24 February 2017

Commons People Podcast: If You Tolerate This, Then Your NHS Will Be Next

This week's Commons People sees the team wondering if Labour has gone too far with its campaigns on the NHS, after saying "babies will die" if the Tories win in Copeland. Theresa May is facing trouble from her backbenchers over business rates, and is also under scrutiny over what she knew about former Guantanamo Bay detainee who was awarded £1million compensation before becoming a suicide bomber in Iraq. There is the usual amazing quiz - no, seriously - and the crucial In Case You Missed It.

Corbyn Asked If He Has 'Looked In The Mirror' And Accepted Blame For Copeland Defeat

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Jeremy Corbyn Says Why He's Refusing To Quit After Losing Copeland By-Election

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Labour Is Not In Denial About Copeland Defeat, Says John McDonnell

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Paul Nuttall Is Having A Really, Really Rough Morning

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7 Reasons Labour Lost The Copeland By-Election

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Nigel Farage Opens Up About 'Sex Using Ice Cubes' Fling With Latvian Journalist


The Definitive Ranking Of Eccentric BBC Question Time Audience Members


Nuttall Left Stranded Without A Car, Proving He's Literally 'Not Going Anywhere'

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Stronger In And Vote Leave To Be Investigated Over Spending Returns


'Better To Be Atheist' Than 'Scandalised' Catholic, Says Pope

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Two Arrested Over The Escape Of Murderer Shaun Walmsley

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Conservatives Win Copeland In Historic Victory Over Labour

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Labour Holds Stoke-on-Trent Central - Ukip *Just* In Second

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You Could Pay £13,000 A Year To Graduate Early Under New Government Plans

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Helen Bailey Wrote Intimate Blog About Love For Killer Partner

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Ukip's Douglas Carswell Denies Blocking Nigel Farage's Knighthood

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Gove Reveals Frayed Relations With Cameron Since Brexit Vote

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Storm Doris Brings Chaos To Just About All Of London

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EU Citizens In UK Offered Fresh Hope Of Post-Brexit Rights

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The Best Reaction To Claudio Ranieri's Sacking

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Woman Killed In Wolverhampton By 'Storm Doris Debris'


Nuttall To 'Run Scared' Of Marr If He Loses Stoke Central

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Brexit Briefing: Rotting Food And A Rude Frenchman

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Depression Is Now The 'Leading Cause Of Disability Worldwide'

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‘Murdered By My Fiance’: The Death Of Author Helen Bailey

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How Does The BBC Balance Political Views In The Question Time Audience?


Which Type Of BBC Question Time Audience Member Are You?

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Beyoncé Cancels Coachella Headlining Slot On Doctor's Orders

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George Michael's Delayed Funeral Is Leaving Loved Ones 'In Limbo', Says Andrew Ridgeley

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Here's How You Can Watch The Oscars On Sunday In The UK

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Little Girl Plays A Magic Trick On Her Brother, He Totally Regrets Playing Along


Freddie Flintoff Admits 12-Year-Old Daughter Laughed At His 'Dad' Moves


Woman Who's Had Breast Cancer Three Times Explains Why She Feels 'Lucky

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Five HIV Patients Have Been Left 'Virus Free' And With No Need For Daily Drugs

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Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid And Kendall Jenner Look Ridiculously On Point At Milan Fashion Week

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Oprah Winfrey Reveals How Weight Struggle ‘Kept Her From Doing Things’

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'Coronation Street' Spoiler! Can Steve Contain His Emotions When He's Left Holding His Secret Son?

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Ant And Dec Reveal Scarlett Moffatt Is Already Calling The Shots On 'Saturday Night Takeaway'

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Kids Write Mum Adorable Apology Note After They Cut Up Her 'Magazens'


Legendary Mum Demonstrates How To Sneak Alcohol Into Any Venue Using An 'Umbrella'

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