This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC Parliament on Wednesday, August 12 2020

03:55House of Commons - Summer... ...Economic Update. Live coverage of the statement in the House of Commons by chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak on the economy. 
06:30HARDtalk Stephen Sackur speaks to British playwright James Graham. In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, how much do we care about protecting our culture? 
06:55Maiden Speeches - Duncan Baker Conservative MP for North Norfolk, Duncan Baker, makes his maiden speech to the House of Commons, from Wednesday 5 February. 
07:05Inside Number 10 - Lord Turnbull In the fourth programme in a series of interviews with five former cabinet secretaries, political journalist Sue Cameron talks to Lord Turnbull. 
07:35Maiden Speeches - Mary Kelly Foy Labour MP for the City of Durham, Mary Kelly Foy, gives her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Wednesday 4 March. 
07:45European Parliament - German... ...Presidency. German chancellor Angela Merkel sets out the priorities for the German presidency of the European Union in the European Parliament in Brussels, from Wednesday 8 July. 
09:55Maiden Speeches - Jacob Young Conservative MP for Redcar, Jacob Young, gives his maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Monday 9 March. 
10:05Future of Journalism Committee Lords Communication and Digital Committee's session on the future of journalism with evidence from DMG Media, Google and Facebook, from Tuesday 23 June. 
12:05Maiden Speeches - Bell... ...Ribeiro-Addy. Labour MP for Streatham, Bell Ribeiro-Addy, making her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Thursday 30 January. 
12:20Live Scottish First Minister's... ...Questions. Coverage of questions in the Scottish Parliament to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Wednesday 12 August. 
13:45Senedd Cymru - Welsh Parliament First minister Mark Drakeford making a statement on the Welsh government's legislative programme, from Wednesday 15 July. 
14:45Live Scottish Parliament Coverage of proceedings in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 12 August. 
16:35Maiden Speeches - Katherine... ...Fletcher. Conservative MP for South Ribble, Katherine Fletcher, gives her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Monday 29 June. 
16:50BOOKtalk Mark D'Arcy talks to journalist and broadcaster Kim Ghattas about her book Black Wave, about the rivalry that has shaped the Middle East. 
17:10Maiden Speeches - Alexander... ...Stafford. Conservative MP for Rother Valley, Alexander Stafford, gives his maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Tuesday 16 June. 
17:20House of Commons - Economy Debate Coverage of the debate in the House of Commons on the economy in light of the Summer Economic Statement Update, from Wednesday 8 July. 
21:00Maiden Speeches - James Sutherland Conservative MP for Bracknell, James Sutherland, gives his maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Monday 9 March. 
21:15Scottish Parliament - Response... ...to the Summer Economic Statement Update. Coverage of the response in the Scottish Parliament to the Summer Economic Statement update, from Thursday 9 July. 
22:00HARDtalk Stephen Sackur interviews one of the UK's best-loved and most successful actors, Brian Cox. He is currently in New York, the US city worst affected by the coronavirus pandemic. 
22:25Maiden Speeches - Darren Henry Conservative MP for Broxtowe, Darren Henry, gives his maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Thursday 26 June. 
22:35Inside Number 10 - Lord O'Donnell In the last in a series of interviews with five former cabinet secretaries, political journalist Sue Cameron talks to Lord O'Donnell. 
23:05Maiden Speeches - Claudia Webbe Labour MP for Leicester East, Claudia Webbe, gives her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Monday 9 March. 
23:20Flooding Committee Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee session on flooding with evidence from Emma Howard Boyd, Sir James Bevan and John Curtin, from Tuesday 14 July. 
01:20Maiden Speeches - Katherine... ...Fletcher. Conservative MP for South Ribble, Katherine Fletcher, gives her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Monday 29 June. 
01:35Westminster in Review - Facing... ...the Pandemic. A review of how Parliament has tackled the coronavirus crisis, presented by David Cornock. [S] 
02:05Maiden Speeches - Alex... ...Davies-Jones. Labour MP for Pontypridd, Alex Davies-Jones, gives her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Wednesday 15 January. 
02:15Global Questions - Is the... ...Global System Racist?. Global Questions looks at how the death of George Floyd sent shock waves around the world. 
02:45Maiden Speeches - Tom Hunt Conservative MP for Ipswich, Tom Hunt, making his maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Tuesday 14 January. 
02:55Chief of the Defence Staff... ...Committee. MPs on the Defence Committee question Sir Nick Carter about his role as chief of the defence staff, the UK's most senior military officer, from Tuesday 7 July. 
04:55Maiden Speeches - Nadia Whittome Labour MP for Nottingham East, Nadia Whittome, making her maiden speech in the House of Commons, from Monday 10 January. 
05:05HARDtalk Stephen Sackur speaks to the best-selling author Yuval Noah Harari. What 21st-century lesson can we draw from the spread of Covid-19? 
05:30House of Commons - Medicine and... ...Medical Device Safety Statement. Statement by Nadine Dorries on the Cumberledge Review into medical safety, from 9 July.