24 November 2014 Last updated at 21:17 ET

Tax relief threat to private schoolsIndependent school

A future Labour government would require private schools to "earn" business rate relief by helping out state schools - or lose it, the party will warn.


The House of CommonsRecall powers approved by MPs

"Recall" powers, which could see MPs subject to a public vote on their future in cases of serious misconduct, are backed by the House of Commons.

Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist of the Bank of England Slow economic growth 'prolonged'

Many of the world's major economies face a prolonged period of slow growth, the Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane, says.

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Labour to private schools: Help others or pay more tax

Taking on private schools is always a popular cause in Labour circles. Equally it always produces howls of outrage from the small but influential group of people whose children are educated in them.

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The future for our Parliament in an era of anti-politics

The BBC's James Landale asks how much Parliament matters and whether MPs and parties can reinvent themselves in the face of public disenchantment with politics.

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Mark D'Arcy Article written by Mark D'Arcy Mark D'Arcy Parliamentary correspondent

Week ahead

The Recall of MPs Bill is back in the Commons for further discussion: it could cause parliamentary drama once again.

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