04/02/2012

Sue Cameron of The Daily Telegraph looks behind the scenes at Westminster.

This was a good week for the Labour leader Ed Miliband, starting with his taunts to David Cameron on Tuesday as he made a statement to parliament on the EU. Was there or wasn't there a treaty? Lord Kerr, a former British diplomat in Brussels, now a crossbencher in the Lords, considers Britain's current influence in Europe.

On Wednesday at Prime Minister's questions the Labour leader was again making the running - this time on bankers' bonuses. Chris Leslie, a member of the shadow treasury team, and Jo Johnson, a Conservative MP with experience of the City, discuss who is winning hearts and minds over this issue.

And Chris Huhne's resignation. Ipsos Mori pollster Tom Mludzinski and Liberal Democrat blogger Mark Pack assess the impact on the party's standing.

Plus Early Day Motions- arcane parliamentary procedures which have had their day? Conservative MP Graham Evans thinks yes; Tony Travers, professor of government at the LSE, says they have a purpose.

The editor is Marie Jessel.

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