This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC Parliament on Friday, April 3 2020

05:20Urgent 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. 
06:20BOOKtalk 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. 
06:35Democracy 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. 
08:10Reflections: 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. 
08:40Acts 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. 
08:45Westminster 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. 
09:55BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to author and politician Kenny MacAskill about his new book Radical Scotland on Scotland's radical political history. 
10:10Welsh Assembly - Coronavirus... ...Statement. The statement in the Welsh Assembly from the cabinet secretary for health and social services, Vaughan Gething, from Tuesday 24 March. 
11:15Acts and Facts Professor Vernon Bogdanor delivering a short lecture on the creation of a Scottish Parliament and an Assembly for Wales. 
11:20Reflections: 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. 
11:50Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference from the government on tackling coronavirus. 
12:35Acts 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. 
12:40BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to writer Glenn Patterson about his book on Northern Ireland, Backstop Land. 
12:55Reflections: 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. 
13:25Prime Minister's Questions Coverage of questions in the House of Commons to Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday 25 March. 
14:25Acts 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. 
14:30Scottish Parliament -... ...Coronavirus Statement. The statement in the Scottish Parliament by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Cabinet Secretary for Justice Humza Yousaf on the coronavirus, from Tuesday 24 March. 
16:45The Week in Parliament David Cornock presents a round-up of the events in Parliament. 
17:15BOOKtalk 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. 
17:30Acts 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. 
17:35Reflections: When Parties Split 2/5. Political journalist Steve Richards looks at Joseph Chamberlain, who first split the Liberal Party and later the Unionists. 
18:05Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference from the government on tackling coronavirus. 
18:50Acts 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. 
18:55BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to economist and journalist Liam Halligan about his new book Home Truths on the UK's housing shortage. 
19:10Global Traffic Deaths Debate The debate in the House of Lords on efforts to reduce global traffic deaths as part of the UN's sustainable development goals, from Thursday 19 March. 
20:40Acts and Facts Professor Vernon Bogdanor on the 1931 National Government formed by Labour leader Ramsay MacDonald to avoid a general election during a financial crisis. 
20:45BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to Emma Crewe and Andrew Walker about their book, An Extraordinary Scandal, on the MPs expenses crisis of 2009. 
21:00Acts and Facts Historian Kate Williams on the 1832 Reform Act, which widened the franchise for general elections, created constituencies in new cities and abolished the 'rotten boroughs'. 
21:05Urgent Question on Help for the... ...Self-Employed. The Urgent Question in the House of Commons on help for the self-employed during the coronavirus outbreak, from Tuesday 24 March. 
21:55BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to journalist and broadcaster Kim Ghattas about her new book Black Wave on the rivalry that has shaped the Middle East. 
22:10Reflections: When Parties Split 3/5. Political journalist Steve Richards looks at Ramsay MacDonald and the Labour party split on formation of the National Government. 
22:40Acts and Facts Historian Kate Williams delivers a short lecture on the Introduction of compulsory military service in 1916. 
22:45Welsh First Minister's... ...Coronavirus Statement. First Minister Mark Drakeford makes a statement updating Assembly Members on Coronavirus, from Tuesday 24 March. 
00:10Acts 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. 
00:15BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to historian Simon Heffer about his book Staring at God Britain in the Great War. 
00:30Coronavirus Science and... ...Research Committee. The Science and Technology select committee session on UK science, research and technology capability and influence in global disease outbreaks. 
02:35Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference from the government on tackling coronavirus. 
03:20Acts 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. 
03:25Urgent 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. 
04:25BOOKtalk 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. 
04:40Democracy 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.