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16/01/2014

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 16 January 2014

MPs question the Energy Secretary, Ed Davey, over the possibility of links between recent severe weather and climate change.

Mr Davey backs the Prime Minister who has said he suspects the increase in "abnormal weather events" is linked to climate change.

Peers raise concerns over changes to the way the civil service operates.

The House of Lords agrees new penalties for peers found to have broken the rules.

The Commons debates the political situation in Bangladesh and the growing problem of nuisance telephone calls.

And ministers come under renewed pressure to release papers relating to the trial of Stephen Ward, a key figure in the Profumo scandal.

Sean Curran and team report on today's events in Parliament.

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