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04/10/2011

Susan Hulme and the BBC's parliamentary team report on the day's top news stories from Westminster where the Lords are sitting but the Commons are in recess for party conferences. We report on complaints from peers that part-time students will lose out under the Government's proposals for tuition fees. Their views get a sympathetic hearing from a Government spokeswoman. There's a row at question-time over economic growth and there's a committee inquiry into investigative journalism. And we have a special report on whether knife crime legislation, currently going through Parliament, is tough enough.

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30 minutes

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Tue 4 Oct 2011 23:30

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