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Funding MPs' dwindling snuff habit

Robin Fell, the principal doorkeeper of the House of Commons, discusses the 300-year-old tradition of providing MPs with snuff, a type of powdered tobacco.

It is made available free of charge for any MP who wants it - but it is Mr Fell who will eventually end up footing the bill when the current supply runs out.

BBC Parliament's Sam Francis reports.

  • 28 Oct 2013