Julia Hartley-Brewer

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

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

Julia Hartley-Brewer jokes about new feminism rules after being criticised for comments on Emma Watson

Emma Watson topless row: Julia Hartley-Brewer blasts feminists' selective outrage

Julia Hartley-Brewer jokes about new feminism rules after being criticised

After actress Emma Watson posed for Vanity Fair wearing a see-through top, Julia criticised her for posing for the photo as Watson has previously claimed she is a feminist

Phillip Hammond's 'sensible to have a contingency plan' in £60bn 'war chest' in budget , says think tank director Shanker Singham

Philip Hammond's £60bn Brexit warchest is sensible, says thinktank director

Philip Hammond's £60bn Brexit warchest is sensible, says think tank director

Shanker Singham, the director Of Economic Policy & Prosperity Studies at the Legatum Institute thinktank, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Chancellor's reported plan to guard against negotiation failure

'Donald Trump appears to have based wiretap claims on info in media reports', says commentator Karin Robinson

'Donald Trump seems to have based wiretap claims on unverified Breitbart reports, says commentator Karin Robinson

'Trump appears to have based wiretap claims on info in media reports'

Karin Robinson, former UK chair of Democrats Abroad, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the President's sensational allegation that Barack Obama ordered his phones at Trump Tower to be wiretapped

'Problems with Jeremy Corbyn's tax return are not anything to do with him', says Panmure Gordon

Jeremy Corbyn tax return problems are nothing to do with him, says expert David Buik

'Problems with Jeremy Corbyn's tax return are not anything to do with him'

Jeremy Corbyn has published his tax returns after a call for transparency from politicians, but some have claimed he has not declared his earnings as the leader of the Labour party

Emma Watson hits back at critics lambasting her topless Vanity Fair cover

Emma Watson blasts critics over topless Vanity Fair cover

Emma Watson hits back at critics of Vanity Fair cover

The actress has been weathering a backlash after the cover of Vanity Fair showed her wearing a jacket with nothing on underneath

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

'Downing Street don't want Theresa May to be remembered as the Prime Minister who broke up the UK', says political editor

Downing Street won't say whether it will veto new Scottish independence referendum, says journalist

'Downing Street won't say whether it will veto new Scottish referendum'

Adam Bienkov says Downing Street doesn't want Theresa May to be the Prime Minister who breaks the union - but a future independence referendum may be a possibility

Jeff Sessions: US political commentator blasts Democrats over Donald Trump Senate speech 'distaction'

Jeff Sessions: US political commentator blasts Democrats for Donald Trump Senate speech 'distraction'

US political commentator blasts Democrats for Jeff Sessions 'distraction'

Charlie Wolf spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Democrat accusation that the new attorney-general lied under oath about his connections to Russia

'Theresa May knows the next independence referendum will be won by Scotland', says Angus MacNeil SNP

'Theresa May knows the next independence referendum will be won by Scotland', says Angus MacNeil SNP

'Theresa May knows the next independence referendum will be won by Scotland'

MP Angus MacNeil spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Theresa May's accusations to the Scottish National Party ahead of her speech at the Scottish Conservative Conference

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Beauty and the Beast: 'Disney's gay character seems to be a negative stereotype', says writer

Beauty and the Beast: 'Disney's gay character seems to be a negative stereotype'

Beauty and the Beast: 'Disney's gay character seems to be a negative stereotype'

Disney's new Beauty and the Beast film is set to feature the first gay Disney character, according to the director of the film

'Sports organisations need to examine responsibilities to their athletes', says Sporting Integrity founder Michele Verroken

'Bradley Wiggins scandal shows sport needs to catch up with its athletes'

'Bradley Wiggins scandal shows sport has fallen behind its athletes'

Sporting Integrity founder Michele Verroken spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the 'Jiffy bag row' surrounding British Cycling and Team Sky

Brexit: Britain needs to take 'moral high ground', says Baroness Altmann after House of Lords deal defeat to Government

Lords Brexit amendment: Tory peer says this doesn't have to delay Article 50

Lords Brexit amendment: Tory peer says this doesn't have to delay Article 50

Baroness Altman says the Government should 'unilaterally commit to doing the right thing' on EU migrants' rights

Jeff Sessions: 'If Donald Trump loses a second advisor it will look like more than carelessness', says professor

Jeff Sessions: 'If Donald Trump loses a second advisor it will look like more than carelessness', says professor

'If Donald Trump loses second advisor it will look like more than carelessness'

The US government has confirmed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with Russia's ambassador twice during Donald Trump's presidential campaign, something he did not declare in January

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

UKIP's Douglas Carswell: 'Paul Nuttall needs to choose whether he wants a unified party or a broad tent', says political editor

UKIP author says party is 'exploding' as Douglas Carswell rumours continue

UKIP author says party is 'exploding' as Douglas Carswell rumours continue

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has called for the party’s only MP Douglas Carswell to be expelled, as he believes he's working against the party

Brexit: Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'Angela Merkel and the European Union are playing with people's lives'

Julia Hartley-Brewer asks Labour Brexit peer: Why don't we blame Angela Merkel for EU migrant deadlock?

Julia asks Labour Brexit peer: Why don't we blame Merkel for EU migrant impasse?

Peers in the House of Lords are expected to agree to amend the Brexit bill, in order to protect the rights of EU nationals already in the UK

Sir Philip Green: 'We've got this milestone, but this isn't the end', says Iain Wright MP after billionaire plugs pension debt

MP who led fight against Sir Philip Green says 'appalling' BHS story isn't over yet

MP who led fight against Sir Philip Green says 'appalling' story isn't over yet

Iain Wright chairs the Business Select Committee, which achieved its longstanding goal to convince Sir Philip Green to plug the pension debt left by the collapse of BHS

Donald Trump Congress speech: 'real test is when positive rhetoric meets political reality,' says commentator Bill Bernard

Donald Trump Congress speech was his most positive address ever, says commentator

Trump Congress speech was his most positive ever, says commentator

US commentator Bill Bernard spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the president's recent speech to a joint session of Congress

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tunisia inquest: 'People need to be aware of the terror threat is worldwide'

Tunisia: 'People need to be aware – terror threat is worldwide', says former security chief

Tunisia inquest: 'People need to be aware of the terror threat is worldwide'

Chris Phillips, the former head of the national counterterrorism office, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the inquest's ruling of 'unlawful killing'

SpaceX: 'It is the next logical step to take tourists to the moon, but we can't underestimate the danger', says The Planetary Society

'It is the next logical step to take tourists to the moon, but we can't underestimate the danger', says The Planetary Society

SpaceX: 'It is the next logical step to take tourists to the moon'

SpaceX have announced that they will fly two tourists around the moon in 2018

John Major's attack on Theresa May's vision Brexit "hypocritical", says Peter Bone MP

John Major's attack on Theresa May's vision Brexit "hypocritical", says Peter Bone MP

John Major's attack on Theresa May's Brexit vision "hypocritical", says MP

Peter Bone, MP for Wellingborough, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the former Prime Minister's attack on Theresa May's vision for post-Brexit Britain

Brexit: 'We need to stop characterising Europe as an enemy', says Open Britain

Brexit: 'We need to stop characterising Europe as an enemy', says Open Britain

'We need to stop characterising Europe as an enemy', says Open Britain

Former Prime Minister Sir John Major said that British people are being offered an 'unreal and over-optimistic' vision of Brexit

Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

Child sex abuse inquiry: 'Survivors need an apology', says charity Napac

Child sex abuse inquiry: 'Survivors need an apology from perpetrators to live in peace', says charity Napac

'Survivors of child sex abuse need an apology to live in peace', says charity

The independent inquiry into child sex abuse in England and Wales has started its first public hearings today, starting by focusing on British children who were sent to Australia between 1945 and 1974

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums'

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to call for another Scottish independence vote at the same time as the Government trigger Article 50

Immigration: 'Renewable visas and restricted benefits will bring less low skilled workers to the UK', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Immigration: 'Renewable visas and restricted benefits will bring fewer low-skilled workers to the UK', says MEP Daniel Hannan

'Renewable visas and restricted benefits will bring less low skilled workers'

Next month the Government is expected to announce that EU citizens who travel to the UK will no longer have the automatic right to stay permanently

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Kim Jong-nam: 'Other countries must grit their teeth and talk to North Korea', says researcher

Kim Jong-nam: 'Other countries must grit their teeth and talk to North Korea', says researcher

Kim Jong-nam: 'Other countries must grit their teeth and talk to North Korea'

Malaysia say the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-nam, was killed with a highly toxic nerve agent, which is classified as a weapon of mass destruction

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