A robot is to be questioned by a panel of MPs in what they are claiming is a first for UK democracy (regular viewers of Parliament may beg to differ).
Pepper - "a culturally aware" robot - was designed to assist with the care of older people.
But next Tuesday she will be assisting members of the education select committee understand the impact of artificial intelligence.
The committee will also quiz human experts during the session.
Pepper - who is part of an international research project funded by the EU and the Japanese government - is…