 27 Jan 15

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    29 mins

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    The Northern Ireland Secretary admits more mistakes may come to light over so-called comfort letters

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  • Fracking ban bid fails

    Mon, 26 Jan 15

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    29 mins

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    MPs reject calls for fracking to be suspended until more research is carried out on the environmental impact. And peers urge a change in the law to allow the storing of internet and phone data to help prevent a terrorist attack.

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  • Is it the end for the jobsworth?

    Fri, 23 Jan 15

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    25 mins

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    MPs have voted to approve a bill to counter over-enthusiastic local officials who ban things over exaggerated health and safety concerns.

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  • May to revamp abuse inquiry within days

    Thu, 22 Jan 15

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    The Home Secretary, Theresa May, says she will decide on a new leader and a new structure for the troubled inquiry in historical allegations of child abuse by February.

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  • Clash at PMQs over Chilcot Inquiry

    Wed, 21 Jan 15

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    The long delay in the release of the inquiry report into the Iraq war prompts exchanges at Prime Minister's Questions.

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  • Democracy Day Special

    Tue, 20 Jan 15

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    58 mins

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    Today in Parliament marks the 750th anniversary of the first English parliament with reports from Westminster and assemblies and parliaments around the UK and around the globe

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  • Lords-a-leaping

    Mon, 19 Jan 15

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    29 mins

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    The House of Commons votes to allow women bishops to be fast-tracked into the House of Lords.

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  • Assisted dying

    Fri, 16 Jan 15

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    25 mins

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    18 days remaining

    Peers debate the bill to allow assisted dying for terminally ill people, while the Commons debate whether councils should be allowed to hold prayers during council meetings.

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  • Personal stories

    Thu, 15 Jan 15

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    28 mins

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    A row over mobile phone reception; a plea on behalf of people infected with contaminated blood; and why the United States doesn't care for haggis.

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  • A debate about debates

    Wed, 14 Jan 15

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    29 mins

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    David Cameron and Ed Miliband accuse each other of 'running scared' over election TV debates; and the Home Secretary says that without increased surveillance powers, lives will be at risk.

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  • Tony Blair reappears at Westminster

    Tue, 13 Jan 15

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    Tony Blair defends the controversial on the run scheme.

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  • Security Reviewed

    Mon, 12 Jan 15

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    29 mins

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    The Defence Secretary says security options are "under continuous review" following the attacks in Paris. Peers consider how to make young drivers safer behind the wheel. And a 9 year old explains to MPs why he's against HS2.

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  • Hospitals, Houses & Immigration

    Fri, 9 Jan 15

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    25 mins

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    11 days remaining

    MPs back plans to increase safety and coordinate care in England’s NHS

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  • Firm collapse inquiry call

    Thu, 8 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    MPs press for an inquiry into failed parcel firm, City Link. And there are warnings over the student loan system.

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  • Health 'political football' at PMQs

    Wed, 7 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    9 days remaining

    The first Prime Minister's Questions of 2015 began with Ed Miliband accusing David Cameron of plunging the NHS into crisis. Mr Cameron insisted Mr Miliband was playing politics with the health service.

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  • MPs debate anti terror laws

    Tue, 6 Jan 15

    Duration:
    29 mins

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    8 days remaining

    MPs debate terrorism, the rights of children and who drops litter.

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  • An apology for Xmas rail chaos

    Mon, 5 Jan 15

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    29 mins

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    7 days remaining

    The Transport Secretary apologises for Christmas rail chaos, but Labour says he wasn't quick enough off the mark.

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