Julia Hartley-Brewer

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Brexit: 'The European Investment Bank could owe us money,' says MEP Syed Kamall in response to Jean-Claude Juncker's claims

London MEP hits back at Juncker on Brexit: 'EU could actually owe us money'

London MEP hits back at Juncker: 'EU could actually owe us money'

The MEP for London spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the European Commission President's claims of a fee owed to the EU

Westminster Attack: 'Criminals convert to extremism because it gives meaning to their already sad life'

Westminster Attack: 'Criminal low-lives are an ideal fit for terror recruiters'

'Criminal low-lives are an ideal fit for terror recruiters'

Khalid Masood has been identified as the man who carried out the attack on Westminster and it is believed that he converted to Islam in prison

Westminster attack: 'To make this out as though 9/11 had just happened in London is silly and beneath us', says Simon Jenkins

Westminster attack: 'To pretend 9/11 has just happened in London is silly and beneath us' says Simon Jenkins

'To pretend 9/11 has just happened in London is silly'

Guardian columnist spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about his column in which he called for the media to not play into the hands of terrorists

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Westminster attack: MP Nicky Morgan condemns anyone using the attack for their own political advantage

Westminster attack: MP Nicky Morgan condemns using the attack for their own political advantage

MP Nicky Morgan condemns anyone using the attack for political advantage

Former education secretary says we must stand up for our own values in this country, to make sure others don't spread harmful values

Westminster: 'Isis probably didn't know of the attack until we did', says Quilliam Foundation's Jonathan Russell

Westminster: 'Isis probably didn't know of the attack until we did', says Quilliam Foundation's Jonathan Russell

'Isis probably didn't know of the attack until we did', says Quilliam Foundation

Jonathan Russell, Head of Policy at the foundation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the terror group claiming responsibility for the incident in Westminster on Wednesday

Westminster attack: 'MPs are putting on a brave face and working normally', says MP Jim Fitzpatrick

Westminster attack: Some MPs are fighting back tears but we're working normally, says Labour's Jim Fitzpatrick

'MPs are fighting back tears but we're working normally'

The MP says the attack feels very personal but

Westminster: 'Man was acting alone, but he would have needed support', says defence editor Robert Fox

Westminster attacker 'would have needed support', says defence editor Robert Fox

Westminster attacker 'would have needed support', says defence expert

Robert Fox, Defence Editor for the London Evening Standard, said any possible associations with the perpetrator would be key to the investigation

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Noel Conway: 'Assisted dying not meant to be easy, but it should be possible', says campaigner Laura Nicklinson

'Assisted dying isn't meant to be easy, but it should be possible', says campaigner Laura Nicklinson

'Assisted dying not meant to be easy, but should be possible', says campaigner

Laura Nicklinson, the daughter of a man who died after losing his assisted dying appeal, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the issue after another terminally-ill man appeals to the High Court.

Scottish independence: 'There will be a long stand off between the SNP and the UK Government', says journalist

'Many Scottish independence supporters don't like the EU at all - they voted Remain for tactical reasons'

'There will now be a long stand off between the SNP and the UK Government'

Scotland Editor of The Spectator Alex Massie believes the SNP are trying to blame Theresa May and the Tories for having another Scottish referendum soon

Electronics ban: 'If airport security doesn't comply, the UK may ban fights altogether', says aviation commentator

Electronics ban: 'UK will ban flights from these airports completely if they don't comply'

'UK may eventually cancel all flights from airports on electronics ban list'

Aviation commentator Julian Bray discussed the UK's ban on large electronic devices being taken on flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia in hand luggage

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Michael Gove suggests the media should be more positive regarding Brexit

Brexit BBC 'bias' claims: Michael Gove says 'those who voted Leave deserve respect'

Michael Gove says Brexiteers 'deserve respect' after MPs' BBC letter

Gove also tells Julia Hartley-Brewer he remains confident of deal with EU

BBC Brexit coverage: 'Letter is not a bashing, I'm concerned they're not connecting, says Julian Knight MP

Brexit 'bias' claims: MP who wrote letter says 'BBC staff see themselves as citizens of the world... but most people don't'

MP who wrote BBC 'bias' letter: 'I simply want them to connect with public'

Julian Knight, the Tory MP for Solihull, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the letter he wrote to the BBC's director-general about the coverage of Brexit

'Labour isn't in tune with the aspirations of the country and will lose the next general election', says former political advisor

Former Blair advisor says Labour are 'further from power than any point in my lifetime' under Corbyn

Labour 'further from power than any point in my lifetime', says ex-Blair aide

Matthew Doyle claims Labour MPs are trying to work out how to remove Jeremy Corbyn as leader before the next general election

Lord Norman Tebbit says arguments defending Martin McGuinness's peace process role like 'an argument for making peace with Nazi Germany'

Martin McGuinness likened to Nazi leaders Himmler and Goring by former victim Lord Tebbit

Martin McGuinness likened to Nazi leaders Himmler and Goring by Lord Tebbit

He told Julia Hartley-Brewer defending the former IRA commander's role in the peace process was like making 'an argument for Nazi Germany'

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Kezia Dugdale on alleged Momentum-Unite pact: 'It seems very much off the agenda but would have to stop in election period'

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale backs Jeremy Corbyn despite Momentum plot claims

Scottish Labour leader backs Corbyn despite Momentum plot claims

The Scottish Labour Leader spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the reported Unite-Momentum pact.

Kezia Dugdale: 'Nicola Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity, but SNP have had four different stances on EU membership'

Kezia Dugdale: 'Nicola Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity - but she can't make up her own mind on EU'

Kezia Dugdale: 'Sturgeon calls for Brexit clarity, then keeps changing her mind'

The leader of the Labour Party in Scotland popped by the studio for a discussion with Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Good MPs don't want to be opportunistic and call a snap general election', says MP John Redwood

Theresa May mustn't call a snap election just to hammer Jeremy Corbyn, says Tory veteran John Redwood

'May mustn't call a snap election just to hammer Corbyn' says John Redwood

Reports claim some Conservative MPs have asked the chief whip to push Theresa May into calling a general election, however John Redwood believes there is no reason to do so

'Snap election suicide for the Labour Party, but some who see no option to remove Jeremy Corbyn', says Sun Columnist Trevor Kavanagh

Snap election: 'Some Labour MPs are willing to commit political suicide to remove Jeremy Corbyn'

'Some Labour MPs are willing to destroy their party to remove Corbyn'

Trevor Kavanagh spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the chances of Theresa May calling an early election

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Evening Standard: Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'George Osborne has insulted the people of Tatton and taxpayers'

Evening Standard: Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'George Osborne has insulted the people of Tatton and taxpayers'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'George Osborne has insulted the people of Tatton'

George Osborne has been appointed the new editor of the London Evening Standard, but Julia Hartley-Brewer believes he should be treating his MP work as a part-time job

'Claiming haddock fishing is unsustainable is bonkers and nothing will change', says NFFO

Fishermen's body blasts unsustainable haddock fishing claims as 'bonkers'

Fishermen's body blasts unsustainable haddock fishing claims as 'bonkers'

Haddock from the North Sea and west of Scotland has been taken off the list of sustainable fish to eat due to numbers falling

'Operation London Bridge more about securing monarchy's future than expressing genuine feeling', says Republic CEO Graham Smith

Operation London Bridge is dangerous pro-monarchy propaganda, says republican campaigner

Operation London Bridge is pro-monarchy propaganda, says campaigner

Graham Smith, the CEO of anti-monarchy group Republic,spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about newly published plans to deal with the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

Julia Hartley-Brewer hammers SNP member Ronnie Cowan over Scotland’s education crisis

Julia Hartley-Brewer corners SNP lawmaker over Scotland’s education crisis

Julia hammers SNP lawmaker over education crisis

The SNP MP for Inverclyde argued with our host over the position of Scottish schools in the league tables

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Dutch election: 'Geert Wilders majorly influenced language in the whole election', says political editor

Dutch election: Geert Wilders had a huge influence despite defeat, says political editor

'Geert Wilders had huge influence on Dutch election despite his poor result'

Political editor John Peet believes we can't use one country's election results to predict others, but we can learn from it

NI U-Turn: 'Employment contracts must be flexible to match the changing economy', says MP Tom Tugendhat

Tory MP on Philip Hammond NI debacle: 'Everyone makes mistakes'

Tory MP on Philip Hammond NI debacle: 'Everyone makes mistakes'

Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat - who voted against the NI increase - told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the Chancellor was right to scrap his headline policy

Tory expenses: 'It would be wrong for this to affect misinformed MPs, says Sir Roger Gale

Tory MP Sir Roger Gale says he and colleagues aren't to blame for expenses scandal

Tory MP says he and colleagues aren't to blame for expenses scandal

Sir Roger Gale, MP for Thanet North, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the electoral commission's fine for the Conservative Party

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Headscarf ban: 'This could include trans people not being able to dress as their gender', says Catholic Voices

Headscarf ban could really hurt trans people, says Catholic Voices

Headscarf ban could really hurt trans people, says Catholic Voices

The European Court of Justice has said that employers can instruct all employees to 'dress neutrally' meaning political, philosophical and religious signs would be banned

'I completely fell apart' - Jack Monroe speaks out about impact of Katie Hopkins libel case

'I fell apart, I was hiding in bed': Jack Monroe speaks out about Katie Hopkins libel case

'I had to hide in bed': Jack Monroe speaks out about Katie Hopkins libel case

The food blogger discussed the devastating impact of being a victim of libel at the hands of the Mail Online columnist with Julia Hartley-Brewer.

'Not even Brexit affected polls for Scots who want independence', says Spectator editor Fraser Nelson

Not even Brexit made Scotland want independence, says Spectator editor Fraser Nelson

Not even Brexit made Scotland want independence, says Spectator editor

Fraser Nelson, editor of the Spectator, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer's bid for a new independence vote

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for absurd EU volte-face report

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for 'absurd' reports that Nicola Sturgeon has changed her mind on EU

SNP lawmaker blames Tories for 'absurd' EU volte-face report

SNP MSP Kate Forbes told Julia Hartley-Brewer that they need to hold a referendum in order to honour the commitment they made in their manifesto

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer fiercely argues with Imam over work headscarf ban

London Imam on work headscarf ban: 'We allow nudists on our streets, so why not headscarves?'

London Imam: 'We allow nudists on our streets, so why not headscarves?'

Ajmal Masroor says it's fine to ask women to cover their heads but not men, as women spend more on hair products

'Anyone who thinks the Scottish independence referendum poses no risk is deluded', says journalist

'Anyone who thinks the Scottish independence referendum poses no risk is deluded', says journalist

'Those who think a Scottish independence referendum poses no risks are deluded'

Alex Massie says there's every chance Scotland would vote for independence

Scottish independence: 'Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is only a diversion', says Ian Murray MP

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is an appalling diversion, says Ian Murray MP

Nicola Sturgeon announcement is an appalling diversion, says Scottish Labour MP

Ian Murray, Labour's only MP in Scotland for Edinburgh South, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Scottish First Minister's referendum vote announcement

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer and Harriet Minter have a heated debate over drunk women rape warning

Julia Hartley-Brewer and Harriet Minter have heated debate over drunk women rape warning

LISTEN: Julia Hartley-Brewer and Harriet Minter in heated feminist debate

Retiring Judge Lindsey Kushner has warned women against getting too drunk in order to protect themselves better from rapists and the two talkRADIO presenters do not see eye to eye on the matter

Indyref: 'Jeremy Corbyn's mandate is to destroy the Labour Party, not the UK', says columnist Tom Harris

Jeremy Corbyn will destroy the union by backing 'No' in Scottish referendum, says former Labour MP

Indyref: 'Jeremy Corbyn's mandate is to destroy the Labour Party, not the UK'

Tom Harris, Telegraph Columnist and former MP, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the comments the Labour Leader made over the weekend about Scottish independence

Article 50: 'Economics should have greater bearing on the Brexit negotiation than politics', says MP Crispin Blunt

Article 50 bill: Brexit deal can be put to a vote at any time, says pro-leave MP Crispin Blunt

Pro-leave MP ridicules Lords amendment: 'MPs can vote whenever they want'

Conservative MP Crispin Blunt ridicules the amendments introduced to the Article 50 bill by the House of Lords

Brexit: "There's no clarity on whether meaningful vote applies in the event of no EU deal', says MP Alistair Burt

Article 50 vote: Tory MP Alistair Burt hints he'll rebel if David Davis doesn't guarantee 'no deal' vote

'There's no clarity if meaningful vote applies in the event of no EU deal'

Alistair Burt, MP for North East Bedfordshire, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Brexit bill, which has returned to the House of Commons

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

87-year-old learning to read for the first time reveals knitting inspired her to go to classes

Woman who learned to read at 87: 'I was inspired by knitting'

Woman who learned to read at 87: 'I was inspired by knitting'

87-year-old Ursula Shepherd had spent her life unable to read and write, but amazingly she has now learnt

'Terrorism will continue because immigration is a problem in society', says former security head

White terror suspects: 'Some of these people are almost autistic' says former security head

'Terrorism will continue because immigration is a problem in society'

Home Office figures show one in three people arrested on terror offences last year were white

Leading doctor rubbishes Government plan to reduce A&E waiting times by installing GPs in departments

Government's 'GPs in A&E' plan will backfire, says leading doctor

Government's 'GPs in A&E' plan will backfire, says leading doctor

Philip Hammond has pledged £100 million to install GPs in A&E, but Dr Laurence Buckman says the idea is nonsense

NI hike: 'The Government are becoming complacent because they're far ahead in the polls', says political editor

NI Budget crisis: 'The Government thinks it is untouchable because Jeremy Corbyn is so inept'

NI Hike: 'The Government are becoming complacent because they're ahead in polls'

Political editor Adam Bienkov believes one of the reasons the Conservatives have broken their manifesto promise on national insurance is because Labour are doing so badly.

Budget 2017: 'Unlike Tammy Wynette, Theresa May isn’t backing her man, she’s doing a strategic withdrawal', says Peter Dowd MP

Budget 2017: 'Unlike Tammy Wynette, Theresa May isn’t backing her man' says Peter Dowd MP

'Theresa May isn’t backing her man, she’s doing a strategic withdrawal', says MP

Peter Dowd spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's comments on Philip Hammond's National Insurance hike

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Budget 2017: 'Jeremy Corbyn's response to the National Insurance hike was hopeless', says Times Red Box Editor

Budget 2017: 'Jeremy Corbyn's response to national insurance hike was hopeless', says Times Red Box Editor

'Jeremy Corbyn's response to national insurance hike was hopeless'

Matt Chorley, who edits the Times Red Box, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about how the Labour leader reacted to the planned changes in the Budget.

War memorial: 'The first people invited to the ceremony should have been relatives of the dead', says Colonel

First people invited to war memorial ceremony should have been relatives of the dead, says former Afghan commander

War memorial: 'Relatives should have been the first people invited to ceremony'

Relatives of soldiers killed in Afghanistan have criticised the failure to invite the military to the unveiling of a new war memorial in central London

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners will be unaffected by National Insurance hike', says analyst

Analyst says budget criticism is overblown as only 50% of self-employed people will be affected

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners unaffected by National Insurance hike'

Stephen Clarke, a policy analyst for the Resolution Foundation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned rise in National insurance payments for self-employed people

SNP MSP Kate Forbes claims she fully supports English people voting in Scottish referendum

SNP lawmaker Kate Forbes claims 'Theresa May is driving us towards independence'

SNP lawmaker claims 'Theresa May is driving us towards independence'

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said it would be 'common sense' to have a Scottish independence referendum in autumn 2018

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

International Women's Day: 'Women are scared to voice their opinions on transgender issues', says writer

International Women's Day: 'Feminism should about real issues, not Beyonce or Emma Watson'

Women's Day: 'Women are scared to voice their opinions on transgender issues'

Today is International Women's Day and the campaign theme is 'be bold for change,' campaingers are calling for a more gender inclusive world

Budget 2017: 'Philip Hammond wants to be remembered as the wise man who steered us through Brexit', says political editor

Budget 2017: 'Philip Hammond wants to be remembered as the man who steered us through Brexit'

'Philip Hammond wants to be remembered for steering us through Brexit'

Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to deliver his first budget, which the Treasury has said will help prepare Britain for a 'new chapter' after Brexit

Government 'always dismissed me a funny old fart,' Lord Heseltine tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Lord Heseltine says 'Theresa May and the Daily Mail will dismiss me as a funny old fart' over Brexit

Lord Heseltine says 'Theresa May will dismiss me as a funny old fart'

The Tory peer, who has been sacked from his advisor position to the Government, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of his rebellion over Brexit

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Heelgate: 'How is a woman's grooming a company's business?' asks Nicola Thorpe

Heelgate: Petition author Nicola Thorp says companies have no business deciding how women dress

Heelgate: 'How is a woman's grooming a company's business?' asks Nicola Thorp

Thorp, who started the petition and kick-started the debate, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the debate over dress codes in Parliament on Monday

Child pornography: 'Facebook has lost the plot, websites need independent supervision', says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

'Facebook has lost the plot' on child pornography, says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

Child pornography: 'Websites can't be trusted, they need supervision'

Chairman of the Commons media committee Damian Collins has criticised Facebook for the handling of reports about sexualised child images on the website

'Grammar schools could be beneficial if those from poorer backgrounds attend', says New Schools Network

Free schools leader warns Government to be cautious on grammar schools

Free schools leader warns Government to be cautious on grammar schools

More money for grammar schools and free schools in England will be announced in the Chancellor’s budget on Wednesday

Julia Hartley-Brewer defends elitism in clash with NUT member over grammar school plans

Grammar schools: Julia Hartley-Brewer says elitism is a great thing as NUT member says all schools should be comps

Julia Hartley-Brewer defends elitism in NUT member clash on grammar schools

Jerry Glazier clashed with our host over the differences between grammar and comprehensive schools

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Julia clashes with feminist Fleet Street Fox over Emma Watson Vanity Fair row

Julia clashes with feminist Fleet Street Fox over Emma Watson Vanity Fair row

Julia clashes with feminist Fleet Street Fox over Emma Watson Vanity Fair row

Julia Hartley-Brewer has been criticised for her comments on Emma Watson's Vanity Fair photo shoot, and whilst talking to feminist journalist Susie Boniface, hit back again at those who have criticised her

NHS wages: 'You have to ask if these people are worth the pay for their responsibilities', says commentator Roy Lilley

NHS pay criticism is over-exaggerated, says commentator Roy Lilley

NHS pay criticism is over-exaggerated, says commentator Roy Lilley

Commentator Roy Lilley spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about NHS chiefs having six-figure salaries uncovered by The Daily Telegraph

'All areas of the UK are affected by terrorism, we need to work on community integration', says Henry Jackson Society

Terror report author claims jihad has spread to every corner of Britain - and all sections of society

Terror report author claims jihad has spread to every corner of Britain

A report by The Henry Jackson Society has claimed the number of Islam-inspired terror offences almost doubled between 2011 to 2015

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