This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC Parliament on Thursday, April 9 2020

06:00House of Commons - Urgent... ...Question on Britons Abroad. The urgent question in the House of Commons on help for Britons stuck abroad during the coronavirus pandemic, from Tuesday 24 March. 
07:00BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to historian Nicola Tallis about her book Uncrowned Queen on the life of Margaret Beaufort, the first matriarch of the Tudor dynasty. 
07:15House of Lords Democracy and... ...Digital Technologies Committee. Coverage of the Democracy and Digital Technologies committee from Monday 9 March, with evidence from Vint Cerf and Katie O'Donovan of Google. 
08:50Reflections: When Parties Split 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. 
09:20Acts and Facts Historian Kate Williams delivers a short lecture on King Edward VIII renouncing the throne to marry the American divorcee Wallis Simpson in 1936. 
09:25Westminster Hall - Bank Branch... ...Closures. Coverage of the debate in the House of Commons' second chamber, Westminster Hall, on bank branch closures, from Wednesday 18 March. 
10:35BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to author and politician Kenny MacAskill about his book Radical Scotland on Scotland's radical political history. 
10:50Welsh Assembly - Coronavirus... ...Statement. The statement in the Welsh Assembly from cabinet secretary for health and social services Vaughan Gething, from Tuesday 24 March. 
11:55Acts and Facts Professor Vernon Bogdanor delivering a short lecture on the creation of a Scottish Parliament and an Assembly for Wales. 
12:00Reflections: When Parties Split 5/5. In the final programme in a series of half-hour unscripted talks on party splits, political journalist Steve Richards looks at how Brexit has split the two main political parties. 
12:30Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference held by the government on efforts to tackle the coronavirus. 
13:15Acts and Facts Professor Vernon Bogdanor gives a short lecture on the 1911 Parliament Act which established the primacy of the House of Commons over the House of Lords. 
13:20BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to writer Glenn Patterson about his book on Northern Ireland, Backstop Land. 
13:35Reflections: When Parties Split 1/5. In the first programme in a series of half-hour unscripted talks on party splits, political journalist Steve Richards looks at Robert Peel and The Corn Laws. 
14:05Prime Minister's Questions Coverage of questions in the House of Commons to Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday 25 March. 
15:05Acts and Facts A short lecture by historian Kate Williams on the 1534 Act of Supremacy which made Henry VIII the head of the church in England. 
15:10Scottish Parliament -... ...Coronavirus Statement. The statement in the Scottish Parliament by first ninister Nicola Sturgeon and cabinet secretary for justice Humza Yousaf on the coronavirus, from Tuesday 24 March. 
17:25The Week in Parliament 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] 
17:55BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to barrister and broadcaster Hashi Mohamed about his book People Like Us What it Takes to Make it in Modern Britain. 
18:10Acts and Facts Historian Sean Lang delivers a short lecture on the 1876 Royal Titles Act, which gave Queen Victoria the title of Empress of India. 
18:15Reflections: When Parties Split 2/5. Political journalist Steve Richards looks at Joseph Chamberlain, who first split the Liberal Party and later the Unionists. 
18:45Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference held by the government on efforts to tackle the coronavirus. 
19:30Acts and Facts Historian Sean Lang delivers a short lecture on the 1935 Government of India Act, which granted India a degree of self-government. 
19:35BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to economist and journalist Liam Halligan about his book Home Truths on the UK's housing shortage. 
19:50Political Highlights Political and Parliamentary highlights. 
20:00Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference held by the government on efforts to tackle the coronavirus. 
20:45Scottish Government Coronavirus... ...News Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference held by the Scottish government with first minister Nicola Sturgeon, from Thursday 9 April. 
21:15Welsh Government Coronavirus... ...News Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference held by the Welsh government with first minister Mark Drakeford, from Thursday 9 April. 
21:45Northern Ireland Executive... ...Coronavirus News Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference held by the Northern Ireland Executive, from Thursday 9 April. 
22:00BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to journalist and broadcaster Kim Ghattas about her book Black Wave, about the rivalry that has shaped the Middle East. 
22:15Reflections: When Parties Split 3/5. Political journalist Steve Richards looks at Ramsay MacDonald and the Labour party split on formation of the National Government. 
22:45Acts and Facts Historian Kate Williams delivers a short lecture on the Introduction of compulsory military service in 1916. 
22:50Welsh First Minister's... ...Coronavirus Statement. First Minister Mark Drakeford makes a statement updating Assembly Members on Coronavirus, from Tuesday 24 March. 
00:15Acts and Facts 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. 
00:20BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to historian Simon Heffer about his book Staring at God Britain in the Great War. 
00:35Coronavirus Treasury Committee 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. 
02:40Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference held by the government on efforts to tackle the coronavirus. 
03:25Acts and Facts 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. 
03:30House of Commons - Urgent... ...Question on Britons Abroad. The urgent question in the House of Commons on help for Britons stuck abroad during the coronavirus pandemic, from Tuesday 24 March. 
04:30BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to historian Nicola Tallis about her book Uncrowned Queen on the life of Margaret Beaufort, the first matriarch of the Tudor dynasty. 
04:45House of Lords Democracy and... ...Digital Technologies Committee. Coverage of the Democracy and Digital Technologies committee from Monday 9 March, with evidence from Vint Cerf and Katie O'Donovan of Google. 
05:10House of Lords Democracy and... ...Digital Technologies Committee. Coverage of the Democracy and Digital Technologies committee from Monday 9 March, with evidence from Vint Cerf and Katie O'Donovan of Google.