40 years in parliament: Sir Alan looks back

The Berwick MP Sir Alan Beith is marking 40 years in parliament.

He was elected as a Liberal in 1973. He's now one of the most senior figures in the Liberal Democrats.

Sir Alan will step down at the next general election.

He spoke to Helen Ford for our political programme Around The House. Watch his interview here:

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Around The House

Helen Ford presents November's political programme from Westminster, and looks ahead to the Scottish Government's blueprint for independence.