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28 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 15 December 2012

Peter Oborne of The Daily Telegraph looks behind the scenes at Westminster.

He asks why the Church of England and the Church in Wales have been exempted from the new gay marriage laws. Why do ministers want more power to appoint top civil servants? What's the best policy to help resolve the bloodshed in Syria? And, after this week's shocking report into collusion during the 'Troubles', he hears memories of the intelligence war from two former army officers in Northern Ireland. Sir Tony Baldry, Andreas Whittam Smith , Paddy Ashdown, Rory Stewart, Sir Richard Mottram, Bernard Jenkin, Patrick Mercer and Bob Stewart are his guests.

Peter Mulligan is the Editor.


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