This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC Parliament on Monday, August 26 2019

05:20House of Commons - Persecution... ...of Christians Overseas. The debate in the House of Commons on the persecution of Christians overseas, from Thursday 18 July. 
07:15Laws 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. 
07:40Boris 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. 
07:50Prime Minister's Questions Coverage of Theresa May's final session of Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, from Wednesday 24 July. 
08:55Theresa 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. 
09:00Boris 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. 
09:15BOOKtalk - 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. 
09:30House 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. 
11:00Mayor's Question Time Recorded coverage of questions in the London Assembly to Mayor Sadiq Khan from Thursday 18 July. 
12:30Speaker'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. 
13:05BOOKtalk - Rory Naismith Mark D'Arcy talks to Rory Naismith about his new book Citadel of the Saxons The Rise of Early London. 
13:20Westminister Hall - Pension Credit MPs take part in a Westminster Hall debate on access to pension credit, from Wednesday 24 July. 
14:25Briefings - Vernon Bogdanor Professor Vernon Bogdanor delivers a Gresham College lecture in the Museum of London on Britain and Europe, from Wednesday 13 March. 
15:20Speaker's House: Lord Norton on... ...Willie Whitelaw. Lord Norton delivers a lecture on "What if Ted Heath had resigned in October 1974 and Willie Whitelaw had become Tory Leader?" in the Speaker's House from Monday 18 March. 
16:10BOOKtalk - Scott Colvin Mark D'Arcy talks to Scott Colvin about his recent book How to Survive a Select Committee. 
16:25Work and Pensions Committee... ...with Amber Rudd. Work and Pension Committee's evidence session with work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd on the work of her department, from Wednesday 24 July. 
17:30Briefings - Lord Rees of Ludlow Lord Rees of Ludlow delivers the Lord Speaker's Lecture, 'On the Future: technology and environmental stresses in 2050 and beyond', from Wednesday 27 February. 
18:10The Reith Lectures 2019: Rights... ...and the Ideal Constitution. 4/5. Jonathan Sumption, formerly one of England and Wales's most senior judges sitting in the UK's Supreme Court, assesses the US and UK's constitutional models. 
18:40House of Lords - Priorities for... ...the Government. A statement on the priorities for the new government, from Thursday 24 July. 
19:30BOOKtalk - Sophie Ambler Mark D'Arcy talks to Sophie Therese Ambler about her new book 'The Song of Simon de Montfort: England's First Revolutionary'. 
19:50Housing Committee with Dame... ...Judith Hackitt. Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee's session on building regulations and fire safety, from Monday 22 July. 
21:35Lord Speaker's Lecture - Jack... ...McConnell. Jack McConnell delivers the Lord Speaker Lecture on '20 Years of Scottish Devolution: Pass or Fail?' From Wednesday 15 May. 
22:15BOOKtalk - Rachel Reeves Mark D'Arcy in discussion with Labour MP Rachel Reeves about her book Women of Westminster The MPs Who Changed Politics. 
22:35Briefings - Northern Ireland... ...Backstop. The panel held on the problems and possible solutions around the Northern Ireland 'backstop' required as part of the deal reached with the EU over Brexit. 
23:20Scottish First Minister's... ...Questions. Questions in the Scottish Parliament to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon from Thursday 27 June. 
00:05BOOKtalk - Jack Straw Mark D'Arcy talks to former foreign secretary Jack Straw about his new book 'The English Job: Understanding Iran and why it distrusts Britain.'. 
00:25The Reith Lectures 2019:... ...Shifting the Foundations. 5/5. Jonathan Sumption makes some suggestions to restore faith in democracy. 
00:55Briefings - Tony Hall Tony Hall delivers the Lord Speaker Lecture, 'The BBC and the future of News: Impartiality, the fightback against 'fake news' and the global role of the BBC', from Wed 20 March. 
01:35Briefings - Theresa May at... ...Chatham House. Theresa May giving one of her last speeches as Prime Minister on the state of politics domestically and internationally at Chatham House in London, from Wednesday 17 July. 
02:20BOOKtalk - Robin Renwick Mark D'Arcy talks to former British ambassador Robin Renwick about his new book Not Quite a Diplomat. 
02:40Boris 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. 
02:45Prime Minister's Questions Coverage of Theresa May's final session of Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, from Wednesday 24 July. 
03:50Theresa 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. 
03:55Boris 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. 
04:10BOOKtalk - 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. 
04:25House 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. 
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.