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Monday, February 26, 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018

Corbyn, seen here meeting EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, has backed membership of 'a customs union' after Britain leaves the EU

Jeremy Corbyn raises prospect of Government defeat by backing customs union

Corbyn raises prospect of Government defeat by backing customs union

Corbyn's call for a new customs union could mean Labour supporting Brexit trade bill amendments

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Patel spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer today

Brexit letter signatory Priti Patel says 'of course it's not a threat'

Brexit letter signatory Priti Patel says 'of course it's not a threat'

Former international development secretary says Oxfam scandal is 'tip of the iceberg'

Friday, February 16, 2018

Friday, February 16, 2018

The UK's housing crisis is finally abating, says Russell Quirk

'UK housing crisis is abating under Theresa May - but more needs to be done'

'Tories must do much more to tackle housing crisis'

Property expert Russell Quirk says things are finally looking up - but more needs to be done

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Mark Goldring remains in his role as Oxfam chief executive

Oxfam scandal: Chief executive Mark Goldring must resign, says Priti Patel

Oxfam chief executive Mark Goldring must resign, says Priti Patel

Patel says Goldring's position is 'untenable' and ridicules suggestions that her attack on Oxam is driven by party politics

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Rebels like Boris Johnson are the real problem, says Baroness Hayter

Brexit: Forget the EU and focus on rebels like Boris Johnson, says Labour spokesperson

Forget the EU and focus on Cabinet Brexit rebels, says Labour spokesperson

Julia asks how Labour can keep criticising the Government when no-one knows what Jeremy Corbyn's position is

Monday, February 5, 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018

Iain Duncan Smith says a free trade agreement could solve the Northern Ireland problem

Former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith says Irish border is not really a problem

Former Tory leader Iain Duncan Smith says Irish border is not really an issue

The Northern Ireland problem could be solved by a free trade agreement claims Iain Duncan Smith - and it's up to the EU to resolve.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Iain Duncan Smith had some strong words for Theresa May's critics

Iain Duncan Smith tells Theresa May critics: Shut up or get out

Iain Duncan Smith tells Theresa May critics: Shut up or get out

Former Tory leader said 'if anyone now decides to say another word about what they think Brexit looks like or where they would go, the answer is open the door and kick them out.'

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Flags, cat selfies and dating in pie shops - we had it all today

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: January 30

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: January 30

Flags, cat selfies and dating in pie shops - we had it all today

Tories are furious Greg Jamieson hid his previous record

Greg Jamieson: Former police officer sacked from Tory staff job after being found guilty of sexual assault

Former police officer sacked from Tory staff job over sex assault

Greg Jamieson was working as a police officer when he grabbed a colleague's breast on a night out

Monday, January 29, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

Theresa Villiers spoke to talkRADIO this morning

Theresa Villiers tells Philip Hammond: 'Stick to Theresa May's Brexit vision'

Theresa Villiers tells Tory mutineers: 'Stick to Theresa May's Brexit vision'

Villiers says Theresa May is 'absolutely the right person' to lead Britain

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

New figures show nurses are leaving the NHS in droves

'Nurses have carried the can for austerity' says journalist amid staffing crisis

'Nurses have carried the can for austerity' says journalist amid staffing crisis

Jenni Middleton said some nurses have told her they are better off working in bars

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

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