General Election

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

'We have a right to know if there was interference from fake news in EU referendum and election' says Damian Collins MP

'Britain has a right to know if fake news influenced the Brexit referendum' says Damian Collins MP

'Britain has a right to know if fake news influenced the Brexit referendum'

The Chair of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the decision to write to Facebook's founder asking for evidence Russia had interfered in UK democratic process

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Lord Mandelson admits Jeremy Corbyn has 'very strong' chance of winning next general election

Jeremy Corbyn has 'very strong' chance of winning next general election, says Lord Mandelson

Corbyn has 'very strong' chance of winning next election, says Lord Mandelson

Lord Mandelson says the Tories are giving Labour 'victory on a plate' for the next election

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

'Jeremy Corbyn is like Winston Churchill just before he became Prime Minister', says George Galloway

'Jeremy Corbyn is like Winston Churchill just before he became Prime Minister', says George Galloway

'Jeremy Corbyn is like Winston Churchill', says George Galloway

George Galloway says Britain is in peril as Brexit negotiators are like the Walmington-On-Sea Dad's Army

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Alastair Campbell offered some strong advice for Jeremy Corbyn on talkRADIO

Jeremy Corbyn doesn't realise how much work he has to do to become Prime Minister, says Alastair Campbell

Campbell: Corbyn doesn't realise the fight he has ahead of him

Tony Blair's former spin director says new Labour rule-change is overly defensive

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

Theresa May dealt setback as DUP backs Labour on NHS pay and tuition fees

The DUP has broken with the Tories despite the confidence and supply deal made after the June election

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

DUP-Tory payment needs Parliamentary consent after Gina Miller challenges it, Government admits

DUP-Tory payment needs Parliamentary consent after Gina Miller challenge, Government admits

DUP-Tory payment needs Parliamentary consent after Gina Miller challenge

The Government promised funding of one billion pounds to secure Democratic Unionist support after the election in June

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

'Theresa May won't be a candiate in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight', says former comms director

'Theresa May won't be a candiate in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight', says her former comms director

'Theresa May won't be in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight'

Katie Perrior spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's declaration to stay on as leader in the next election

'I'm no quitter' - Theresa May vows to lead the Conservative Party in 2022 general election

'I'm no quitter' - Theresa May vows to lead the Conservative Party in 2022 general election

'I'm no quitter' - Theresa May vows to lead Conservative party in 2022 election

The Prime Minister made the declaration while on her current trip to Japan

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Electoral Commission investigates people voting twice in general election as fears grow over students illegally voting for Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn illegal vote claims to be probed by Electoral Commission

Jeremy Corbyn illegal vote claims to be probed by Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission says it has received more than 1,000 complaints, with allegations that some young people voted in more than one location

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Guy Verhofstadt calls for Jeremy Corbyn to be involved in Brexit negotiations

Top EU Brexit negotiator says Jeremy Corbyn should be involved

Top EU Brexit negotiator says Jeremy Corbyn should be involved

Guy Verhofstadt called for the Labour leader to have a say because he claimed the election result was a 'rejection' of Theresa May's hard Brexit plans

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Labour blasts Tory 'smears' on Diane Abbott and other female MPs

Labour blasts Tory 'smears' on Diane Abbott and other female MPs

Labour blasts Tory 'smears' on Diane Abbott and other female MPs

It comes in response to Theresa May telling of her surprise Jeremy Corbyn hadn't spoken out against the 'intimidation' during the election campaign

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

'Jeremy Corbyn won't do anything about MPs who are against him as he's not in the position to do so', says George Galloway

Jeremy Corbyn is too decent to purge his Labour opponents, says George Galloway

Jeremy Corbyn is too decent to purge his Labour opponents, says George Galloway

Galloway says Jeremy Corbyn is clinging to the idea of being reasonable, logical and fraternal

'Jeremy Corbyn is economically illiterate and almost got away with murder in the general election', says Conservative MP - needs audio

'Jeremy Corbyn is economically illiterate and almost got away with murder in the election', says Tory MP

'Jeremy Corbyn has shown he is economically illiterate', says Tory MP

Conservative MP Nigel Evans says his party's manifesto was useless which meant everyone's attention was on it

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

George Galloway: 'The quality of the UK government is as low as the 1920s and possibly worse'

George Galloway: 'The quality of the UK government is as low as the 1920s and possibly worse'

George Galloway: 'The quality of the UK government is as low as the 1920s'

George Galloway believes there will be another general election if Theresa May is pushed out as leader

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

'A Parliament with influence over the Government isn't bad and reflects democracy', says politics professor

'A Parliament with influence over the Government simply reflects democracy', says John Curtice

'A Parliament with influence over the Government is what democracy is about'

Politics guru John Curtice says we shouldn’t underestimate the ability of minority governments to survive

George Galloway calls for Labour MPs who still don't believe in the manifesto to leave the party

George Galloway tells Labour MPs: 'If you don't like Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto, get out'

George Galloway calls for Labour MPs who don't believe in the manifesto to leave

George Galloway thinks there are still Blairites in the Labour Party who are against what was put forward in the manifesto

'British people will be rudely awakened to what those in Northern Ireland deal with daily by Tory DUP deal', says George Galloway

'Tory-DUP deal will show British people what those in Northern Ireland deal with every day', says George Galloway

'British people will get rude awakening from Tory-DUP deal': George Galloway

George Galloway says the DUP are about to help a vicious anti-working class government stay in power

DUP declaration 'significant saber rattling at this stage', says former Labour advisor Kevin Meagher

DUP declaration is 'significant' for Theresa May, says former Labour advisor Kevin Meagher

DUP declaration 'significant saber rattling at this stage', says Kevin Meagher

Meagher spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the ongoing negotiations between the two parties in the wake of the election result

DUP could potentially pull out of Tory deal if 'taken for granted'

DUP could potentially pull out of Tory deal if 'taken for granted'

DUP could potentially pull out of Tory deal if 'taken for granted'

10 days of negotiation has not resulted in a deal between the two parties in the wake of the hung Parliament election result

Queen's Speech to reportedly focus on Brexit in State Opening of Parliament

Queen's Speech to reportedly focus on Brexit

Queen's Speech to reportedly focus on Brexit

The State Opening of Parliament is believed to be taking place without much of its usual lavish grandeur

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

'Theresa May is doomed', says George Galloway

'Theresa May is doomed', says George Galloway

'Theresa May is doomed', says George Galloway

Our host was speaking to a caller on his show when he delivered his verdict on the prime minister

Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats' leadership

Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats leadership

Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats leadership

Sir Vince Cable is the first Liberal Democrat to announce that he is running for leadership of the party

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

'Jeremy Corbyn has the authority to lead the country, Theresa May has no mandate', says George Galloway

'Jeremy Corbyn has the authority to lead the country, Theresa May has no mandate', says George Galloway

'Jeremy Corbyn has the authority to lead the country', says George Galloway

George Galloway thinks Theresa May should resign from being Prime Minister

French media claims there's a 'leaden atmosphere' in Brussels as Brexit talks begin in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy

French media claims there's a 'leaden atmosphere' in Brussels as Brexit talks begin

French media says atmosphere in Brussels is 'leaden' as Brexit talks begin

An editorial in Le Monde says Theresa May's government is coming to the talks in state of weakness amid mounting unrest surrounding Grenfell Tower

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

'Owen Smith in shadow cabinet is a symbolic gesture by Jeremy Corbyn to show he wants unity'

Jeremy Corbyn advisors don't realise the battle that lies ahead, says moderate Labour blogger

'Corbyn's team don't realise the battle that lies ahead'

Owen Smith has been appointed as the shadow Northern Ireland secretary

Queen's Speech will now take place next Wednesday

Queen's Speech will now take place next Wednesday

Queen's Speech will now take place next Wednesday

The Queen's Speech had been planned for June 19, but had to be delayed when no one reached a majority in the general election

Liberal Democrats to hold leadership election after Tim Farron resigns

Lib Dem Tim Farron blasts critics of his homosexuality stance as he steps down

Tim Farron blasts critics of his homosexuality stance as he steps down

The former Lib Dem leader made the surprise announcement on Wednesday

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon slams speculation about election impact on second independence referendum as nonsense

Nicola Sturgeon slams speculation about second independence referendum as nonsense

Nicola Sturgeon slams speculation about second independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon has said her decisions will be made based on the interests of Scotland and not just the interests of the SNP

Diane Abbott says type 2 diabetes was the reason she took break from election campaigning

Diane Abbott reveals she is suffering from type 2 diabetes

Diane Abbott reveals she is suffering from type 2 diabetes

Diane Abbott has said she hadn't eaten enough food when publicly appearing in the election campaign and that had affected her blood sugar levels

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

'It's not grim being young today and previous generations didn't walk on a pavement of gold'

Abi Wilkinson: 'The idea that Corbyn bribed people with tuition fees is mad'

Abi Wilkinson: 'The idea that Corbyn bribed people with tuition fees is mad'

Co-editor of post-feminist website The Conservative Woman Laura Perrins says the idea that young people have it tough needs to be challenged

Company tells staff who voted Labour they will be made redundant first

Company told Labour-voting staff 'you'll be laid off first if Corbyn becomes PM'

Company told Labour-voting staff 'you'll be laid off first if Corbyn becomes PM'

An email sent to staff at Storm Technologies Ltd told them to vote for the Conservatives but the firm later said this was 'internal banter'

George Galloway: 'Jeremy Corbyn turned out to be the greatest campaign Labour has ever had in a general election'

George Galloway: 'Jeremy Corbyn is the greatest election campaigner Labour has ever had'

'Jeremy Corbyn is the greatest election campaigner Labour has ever had'

George Galloway spoke to Paul Ross about the Labour leader and the fallout of the general election

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

'The Tories will only discuss the economy and Brexit with the DUP', says MP Andrew Rosindell

Theresa May crisis: DUP gay marriage views are irrelevant, says Tory MP

DUP gay marriage views are irrelevant, says Tory MP

MP Andrew Rosindell tells Sam Delaney fears over the moral views of the DUP are a red herring as it's nothing to do with stabilising our government

'Theresa May should call another general election as she's robbed herself of any respect she had', says Harriet Harman

'Theresa May has robbed herself of any respect she had', says Harriet Harman

'Theresa May has robbed herself of any respect she had', says Harriet Harman

Former deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman tells Sam Delaney Theresa May's election campaign was textbook in how not to do it

'National Conservative campaign literature was so inept and awful I didn't use it', says MP Andrew Mitchell

'Tories' campaign literature was so awful I didn't even use it', says Tory MP Andrew Mitchell

MP Andrew Mitchell: Tory campaign literature was so bad I didn't even use it

Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell tells Julia Hartley-Brewer the Tory campaign is the worst of any campaign since 1983

New poll finds Labour has six point lead over Conservatives - for the first time since Jeremy Corbyn became leader

New poll finds Labour has six-point lead over Conservatives

New poll finds Labour has six-point lead over Conservatives

A Survation poll claims Labour is polling at 45% whereas the Conservatives are only polling at 39%

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 55 - Election Special

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 55 - Election Special

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 55 - Election Special

'Another general election will take place in three months time and Labour will hammer the Tories', says Corbyn supporter

'Another general election will take place in three months time and Labour will hammer the Tories', says Corbyn supporter

'Another election will take place in three months time and Labour will win'

Novara Media co-founder Aaron Bastani tells Sam Delaney that Theresa May has lost the plot because she wants to govern with the DUP

Twitter expresses anger as Theresa May stays in power with hilarious memes

Twitter expresses anger as Theresa May stays in power with hilarious memes

Twitter expresses anger as Theresa May stays in power with hilarious memes

Theresa May has visited Buckingham Palace and announced that the Conservatives will work with the DUP to form a Government

'We're in no position to start EU negotiations and Theresa May has no credibility', says Lord Karan Bilimoria

'We're in no position to start EU negotiations and Theresa May has no credibility', says Lord Karan Bilimoria

'We're in no position to start negotiations and Theresa May has no credibility'

Lord Karan Bilimoria claims the UK is the laughing stock of Europe and the world is laughing at us

'If Labour and Liberal Democrats had worked with us, Labour might be in power now', says Green Party

'If Jeremy Corbyn had worked with us he might be in power now', says Green Party leader

'If Corbyn had worked with us he might be in power now', says Green leader

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Labour and the Liberal Democrats didn't respond to their letters

'Second election is unlikely', says YouGov's Joe Twyman

'Second election is unlikely', says YouGov's Joe Twyman

'Second election is unlikely', says YouGov's Joe Twyman

The Head of Political and Social Research for Europe at the market research company told Julia Hartley-Brewer the coalition will do what they can to prevent it

Paul Nuttall resigns: 'Nigel Farage can be the next leader of UKIP if he wants to', says MEP Patrick O'Flynn

Paul Nuttall resigns: 'Nigel Farage can be the next leader of UKIP if he wants to', says MEP Patrick O'Flynn

'Nigel Farage can be the next leader of UKIP if he wants to', says UKIP MEP

UKIP MEP Patrick O'Flynn tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Brexit is now in jeopardy as Theresa May has made a huge mistake

Election 2017: hung Parliament has created 'constitutional crisis' ahead of Brexit negotiations, says PR guru

Election 2017: hung Parliament has created 'constitutional crisis' ahead of Brexit negotiations, says PR guru

Hung Parliament has created 'constitutional crisis', says PR guru

Theresa May has failed to secure a majority in the vote, and Jo Tanner told Julia Hartley-Brewer this is unprecedented with Brexit talks around the corner

Election 2017: UKIP's Patrick O'Flynn compares election decision to social media video

UKIP's Patrick O'Flynn: Tories tried to 'mug off' Corbyn

UKIP's Patrick O'Flynn: Tories tried to 'mug off' Corbyn

The MEP claimed the result was like 'one of those social media videos where three yobs try to rob an old man [Jeremy Corbyn] who then turns out to be a blackbelt.'

Election 2017: 'We are ready to serve the country', says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Election 2017: 'We are ready to serve the country', says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

'We are ready to serve the country', says Corbyn

Labour leader insists the Conservatives should stand aside following shock night of polling

Election 2017: John McDonnell blasts Theresa May for putting 'party before country'

Election 2017: John McDonnell blasts Theresa May for putting 'party before country'

John McDonnell blasts Theresa May for putting 'party before country'

Labour's Shadow Chancellor said the people thought her call to an election for 'party-political advantage' was 'inappropriate'

Britain has voted for 'hope' says Jeremy Corbyn as he calls for Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister

Britain has voted for 'hope' says Jeremy Corbyn as he calls for Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister

Britain has voted for 'hope' says Corbyn as he calls for May to quit as PM

The Labour leader had a night to remember at the polls

Election 2017: Theresa May will seek to stay on as Prime Minister, despite hung parliament

Election 2017: Theresa May will seek to stay on as Prime Minister, despite hung parliament

Theresa May will seek to stay on as Prime Minister, despite hung parliament

The Prime Minister did not achieve the majority she needed to form a government

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

#dogsatpollingstations goes viral on election day

#dogsatpollingstations goes viral on election day

#dogsatpollingstations goes viral on election day

Polls are now open, and people are bringing their pet pooches to vote with them

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

'The general election result hangs on how many Labour supporters turn out', says Ipsos Mori founder

'The election hinges on how many Labour supporters turn out', says Ipsos Mori founder

'The election hinges on how many Labour supporters turn out'

Ipsos Mori founder sir Robert Worcester tells Sam Delaney it is likely that the Conservatives will get a majority in the general election - but Labour voters might have something to say about that

Magnus has appeared for all major parties during his career but is now independent, saying he is steadfastly committed to serving the public (and making money)

LISTEN: Car-crash interview as election candidate Magnus Turner forgets name of his constituency

Election candidate Magnus Turner forgets name of his constituency

When talking to Jon Holmes, Magnus Turner fails to name which constituency he is contesting in the General Election

UKIP's Paul Nuttall says 'Theresa May will struggle in Brexit negotiations and won't get the deal the public wants'

Paul Nuttall insists UKIP isn't dead: 'In 18 months we'll be bigger than ever'

Paul Nuttall insists UKIP isn't dead: 'In 18 months we'll be bigger than ever'

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that UKIP will gain more members and do better in the polls if Theresa May gets a Brexit deal the public don't want

Diane Abbott says she'll 'rejoin the fray soon' after being replaced as shadow home secretary

Diane Abbott says she'll 'rejoin the fray soon'

The shadow home secretary was replaced by Lyn Brown today as she recovers from illness

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