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This year’s 40th anniversary edition will be received by more important and powerful individuals than ever before. Used as a reference source by this broad and often inaccessible audience, the Parliamentary Book provides a platform whereby selected organisations that are exponents of best practice can showcase and demonstrate their excellence in an extremely prestigious setting, alongside contributions from relevant ministers and industry experts.
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Child abuse inquiry overhaul urged - Dozens of child abuse survivors urge the government to scrap an inquiry into historical abuse and replace it with a more powerful body. Read article... Parties say progress made in talks - First Minister Peter Robinson says he believes that there is "real money on the table" from Westminster as cross-party talks continue at Stormont. Read article... Councils 'dim lights to save cash' - Street lights are being switched off or dimmed to save money in three quarters of England's council areas, according to Labour Party research. Read article... Higher pay awards 'on the way' - Bigger pay rises may be on offer in the coming year, according to Martin Weale, a member of the Bank of England's interest rate setting committee. Read article... UKIP expels councillor after remarks - The UK Independence Party says it has expelled one of its councillors, Rozanne Duncan, "for bringing the party into disrepute". Read article... Be honest on cuts, says Mandelson - Former Business Secretary Lord Mandelson says Labour's shadow cabinet has to "play as a team" and be up front about public spending cuts. Read article... May targets student visa 'abuse' - Home Secretary Theresa May backs a plan that would force foreign students to leave the UK after their university courses, in a bid to curb illegal immigration. Read article... Ambulance wait times 'may increase' - Target times for ambulances to reach some seriously ill patients in England could be lengthened, a document leaked to the BBC shows. Read article... Ken Clarke attacks 'silly' EU debate - Pro-Europeans have got to "organise themselves properly" to defeat the "silly" arguments for leaving the EU, former Tory Chancellor Ken Clarke says. Read article... Migration system 'in intensive care' - A parliamentary committee warns ministers over UK exit controls, record-keeping and the use of a net migration target. Read article... May 'could disband child abuse panel' - The independent panel set up to support the planned public inquiry into historical child abuse could be disbanded, the BBC understands. Read article... Journalist John Freeman dies at 99 - The diplomat and journalist John Freeman, best known for his interviews for BBC television series Face to Face, dies at the age of 99. Read article... Plan to help over-50s get jobs - Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help using computers as part of plans to get more people in that age group into work. Read article... Tory MEP Philip Bradbourn dies - Philip Bradbourn, a Conservative MEP for the West Midlands, has died, the party announces. Read article... More help for ex-forces inmates - Ex-services personnel who are sent to prison in England and Wales will get more support following a review of how they are treated, the government says. Read article... Tory aides suspended from poll list - The Conservatives suspend two of Theresa May's advisers from a list of 2015 general election candidates amid a row over campaigning. Read article... Farage: Ex-candidate 'rough diamond' - Nigel Farage says an ex-UKIP candidate recorded using a derogatory word about Chinese people had been "loutish" but suggests "a lot of people would use" the term. Read article... NI ministers engage in Cameron call - The Northern Ireland first minister and deputy first minister hold a conference call with the prime minister. Read article... Mandy Rice-Davies dies aged 70 - Former model Mandy Rice-Davies, one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair, has died from cancer at the age of 70, her publicist says. Read article... Friday marks election campaign start - The 2015 general election campaign officially begins on Friday, meaning candidates' spending will be subject to strict rules and limits. Read article... Villiers' rallying call on NI talks - Secretary of State Theresa Villiers says it is "make your mind up time" for Northern Ireland's political leaders ahead of cross-party talks. Read article... Introduction - A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont. Read article... 'Real change' in Scots NHS urged - The chairman of the BMA in Scotland calls for "real change" to ensure the NHS in Scotland is sustainable for future generations. Read article... Introduction - BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament. Read article... Jones confident over independence - The Welsh public have the right to decide what powers they want and what powers the UK should have, Carwyn Jones says. Read article... Introduction - A guide to the National Assembly for Wales. Read article... Funding cuts begin in West Midlands - As councils learn how much money they will have next year to spend on local services, Patrick Burns looks at the situation in the West Midlands. Read article... New cuts warning from East Midlands - Police chiefs and council leaders are calling for help in the form of extra government grants as budget cuts bite. Read article... Political editors across England - Political analysis from around England Read article... VIDEO: Transport Committee - MPs hear evidence on the failure of air traffic management systems. Read article... Links to UK political websites - Links to political parties and other useful websites covering UK politics. Read article... Who's who: Cameron's cabinet - Here's a full list of who is doing what job in David Cameron's new cabinet Read article... Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet - The details of Labour leader Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet following the recent reshuffle. Read article... European Parliaments online - Links to other Parliamentary broadcasters Read article... AUDIO: BBC editors take Mastermind challenge - BBC editors are known for their extensive knowledge of specialist subjects, but can they handle the pressure and maintain their reputations when in the spotlight? Read article... VIDEO: Labour: 'Keep the street lights on' - Labour's Hilary Benn says councils should invest in low-energy lighting rather than switching off street lights. Read article... VIDEO: Labour 'worried' by ambulance plan - Labour has said the Health Secretary has urgent questions to answer about leaked plans that suggest increasing response times for ambulance crews in England. Read article... VIDEO: Clarke: Stop this 'silly' EU debate - Former Conservative Cabinet minister Ken Clarke talks to the BBC's Andrew Marr about UK membership of the EU. Read article... VIDEO: Mandelson: We must be clear on cuts - Former cabinet minister Lord Mandelson says Labour must make the implications of spending cuts clear. Read article... VIDEO: Reckless: Tory 'sour grapes' court action - A UKIP MP accuses his former political colleagues of sour grapes for threatening court action over election costs. Read article... VIDEO: Top of the 2014 political pops - The top five most read stories on the BBC News web site's political pages in 2014 are revealed in a countdown. Read article... VIDEO: Lithuania: Four currencies in 25 years - Lithuania is the latest nation about to join the euro currency as it prepares to swap over from litas. Read article... A classic Westminster scandal - Mandy Rice-Davies and a scandal that wounded a prime minister Read article... TTIP: The EU-US trade deal explained - Why are the EU-US trade talks proving to be so controversial? Read article... What did UK know about CIA practices? - What did UK know about CIA practices? Read article... Will Scotland get reheated Blairism? - Mark Mardell on Scottish Labour's new leader Read article... Headline numbers: Osborne plan makes little difference - George Osborne's EU payment plan makes little difference Read article... England-only votes: the options - The options and what it will mean for the rest of the UK Read article... Manifesto watch: Where parties stand - What we know parties will be promising at next year's election Read article... Political opinion polls since May 2012 - See how parties have been doing in opinion surveys Read article...