This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC Parliament on Tuesday, August 27 2019

05:55Laws and Ladies Daniel Brittain is joined by crossbench peer Baroness Meacher, Conservative peer Baroness Fookes and Labour peer Baroness Prosser for more discussion of political news. 
06:25Briefings - Gordon Brown on Brexit The speech by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Brexit and the incoming new Conservative government, from Monday 22 July. 
06:50Briefings - History of... ...Parliament Trust Lecture. Dr Paul Seaward, research professor, History of Parliament Trust delivering a lecture entitled A Brief History of (Parliamentary) Time, from Wednesday 12 June. 
07:35BOOKtalk - David Kogan Mark D'Arcy in discussion with author David Kogan about his book Protest and Power The Battle for the Labour Party. 
07:55Climate Change Committee with... ...David Attenborough. The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee's session on Clean Growth Strategy. 
08:55The Reith Lectures 2019: Law's... ...Expanding Empire. 1/5. Former judge, Jonathan Sumption, explains how the growth of the law, driven by a demand for greater security and less risk, now means that we have less liberty. 
09:25Briefings - Jo Swinson... ...Leadership Election Speech. The speech by Jo Swinson shortly after she won the Liberal Democrat leadership election, from Monday 22 July. 
09:45House of Lords - Public... ...Services and Young People. The debate in the House of Lords on the impact of public services on the lives of young people, from Thursday 18 July. 
11:35BOOKtalk - Katie Hickman Mark D'Arcy in discussion with historian Katie Hickman about her new book - She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British women in India 1600-1900. 
11:50Welsh Affairs Committee on Ford... Bridgend. A committee session on the proposed closure of the Ford plant at Bridgend, from Monday 8 July. 
12:55Welsh First Minister's Questions Questions in the Welsh Assembly to First Minister Mark Drakeford from Tuesday 16 July. 
13:55Speaker's House Lecture -... ...Joanna Cherry. SNP MP Joanna Cherry delivers a lecture on 'Women and British Politics, where next?' from Monday 21 January. 
14:45Briefings - Sir Mark Sedwill The speech by the cabinet secretary Sir Mark Sedwill on future public service challenges at the Institute of Government, from Thursday 13 June. 
15:35BOOKtalk - Dick Leonard and... ...Mark Garnett. Mark D'Arcy talks to historians Dick Leonard and Mark Garnett about their new book Titans: Fox vs Pitt. 
15:50The Reith Lectures 2019: In... ...Praise of Politics. 2/5. Jonathan Sumption discusses state legitimacy and how democracy can be effective in accommodating political differences. 
16:20Briefings - Donald Trump and... ...Theresa May. US president Donald Trump and prime minister Theresa May holding a joint news conference in Whitehall as part of the president's state visit to the UK, from Tuesday 4 June. 
16:45Briefings - Jeremy Corbyn at... ...Trump State Visit. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking at the anti-Trump visit protests in central London, from Tuesday 4 June. 
17:00House of Lords - Leaking of... ...Confidential Emails. Debate on leaks of private communications of the UK's ambassador to the United States. 
17:55Westminster Hall - Defence... ...Spending. The debate in the House of Commons' second chamber, Westminster Hall, on defence spending, from Tuesday 16 July. 
19:25BOOKtalk - Jon Davis and John... ...Rentoul. Mark D'Arcy talks to Jon Davis and John Rentoul about their latest book Heroes or Villains?: The Blair Government Reconsidered. 
19:45Speaker's House: Sir Edward... ...Leigh on Michael Heseltine. Sir Edward Leigh delivers a lecture on 'What if Michael Heseltine, not John Major, had become PM in 1990?' in the Speaker's House from Monday 20 May. 
20:15The Reith Lectures 2019: Human... ...Rights and Wrongs. 3/5. In his third lecture, Jonathan Sumption argues that concepts of human rights have a long history in the common law. 
20:50BOOKtalk - Vernon Bogdanor Mark D'Arcy talks to Professor Vernon Bogdanor about his latest book Beyond Brexit Towards a British Constitution. 
21:05House of Commons - Persecution... ...of Christians Overseas. The debate in the House of Commons on the persecution of Christians overseas, from Thursday 18 July. 
23:00Laws and Ladies Daniel Brittain is joined by crossbench peer Baroness Meacher, Conservative peer Baroness Fookes and Labour peer Baroness Prosser for more discussion of political news. 
23:25Boris Johnson Leadership... ...Election Speech. Newly-elected Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson speaks at an event in central London following the announcement of his victory over Jeremy Hunt, from Tuesday 23 July. 
23:35Prime Minister's Questions Coverage of Theresa May's final session of Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, from Wednesday 24 July. 
00:40Theresa May Leaves Downing Street Prime minister Theresa May speaks in Downing Street moments before travelling to Buckingham Palace to hand her resignation to the Queen, from Wednesday 24 July. 
00:45Boris Johnson Downing Street... ...Speech. Prime minister Boris Johnson speaks in Downing Street after being asked by the Queen to form a new government, from Wednesday 24 July. 
01:00BOOKtalk - Peter Riddell Mark D'Arcy in discussion with author and historian Peter Riddell on his book 15 Minutes of Power The Uncertain Life of British Ministers. 
01:15House of Commons - Boris... ...Johnson Statement. Coverage of a statement to the House of Commons by new prime minister Boris Johnson on his government's priorities, followed by questioning by MPs, from Thursday 25 July. 
02:45Mayor's Question Time Recorded coverage of questions in the London Assembly to Mayor Sadiq Khan from Thursday 18 July. 
04:15Speaker's House: Professor Dame... ...Nancy Rothwell. Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, vice-chancellor of the University of Manchester and co-chair of the prime minister's Council of Science and Technology, delivers a lecture on science. 
04:50BOOKtalk - Rory Naismith Mark D'Arcy talks to Rory Naismith about his new book Citadel of the Saxons The Rise of Early London. 
05:05Westminister Hall - Pension Credit MPs take part in a Westminster Hall debate on access to pension credit, from Wednesday 24 July.