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21/03/2013

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 21 March 2013

The Shadow Chancellor says a Budget initiative designed to help homebuyers obtain mortgages amounts to a "spare homes subsidy" for the better-off.
The Business Secretary says the details have to be worked out and accuses Ed Balls of hypocrisy and having presided over an unprecedented housing bubble.
The House of Lords debates the budget and peers are told to ask shorter question.
And the Foreign Secretary insists that elections in Afghanistan and Pakistan will not interrupt the process of restoring security to the region.
Sean Curran and team report on today's events in Parliament.

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