On tonight's political programme Around The House, Helen Ford discusses the row over party funding and the political significance of the Lindisfarne Gospels with a panel of guests, including Durham Labour MP Roberta Blackman-Woods.
Also in the programme, Stockton Conservative James Wharton reflects on introducing the controversial EU Referendum Bill.
Helen Ford also talks to Beth Farhat about her new role as General Secretary of the Northern TUC.
Around The House is at 11.35pm tonight (Thursday 11th July) on ITV.
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