This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC Parliament on Saturday, April 11 2020

04:40Westminster 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. 
06:35BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to author and politician Kenny MacAskill about his book Radical Scotland on Scotland's radical political history. 
06:50Welsh Assembly - Coronavirus... ...Statement. The statement in the Welsh Assembly from cabinet secretary for health and social services Vaughan Gething, from Tuesday 24 March. 
07:55Acts and Facts Professor Vernon Bogdanor delivering a short lecture on the creation of a Scottish Parliament and an Assembly for Wales. 
08:00Reflections: 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. 
08:30Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference held by the government on efforts to tackle the coronavirus. 
09:15Acts 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. 
09:20BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to writer Glenn Patterson about his book on Northern Ireland, Backstop Land. 
09:35Reflections: 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. 
10:05Prime Minister's Questions Coverage of questions in the House of Commons to Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday 25 March. 
11:05Acts 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. 
11:10Scottish 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. 
13:25The 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] 
13:55BOOKtalk 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. 
14:10Acts 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. 
14:15Reflections: When Parties Split 2/5. Political journalist Steve Richards looks at Joseph Chamberlain, who first split the Liberal Party and later the Unionists. 
14:45Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference held by the government on efforts to tackle the coronavirus. 
15:30Acts and Facts Historian Sean Lang delivers a short lecture on the 1935 Government of India Act, which granted India a degree of self-government. 
15:35BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to economist and journalist Liam Halligan about his book Home Truths on the UK's housing shortage. 
15:50House of Lords - Global Road... ...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. 
17:20Acts 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. 
17:25BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to Emma Crewe and Andrew Walker about their book, An Extraordinary Scandal, on the MPs expenses crisis of 2009. 
17:40Acts 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'. 
17:45House of Commons - Urgent... ...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. 
18:35BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to journalist and broadcaster Kim Ghattas about her book Black Wave, about the rivalry that has shaped the Middle East. 
18:50Reflections: When Parties Split 3/5. Political journalist Steve Richards looks at Ramsay MacDonald and the Labour party split on formation of the National Government. 
19:20Acts and Facts Historian Kate Williams delivers a short lecture on the Introduction of compulsory military service in 1916. 
19:25Welsh First Minister's... ...Coronavirus Statement. First Minister Mark Drakeford makes a statement updating Assembly Members on Coronavirus, from Tuesday 24 March. 
20:50Acts 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. 
20:55BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to historian Simon Heffer about his book Staring at God Britain in the Great War. 
21:10Coronavirus 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. 
23:15Downing Street Coronavirus News... ...Conference. Coverage of the latest news conference held by the government on efforts to tackle the coronavirus. 
00:00Acts 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. 
00:05House 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. 
01:05BOOKtalk 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. 
01:20Democracy 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. 
02:55Reflections: 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. 
03:25Acts 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. 
03:30Westminster 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. 
04:40BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to author and politician Kenny MacAskill about his book Radical Scotland on Scotland's radical political history. 
04:55Welsh Assembly - Coronavirus... ...Statement. The statement in the Welsh Assembly from cabinet secretary for health and social services Vaughan Gething, from Tuesday 24 March. 
06:00Acts and Facts Professor Vernon Bogdanor delivering a short lecture on the creation of a Scottish Parliament and an Assembly for Wales.