Julia Hartley-Brewer

This lady isn't for turning. Give her a call on all the biggest stories of the day.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Jacob Rees-Mogg has said he's against abortion in all circumstances

Julia asks Jacob Rees-Mogg 'why did your God kill four of my babies?'

Julia asks 'why did your God kill four of my babies?'

Rees-Mogg was grilled on abortion by our presenter, who has had four miscarriages

'Unless inquiry produces fundamental change, there'll be another Grenfell', says North Kensington Labour councillor as inquiry opens

Unless Grenfell inquiry produces real change the tragedy will be repeated, says North Kensington Labour councillor

'Unless Grenfell inquiry produces real change the tragedy will be repeated'

Pat Mason, a Labour councillor in Kensington and Chelsea Council, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer as the inquiry into the tower fire opens

Grenfell inquiry: 'Government will have to enforce recommendations due to public pressure'

Grenfell inquiry: Government will have to enforce recommendations due to public pressure, says victims' lawyer

'Public pressure means Government will have to listen to Grenfell Tower inquiry'

John Cooper QC says those involved in the Grenfell Tower public inquiry want truth, justice, accountability and transparency

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

'Grenfell tragedy means sprinkler campaign will leap forward', says Labour MP

Jim Fitzpatrick, a former fireman who represents Poplar and Limehouse, backed the call to install sprinklers in high-rise flats ahead of the inquiry into the fire

Julia Hartley-Brewer challenges Labour MP to say a figure for public sector pay rise if party were in power

Corbyn ally admits he doesn't know how much Labour would increase public sector pay

Julia Hartley-Brewer challenges Labour MP to say public sector pay rise figure

Chris Williamson, MP for Derby North, spoke to our host about the Government's plan to end a wage cap for emergency workers

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

John McDonnell was just a 'bit excited' when he called for insurrection, says Labour activist

John McDonnell was 'just a bit excited' when he called for insurrection against Tories, says Labour activist

John McDonnell was just a 'bit excited' when he called for insurrection

Journalist Christian Wolmar slams 'Daily Mail story' says John McDonnell wasn't calling for violence during a speech

Brexit: 'EU withdrawal bill powers not really what people were voting for', says Jenny Chapman MP

Corbyn's shadow Brexit minister says Labour rebellion was 'expected'

Shadow Brexit minister says Labour rebellion was 'expected'

Jenny Chapman spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after the EU Withdrawal bill moves onto its next stage

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

Strictly Come Dancing: 'same-sex couples possible if show was on different channel other than BBC', says journalist

Strictly Come Dancing: 'Same-sex couples would be possible if it wasn't a BBC show'

'Same-sex couples would be possible on Strictly if it wasn't a BBC show'

Simon Glazin, a freelance journalist, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after the broadcaster confirmed it had no plans to introduce same-sex pairings

Hurricane Irma: 'A lot of people were thinking it was the end of the world' says journalist

Hurricane Irma: 'A lot of people were thinking it was the end of the world because of media scaremongering'

'A lot of people were thinking Hurricane Irma was the end of the world'

Dave Levene weathered the storm outside of Miami, and he spoke to Julia about his experience

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

'Lammy Review shows racial outcomes in criminal justice system are a mess', says research associate

'Lammy Review shows racial outcomes in criminal justice system are a mess', says research associate

'Lammy Review shows racial outcomes in criminal justice system are a mess'

Dr Zubaida Haque, a research associate at think tank Runnymede Trust, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the report published by David Lammy

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Pro-life campaigner refuses to say he'd support abortion to save the mother

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Pro-life campaigner refuses to say he'd support abortion to save the mother

Pro-life campaigner endures brutal grilling after Jacob Rees-Mogg comments

Doctor Anthony McCarthy from the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children had a heated row with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Dr Leon Sealey-Huggins attempted to blame the destruction caused by Hurricane Irma on inequality

Julia baffled by guest who blames Hurricane Irma devastation on inequality

Julia baffled by guest who blames Hurricane Irma devastation on inequality

Leon Sealey-Huggins claims countries like Haiti would be able to protect themselves better if they were given a greater share of the world's resources

EU withdrawal bill: 'There must be an alternative' to granting Government 'Henry VIII powers' says professor

Brexit: 'There must be an alternative to granting Government Henry VIII powers'

Brexit: 'There must be an alternative to granting Government Henry VIII powers'

Steve Peers, a professor of EU law at Essex University, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the clause which would grant the Government power to change any legislation

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

'The fight against gang violence must begin in primary schools', says journalist

Julia: 'Why is Meghan Markle bigger news than a child being shot dead in broad daylight?'

Julia: 'Why is Meghan Markle bigger news than a child being shot dead?'

Author Harriet Sergeant says adults have left boys to bring themselves up and create a terrifying existence

Home Office leak: 'Government are doing the right thing, abuses of our money will stop', says David Davies MP

Home Office leak: 'Government are doing the right thing and they should go further', says David Davies MP

'Government should go even further', says Tory MP after Brexit leak

David Davies, MP for Monmouth, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the leak of key papers to control immigration after Brexit

Kate Middleton: 'Don't buy magazines that publish intrusive celebrity photos', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Kate Middleton: 'Don't buy magazines that publish intrusive celebrity photos', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia Hartley-Brewer calls for boycott of magazines publishing intrusive photos

A French court has ordered magazine Closer to pay €100,000 (£91,700) to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for topless photos it published

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon: 'If this is her most ambitious plan why didn't she do it earlier?'

Nicola Sturgeon: 'If this is her most ambitious plan why didn't she do it earlier?'

'If Nicola Sturgeon's plan is the most ambitious why didn't she do it earlier?'

Journalist Alex Massie says Nicola Sturgeon has a real opportunity at Holyrood today after a disappointing year

Kate Middleton: Hyperemesis Gravidarum 'a hugely distressing predicament', says GP

Royal baby: Kate Middleton's morning sickness 'a hugely distressing predicament', says GP

Kate Middleton's morning sickness 'a hugely distressing predicament', says GP

Dr Ellie Cannon spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the condition the Duchess of Cambridge is currently suffering from

he wants to be attacked to deflect all of the problems away from himself and get the people behind him

North Korea: 'Kim Jong-un wants to be attacked to deflect problems away from himself' claims former MoD director

'Kim Jong-un wants to be attacked to deflect problems away from himself'

Chris Parry spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the ongoing crisis with North Korea

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

John Lewis: 'Some clothes shops treat boys and girls like they're different species', say Julia Hartley-Brewer

John Lewis: 'Some clothes shops treat boys and girls like they're different species', say Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Girls and boy are treated as different species by shops'

Julia Hartley-Brewer has warned parents that they should never buy t-shirts saying princess on them for their daughters

Brexit: 'EU elite are worried their European super state will collapse when we come out' says Peter Bone MP

Brexit: 'EU elite are worried their European super state will collapse when we come out' says Peter Bone MP

'EU elite are worried their European super state will collapse when we come out'

Peter Bone MP claimed the elite members of the European Union were doing what they could to protect their institution in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Royal Baby: 'People love the idea of a baby so soon after Diana's commemoration', says royal commentator

Royal baby is welcome relief from Diana anniversary sadness, says former Buckingham Palace spokesman

Royal baby is welcome relief from Diana sadness, says former Palace spokesperson

Kensington Palace announced today the Duchess of Cambridge was expecting her third child

North Korea: Donald Trump is losing the plot and Kim Jong-un is a shrewd poker player, says expert

Trump is losing the plot and Kim Jong-un is a shrewd poker player - expert

Dr John Nilson-Wright spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the escalating tension following a major nuclear test in North Korea

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

RAF: 'Some military men see women as some sort of weird zoo species', says journalist

RAF: 'Some military men see women as some sort of weird zoo species', says journalist

'Some military men see women in the army as some sort of weird zoo species'

Author Isabel Oakeshott thinks women being able to apply for the RAF Regiment is good but there's still a long way to go

Brexit: 'Liam Fox's playing like a Millwall fan from the 70s', says Pro-EU group chair

Brexit: Pro-EU campaigner likens Liam Fox to 'Millwall football fan from the 70s'

'Liam Fox's playing like a Millwall fan from the 70s', says Pro-EU group chair

Peter Wilding spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the international trade secretary's comments about the EU negotiations

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Princess Diana: 'Royal Family is in danger as it relies on celebrity games to continue', says anti-monarchy group

Princess Diana death has put the Royal Family in a dangerous place, says anti-monarchy group

'Princess Diana death left Royals is in danger as they rely on celebrity games'

Anti-monarchy campaign group Republic says the monarchy can't continue long-term as it's not designed to be so open

'Theresa May won't be a candiate in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight', says former comms director

'Theresa May won't be a candiate in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight', says her former comms director

'Theresa May won't be in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight'

Katie Perrior spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's declaration to stay on as leader in the next election

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

'Donald Trump's Texas speech was vulgar but this won't matter to his supporters', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump Storm Harvey visit was vulgar but this won't matter to his supporters', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump's Texas visit was vulgar but this won't matter to his supporters'

American journalist and author Alan Friedman says Donald Trump has blown his chance at proving he can talk about something other than himself

'Moderate MPs won't criticise Corbyn now because he's in a strong position' says former Scottish Labour MP

Kezia Dugdale departure could shift Labour balance of power in favour of Jeremy Corbyn, says former Scottish Labour MP

'Moderate MPs won't criticise Corbyn now because he's in a strong position'

Tom Harris, a former Scottish Labour MP, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the party in the wake of Kezia Dugdale's resignation

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

'Brexit needs to be negotiated by sensible women, not butch macho males', says Labour MP

'Brexit needs to be negotiated by sensible women, not butch macho males', says Labour MP

'Brexit needs to be negotiated by sensible women, not butch macho males'

Labour MP Paul Flynn says he hates to be sexist, yet admits his comments on Brexit negotiations are sexist

EU warnings on clarity are like 'the haka before a rugby game', says Daniel Hannan MEP

EU Brexit warnings 'like the haka before a rugby game', says Daniel Hannan MEP

'This is like the Haka before a rugby game' says pro-Brexit MEP

The MEP and prominent leave campaigner spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the EU's call for clarity on the UK's Brexit position

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer and producer Mark face off in cupcake roulette as part of Stand Up To Cancer's 'Ballsy Bakes' campaign

Julia Hartley-Brewer and producer Mark face off in cupcake roulette as part of Stand Up To Cancer's 'Ballsy Bakes' campaign

Julia Hartley-Brewer and producer face off in cupcake roulette

Our presenter and her producer took park in Stand Up To Cancer's 'Ballsy Bakes' fundraising ask

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Barcelona: 'There's certainly a feeling of defiance' in wake of Las Ramblas attack, says editor

Barcelona: 'There's certainly a feeling of defiance' in wake of Las Ramblas attack, says editor

'There's certainly a feeling of defiance' after Barcelona attack, says editor

Fiona Govan, who works for The Local Spain, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about how the city was recovering from the attack which killed 13 people

Barcelona: 'Terrorism is the new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

Barcelona: 'Terrorism is the new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

'Terrorism is new normal and will increase as Isis diminishes in Middle East'

Security expert Will Geddes says the Government needs to come up with decisive action against terrorism

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Child abuse: 'Criticising Sarah Champion suggests we should be quiet or be branded racist', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Sarah Champion backlash suggests we should be quiet on rape or be branded racist', says Julia

Julia on Sarah Champion: 'If you speak out on rape you're branded racist'

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashed with Muslim MP Khalid Mahmood over the criticism of Sarah Champion's article

Julia Hartley-Brewer congratulates student who receives good A-Level results

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocked by student's way of celebrating good A-Level results

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocked by student's way of celebrating good A-Levels

Olayinka, a student at Walworth academy in London, achieved her targets for results

Migration crisis will be 'a catastrophe if Europeans don't have societal fortitude to maintain our laws', says author

Douglas Murray attacks 'hypocrites' Lily Allen and Nicola Sturgeon over migrant crisis

Douglas Murray attacks 'hypocrites' Lily Allen and Nicola Sturgeon on migration

Murray told Julia Hartley-Brewer that migrants are complicit in human trafficking and we are headed for catastrophe if we don't take action

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Charlottesville: 'Donald Trump's trying to distract from his losing hand,' says academic

Charlottesville: 'Donald Trump's trying to distract from his losing hand,' says academic

'Donald Trump's trying to distract from his losing hand,' says academic

Dr Simon Radford from the University of Southern California spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the US president's press conference on Tuesday

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Sanitary products are the least of homeless people's problems'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Sanitary products are the least of homeless people's problems'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Tampons are the least of homeless people's problems'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says she is perplexed about the idea of 'period poverty' and thinks a traumatic problem is being created that doesn't exist

Julia Hartley-Brewer tells period poverty campaigner she has no idea 'whether there is an issue or not'

Julia Hartley-Brewer slams period poverty campaigner: 'You don't even know if it's an issue'

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated argument with period poverty campaigner

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims it costs the average woman £15 a year to buy enough sanitary products

'Donald Trump has crossed a line' over his response to Charlottesville, says international politics professor

'Donald Trump has crossed a line' over his response to Charlottesville, says politics expert

'Donald Trump has crossed a line' over Charlottesville response, says expert

Scott Lucas, a Professor of International Politics from the University of Birmingham, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the US president's reaction to the Virginia incident

Brexit: 'Interim customs union plan may be for internal Tory Party consumption', says Labour MP

Brexit: Interim customs union plan may be aimed at appeasing Tory party, says Labour MP

Interim customs union plan may be aimed at appeasing Tory party, says Labour MP

Labour MP Steve McCabe welcomes the announcements he thinks some kind of customs union arrangement is essential

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

'Drunk air passengers are not dealt with as it's not in commercial interests'

'Drunk air passengers are not dealt with as it's not in commercial interests'

'Drunk air passengers are not dealt with as it's not in commercial interests'

Former pilot Terry Tozer says authorities, airlines and airports are passing the parcel on the issue

Brexit: 'Philip Hammond can't go off the rails so had to agree with Liam Fox'

Brexit: 'Philip Hammond can't go off the rails so had to agree with Liam Fox'

Brexit: 'Philip Hammond can't go off the rails so had to agree with Liam Fox'

The Conservative Home writer Henry Hill says it's productive that ministers are talking about a transitional period for Brexit

Charlottesville: Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Charlie Wolf over Donald Trump's statement

Donald Trump supporter blasts Charlottesville criticism: 'You'd think he'd driven the car'

Donald Trump supporter defends president over Charlottesville criticism

Charlie Wolf suggested Donald Trump was the victim of a media witchhunt

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime feels really under threat'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime feels really under threat'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime is really under threat'

Senior research fellow Shashank Joshi says we're not heading to nuclear war but there could be a US-Korean confrontation

Egg scandal: 'The real issue is criminal activity', says Institute for Global Food Safety

Egg scandal: 'The real issue is criminal activity', says food safety body

Egg scandal: 'The real issue here is criminal activity'

Professor Chris Elliott says it's always better to try and buy local food

Newcastle sex gang: 'Authorities can't be cowed by racist allegations', says Imam Dr Taj Hargey

Newcastle sex gang: 'Authorities can't be cowed by racist allegations', says Imam Dr Taj Hargey

Newcastle: 'Authorities can't be cowed by racist accusations' says Imam

Dr Taj Hargey spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the conviction of 18 people for offences relating to child sexual abuse

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

EU expenses: MEP Steven Woolfe blasts 'hypocrisy' of European Commission

Brexit: Former Ukip MEP Steven Woolfe blasts EU expenses 'hypocrisy'

Brexit: Former Ukip MEP Steven Woolfe blasts EU expenses 'hypocrisy'

The independent MEP spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the release of expense forms pertaining to senior EU officials

'North Korea tensions are now typical due to Donald Trump's lack of credibility'

'Donald Trump is stirring North Korea crisis to detract from Russia probe'

'Donald Trump is stirring North Korea crisis to detract from Russia probe'

North Korea says it could fire four missiles towards the US territory of Guam

Northumbria Police: Paying £10k to a child rapist 'should have been the last measure to think about', says former chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal

Rochdale sex gang prosecutor blasts Northumbria police for paying child rapist £10,000

Rochdale sex gang prosecutor blasts Northumbria police for paying rapist £10,000

The former chief prosecutor, who initiated proceedings against members of the Rochdale sex gang, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the landmark case in the north-east

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

'Children excluded for sexual misconduct need better sex education'

'Children caught watching porn at school need to be educated, not excluded'

'Children caught watching porn at school need to be educated, not excluded'

Children as young as five have been excluded form school for sexual misconduct

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

MP Charlie Elphicke says we need to work with France to send illegal immigrants back home

North Korea 'called Donald Trump's bluff over US deterrent', says Dr. Brian Klaas

'North Korea has called Donald Trump's bluff and his options are running out'

'North Korea has called Donald Trump's bluff and his options are running out'

Dr. Brian Klaas, from the London School of Economics, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the escalating situation between North Korea and the United States

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Jeremy Corbyn's views on Venezuela are more relevant than IRA, Israel and Palestine comments'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Jeremy Corbyn's views on Venezuela are more relevant than IRA, Israel and Palestine comments'

Julia: 'We have to question Jeremy Corbyn's judgement over Venezuela'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says anyone who thinks the Venezuela model is one we should follow should be questioned

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