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15/12/2016

A breakthrough in the crisis in the funding of social care. Sean Curran reports on events in the Commons and has the best of the rest of Thursday in Parliament.

The Government is making an extra 240 Million pounds available to pay for social care in England in the next year. Sean Curran follows the statement of the Local Government Secretary and reports on the reaction of MPs to it.
Also on the programme:
* Claims that it could take as long as 10 years for the UK to quit the EU are dismissed by Ministers.
* The former European Trade Commissioner Lord Mandelson is questioned about Brexit by the Commons business committee.
* Strong views are voiced by MPs to the claims of abuse inflicted on young footballers by coaches and scouts.

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Thu 15 Dec 2016 23:30

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