Under The Influence [documentary]

Matthew Parris looks at the tradition of heavy drinking in British political life, examining how some politicians have succumbed to the ravages of alcohol while others seem to have thrived despite their habit.

And he investigates whether attitudes are now changing in the modern House of Commons.

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Matthew Parris looks at the tradition of heavy drinking in British political life, examining how some politicians have succumbed to the ravages of alcohol while others seem to have thrived despite their habit.

And he investigates whether attitudes are now changing in the modern House of Commons.