Should Parliament be shut down now to allow vital renovation work to start? MPs disagree on how the improvement works should be carried out. Mark D'Arcy reports on the background to the issue and gets some forthright opinions. Also on the programme: * A round-up of a busy week at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. * MPs support a move to end discrimination against gay men serving in the merchant navy. * Will MPs be given a full debate on legislation that deals with Britain's exit from the European Union?