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On Thursday 14 May 2020 at 2pm the Finance Minister will announce Budget 2020. Here’s a guide for those planning to tune in. Read more
MPs have worked on Covid-19 related bills under urgency shortening a process from months to hours. Read more Audio
It’s budget week, with the big reveal set for Thursday. But that’s not the only thing happening. And how will Parliament ‘do’ a Covid-style budget?
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Parliament's second week in the debating chamber at alert level 3 includes the return of the General debate and two Covid-19 related bills. Read more Video, Audio
In a week when the leaders of government and opposition have been practically ubiquitous, we have a summary of their main attacks and ripostes. Read more Audio
It can’t be easy being in political opposition during a crisis. You don’t want to seem obstructive, but you’re the Opposition; it says it in the name. So, how do you oppose while supporting? Read more Audio
Another week is underway in our curtailed Parliament which is demonstrating the scattergun impact achievable through omnibus legislation. Read more Audio
In the first week of alert level 3 MPs have speedily passed a tax bill, started a performance review of the Government and heard views on prisoner voting. Read more Audio
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Parliament went into warp speed on Thursday to unanimously pass a tax relief bill for business owners. Read more Audio
The MPs are back. Politics is on. But not everything is normal. What's changed at level 3? Read more Video, Audio
It was the first day back at Parliament for MPs, and in some ways it was a lot like school. Read more Audio
The House has resumed after a five week lock down and while the usual features like question time will remain there are a couple of changes. Read more Audio
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