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Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

John McDonnell has been heavily criticised for his comments about Esther McVey

Tory James Cleverly blasts Labour trolls and says 'unlike Jeremy Corbyn, we won't lie to young people'

Top Tory blasts abusive Labour trolls and says leadership sets nasty tone

James Cleverly claims people like John McDonnell are setting a bad example

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Jeremy Hunt's department has issued a statement

Jeremy Hunt insists NHS is Government's 'top priority' despite bed crisis

Jeremy Hunt insists NHS is Government's 'top priority' despite bed crisis

Department of Health and Social Care issues statement after fresh reports of chronic shortage

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Theresa May made a misguided attempt to mock Angela Rayner

Theresa May and Tories branded 'sick and twisted' as NHS shambles and Angela Rayner gaffe overshadow PMQs

Tories branded 'sick and twisted' as Angela Rayner gaffe overshadows PMQs

May's misguided jibe at Rayner compounded the sense of a party in crisis

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Theresa May has received further negative publicity

Theresa May's former comms director says 'the Cabinet reshuffle was a car-crash and she bottled it'

Theresa May's former comms director says she 'bottled' Cabinet reshuffle

Katie Perrior condemned May's latest PR own-goal in interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Toby Young stepped aside this morning

Toby Young resignation: Julia Hartley-Brewer tells Lord Adonis 'if he was Labour, no-one would care about his tweets'

'If Toby Young was Labour, no-one would care about his tweets'

Julia Hartley-Brewer suggests Toby Young has been unfairly tweeted and asks critic Lord Adonis 'how can we censor a man who tweets about women's breasts yet allow John McDonnell to call for lynching Tories'

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

Theresa May felt able to make only limited changes last year

Cabinet Reshuffle: Theresa May planning biggest shake-up since Brexit vote

Theresa May planning biggest Cabinet Reshuffle since Brexit vote

Prime Minister tipped to axe or move around half a dozen senior colleagues with Telegraph suggesting that a 'no deal minister' will be appointed

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

Bob Spink was found guilty of electoral fraud

Bob Spink: Former Tory and Ukip MP guilty of tricking elderly constituents into supporting his party

Former Tory and Ukip MP guilty of tricking elderly people into backing his party

Bob Spink, who served as Tory MP for Castle Point in Essex for five years before defecting to the pro-Brexit party in 2008, was found guilty at Southwark Crown Court

Diane Abbott has added to the chorus of disapproval aimed at Boris Johnson

Diane Abbott attacks Boris Johnson over 'tank-topped bumboys' comments

Diane Abbott attacks Boris Johnson over 'tank-topped bumboys' comments

Abbott was responding to an article which dug up a series of Johnson's old articles

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Thursday, January 4, 2018

New figures show 12 NHS Trust reached 100% occupancy in December

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'January happens every year. Why can't the NHS prepare for this?'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'January comes every year. Why can't the NHS prepare?'

Our host suggests the NHS must be better prepared for demands of mid-winter

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Toby Young has given his side of the story after recent criticism

Toby Young: Ignore the Tory-bashing nonsense and let me help make Britain's universities even better

'Why the Tory-bashers have got me all wrong'

Toby Young writes about his new role on the board of the Office for Students, and clears up some of the misconceptions surrounding his appointment

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Michael Heseltine row: Remainers and Jeremy Corbyn supporters join forces to back Tory grandee in Brexit row

Remainers and Corbynistas back Michael Heseltine in Brexit row

Heseltine has sparked fury by suggesting a Jeremy Corbyn government might be preferable to Brexit

Vince Cable was coy when asked if he'd consider poaching Lord Heseltine for the Lib Dems

Vince Cable refuses to rule out luring Michael Heseltine from Tories over Jeremy Corbyn-Brexit row

Vince Cable refuses to rule out luring Michael Heseltine from Tories

Heseltine has faced fierce scrutiny after suggesting a Jeremy Corbyn government might be preferable to Brexit

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

David Davis is facing fresh criticism over Brexit impact reports

David Davis branded a 'charlatan' as critics blast 'copy-and-paste' Brexit impact reports

David Davis branded a 'charlatan' as critics blast 'copy-and-paste' reports

Brexit Secretary faces demands to publish "sectoral analyses" of Brexit in full

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Protests continue against Brexit, 18 months on from the vote

Three-quarters of Britons want EU workers' rights protected after Brexit, poll finds

May will face Tory mutiny if she curbs workers' rights after Brexit, poll shows

Study also shows that over six in 10 Tories hold this view

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

'EU knows there's a House of Commons majority ready to vote to block Brexit', says George Galloway

'EU knows there's a House of Commons majority ready to vote to block Brexit', says George Galloway

'EU knows there's a House of Commons majority ready to vote to block Brexit'

George Galloway delivered his opening monologue on the defeat of the Government over an amendment to grant MPs a meaningful vote on the final deal

Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon had some harsh words for the Scottish Conservatives

Nicola Sturgeon hits back at Tories for cutting disabled incomes in tax row

Nicola Sturgeon hits back at Tories for cutting disabled incomes in tax row

SNP leader says Tories have their priorities wrong and their argument is 'threadbare'

'EU and political establishment are doing what they can to overturn Brexit' claims UKIP MEP

Brexit rebels are simply trying to slow down the process, claims Ukip MEP Gerard Batten

Brexit rebels simply trying to slow down the process, says Ukip's Gerard Batten

Gerard Batten, Ukip's Brexit spokesperson and an MEP, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Government's defeat over the EU Withdrawal Bill

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

EU Withdrawal bill: Government defeat 'doesn't damage Brexit process', says John Redwood MP

EU Withdrawal bill: Government defeat 'doesn't damage Brexit process', says John Redwood MP

Government defeat 'doesn't damage Brexit process', says John Redwood MP

John Redwood, the MP for Wokingham, spoke to Julia Harltey-Brewer about the blow received by the Government over the EU withdrawal bill

Brexit: Theresa May to travel to EU summit after humiliating defeat over EU withdrawal bill

Brexit: Theresa May to travel to EU summit after humiliating defeat over EU withdrawal bill

Theresa May to travel to EU summit after humiliating defeat over EU bill

The Government was defeated over an amendment to grant MPs a meaningful vote on the terms of the final deal

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Full Fact offers its analysis of the homelessness situation

Is Jeremy Corbyn's homelessness attack on Theresa May really justified?

Is Jeremy Corbyn's homelessness attack on Theresa May really justified?

Full Fact crunches the numbers and investigates the truth behind the claims

PMQs: 'What an absolute disgrace' - Twitter hammers Theresa May over Conservative housing responses

PMQs: 'What an absolute disgrace' - Twitter hammers Theresa May over Conservative housing responses

PMQs: Twitter hammers Theresa May over Conservative housing responses

The Prime Minister defended the Tory management of the housing crisis against an offensive by Jeremy Corbyn

Brexit: David Davis writes to MPs in last-ditch attempt to stop revolt over EU Withdrawal bill

Brexit: David Davis writes to MPs in last-ditch attempt to stop revolt over EU Withdrawal bill

David Davis writes to MPs in last attempt to stop revolt over EU Withdrawal bill

Theresa May faces a revolt unless MPs are given a meaningful vote on the final deal with the EU

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Two-thirds of young people want to stop Brexit, new poll shows

Two-thirds of young people want to stop Brexit, new poll shows

Jeremy Corbyn urged to act on figures - while nearly one in 10 Leave voters now regret their choice

'Government is failing Grenfell Tower fire survivors', says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

'Government is failing Grenfell Tower fire survivors', says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

'Government is failing Grenfell Tower fire survivors', says Jeremy Corbyn

The Labour leader released a statement to condemn the Tories for the pace at which they are rehousing victims of the disaster

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Brexit: 'We deliberately didn’t do anything for 12 months after EU referendum', says Tory MP

Brexiteer David Davies says Remainers are jeopardising Britain's deal chances

Brexiteer David Davies says Remainers are jeopardising Britain's deal chances

Conservative MP David Davies had a heated debate with journalist Adam Bienkov over Brexit on Sam Delaney's show

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

'Government won't be supported for paying vast sums to EU without anything in return', says Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg on Brexit: We have no legal obligation to pay the 'divorce bill' and MPs could block any payment without a deal

Jacob Rees-Mogg: We have no legal obligation to pay Brexit 'divorce bill'

Jacob Rees-Mogg has said the Government should only pay the EU if it gets a deal in return

Retired detective claims Damian Green's work computer had thousands of pornographic images found during 2008 police raid

Retired detective claims Damian Green's work computer contained thousands of porn images during 2008 police raid

Retired detective claims Damian Green's work computer had pornographic images

The claims were made by Neil Lewis in an interview with the BBC

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

'She destroyed Britain' - George Galloway tears into Margaret Thatcher in opening rant

'She destroyed Britain' - George Galloway tears into Margaret Thatcher in opening rant

George Galloway tears into Margaret Thatcher in opening rant

Our host said the former Prime Minister had 'systematically dismantled Britain'

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Brexit: Labour warns 'Government could be in contempt' over redacting documents on economic impact of EU withdrawal

Brexit: Labour warns 'Government could be in contempt' over redacting economic impact documents

Labour warns 'Government could be in contempt' over Brexit redactions

David Davis provided redacted documents to the Commons Exiting the EU committee of the economic impact of Brexit

Emma Dent Coad blasts Government over Grenfell Tower failings

Labour MP Emma Dent Coad blasts Government over Grenfell Tower failings

Emma Dent Coad blasts Government over Grenfell Tower failings

The Labour MP for Kensington attacked the Tories in Parliament, saying 'Grenfell Britain' was their only legacy

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Labour government under Jeremy Corbyn predicted to cost UK £330 billion

Jeremy Corbyn's spending plans would create an extra £330 billion of debt, taxpayers claim

Corbyn's spending plans would increase debt by £330 billion, taxpayers say

New research ridicules John McDonnell's claim that Labour's spending package would 'pay for itself'

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Iain Duncan Smith was bullish in his interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Iain Duncan Smith strikes bullish note on Brexit and says 'every Treasury forecast has been wrong'

IDS strikes bullish note on Brexit and ridicules economic forecasts

The Tory grandee also took aim at Jeremy Corbyn during his chat with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Peter Dowd dismisses Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

Corbyn ally Peter Dowd hammers Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

Corbynista Peter Dowd hammers Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

The shadow chief secretary to the Treasury said the Chancellor didn't have a high bar to live up to

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

'Who is writing these terrible jokes?' - Twitter blasts Philip Hammond's try for humour during Budget 2017

Budget 2017: 'Who is writing these terrible jokes?' - Twitter blasts Philip Hammond's attempt at humour

Twitter blasts Philip Hammond's try for humour during Budget 2017

The Twitterati did not look favourably on them

Budget 2017: As it happened

Budget 2017: As it happened

All the key policies and appalling dad jokes from Hammond's flagship financial statement.

Theresa Villiers, seen here at last year's Tory conference, struck a note of optimism ahead of the Budget

Budget 2017: Tory Theresa Villiers says Philip Hammond will 'ensure an economy that works for everyone'

Theresa Villiers says Philip Hammond will 'ensure an economy that works for all'

Theresa Villiers spoke to talkRADIO live from College Green

Budget 2017: 'Country's paying heavy price for Government going nowhere,' says MP Jack Dromey

Budget 2017: 'Country's paying heavy price for Government going nowhere,' says Labour MP Jack Dromey

'Country's paying heavy price for Government going nowhere,' says MP Jack Dromey

The MP for Birmingham Erdington spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer ahead of the Budget's official unveiling by Philip Hammond

Pressure is on for Philip Hammond with 'make-or-break' budget

Pressure is on for Philip Hammond with 'make-or-break' budget

Pressure is on for Philip Hammond with 'make-or-break' budget

Senior allies of the Chancellor have said he can't afford to make a mistake like the self-employed National Insurance contributions

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

The Chancellor will vow to create a brighter future for Britain when the budget is officially unveiled on Wednesday

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

'That is just rubbish' - MP Nicky Morgan clashes with Julia Hartley-Brewer over Brexit

'That is just rubbish' - MP Nicky Morgan clashes with Julia Hartley-Brewer over Brexit

'That is just rubbish' - MP Nicky Morgan clashes with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Tory MP Nicky Morgan says putting the Brexit date in law ties the hands of the negotiators

Brexit: David Davis to speak in Germany amid hope of a negotiation deadlock break

Brexit: David Davis to speak in Germany amid hope of a negotiation deadlock break

David Davis to speak in Germany amid hope of Brexit negotiation deadlock break

The Brexit Secretary is to give a keynote address in the wake of Michel Barnier saying more progress would be needed to move the talks on

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

PMQs: MP slams Theresa May as 'disgraceful and heartless' on universal credit

PMQs: SNP MP slams Theresa May as 'disgraceful and heartless' on universal credit

PMQs: MP slams Theresa May as 'disgraceful and heartless' on universal credit

SNP MP Drew Hendry claims the Conservatives laughed when he asked a question about universal credit

Abbott believes the Tories' rhetoric is actually exacerbating the problem of racism and hate crime

Diane Abbott accuses the Tories of encouraging racist attacks and hate crime

Diane Abbott accuses the Tories of encouraging racist attacks and hate crime

Abbott says rhetoric adopted by 'parts of the Tories' is encouraging division and abuse

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

'That's not a choice, it's a threat' - Twitter shares views on David Davis' offer of a Brexit final deal vote

'That's not a choice, it's a threat' - Twitter shares views on David Davis' offer of a Brexit final deal vote

Twitter shares views on David Davis' offer of a Brexit final deal vote

The Brexit Secretary made the concession to attempt to placate potential Tory rebels

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

'I've never seen a government as dead on its feet as this one', says George Galloway over Priti Patel scandal

'I've never seen a government as dead on its feet as this one', says George Galloway over Priti Patel scandal

'I've never seen a government as dead on its feet as this one'

George Galloway delivered blistering criticism of the government ahead of the resignation of the former International Development Secretary

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Priti Patel's position is not 'tenable', says Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley

Priti Patel's position is not 'tenable', says Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley

Priti Patel position not 'tenable', says Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley

The Green Party co-leader spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the International Development Secretary in the wake of unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians

Priti Patel sacking 'looking inevitable', says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Priti Patel sacking 'looking inevitable', says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Priti Patel sacking 'looking inevitable', says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

The former Foreign Secretary spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the International Development Secretary's admission of holding unauthorised meetings with Israeli officials

Theresa May orders Priti Patel to return to UK to explain herself over further meetings with Israeli politicians

Theresa May orders Priti Patel to return to UK to explain meetings with Israeli politicians

Theresa May orders Priti Patel to return to UK to account for further meetings

More unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians were admitted by the International Development Secretary on Tuesday

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Female Labour MPs blast party leader plans to tackle sexual harassment in Westminster

Female Labour MPs blast party leader plans to tackle sexual harassment in Westminster

Female Labour MPs blast party leader plans to tackle sexual harassment

A number of MPs say the plan to implement face-to-face meetings don't go far enough

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

'A non-entity, a mediocrity' - George Galloway blasts Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson in opening rant

'A non-entity, a mediocrity' - George Galloway blasts Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson

'A mediocrity' - George Galloway blasts Gavin Williamson

Our host commented on the appointment of Gavin Williamson after Sir Michael Fallon resigned over allegations of inappropriate behaviour

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Sir Michael Fallon 'a massive loss for the Conservative Party', says Nadine Dorries MP

Sir Michael Fallon 'a massive loss for the Conservative Party', says Nadine Dorries MP

Michael Fallon 'a massive loss for Conservative Party', says Nadine Dorries MP

The MP for Mid Bedfordshire spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the former Defence Secretary's resignation

Gavin Williamson appointed as new Defence Secretary after Sir Michael Fallon resignation

Gavin Williamson appointed as new Defence Secretary after Sir Michael Fallon resignation

Gavin Williamson appointed as Defence Secretary after Sir Michael Fallon leaves

Williamson, the MP for South Staffordshire, was the former Chief Whip prior to his appointment

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

'I'm not sleazy or drunk' - Colonel Bob Stewart refutes Westminster sex harassment claims

'I'm not sleazy or drunk' - Colonel Bob Stewart refutes Westminster sex harassment claims

Colonel Bob Stewart refutes Westminster sex harassment claims

The MP for Beckenham angrily refuted the claims against him during an interview on Paul Ross

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer speaks out over Sir Michael Fallon reports

'I didn't want to be a part of this witch hunt' - Julia Hartley-Brewer speaks out over Sir Michael Fallon reports

Julia Hartley-Brewer speaks out over Sir Michael Fallon reports

Our host has made a new statement in the wake of the reports of an incident with the Defence Secretary in 2002

Sir Michael Fallon has apologised for touching Julia Hartley-Brewer's knee in 2002

Sir Michael Fallon has apologised for touching Julia Hartley-Brewer's knee in 2002

Sir Michael Fallon has apologised for touching Julia Hartley-Brewer's knee

The Defence Secretary has been named as the minister Julia threatened to punch if he did not stop touching her knee

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