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12/12/2016

The arguments over the future of social care funding in England are played out in the Commons. Susan Hulme covers that and has the best of the rest of Monday in Parliament.

Who pays for the care of the elderly and vulnerable? Labour MPs press the Government over the crisis in social care funding. Susan Hulme follows the exchanges.
Also on the programme:
* Peers speak out as three days of strikes loom on some railway services in the South East.
* The Chancellor Phillip Hammond tells MPs it would be helpful to allow longer than two years for Britain's exit from the European Union.
* The Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry backs her opposite number Boris Johnson in his dispute with 10 Downing Street over his remarks about Saudi Arabia.
* Should people interviewed by the police be named ahead of being charged? Peers debate the issues.

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Mon 12 Dec 2016 23:30

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