Julia Hartley-Brewer

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Donald Trump continues to cause controversy with his Twitter comments

Donald Trump has a gift like Muhammad Ali, says US journalist

Donald Trump has a gift like Muhammad Ali, says US journalist

Charlie Wolf tells Julia Hartley-Brewer Trump plays by his own rules, just like the legendary boxer

Anne Wafula Strike was forced to wet herself on a train

Anne Wafula Strike: Public transport disabled access just not good enough, says campaigner Sian Vasey

Public transport not accessible enough for disabled people, says campaigner

Sian Vasey spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the recent incident involving Anne Wafula Strike MBE, who was forced to wet herself on a train after it had no working toilets

Legalisation of Cannabis 'inevitable', says campaigner

Legalisation of cannabis is inevitable, says campaigner

Legalisation of cannabis is inevitable, says campaigner

Peter Reynolds, the President of CLEAR Cannabis Law Reform, claimed the UK will eventually legalise the drug for medical use

M62 shooting: 'UK police will become routinely armed', says former officer

M62 shooting: UK police will become routinely armed, says former officer

M62 shooting: UK police will become routinely armed, says former officer

Michael Smith MBE spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of a shooting which resulted in the death of one man and the arrest of five other people

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

'We've got to take the politics out of social care', says SCIE

We've got to take the politics out of social care, says SCIE

We've got to take the politics out of social care, says SCIE

The Government is expected to allow local councils to raise council tax in order to fund social care, however some claim this is not enough

Jeremy Corbyn has been roundly criticised for hiring Jayne Fisher

Jeremy Corbyn Sinn Fein hire 'gives Tories the perfect chance to destroy Labour'

Jeremy Corbyn Sinn Fein hire 'gives Tories the perfect chance to destroy Labour'

Former Labour MP Tom Harris said the Tories will already be working on a publicity campaign to crush Corbyn at the next General Election

'It was not wise for Southern Rail to exclude us from talks', says RMT Union

RMT boss Mick Cash: Southern Rail showed contempt to passengers by barring us from crisis talks

RMT boss says it was 'unwise for Southern Rail to exclude us' from talks

Talks between Southern Rail and Aslef took place yesterday at ACAS conciliation service, however the RMT Union was not allowed to attend the meeting

Aleppo: Researcher warns of keeping 'eyes peeled' to ensure safe evacuation

'Aleppo evacuation has begun - but refugees now face horrific choice'

'Aleppo evacuation has begun - but refugees now face horrific choice'

Tim Eaton, from Chatham House, insisted that 'hearing about a deal' to evacuate civilians from rebel-held areas 'doesn’t mean it will be followed through or carried out'

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Woman's Hour Power List is 'laughable', says journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Woman's Hour Power List: 'Surely there are better feminist icons than the pathetic Bridget Jones'

Woman's Hour Power List is 'laughable', says journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Woman's Hour on Radio 4 compiled a list of the most powerful women over the last 70 years - and it's raised some eyebrows

Mother who spends £2,000 on Christmas presents says 'no one should have a problem as it's my money and my children'

Mother Emma Tapping defends spending £2,000 on Christmas presents: 'it's my money and my children'

Mum defends spending £2,000 on Christmas gifts: 'it's my money and my children'

Emma Tapping went viral last year after sharing a photo online of her family's huge pile of Christmas presents around the tree. This year she has shared an even bigger pile

MP Philip Davies 'wholeheartedly in favour' of removing the word "women" from Equalities Committee name

Men's rights activist elected to join Women and Equalities Committee says 'some feminists don't believe in equality'

MP 'in favour' of removing the word 'women' from Equalities Committee name

Philip Davies was recently elected unopposed to fill a Conservative spot on Parliament's Women and Equalities Committee

'We have let the people of Syria down and must do more to help', says Doctors Under Fire - Unfinished

Man who tried to broker Aleppo ceasefire says conflict is 'on a different scale' to anything seen before

Man who tried to broker Aleppo ceasefire describes barbarity of the conflict

Hamish De Bretton-Gordon, founder of Doctors under Fire, spoke at length to Julia this morning

Southern Rail Strike: Nationalisation not the 'magic cure for dispute, says journalist

Southern Rail strike: Julia and rail journalist get angry with each other during nationalisation debate

Southern Rail Strike: Nationalisation 'won't solve' dispute, says journalist

Rail News editor Sim Harris believes the dispute between Southern and the rail unions isn't about nationalisation

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

'We need to discover more about the orbit of asteroids before we can defend ourselves from them', warns space journalist

'We need to discover more about asteroids before we can defend ourselves against them', warns space journalist

'We need to discover more about the orbit of asteroids to defend ourselves'

A Nasa scientist, Doctor Joseph Nuth, has warned that humans are unprepared for a surprise asteroid or comet that could hit earth

'We want to put ourselves in a situation where we can provide less cancellations and less delays', says Southern Rail

Southern Rail director tells Julia staff sickness has soared since union dispute began

Southern Rail director claims staff sickness has soared during union dispute

Three days of strike action on Southern Rail have begun today, causing travel chaos for commuters

Southern Rail Strike:  'it's not just about pressing a button,' train driver boss tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Southern Rail Strike: 'There's a lot more buttons to press than people think,' drivers' union boss tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Southern Rail Strike 'not just about pressing a button,' says union boss

ASLEF Union president Tosh McDonald had a dispute with Julia Hartley-Brewer as striking train drivers bring Southern Rail to a halt in a 48-hour walkout

Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

The FA wants to curb the power of the Premier League, claims Lord Ouseley

FA reform row is really about a power struggle for English Football, says Kick It Out founder

'FA reform row is really a power struggle at the heart of English Football'

Lord Ouseley said the FA want to tame the ever-growing influence of the Premier League

'Everyone must note the contents of the new anti-Semitism definition carefully', says Board of Deputies of British Jews

Labour still hasn't sorted out its anti-semitism problem, says Jewish body

Labour still hasn't sorted out its anti-semitism problem, says Jewish body

The Government is planning to adopt a new definition of anti-Semitism which is internationally recognised

'The government needs to lead the way on improving social care and we need a national conversation', MP Norman Lamb

The Government must lead a national conversation on social care, says MP Norman Lamb

The Government 'must lead a national conversation on social care'

Plans to allow local councils to increase council tax in order to fund social care are being considered by the Government

Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

Boris Johnson: 'The government must start telling how it is', says diplomatic editor

Boris Johnson: 'The government must start telling how it is', says diplomatic editor

Boris Johnson: 'The government must start telling how it is'

Boris Johnson claims Saudi Arabia are abusing Islam and are puppeteers in Middle East proxy wars. The government have distanced themselves from the comments

'We'll see more terrorism after war in Syria ends', claims former national counter-terrorism security office head after MI6 terror warning

'We'll see more terrorism after war in Syria ends', claims former national counter-terrorism security office head

'We'll see more terrorism after war in Syria ends', warns security expert

Chris Phillips spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after the head of MI6 warned there is an 'unprecedented' terror threat to the UK

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with MP Angela Smith over triggering Article 50

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with MP Angela Smith over triggering Article 50

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with MP Angela Smith over triggering Article 50

MPs have voted in favour of a government amendment which calls for Article 50 to be triggered by the end of March, however MP Angela Smith voted against this

Supreme court: 'I find it odd this has to continue' after Parliament Brexit vote, says John Redwood MP

Supreme court: 'I find it odd this has to continue' after Parliament Brexit vote, says John Redwood

Supreme court: 'I find it odd this has to continue', says John Redwood

The MP for Wokingham spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the on-going case

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Julia Hartley-Brewer gets frustrated with Royal College of Paediatrics' Neena Modi over banning junk food adverts

Julia Hartley-Brewer gets frustrated with doctor Neena Modi over junk food ad ban

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with high-profile doctor over food adverts

Online adverts for junk food high in fat, sugar or salt, are to be banned, as well as similar television adverts during programmes with a high amount of child viewers

Chris Hobbs says the issue of sex abuse is 'only just being explored'

Police sex abuse report: 'Inevitably you're going to get predators' says former officer

'Inevitably you're going to get predators' says former police officer

Chris Hobbs spoke to talkRADIO after a police watchdog revealed that more than 300 officers have been accused of exploiting their position to commit acts of abuse

The SNP led the oppposition to last night's Brexit vote

Brexit motion: 'SNP are on the warpath now but they were outspent by Wetherspoons during the referendum'

Telegraph journalist mocks SNP over Brexit opposition

Asa Bennett says SNP's new-found passion for the EU wasn't replicated during the campaign

SNP’s Stephen Gethins explains why he voted against Brexit motion in heated clash with Julia Hartley-Brewer

SNP’s Stephen Gethins explains why he voted against Brexit motion in heated clash with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Stephen Gethins explains why he voted against Brexit motion in heated clash

The SNP MP for Fife North East engaged in a fiery debate with Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Labour were trying to stimulate a row amongst Conservatives, and that backfired spectacularly', says MP James Cleverly

Brexit motion: Labour tried to split the Tories but their plan backfired spectacularly, says MP James Cleverly

'Labour were trying to cause a row amongst Conservatives, and that backfired'

Yesterday 461 MPs voted to back Theresa May's timetable for Brexit and trigger Article 50 by the end of March next year

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

'Banning a piece of cloth a women chooses to wear is against equality,' says Chief Executive of the Ramadan foundation

Women aren't whores if they don't cover their faces, says Julia during heated burqa debate

Women aren't whores if they don't cover faces, says Julia in heated burqa debate

Mohammed Shafiq responded by saying burqa ban goes against 'rights and equality' of women

A woman in a burqa is seen here in Germany

The burqa goes against basic social rules of British society, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

The burqa goes against basic rules of British society, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Listen to the first part of Julia Hartley-Brewer's heated interview with Muslim community leader Mohammed Shafiq here

Supreme Court: 'People need to stop trying to be so disingenuous and stop playing games', says MP Tim Loughton

Supreme Court: 'People need to stop playing games over Brexit', says MP Tim Loughton

'People need to stop playing games over Brexit', says MP Tim Loughton

The Supreme Court are continuing to hear the case over whether Parliament should be consulted about triggering Article 50

'The Government can strike a reasonable balance with MPs', insists campaigner after Theresa May agrees to publish Brexit plans

Brexit plans: 'We're probably going to have a tortuous debate about what the word 'plan' means now'

Brexit plans: 'They're probably going to debate what the word 'plan' means'

Theresa May has bowed to a Labour Party motion to publish a plan for Brexit ahead of triggering Article 50

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

'The toxic trio of the Hadith, Sharia law, and Fatawas have infected Islam', says Imam

'The toxic trio of the Hadith, Sharia law, and Fatwas have infected Islam', says Imam

'Toxic trio of Hadith, Sharia law, and Fatwas have infected Islam', says Imam

Dr. Taj Hargey was speaking to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Dame Louise Casey's report on segregation and social exclusion.

Delays have blighted commuters across London and the South East

Julia asks Southern Trains deputy Alex Foulds 'why don't you sort this abysmal situation out?'

Julia asks Southern Trains deputy 'why don't you sort this mess out?'

Foulds said 'there's no point in people blaming each other' for the current crisis - after clamining the RMT union had rejected Southern's proposals

Scottish independence supporter loses it with Julia Hartley-Brewer over Brexit

Scottish caller loses it with Julia Hartley-Brewer over Brexit

Scottish caller loses it with Julia Hartley-Brewer over Brexit

Caller says he's sick of 'English selfishness' and launches into furious rant despite Julia's best efforts to calm him down

'Unless there is already support, we can't penalise people for being obese', says GP

'Unless there is already support, we can't penalise people for being obese', says GP

'Unless there is support, we can't penalise people for being obese', says GP

Theresa May's government recently dropped proposals to withdraw benefits from obese people who refuse to get help

'Clearly, wealthy people want to block the will of the British people' - MEP Syed Kamall blasts Gina Miller and other plaintiffs in the Supreme Court Brexit case

MEP Syed Kamall blasts 'wealthy' Brexit challengers for 'trying to block will of the people'

MEP blasts Supreme Court Brexit claimants for 'ignoring will of the people'

Kamall, the MEP for London, claimed that 'wealthy people want to block the will of the British people'

'The Supreme Court case may not make much difference to Brexit', says MP Jim Fitzpatrick

Supreme Court case unlikely to have much impact on Brexit, says Pro-Remain MP Jim Fitzpatrick

Supreme Court case unlikely to have much impact on Brexit, says Pro-Remain MP

The dispute over whether Parliament need to be consulted about triggering Article 50 is continues today in the Supreme Court

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

LISTEN Julia Hartley-Brewer baffled by Remain MP during Brexit Supreme Court case discussion

LISTEN Julia Hartley-Brewer baffled by Remain MP during Brexit Supreme Court case discussion

Julia baffled by Remain MP during Brexit Supreme Court case discussion

Barry Gardiner says he and other Remain MPs need 'clarity' on Brexit strategy, prompting incredulity from Julia

'Donald Trump is taking a stand against China', says transition team member

Donald Trump knows exactly what he's doing over China and Taiwan, transition team member insists

Trump knows exactly what he's doing over Taiwan, transition team member insists

Donald Trump has spoken over the phone to Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen, prompting anger from China

'If there is a problem with Italy, it would suggest the end of the Euro as we know it,' says Chief Economic Advisor

Italian crisis 'could suggest the end of the Euro' says economist Vicky Pryce

Italian crisis 'could suggest the end of the Euro' says economist Vicky Pryce

Vicky Pryce, chief economic advisor at the Centre for Economic Research, claimed Italy's referendum demonstrated 'huge dissatisfaction with the status quo'

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Saturday, December 3, 2016

George Galloway mocks Sarah Olney for 'running away' from Julia Hartley-Brewer interview

George Galloway mocks Sarah Olney for 'running away' from talkRADIO interview

Galloway called Olney a 'complete greenhorn' who was unable to withstand perfectly reasonable questioning

Friday, December 2, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

Sarah Olney talkRADIO interview: 'Press officer should be sacked for that disaster'

Sarah Olney talkRADIO interview: 'Press officer should be sacked for that disaster'

Sarah Olney talkRADIO interview: 'Press officer should be sacked'

PR expert Jo Tanner says Jo Tanner's advisers should have pretended the line had gone dead rather than claim she had another interview to fulfil

'The best piece of political journalism I have witnessed in decades' - Twitter reacts to Julia Hartley-Brewer's interview with Sarah Olney

New Richmond Park MP Sarah Olney blasted on Twitter for 'running away' from talkRADIO interview

Twitter reacts to Julia Hartley-Brewer's interview with Sarah Olney

The interview's been called 'the best piece of political journalism I have witnessed in decades.'

New Richmond Park MP Sarah Olney dragged off air by PR after grilling by Julia Hartley-Brewer

New Richmond Park MP Sarah Olney dragged off air by PR after grilling by Julia Hartley-Brewer

New Richmond Park MP Sarah Olney dragged off air after brutal grilling by Julia

Olney grilled on Brexit and her slender mandate

'We need to learn the lessons' of the football sex abuse scandal, says former Sports Minister Richard Caborn

'We need to learn lessons' of football sex abuse scandal, says ex-minister Richard Caborn

'We need to learn lessons' of football sex abuse scandal, says ex-minister

The former Sports Minister was speaking to Julia Hartley-Brewer following former Chelsea footballer Gary Johnson's interview to the Daily Mirror

'The Richmond Park by-election result is an expression of disquiet about Brexit', says London journalist

Richmond Park by-election result is about Brexit, not Heathrow, says London journalist

Richmond Park by-election result 'is about Brexit, not Heathrow'

Dave Hill spoke to Julia after Zac Goldsmith lost the Richmond Park by-election to the Liberal Democrats.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

'Social media companies are completely irresponsible and need to admit there is a problem', says CHIS

Tech companies turning a blind eye to child sexting, says campaigner John Carr

Tech companies turning a blind eye to child sexting, says campaigner

John Carr says tech firms are perfectly capable of stamping out the problem - but they don't want to

Angela Merkel and Donald Tusk's 'saber-rattling' only adds to EU uncertainty, says news editor

EU may have collapsed by time Brexit negotiations start, suggests Guido Fawkes editor

'EU may have collapsed by time Brexit negotiations start'

Alex Wickham, the news editor at Guido Fawkes, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Merkel's refusal to negotiate residency rights until Article 50 is triggered

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

'Sexual harassment of girls in schools is not new, but must be tackled', says MP Maria Miller

Sexual harassment of girls at school must stop, says MP Maria Miller

Sexual harassment of girls at school must stop, says MP Maria Miller

New figures from the women and equalities select committee reveals more than half of girls in schools and colleges have faced sexual harassment

'People exaggerate when talking about how influential and popular UKIP are', says former MP

'People exaggerate the influence of UKIP', says former MP

'People exaggerate the influence of UKIP', says former MP

Paul Nuttall, the new leader of UKIP, has said he wants the party to replace Labour, particularly in the north of England

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with political editor over EU trade negotiations

LISTEN to Julia Hartley-Brewer's fiery Brexit clash with political editor Ian Dunt

LISTEN to Julia's fiery Brexit clash with political editor Ian Dunt

Ian Dunt and our midmorning host had a dispute over the time to negotiate a deal with the EU

Monday, November 28, 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016

'I've not just talked the talk, but walked the walk' - UKIP leader Paul Nuttall

'I've not just talked the talk, I've walked the walk' - UKIP leader Paul Nuttall on his election win

'I've not just talked the talk, I've walked the walk', says Paul Nuttall

The new UKIP leader spoke briefly to Julia Hartley-Brewer after winning the leadership of the party

Donald Trump's voter fraud claim is 'very dangerous rhetoric', says political fellow

Donald Trump's voter fraud claim 'very dangerous', says political fellow

Trump's voter fraud claim 'very dangerous'

Dr. Brian Klaas, a political fellow at the London School of Economics, claimed Donald Trump's claims 'denigrate faith and democracy'

'Keeping EEA membership could speed up the process of leaving the EU', says British Influence think tank

Brexit could actually be quicker through EEA challenge, says campaigner

Brexit could actually be quicker through EEA challenge, says campaigner

British Influence director Peter Wilding says review of Government's claims on EEA membership can only hope the UK

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