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Today in Parliament is a British radio programme that covers the daily proceedings of the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament), on BBC Radio 4. When re-broadcast at around 8.30am the next day on longwave (198 LW) and medium wave, it is known as Yesterday in Parliament, similar to The Daily Service . This longwave (LW) signal comes from the Droitwich Transmitting Station. It is produced by BBC News.
The programme began on 9 October 1945 at 22.45.It is the only programme that the BBC is required to make under its charter.
In 1978 the public were allowed to hear MPs in parliament.
In 1998 Yesterday in Parliament stopped being broadcast on FM.
The broadcast begins with the Speaker announcing Order, order. It is available daily as a podcast.
Today in Parliament claims to have a regular audience of around 500,000 listeners.
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A timeline of notable events relating to BBC Television News.
This is a timeline of the notable events relating to BBC Parliament.
A timeline of notable events relating to BBC Radio News.
This is a list of events from British radio in 1945.