This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC Parliament on Thursday, August 13 2020

05:30House of Commons - Medicine and... ...Medical Device Safety Statement. Statement by Nadine Dorries on the Cumberledge Review into medical safety, from 9 July. 
06:40BOOKtalk 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. 
07:00Maiden Speeches - Dave Doogan SNP MP for Angus, Dave Doogan, gives his maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Tuesday 21 January. 
07:10Met Police Committee The Home Affairs select committee session on the work of the Metropolitan Police with evidence from Dame Cressida Dick, Metropolitan Police commissioner, from Wednesday 8 July. 
08:55Maiden Speeches - Lee Anderson Conservative MP for Ashfield, Lee Anderson, gives his maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Monday 27 January. 
09:05Global Questions - Culture... ...Crisis The Future of the Performing Arts. Some are predicting, despite the easing of the lockdown, that the arts will be devastated by the financial impact of the pandemic. 
09:35Maiden Speeches - Allan Dorans SNP MP for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock, Allan Dorans, gives his maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Wednesday 29 January. 
09:45Senedd Cymru - Welsh Parliament First minister Mark Drakeford making a statement on the Welsh government's legislative programme, from Wednesday 15 July. 
10:45Maiden Speeches - Bell... ...Ribeiro-Addy. Labour MP for Streatham, Bell Ribeiro-Addy, making her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Thursday 30 January. 
11:00HARDtalk Stephen Sackur speaks to writer and historian Rutger Bregman. Do we humans massively underestimate our capacity to change things for the better? 
11:25Maiden Speeches - Kenny MacAskill SNP MP for East Lothian, Kenny MacAskill, gives his maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Wednesday 15 January. 
11:35Westminster in Review -... ...Parliament beyond Coronavirus. Alicia McCarthy looks back at the last parliamentary session before summer 2020's recess. [S] 
12:05HARDtalk Stephen Sackur speaks to the best-selling author Yuval Noah Harari. What 21st-century lesson can we draw from the spread of Covid-19? 
12:30Live Scottish Parliament Coverage of proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 13 August. 
15:20Maiden Speeches - Colum Eastwood The SDLP MP for Foyle, Colum Eastwood, makes his maiden speech in the House of Commons, from 19 December 2019. 
15:30America this Week - Testimony... ...of George Floyd's Brother. Coverage of the testimony by the brother of George Floyd to the House of Representatives. 
17:10Maiden Speeches - Claire Hanna SDLP MP for Belfast South, Claire Hanna, makes her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Friday 20 December 2019. 
17:20BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to author Ian Beesley about his book The Official History of the Cabinet Secretaries. 
17:40Maiden Speeches - Stephen Farry The Alliance MP for North Down, Stephen Farry, makes his maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Friday 20 December. 
17:50Future of Journalism Committee Communications Committee session on the future of journalism in the UK, with evidence from the New Statesman, the Spectator, ITV and a former Downing Street communications director. 
19:55Maiden Speeches - Daisy Cooper Liberal Democrat MP for St Albans, Daisy Cooper, makes her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Monday 23 January. 
20:05Scottish Parliament - First... ...Minister's Covid-19 Statement. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon making a statement to MSPs on the Scottish Government's next phase out of the coronavirus lockdown, from Thursday 9 July. 
21:30Maiden Speeches - Alicia Kearns Conservative MP for Rutland and Melton, Alicia Kearns, makes her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Monday 13 January. 
21:40HARDtalk Stephen Sackur speaks to Armando Ianucci, hugely successful writer and director of comedy on TV and film. Is there ever a bad time and place to be funny? 
22:05Huawei and the UK's 5G Network... ...Committee. Science and Technology Committee session on the UK telecommunications infrastructure and domestic capability from Thursday 9 July. 
00:05Maiden Speeches - David Johnston Conservative MP for Wantage, David Johnston, makes his maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Tuesday 14 January. 
00:15Briefings - Michael Gove A speech by Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove on 'The Privilege of Public Service' as the Ditchley annual lecture, from Saturday 27 June. 
01:05Maiden Speeches - Carla Lockhart DUP MP for Upper Bann, Carla Lockhart, makes her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Wednesday 8 January. 
01:15Inside Number 10 - Lord Butler In the second programme in a series of interviews with five former cabinet secretaries, political journalist Sue Cameron talks to Lord Butler. 
01:45Maiden Speeches - Wendy... ...Chamberlain. Liberal Democrat MP for North East Fife, Wendy Chamberlain, makes her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Tuesday 14 January. 
01:55Westminster in Review - Facing... ...the Pandemic. A review of how Parliament has tackled the coronavirus crisis, presented by David Cornock. [S] 
02:25Maiden Speeches - Zarah Sultana Labour MP for Coventry South, Zarah Sultana, making her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Friday 20 December 2019. 
02:35BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to historian Paul Lay about his book Providence Lost on the rise and fall of Oliver Cromwell's Protectorate. 
02:55Maiden Speeches - Florence... ...Eshalomi. Labour MP for Vauxhall, Florence Eshalomi, making her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Thursday 16 January. 
03:05Economic Impact of Coronavirus... ...Committee. A session on the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, from Wednesday 3 June. 
05:40Maiden Speeches - Dehenna Davison Conservative MP for Bishop Auckland, Dehenna Davison, makes her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Thursday 16 January. 
05:50America this Week - Testimony... ...of George Floyd's Brother. Coverage of the testimony by the brother of George Floyd to the House of Representatives.