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11/06/2013

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 11 June 2013

GCSE exams are to be made more challenging, more ambitious and more rigorous. Sean Curran reports on the Education Secretary's statement to the Commons and the reaction of MPs.
Also on the programme:
* Rebecca Keating covers the political row over attempts to change the ratio of children to carers in pre-school play groups.
* Simon Jones follows a committee session where lawyers speak out about the changes to criminal legal aid.
* How should we commemmorate the hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War in 1914? Kristiina Cooper reports on a debate in Westminster Hall.

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