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Does today's political drama recall the 1970s?

A light is shone on the role of the government whips, those who aim to keep their MPs in order, in a play that has returned to the stage, four years after a sell-out run.

Daily Politics reporter Mark Lobel sees political parallels between the Labour government of the 1970s with the current Conservative administration, with both grappling with European and devolution issues by leaders with slender majorities in the Commons.

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