In December's political programme, Cumbria MP Rory Stewart is among Helen Ford's guests to discuss changes to the State Pension age and the impact on young adults who face 50 years in the workplace.
And, as the world mourns Nelson Mandela, MPs consider the lessons of his life for politicians the world over.
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