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Sean Curran reports from Westminster on a Government defeat in the Lords on boundary changes. Liberal Democrat peers, including six Ministers, vote with Labour to defer a review - the first time Ministers have voted against the Government. In the Commons, the Government sets out its plans for overhauling the state pension system and there's a statement on the situation in Mali. Also on the programme: a law making it an offence to use "insulting" language is to be dropped; and peers call for greater public awareness of pancreatic cancer.

28 minutes

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Tue 15 Jan 2013 08:31
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