Government

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

'Humanity before elitism' - Jeremy Corbyn praised for calling on Carillion bonuses to be returned

'Humanity before elitism' - Jeremy Corbyn praised for calling on Carillion bonuses to be returned

Jeremy Corbyn praised for calling on Carillion bonuses to be returned

Last year those in charge at Carillion cashed £4 million worth of bonuses

Carillion had just £29 million in cash when it collapsed, says interim chief executive

Carillion had just £29 million in cash when it collapsed, says interim chief executive

'Carillion had just £29 million in cash when it collapsed'

Keith Cochrane says the company was in Government talks for months in an attempt to save it

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

'Corrupt and morally wrong' - Many question Government capabilities for Brexit following Carillion collapse

'Corrupt and morally wrong' - Many question Government capabilities for Brexit following Carillion collapse

Government critics say Carillion crisis means we can't trust them on Brexit

Carillion has many contracts with the Government

Theresa May's Cabinet meets as it faces scrutiny over Carillion collapse

Theresa May's Cabinet meets as it faces scrutiny over Carillion collapse

Theresa May's Cabinet meets as it faces scrutiny over Carillion collapse

Cabinet Office minister David Lidington has claimed efforts to deal with the crisis have so far 'gone pretty well'

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

'If Henry Bolton has an ounce of patriotism he'll resign', says Ukip MEP Bill Etheridge

'If Henry Bolton has an ounce of patriotism he'll resign', says Ukip MEP Bill Etheridge

'If Henry Bolton has an ounce of patriotism he'll resign', says Ukip MEP

MEP Bill Etheridge believes Henry Bolton should resign, but thinks he'll actually have to be dragged from the position due to his ego

Pre-inquest hearing to be held for those killed in Westminster Bridge terror attack

Pre-inquest hearing to be held for those killed in Westminster Bridge terror attack

Pre-inquest hearing to be held for those killed in Westminster terror attack

Five people died in Khalid Masood's attack last year

Construction giant Carillion enters compulsory liquidation

Construction giant Carillion enters compulsory liquidation

Construction giant Carillion enters compulsory liquidation

The company has failed to sort out 'short-term financial support'

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Theresa May put diversity at the heart of her Cabinet reshuffle

'You can't walk in my shoes': Listen to Julia's clash with anti-racism campaigner

'You can't walk in my shoes': Listen to Julia's clash with anti-racism campaigne

Theresa May has finished her Cabinet reshuffle, having appointed a number of women and ethnic-minority MPs to key roles - and Julia asked whether the diversity drive was really necessary

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

David Gaucke has said a review is vital

Parole board followed correct procedures when releasing black cab rapist John Worboys, claims justice secretary

Parole board followed correct procedures when freeing John Worboys - Government

However Justice Secretary David Gauke says review is necessary

Theresa May has received further negative publicity

Theresa May's former comms director says 'the Cabinet reshuffle was a car-crash and she bottled it'

Theresa May's former comms director says she 'bottled' Cabinet reshuffle

Katie Perrior condemned May's latest PR own-goal in interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

Commuters are furious at the latest rail fares increases

'Rail fare hikes are just discrimination, pure and simple'

'Rail fare hikes are just discrimination, pure and simple'

Bruce Williamson, of Rail Future, says the Great Railway Rip-off has to stop

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

'The answer to everything is not tax it' - Latte levy receives mixed reaction

'The answer to everything is not tax it' - Latte levy receives mixed reaction

'The answer to everything is not tax it' - Latte levy receives mixed reaction

The Environmental Audit Committee has suggested a tax on drinks in disposable cups should be used to improve recycling

Philip Hammond refuses to rule out UK being part of EU customs union after Brexit

Philip Hammond refuses to rule out UK being part of EU customs union after Brexit

Philip Hammond refuses to rule out UK being part of EU customs union

MPs have called on the Cabinet to urgently come to a decision on the customs union

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Iran unrest: 'We must uphold the rights of the Iranian people', says politics professor

Iran unrest: 'We must uphold the rights of the Iranian people', says politics professor

Iran unrest: 'We must uphold the rights of the Iranian people'

Protests in Iran have led to the deaths of 22 people

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

'Labour has proved it can run railways and we should have pride and do it', says shadow transport secretary

'Labour has proved it can run railways and we should have pride and do it', says shadow transport secretary

'Labour has proved it can run railways', says shadow transport secretary

The shadow transport secretary says re-nationalising the railway is not a radical move

George Galloway: 'I'm sick of political class parasites like Lord Adonis and Alastair Campbell'

George Galloway: 'I'm sick of political class parasites like Lord Adonis and Alastair Campbell'

'I'm sick of political class parasites like Lord Adonis', says George Galloway

Lord Adonis has resigned from his position as chairman of the government's Infrastructure Commission

Rail fares: 'It's time Government stopped trying to fleece people'

Rail prices: Jeremy Corbyn supporter Christian Wolmar demands re-nationalisation as 'great train robbery' protests continue

Corbyn supporter demands re-nationalisation as 'rip-off fare' protests continue

Railway historian Christian Wolmar believes the railway will be nationalised again at some point

'We can't always blame parents for children being overweight', says British Obesity Society

Obesity campaigner blames Margaret Thatcher changes for Britain's crisis

Obesity campaigner blames Margaret Thatcher changes for Britain's crisis

Paul Evans from the British Obesity Society says we must improve education on diet

David Davis warns EU it cannot 'cherry pick' free trade deal

Brexit: David Davis warns EU it cannot 'cherry pick' free trade deal terms

David Davis warns EU it cannot 'cherry pick' free trade deal terms

David Davis has said Britain wants 'the full sweep of economic cooperation'

Friday, December 22, 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

Damian Green: 'Investigation must not turn into witch hunt against police', says Tory MP

Damian Green: 'Investigation must not turn into witch hunt against police', says Tory MP

Damian Green: 'Investigation must not turn into witch hunt against police'

An investigation into how allegations about Damian Green having pornography on his office computer came out is to take place

Downing Street knew about 'pattern of behaviour' of Damian Green, claims Kate Maltby

Downing Street knew about 'pattern of behaviour' of Damian Green, claims accuser Kate Maltby

Downing Street 'knew about pattern of behaviour of Damian Green'

The woman who claimed former Cabinet minister Damian Green acted inappropriately towards her has made a claim about Downing Street

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'

The mother is currently serving a five year jail term for allegedly plotting to overthrow government in the country, but she denies the claims

Damian Green: 'This is a real personal blow for Theresa May', says political commentator

Damian Green: 'This is a real personal blow for Theresa May', says political commentator

Damian Green: 'This is a real personal blow for Theresa May'

Political commentator Andy McSmith says asking Damian Green to leave really says something about Theresa May

'Porky pie telling Theresa May' - People slam Prime Minister over Damian Green sacking

'Theresa is sad about Damian Green but not the thousands of homeless': People slam Prime Minister after sacking ally

'Porky pie telling Theresa May' - People slam Prime Minister over Damian Green

Damian Green has resigned from the Cabinet over 'inaccurate and misleading' comments

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Rosena Allin-Khan: The boxing Labour MP who also works as a doctor

Rosena Allin-Khan: Is this Britain's most accomplished MP?

Rosena Allin-Khan: The boxing Labour MP who also works as a doctor

Rosena Allin-Khan has done more than most in her career

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

'Children as young as 4 need to be taught about pornography', says sex education group

'Children as young as 4 need to be taught about pornography', says sex education group

'4-year-olds need to be taught about pornography', says sex education group

Lynnette Smith, the founder of BigTalk Education, says as soon as children access the internet they need to know about what's not suitable

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

'Nigel Farage is on the way back and sharpening his teeth with a file', says Ukip's David Coburn

'Nigel Farage is on the way back and sharpening his teeth to fight for Brexit', says Ukip's David Coburn

Nigel Farage is on the way back to fight for Brexit, says Ukip's David Coburn

George Galloway said Nigel Farage quit frontline politics too early whilst talking to MEP David Coburn

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Government must do the right thing, talk is cheap, action is what we need', says family member

Grenfell Tower: 'Government must do the right thing, talk is cheap, action is what we need', says family member

Grenfell Tower: 'Talk is cheap, action is what we need', says family member

A memorial service has taken place today at St Paul's Cathedral to remember those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Full Fact offers its analysis of the homelessness situation

Is Jeremy Corbyn's homelessness attack on Theresa May really justified?

Is Jeremy Corbyn's homelessness attack on Theresa May really justified?

Full Fact crunches the numbers and investigates the truth behind the claims

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Christine Keeler: What was The Profumo Affair and what did it lead to?

Christine Keeler and The Profumo Affair: How a tragic cabaret dancer gave birth to the 1960s

How tragic siren Christine Keeler gave birth to the 1960s

Former model Christine Keeler, who was at the centre of The Profumo Affair, has died at the age of 75

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Royal wedding: What will Meghan Markle have to do to become a British citizen?

Royal Wedding: Here's what Meghan Markle has to do to become a British citizen

Here's what Meghan Markle has to do to become a British citizen

If Meghan Markle has to follow all the rules of becoming a British citizen she's got a long way to go yet

Julia Hartley-Brewer says Brexit committee seeing full impact papers has no bearing on deal

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Goverment's Brexit redactions will have absolutely no impact on the deal we get

'Goverment's Brexit redactions will have no impact on the deal we get'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says this issue is far less significant than Labour would have us believe

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

'Extra curricular activities for children are not a privilege they are a right', says Steve Coogan

'Extra-curricular activities for children are not a privilege they are a right', says Steve Coogan

'Extra-curricular activities for children are a fundamental right'

Comedian Steve Coogan is calling for more funding for schools

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Tory Minister Liz Truss hits back at John McDonnell's spending plan

Tory Minister Liz Truss hits back at John McDonnell's spending plan

Tory Minister Liz Truss hits back at John McDonnell's spending plan

Liz Truss claims John McDonnell's plan would mean borrowing 'billions more and hike up taxes to record levels'

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

PMQs: MP slams Theresa May as 'disgraceful and heartless' on universal credit

PMQs: SNP MP slams Theresa May as 'disgraceful and heartless' on universal credit

PMQs: MP slams Theresa May as 'disgraceful and heartless' on universal credit

SNP MP Drew Hendry claims the Conservatives laughed when he asked a question about universal credit

'Voting against Government on critical Brexit questions is like trying to reverse referendum result', says MP

'Voting against Government on critical Brexit questions is like trying to reverse referendum result', says MP

'Voting against Government on Brexit is attempt to reverse referendum', says MP

Conservative MP Sir Bill Cash says MPs thinking of voting against key Brexit issues does not make sense

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

'Terrorism will be with us for generations, the Prevent strategy needs more resources'

'Terrorism will be with us for generations, the Prevent strategy needs more resources'

'Terrorism will be with us for years, the Prevent strategy needs more resources'

Security expert Christ Phillips says if we avert one terrorist attack with the Prevent strategy then the scheme has paid for itself many times over

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Priti Patel: What happened leading up to her resignation?

Priti Patel: What happened leading up to her resignation?

Priti Patel: What happened leading up to her resignation?

Priti Patel has come under scrutiny this week for the way she handled her role as International Development Secretary

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

'Jeremy Corbyn will crack down on tax dodging, that's why he was smeared in the election', says Ken Livingstone

'Jeremy Corbyn will crack down on tax dodging', says Ken Livingstone

'People are against Jeremy Corbyn because he will crack down on tax dodging'

Ken Livingstone also suggested firms dodging their tax responsibilities should have tax put on their on turnover

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Paradise Papers: 'Government must fulfil promises to crackdown on hidden wealth', says former MP

Paradise Papers: 'Government must fulfil promises to crackdown on hidden wealth', says former MP

'Paradise Papers show Government must crackdown on hidden wealth'

Former Liberal Democrat MP Duncan Hames says the Government has passed new powers on the matter but isn't using them

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

JFK assassination: 'Deep state of US is implicated in atrocious murder', says George Galloway

JFK assassination: 'Deep state of US is implicated in atrocious murder', says George Galloway

'Deep state of US is implicated in JFK assassination', says George Galloway

George Galloway says he's never believed the 'official story' about the JFK assassination

See Julia Hartley-Brewer's reaction to Alistair Campbell's comments as they happened

WATCH Julia Hartley-Brewer's reaction to Alistair Campbell's Brexit taunts

WATCH Julia Hartley-Brewer's reaction to Alistair Campbell's Brexit taunts

Earlier on Tuesday, our host and Tony Blair's former Communications Director had a major row over Brexit

Austria's Sebastian Kurz calls far-right Freedom Party to coalition talks

Austria's Sebastian Kurz calls far-right Freedom Party to coalition talks

Austria's Sebastian Kurz calls far-right Freedom Party to coalition talks

Sebastian Kurz says the People's Party and the Freedom Party have similar plans on tax and immigration

Brexit: 'Theresa May is a prisoner of right wingers who won't let her get on', says Alastair Campbell

'You people': Listen to Alastair Campbell's fiery Brexit row with Julia Hartley-Brewer

'You people': Listen to Alastair Campbell's fiery Brexit row with Julia

Alastair Campbell had a heated debate with Julia Hartley-Brewer and claimed she is living in a fantasy world

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

Open Britain refuses to say how much UK should pay EU in heated argument with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Leading Remainer refuses to say how much UK should pay EU in heated argument with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Leading Remainer refuses to say how much UK should pay EU

Open Britain's Will Cousins said he didn't know how much the UK should pay the EU and the Government would have a better idea

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Liz Truss has added to the Tories' problems on universal credit

Universal credit: Jeremy Corbyn supporters hammer Liz Truss over 'go to the job centre' comment

Jeremy Corbyn supporters hammer Liz Truss over 'go to the job centre' comment

Truss made the comment on the Daily Politics show last night, and critics have been quick to upbraid her

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Grenfell Tower survivors allowed to become permanent residents of UK by Home Office

Grenfell Tower survivors allowed to become permanent residents of UK by Home Office

Grenfell Tower survivors allowed to become permanent residents of UK

The Government has improved on its first announcement of a one year grace period

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

'UK has despicable cultural endemic of racism running through its veins', says Imam

'Britain has despicable endemic racism running through its veins', says Imam

'Britain has despicable endemic racism running through its veins'

Imam Ajmal Masroor says subtle racism in the UK is too painful for people to experience

Race inequality report: Julia Hartley-Brewer tells black rights campaigner Claudia Webbe 'be honest and say I'm white so can't have an opinion'

Julia clashes with black rights campaigner over race audit report

Webbe called Julia 'uneducated' but our presenter said her guest was the racist

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Millicent Fawcett: 'Having a statue of a woman near Parliament is delicious revenge'

Millicent Fawcett: 'Having a statue of a woman near Parliament is delicious revenge'

'Having a statue of a Millicent Fawcett near Parliament is delicious revenge'

Journalist Claire Cohen says it is disempowering to have no female statues in Parliament Square at the moment

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Public sector pay cap scrapped by Government

1% Public sector pay cap scrapped by Government

1% Public sector pay cap scrapped by Government

Prison officers and police officers will be the first to receive extra money

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Diane Abbott's staff have spoken out about the abuse she receives

Diane Abbott abuse: Staff share some of the racist mesages received by Jeremy Corbyn ally

Diane Abbott's staff speak out about abusive messages the MP receives

Some emails are said to contains hundreds of racial slurs

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

'Theresa May is likely to lift the public sector pay cap, but not as a result of Nicola Sturgeon'

'Theresa May is likely to lift the public sector pay cap, but not as a result of Nicola Sturgeon'

'Theresa May is likely to lift the pay cap, but because of Nicola Sturgeon'

News editor of Politics Home John Ashmore says Nicola Sturgeon's programme announcement was the right thing for her to do

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