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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  • 31 Aug 14

    Sun, 31 Aug 14

    Duration:
    36 mins

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    29 days remaining

    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

    Duration:
    36 mins

    Available:
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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

    Duration:
    36 mins

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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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  • 10 Aug 14

    Sun, 10 Aug 14

    Duration:
    36 mins

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    Carolyn Quinn and guests discuss the crisis in Iraq, the Scottish referendum and how to write a good party conference leader speech.

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  • 3 Aug 14

    Sun, 3 Aug 14

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    Carolyn Quinn and guests discuss the crisis in the Middle East, the spread of the Ebola virus and benefits for migrants.

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