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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  • A Zombie Parliament?

    Fri, 19 Dec 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    Mark D'Arcy examines the state of the House of Commons now with Labour's Meg Hillier, the Liberal Democrat Julian Huppert, the Conservative Angie Bray and the Plaid Cymru leader in Westminster Elfyn Llwyd

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  • 18 Dec 14 : Winter Blues

    Thu, 18 Dec 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    27 days remaining

    MP's clash on the NHS. There's new cuts for town halls. And what's it like to demonstrate for democracy in Hong Kong?

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  • Army Murder Claims "Lies"

    Wed, 17 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    MPs welcome a report that forund abuse claims against British troops in Iraq were "baseless"... and PMs Question Time sees fresh clashes over cuts

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  • MPs argue over English votes for English laws

    Tue, 16 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    25 days remaining

    William Hague faces robust questions over plans to allow only English MPs to vote on English issues and David Cameron warns that a "lone-wolf" terrorist could strike in Britain at any time.

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  • May denies influencing CIA torture report

    Mon, 15 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    24 days remaining

    The Home Secretary, Theresa May, says she did not ask for any details about the UK security services to be redacted from a report about alleged torture by the CIA. But Britain did make sure sensitive security information was blacked out.

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  • A useful freedom or quack's charter?

    Fri, 12 Dec 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    Lords debate new medical procedures

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  • Fears Over "Poisioned" Chicken

    Thu, 11 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    Ministers accused of being "Mouthpiece of the Poisoners" after a bug is found in supermarket chicken.

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  • Deputies duel at PMQs

    Wed, 10 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    19 days remaining

    With David Cameron abroad, it was left to the deputies to slug it out a Prime Minister's Questions. Labour's deputy leader, Harriet Harman, accused the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, of being out of touch with women's lives.

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  • Coalition splinters

    Tue, 9 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    18 days remaining

    The Lib Dem Danny Alexander criticises Conservative economic policy from the despatch box.

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  • Hunger in the UK

    Mon, 8 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    17 days remaining

    MPs clash on why the poor go hungry, anger over corporate tax breaks, more fears about fracking, and driverless cars could be coming to a town near you.

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  • MPs back International Aid Bill

    Fri, 5 Dec 14

    Duration:
    20 mins

    Available:
    14 days remaining

    MPs back Bill to commit UK to spend minimum 0.7% of GDP on International Aid. Also, Lords call for greater use of "Soft Power" to tackle modern day terrorism

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  • Stamp duty reform

    Thu, 4 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    13 days remaining

    MPs give the thumbs up to George Osborne's housing changes. There's a debate on sport. And fears about cuts to legal aid

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  • Osborne v Balls

    Wed, 3 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    12 days remaining

    The Autumn Statement. Questions over the deficit. Reform of stamp duty. And jibe and counter jibe.

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  • The Trouble With China

    Tue, 2 Dec 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    11 days remaining

    MPs react angrily after China bans them from visiting Hong Kong. The Home Secretary argues her case for temporarily blocking suspected British fighters from returning to the UK. And why antifreeze is fatal for pets.

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  • Health and Road budgets

    Mon, 1 Dec 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    10 days remaining

    Ahead of the autumn statement, Mps debate health service funding and planned road improvements.

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  • Row as new bill evicted

    Fri, 28 Nov 14

    Duration:
    25 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    Plans to deal with rogue landlords are evicted from the Commons. And a Home Office minister defends David Cameron's policy on EU migration.

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  • Scotland's historic day?

    Thu, 27 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    As new powers are announced for Scotland, is it an historic day or just modest progress?

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  • PM: NHS is "under pressure"

    Wed, 26 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    The Prime Minister has admitted the NHS is "under pressure" but claims Labour could not run it any better, as it could not provide a strong economy to fund it.

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  • Will TTIP deal harm NHS?

    Tue, 25 Nov 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    There are angry exchanges in Parliament over the big trade deal between the U.S. and the E.U.. The Foreign Secretary faces questions over the future of Iran. And could better intelligence have prevented the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby?

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  • Returning from Islamic State

    Mon, 24 Nov 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Available:
    3 days remaining

    The defence secretary tells British people who've left to fight with Islamic State that they should expect to be prosecuted on their return.

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