What´s On BBC Parliament Today
Treasury Committee's virtual evidence session on the economic impact of coronavirus with evdience from Kate Bell and Rain Newton-Smith, from Tuesday 31 March.
...Conference. The latest news conference held by Michael Gove, joined by deputy chief medical officer Jenny Harries and NHS England national medical director Stephen Powis, from 31 March.
Historian Sean Lang delivers a short lecture on Warren Hastings, who was tried for impeachment over what was claimed to be his corrupt government of India.
The urgent question in the House of Commons on help for Britons stuck abroad during the coronavirus pandemic, from Tuesday 24 March.
Including stage 1 debate on emergency legislation to tackle coronavirus followed by a statement on social security at 1130 and a statement from Nicola Sturgeon at noon.
4/5. In the fourth programme in a series of half-hour unscripted talks on party splits, political journalist Steve Richards looks at how divisions in Labour led to the formation of the SDP.
...Crisis. Historian Kate Williams delivers a short lecture on King Edward VIII renouncing the throne to marry the American divorcee Wallis Simpson in 1936.
Mark D'Arcy talks to author and politician Kenny MacAskill about his book Radical Scotland on Scotland's radical political history.
Live coverage of the Scottish Parliament including the remaining stages of the emergency coronavirus legislation with votes expected at 1800.
...Supremacy. A short lecture by historian Kate Williams on the 1534 Act of Supremacy which made Henry VIII the head of the church in England.
...Coronavirus Statement. The statement in the Scottish Parliament by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf on the coronavirus, from Tuesday 24 March.
Highlights from across the week in Parliament as well as the Scottish Parliament, the Welsh Assembly and the Northern Ireland Assembly, presented by David Cornock. [S]
What it Takes to Make it in Modern Britain.
...Titles Act. Historian Sean Lang delivers a short lecture on the 1876 Royal Titles Act, which gave Queen Victoria the title of Empress of India.
2/5. Political journalist Steve Richards looks at Joseph Chamberlain, who first split the Liberal Party and later the Unionists.
...Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference from the government on tackling coronavirus.
Historian Sean Lang delivers a short lecture on the 1935 Government of India Act, which granted India a degree of self-government.
Mark D'Arcy talks to economist and journalist Liam Halligan about his book Home Truths on the UK's housing shortage.
The debate in the House of Lords on efforts to reduce global traffic deaths as part of the UN's sustainable development goals, from Thursday 19 March.
Professor Vernon Bogdanor on the 1931 National Government formed by Labour leader Ramsay MacDonald to avoid a general election during a financial crisis.
Mark D'Arcy talks to Emma Crewe and Andrew Walker about their book, An Extraordinary Scandal, on the MPs expenses crisis of 2009.
Historian Kate Williams on the 1832 Reform Act, which widened the franchise for general elections, created constituencies in new cities and abolished the 'rotten boroughs'.
...Self-Employed. The Urgent Question in the House of Commons on help for the self-employed during the coronavirus outbreak, from Tuesday 24 March.
Mark D'Arcy talks to journalist and broadcaster Kim Ghattas about her book Black Wave, about the rivalry that has shaped the Middle East.
3/5. Political journalist Steve Richards looks at Ramsay MacDonald and the Labour party split on formation of the National Government.
Historian Kate Williams delivers a short lecture on the Introduction of compulsory military service in 1916.
...Coronavirus Statement. First Minister Mark Drakeford makes a statement updating Assembly Members on Coronavirus, from Tuesday 24 March.
Professor Vernon Bogdanor delivering a short lecture on the 1975 referendum held to either confirm the UKs membership of the Common Market or leave it.
Britain in the Great War.
...Research Committee. The Science and Technology select committee session on UK science, research and technology capability and influence in global disease outbreaks.