Westminster Hour

Westminster Hour

The big political stories with lively discussion and expert comment and analysis. Presenter Carolyn Quinn is joined by politicians and journalists every Sunday night at 10pm on BBC Radio 4.

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  • 14 Sept 14

    Sun, 14 Sep 14

    Duration:
    36 mins

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    With the finishing line in sight, Carolyn Quinn and guests discuss the last-minute twists and turns in the Scottish referendum campaign. And we also find out whether our undecided teenage voter has made his mind up yet.

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  • 07 Sept 14

    Sun, 7 Sep 14

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    Who's up and who's down in the Scottish Referendum. Anas Sarwar, Pete Wishart, Alsion Seabeck, Mark Field and commentator David Torrance give their views to Carolyn Quinn. And Green Party leader Natalie Bennett on her party's platform.

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  • 31 Aug 14

    Sun, 31 Aug 14

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    Carolyn Quinn and guests discuss the increased terror threat level, the defection of Douglas Carswell to UKIP and the continuing arguments over who should be Clerk of the Commons. Also, a year on from the recall of Parliament for the Syria vote, there’s also a look at the reasons MPs get called back to Westminster during recesses.

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  • 24 Aug 14

    Sun, 24 Aug 14

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    Following the events in Iraq last week, Mark D’Arcy and guests examine what can be done to prevent young British Muslims being radicalised. And part two of Prof. Vernon Bogdanor’s assessment of the relationship between Britain and Europe since 1945.

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  • 17 Aug 14

    Sun, 17 Aug 14

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    Mark D'Arcy discusses Britain's response to 'Islamic State', Labour's response to the improving economy and a new row swirling around the Commons Speaker. He's joined by MPs Jacob Rees-Mogg, Martin Horwood, and Isabel Hardman of the Spectator. And constitutional sage Professor Vernon Bogdanor explains Europe's role as nemesis to so many British prime ministers.

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