On tonight's Around The House, the new Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald describes his first impressions of the House of Commons.
Mr McDonald took his seat earlier this week, just in time for the Chancellor's Autumn Statement.
He tells our Political Correspondent, Gerry Foley, how different it feels to be in the Chamber:
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