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Anglia Late Edition - November 2016

Anglia Late Edition is the regional politics programme for the East of England presented by political correspondent Emma Hutchinson

Anglia Late Edition looks ahead to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement and asks what the East of England can expect in terms of investment.

The programme also discussed the election of Donald Trump as the President of the United States of America and looked at the work of the Youth Parliament which met in the House of Commons on Friday 11 November 2016.

Click below to watch the programme transmitted on ITV Anglia on Thursday 17 November 2016

Emma Hutchinson was joined in the studio by four politicians from the Anglia region.

  • Peter Bone MP has been the Conservative MP for Wellingborough in Northamptonshire since 2005
  • Daniel Zeichner MP has been the Labour MP for Cambridge since 2015.
  • Margot Parker MEP has been a Ukip Euro MP in Northamptonshire and the East Midlands since 2014
  • Julian Huppert was the Liberal Democrat MP for Cambridge between 2010 and 2015.
Peter Bone MP (Con), Daniel Zeicher MP (Lab), Margot Parker MEP (Ukip) and Julian Huppert (Lib Dem) Credit: ITV Anglia

During the programme, Peter Bone, the Conservative MP for Wellingborough, said giving the interim leader of Ukip Nigel Farage a position in the House of Lords was top of his Christmas list.

Mr Bone said Nigel Farage should be used by the Government as an intermediary with Donald Trump.

Members of the Youth Parliament being photographed in the House of Commons chamber. Credit: Parliament TV

On Friday 11 November members of the Youth Parliament met in the House of Commons chamber for their annual series of debates on issues ranging for the funding of the NHS, transport, racism and votes at 16-years-old.

Anglia Late Edition featured contributions to the debate from MYPs from the East of England. These included Nicholas Gardner from Hertfordshire, Megan Day from Mid Suffolk, Harry Dignum and Lily Thompson from Central Bedfordshire and Rhianna-May Duffy from Bedford.

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