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30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 17 June 2011

Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster where an MP has suggested that people with disabilities might want to work for less than the minimum wage. Next week the Commons will debate plans to give the Scottish Parliament new powers over income tax. Mark hears why the SNP are unhappy with proposals and talks to the former Labour minister who gave his name to the Barnett formula - the way public money is shared out among the nations of the UK. And there's a row brewing over plans for the UK to increase its contributions to the International Monetary Fund.


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