Julia Hartley-Brewer

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer on NHS staff shortage: 'We've brought this on ourselves'

Julia Hartley-Brewer on NHS staff shortage: 'We've brought this on ourselves'

Julia Hartley-Brewer said that previous government cuts and the working conditions for NHS staff have led to the current shortage, predicted to reach over 51,000 by 2021

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Krishnan Guru-Murthy: Arron Banks calling Channel 4 'fake news' is 'nonsense'

Krishnan Guru-Murthy: Arron Banks calling Channel 4 'fake news' is 'nonsense'

Krishnan Guru-Murthy: Arron Banks calling Channel 4 'fake news' is 'nonsense'

Channel 4 newsreader Krishnan Guru-Murthy said Arron Banks was incorrect in his assessment of Channel 4 being 'fake news'

Robert Halfon MP: ‘A mass conveyor belt of people going to university’ is wrong

Robert Halfon MP: ‘A mass conveyor belt of people going to university’ is wrong

Robert Halfon MP: ‘A mass conveyor belt of people going to university’ is wrong

Robert Halfon MP has said that “a mass conveyor belt of people going to university” is wrong and the Government should be investing in skills.

Sir William Cash: 'These agitators threatening to try to unwind this deal will get their comeuppance'

Sir William Cash: 'These agitators are threatening to try and unwind this deal'

Sir William Cash has said that the British people are “fed up” with “Remoaners threatening to try and unwind this deal”, after MPs have been urged to vote down an deal on the EU and call for another Brexit referendum.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

More money is spent on poorer pupils because they are now staying in school, says headteacher

More money is spent on poorer pupils because they are now staying in school, says headteacher

More money is spent on poorer pupils as they stay in school, says headteacher

Headteacher Chris Dunne has said more money is being spent on poorer students, "simply because they are staying involved" in education. 

If nothing is wrong it does raise questions as to why it has been referred to the NCA, says criminal barrister

If 'nothing is wrong' it does 'raise questions' as to why Leave.EU has been referred to the NCA, says criminal barrister

If nothing is wrong with Leave.EU, 'it raise questions,' says criminal barrister

Criminal Barrister Osman Osman has said that if it is found that Arron Banks has done “nothing wrong” then it raises questions as to why the case has been referred to the National Crime Agency.

Tracey Crouch will be ‘a huge loss’, says chair of parliamentary group on betting

Tracey Crouch will be ‘a huge loss’, says chair of parliamentary group on betting

Tracey Crouch will be ‘a huge loss’, says Labour MP Carolyn Harris

Carolyn Harris, the chair of the fixed odds betting terminals all party parliamentary group has said that Tracey Crouch was a “principled woman” and a “huge loss” to the Government.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Downing Street and Michel Barnier play down reports of UK-EU services deal

Downing Street and Michel Barnier play down reports of UK-EU services deal

Downing Street and Michel Barnier play down reports of UK-EU services deal

Downing Street and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier have rejected reports that a tentative deal has been reached on services and the exchange of data

Crispin Blunt says UK should 'weigh up costs and benefits' of full cannabis legalisation following change in law for medical products

Crispin Blunt says UK should 'weigh up costs and benefits' of full cannabis legalisation following change in law for medical products

Crispin Blunt: UK should 'weigh up costs and benefits' of cannabis legalisation

Crispin Blunt tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the UK could look to follow in Canada's footsteps and fully legalise cannabis, as the product is made legal for medical purposes

Lord Archer: 'It shocks me the Conservatives are up in the polls - we're tearing ourselves apart'

Lord Archer: 'It shocks me the Conservatives are up in the polls - we're tearing ourselves apart'

Lord Archer: Conservative party 'tearing ourselves apart'

Lord Jeffrey Archer tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that he thinks the Conservatives could lose the next election

Pound sterling rises after speculation on a 'promising' Brexit deal

Pound sterling rises after speculation on a 'promising' Brexit deal

Dominic Raab suggested a deal could be finalised within three weeks, and reports suggest it would allow access to EU markets for UK service providers

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Matt Hancock: A&E nurses to wear body cameras to prevent ‘shocking’ violence against NHS staff

Matt Hancock: A&E nurses to wear body cameras to prevent ‘shocking’ violence against NHS staff

Matt Hancock: A&E nurses to wear cameras to prevent violence against NHS staff

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said violence against NHS staff is “shocking” but body cameras and higher penalties are being brought in to dissuade people from being violent.

Trevor Phillips: 'Saying Brexiteers are fermenting racial hatred is wrong'

Trevor Phillips: 'Saying Brexiteers are fermenting racial hatred is wrong'

Trevor Phillips: 'Saying Brexiteers are fermenting racial hatred is wrong'

Trevor Phillips said there had been a change in perception of what a hate crime is, and urged against blaming Brexit for an increase in prejudice

Rise in far right attacks could be a 'reaction' to Islamist terrorism, says researcher

Worldwide rise in far right attacks could be a 'reaction' to Islamist terrorism, says researcher

Rise in far right attacks 'could be a reaction to Islamist terrorism'

A new report from the Henry Jackson Society found that there had been a fourfold increase in far right attacks across the world, but the author said the biggest threat still came from Islamists

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Professor says he has ‘minimal confidence’ grooming gang cases will be properly dealt with

Police's attitude to grooming victims is 'shocking', says crime expert

Police's attitude to grooming victims is 'shocking', says crime expert

Criminology professor Roger Graef has said he has “minimal confidence” grooming gang cases will be adequately addressed unless the police starts taking girls seriously.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

UK citizens posting antisemitic material on same 'far-right' social network as Pittsburgh shooter, claims campaigner

UK citizens posting antisemitic material on same 'far-right' social network as Pittsburgh shooter, claims campaigner

UK citizens posting antisemitic material on 'far-right' social network

Following the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, Stephen Silverman from the Campaign Against Antisemitism said he was aware of UK citizens using the social network Gab to post antisemitic material

This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices’ in previous years, says Matt Hancock

This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices', says Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock: This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices’

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has said he knows “people have made sacrifices” for the economy, but its strong growth means the hardship “is all starting to bear fruit”.

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

Conservative deputy chairman James Cleverly says the Labour party's financial plans are 'pie-in-the-sky' ahead of the Autumn Budget 2018

Tributes to 'part of the community' Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha pour in

Tributes to 'part of the community' Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha pour in

Tributes to Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha pour in

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday night

Friday, October 26, 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018

Femi Oluwole challenges Julia Hartley-Brewer to explain the single market 'in detail'

Femi Oluwole challenges Julia Hartley-Brewer to explain the single market 'in detail'

Femi Oluwole challenges Julia Hartley-Brewer to explain the single market

Our Future, Our Choice spokesman Femi Oluwole clashed with Julia Hartley-Brewer as the organisation released a report claiming a no deal Brexit would cost young people thousands

Vice chair of BAME thinktank defends student who called for removal of WWI mural: ‘I don’t think she is stupid’

Julia Hartley-Brewer on student who wanted to 'paint over' mural of 'white men': 'I'm not offended, I think she's stupid'

Hartley-Brewer: Student who called for removal of 'white men' mural 'stupid'

Vice Chair Maurice McLeod has said that he did not think Astrophysics student Emily Dawes was “stupid” after the Student Union President calls for a WWI mural to be removed because it only featured "white men".

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

More 'pipe bombs' sent to Robert De Niro and Joe Biden

More 'pipe bombs' sent to Robert De Niro and Joe Biden

More 'pipe bombs' sent to Robert De Niro and Joe Biden

The US bomb scare continues with suspicious devices sent to actor Robert De Niro and former vice-president Joe Biden

'If cancer treatment was comparable to mental health treatment, it would be a scandal', says researcher

'If cancer treatment was comparable to mental health treatment, it would be a scandal', says researcher

'If cancer treatment was like mental health treatment, there'd be a scandal'

A researcher at the Institute of Public Policy Research tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the NHS must increase its spending on mental health to achieve parity of esteem with physical illnesses

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

UK could 'become a refuge for foreign criminals' after Brexit, says former police officer

UK could 'become a refuge for foreign criminals' after Brexit, says former police officer

UK could 'become a refuge for foreign criminals' after Brexit

Former police officer Chris Hobbs tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that 'chaos' at Britain's borders and a potential loss of access to a crime database could mean criminals slip into the country

Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Nicola Williams: 'Prison policy allows rapists to attack women'

Nicola Williams: 'Prison policy allows rapists to attack women'

Nicola Williams: 'Prison policy allows rapists to attack women'

Dr Nicola Williams of Fair Play for Women says prison policy on transgender prisoners will allow dangerous offenders access to women

Muslims protesting M&S selling hijabs are ‘opportunists’, says Muslim Community leader

Muslims protesting M&S selling hijabs are ‘opportunists’, says Muslim Community leader

Muslims protesting M&S selling hijabs are ‘opportunists’, says Community leader

Community leader Ishmael Lee South has said that Muslims protesting the sale of the hijab are moderates who “are becoming irrelevant”.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Firms may be forced to reveal ethnicity pay gap

Firms may be forced to reveal ethnicity pay gap

Firms may be forced to reveal ethnicity pay gap

Businesses could be forced to reveal their ethnicity pay gap under plans unveiled by the Prime Minister to help ethnic minority employees at work.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

A no deal situation would lead to ‘parliamentary revolt’, says Tom Brake

A no deal situation would lead to ‘parliamentary revolt’, says Tom Brake

A no deal situation would lead to ‘parliamentary revolt’, says Tom Brake

Liberal Democrat spokesman for international affairs Tom Brake says the prospect of a no deal Brexit could unite Remainers across all parties

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

'We don't want them in our jails': Government right not to bring Isis suspects back to UK, says former army officer

'We don't want them in our jails': Government right not to bring Isis suspects back to UK, says former army officer

Government right not to bring Isis suspects back to UK, says former army officer

A former Army officer tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Isis suspects should not be tried in the UK because of the risk they could radicalise other inmates in jail

Monday, October 8, 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018

Theresa May’s appeal to traditional Labour voters was ‘smart politics’, says Conservative MP Grant Shapps

Theresa May’s appeal to traditional Labour voters was ‘smart politics’, says Conservative MP Grant Shapps

Theresa May’s appeal to Labour voters was ‘smart politics’, says MP Grant Shapps

Conservative MP Grant Shapps has said that it was “smart politics” for Prime Minister Theresa May to bid for Labour voters.

Julia Hartley-Brewer on Scottish Independence: ‘You are so desperate not to have rules from Westminster, but happy to hand over a load of powers to Brussels?’

Julia Hartley-Brewer on Scottish Independence: ‘You are so desperate not to have rules from Westminster, but happy to hand over a load of powers to Brussels?’

Julia Hartley-Brewer on SNP: ‘Why are you happy to hand power to Brussels?'

talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer asked SNP MP Angus MacNeil why the SNP were happy to hand over powers to the EU but not be “ruled” by Westminster.

Labour Leave’s Brendan Chilton: Brexit ‘is not a party issue'

Labour Leave’s Brendan Chilton: Brexit ‘is not a party issue'

Labour Leave’s Brendan Chilton: Brexit ‘is not a party issue’

Labour Leave’s Brendan Chilton has said that Brexit is not a party issue and Labour and the Conservatives need to “work together” so that the UK can go on to “prosper”.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

John McDonnell defends Labour's Julia Hartley-Brewer ban: 'She upset people, and we can't have that'

John McDonnell defends Labour's Julia Hartley-Brewer ban: 'She upset people, and we can't have that'

John McDonnell defends Labour's Julia Hartley-Brewer ban

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said the Labour Party's ban of Julia Hartley-Brewer from their next conference was because she didn't 'behave acceptably'

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Opinion: Julia Hartley-Brewer's 'safe space' joke got her banned from next year's Labour conference. But nothing should be above poking fun at

Opinion: Julia Hartley-Brewer's 'safe space' joke got her banned from next year's Labour conference. But nothing should be above poking fun at

Opinion: Nothing should be above poking fun at, even safe spaces

Julia Hartley-Brewer has been banned from next year's Labour party conference for making a joke online about safe spaces

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Safe space

Safe spaces are 'Kindergartens for grown-ups' says Spiked Online editor

Safe spaces are 'Kindergartens for grown-ups' says Spiked Online editor

The editor of Spiked Online has claimed that safe spaces are "Kindergartens for grown-ups" in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

David Davis 'doesn't know' if he'd support Boris Johnson as Conservative leader, says Treasury Brexit forecasts are 'prejudiced'

David Davis 'doesn't know' if he'd support Boris Johnson as Conservative leader, says Treasury Brexit forecasts are 'prejudiced'

David Davis 'doesn't know' if he'd support Boris Johnson as Conservative leader

Former Brexit secretary David Davis said Boris Johnson got 'too personal' with his opposition to Chequers

Friday, September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

Headteacher to Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Children ought to have the funding the last generation did eight years ago’

Headteacher to Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Children ought to have the funding the last generation did eight years ago’

Children should have the funding the last generation did, says Headteacher

Headteacher Geoff Barton has said that headteachers are protesting in Parliament Square on Friday because “children ought to have the funding that the last generation had eight years go”.

Bob Blackman MP on Corbyn meeting Barnier: ‘It does not help Britain one iota’

Bob Blackman MP on Corbyn meeting Barnier: ‘It does not help Britain one iota’

Bob Blackman MP on Corbyn meeting Barnier: ‘It does not help Britain one iota’

Conservative MP Bob Blackman has said that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn meeting EU Chief negotiator Michel Barnier does not help Britain “one iota”.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Robert Halfon MP: I am worried about Labour, they have identified real anguish

Robert Halfon MP: I am worried about Labour, they have identified real anguish

Robert Halfon MP: I am worried about Labour, they have identified real anguish

Conservative MP Robert Halfon has said that he is “worried” about the Labour Party and the threat they pose to his party, adding that Labour had “identified real anguish” in the British public.

Nadine Dorries MP: ‘My dream ticket would be Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid’

Nadine Dorries MP: ‘My dream ticket would be Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid’

Nadine Dorries MP: ‘My dream ticket would be Boris Johnson and Sajid Javid’

Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has said that her dream ticket for the party leadership would be Boris Johnson as leader and Sajid Javid as Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Wes Streeting: 'Brexit is going to look very different to what was promised - let people vote on the deal'

Wes Streeting: 'Brexit is going to look very different to what was promised - let people vote on the deal'

Wes Streeting: 'Brexit is going to look very different to what was promised'

Wes Streeting MP tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that he backs a referendum on the final Brexit deal

Monday, September 24, 2018

Monday, September 24, 2018

Is the BBC’s Bodyguard realistic? We ask a close protection officer to find out

Is the BBC’s Bodyguard realistic? We ask a close protection officer to find out

Is the BBC’s Bodyguard realistic? We ask a close protection officer to find out

Justin James has said that relationships like the one in the BBC’s Bodyguard do happen but added that “it is not a good thing”.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Pointless’ Alexander Armstrong: ‘We missed some key signs that he was suffering from depression’

Pointless’ Alexander Armstrong about friend's depression: ‘We missed some key signs that he was suffering'

Pointless’ Alexander Armstrong about friend's depression: 'We missed the signs'

Alexander Armstrong has said that when his friend Charlie Waller took his life aged 28 “it came like a bolt out of the blue” and that they had “missed some key signs” of depression.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

'Chequers goes pop': Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

'Chequers goes pop': Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

As Donald Tusk says Chequers 'will not work', MPs on both sides of the Brexit divide urge Theresa May to come up with another solution

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mini factory shutdown is 'Brexit-bashing story', says Leave Means Leave co-chair

Mini factory shutdown is 'Brexit-bashing story', says Leave Means Leave co-chair

Mini factory shutdown is 'Brexit-bashing story', says Leave Means Leave co-chair

The news that BMW will temporarily close its Mini plant near Oxford has been 'manipulated', says Leave Means Leave co-chairman

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

News round-up: The week's top stories

News round-up: The week's top stories

News round-up: The week's top stories

In case you missed it, here's our guide to the top news stories over the last week.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Chequers proposal 'designed to keep us in the EU', Brexiteer economist tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Chequers proposal 'designed to keep us in the EU', Brexiteer economist tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Chequers proposal 'designed to keep us in the EU', says Brexiteer economist

Professor Patrick Minford, one of the authors of a report endorsed by Jacob Rees-Mogg AND Boris Johnson, says a no-deal Brexit could lead to economic growth

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer on police push to investigate 'non-crime' hate incidents: 'If it's not a crime, it's none of your b****y business!'

Julia Hartley-Brewer on police push to investigate 'non-crime' hate incidents: 'If it's not a crime, it's none of your b****y business!'

Julia Hartley-Brewer dubs police anti-hate campaign 'hurty feelings helpline'

Julia Hartley-Brewer wrote off South Yorkshire Police's campaign to get people to report 'non-crime' hate incidents as the 'hurty feeling helpline'

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018

The Archbishop of Canterbury calls for higher taxes to tackle ‘unjust economy’

The Archbishop of Canterbury calls for higher taxes to tackle ‘unjust economy’

The Archbishop of Canterbury calls for higher taxes to tackle ‘unjust economy’

The Archbishop of Canterbury called for fundamental changes to the economy saying that the “economy is not just for everyone”.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Laura Perrins: Hate crimes would 'inevitably be extended to include to misandry'

Laura Perrins: Hate crimes would 'inevitably be extended to include to misandry'

Laura Perrins: Hate crimes would 'inevitably be extended to include to misandry'

Laura Perrins has said that the call for MPs to vote to make misogyny a hate crime would “inevitably have to be extended to misandry” because the system cannot only consider “hate against women an aggravating factor”.

Andy Burnham calls for Brexit to be postponed to 'guard against' a no-deal exit

Andy Burnham calls for Brexit to be postponed to 'guard against' a no-deal exit

The Greater Manchester Mayor believes that the Article 50 negotiation period should be extended beyond March 2019

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Police implementing stop and search at the 2018 Notting Hill Carnival

Stop and search campaigner: Police are 'alienating' the black community with 'racial profiling'

Campaigner: Police are 'alienating' the black community with 'racial profiling'

Sajid Javid is expected to announce greater stop and search powers for police to prevent crimes like acid attacks.

Alan Sugar: ‘No matter what May delivers, the public won’t be happy’

Alan Sugar: ‘No matter what May delivers, the public won’t be happy’

Alan Sugar: ‘No matter what May delivers, the public won’t be happy’

Alan Sugar has said that “it was a bad deal” for the British public to vote to leave the EU and that no matter what the Prime Minister delivers, the public will not be happy.

Wes Streeting MP: ‘The Conservatives have their own problems with racism’ as Labour’s antisemitism row continues

Wes Streeting MP: ‘The Conservatives have their own problems with racism’ as Labour’s antisemitism row continues

Wes Streeting MP: ‘The Conservatives have their own problems with racism’

Wes Streeting MP has said that the antisemitism had done “enormous damage” to Labour’s reputation but that the Conservatives “have their own problems with racism”.

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May has been ‘consumed by political ambition’ amid claims her leadership is under threat

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May has been ‘consumed by political ambition’ amid claims her leadership is under threat

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May has been ‘consumed by political ambition’

Nigel Lawson has said that Boris Johnson is not “rare” in politics to be ambitious and that Theresa May has been the most “consumed by political ambition” amid claims Brexiteers are seeking to remove the Prime Minister over her Chequers plan.

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