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19/05/2011

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 19 May 2011

Rail passengers should no longer face above-inflation fare hikes, the Government says.
Responding to a Whitehall-commissioned review of rail industry costs, the Transport Secretary, Philip Hammond, believes rail costs must be cut to protect passengers.
In the Lords, a peer uses parliamentary privilege to reveal more details of the super-injunction relating to a former bank boss.
And a minister gets a mauling from MPs over the Government's refusal to introduce a ban on wild animals in circuses.
Alicia McCarthy and team report on today's events in Parliament.

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