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Tebbit protests

LORD TEBBIT, the Tory former cabinet minister injured in the IRA's 1984 Brighton bombing and whose wife, Margaret, was paralysed, attacked plans to free paramilitary prisoners. He said, during a Lords debate on the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Bill: "This Bill reeks and stinks of injustice."

Cash concern

THE cross-party Public Accounts Committee expressed concern over the reserves amassed by firm contracted by a government-backed charity to insulate the homes of people on benefits, the disabled and pensioners. Eaga has amassed reserves of pounds 3m.

Today in Parliament

Commons

Health Questions

Ten-minute debate on unsolicited fax messages

Progress on remaining stages of Finance Bill

Adjournment debate on future of RAF Northolt

Lords

Pesticides Bill, third reading

School Standards and Framework Bill

Debate on promotion of the Council of Europe

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