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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

'Brexit is the biggest crisis UK has faced since WW2', says British Influence Chairman Peter Wilding

Brexit is biggest crisis UK has faced since WW2, says British Influence Chairman Peter Wilding

'Brexit the biggest crisis UK's faced since WW2', says British Influence

The thinktank's chairman, Peter Wilding, made the claim in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Brexit: MP fury as withdrawal bill to be rushed through the House of Commons

Theresa May accused of 'gagging' MPs as Article 50 bill unveiled

Theresa May accused of 'gagging' MPs as Article 50 bill unveiled

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill will allow the Government to trigger Article 50, once it becomes an act

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

'Dress codes will always be subjective, but if it doesn't cross the line, it's okay', says lawyer Philip Landau

Nicola Thorpe high heels row: Dress codes are ok as long as they don't cross sexist line, says lawyer

Dress codes are ok as long as they don't cross sexist line, says lawyer

Philip Landau spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after a Commons report on workplace dress codes found there had been worrying experience

Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Stoke by-election: 'The electoral system works against us,' says UKIP's Paul Nuttall

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall says Stoke is 'UK's Brexit capital' as he talks up by-election chances

Paul Nuttall says Stoke is 'UK's Brexit capital' as he talks up election chances

The party confirmed yesterday (Sunday) its leader would run for election in Stoke

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Women MPs: 'largely a sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Women MPs: 'A sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Women MPs: 'A sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Ayesha Hazarika, a former advisor to Ed Miliband and Harriet Harman, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the call by a Commons committee to raise the number of women MPs in Parliament

Friday, January 6, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

Brexit: Theresa May warned against abolition threat by House of Lords speaker

Brexit: Theresa May warned against House of Lords abolition

Brexit: Theresa May warned against House of Lords abolition

Lord Fowler assured that the Lords would not sabotage Brexit, but also warned the Prime Minister of abolition threats

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

'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

David Davis to face calls in Parliament to reveal details of Brexit plan

David Davis 'to face calls in Parliament to reveal full extent of Brexit plan'

David Davis 'to face calls in Parliament to reveal full extent of Brexit plan'

The Prime Minister has said she will reveal her plan to avoid a revolt of up to 40 Conservative MPs

Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

MP panic rooms: 'It's frightening times we live in', says former MP on increased security measures

MP panic rooms: 'It's frightening times we live in', says former MP on increased security measures

MP panic rooms: 'It's frightening times we live in', says former MP

Lee Scott, the former MP for Ilford North, spoke to Sam Delaney about the increased security measures MPs are implementing to protect their safety

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Andrew Mitchell MP compares Russian actions in Syria to the Nazis in the 1930s

LISTEN MP Andrew Mitchell compares Putin to Hitler over Aleppo bombing

MP Andrew Mitchell compares Putin to Hitler over Aleppo bombing

The MP for Sutton Coldfield and former Secretary of State for International Development didn't hold back on Russia

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Twitter praise Jeremy Corbyn after top PMQs performance

Twitter hails Jeremy Corbyn after top PMQs performance

Twitter hails Jeremy Corbyn after top PMQs performance

The Twitterati also tore into Prime Minister Theresa May for dodging questions

David Cameron's goverment 'chose to remove Gaddafi with no plans to replace it', says Mike Gapes MP

David Cameron government 'ousted Gaddafi with no plans to replace him', says Mike Gapes MP

David Cameron government 'ousted Gaddafi with no plans to replace him'

MP Mike Gapes explained the House of Commons report which has blamed the former PM for the rise of Isis in North Africa

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

House of Lords: 'These people should be elected' says the Electoral Reform Society

House of Lords: 'These people should be elected' says the Electoral Reform Society

The Electoral Reform Society calls for House of Lords members to be elected

The Lords Speaker has called for a reduction in size of the House of Lords, as there are more than 800 peers, whilst the House of Commons is contracting in size

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Brexit: Parliament will have say on triggering Article 50

Brexit: Parliament will have say over Article 50, says Theresa May spokesperson

Parliament will have say on triggering Article 50, says May's spokesperson

Several parties are pushed for a Parliamentary vote on when Article 50 is triggered

Monday, August 29, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

Pro-EU campaigners make a funding plea to Brexiteers to help the Peoples' Challenge stop Theresa May from triggering Article 50 without a Parlimentary Act

Brexit: Pro-EU campaigners make funding plea to stop Theresa May triggering Article 50 without Parlimentary Act

Pro-EU group funding makes plea to Brexiteers over Article 50

The Peoples' Challenge is trying to ensure Prime Minister Theresa May gets Parliament's approval before beginning exit negotiations from the EU

Friday, August 26, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

'It's very undemocratic' - Chair of Labour Leave John Mills blasts Owen Smith for pledging to block Brexit

'It's very undemocratic' - Chair of Labour Leave, John Mills, blasts Owen Smith for pledging to block Brexit

Labour Leave Chair, John Mills, blasts Owen Smith for pledging to block Brexit

Mills claims 'it's completely wrong to go back over the ground again'

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

'I think it's legally quite difficult' - Journalist explains BBC legal difficulty with salary disclosure

Revealing BBC salaries "legally quite difficult", says media commentator

Revealing BBC salaries "legally quite difficult", says media commentator

The House of Commons select committee for culture, media and sport has called on the BBC to reveal the names of anyone who earns more than the Prime Minister's £143,000 salary. Easier said than done, explains one observer…

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Should Parliament have a creche? Kirsty Blackman MP on why she brought her children into a select committee

Sparks fly as Julia Hartley-Brewer and the SNP's Kirsty Blackman debate MP's childcare arrangements

Sparks fly as Julia Hartley-Brewer debates MP's childcare arrangements

SNP politician Kirsty Blackman found herself in the midst of a row after taking her children to work at the House of Commons and demanding parliament become "more family friendly"…

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Guardian's assistant editor Michael White has told talkRADIO's Sam Delaney that embattled Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is a "bearded, left-wing, teetotal pacifist" who never wanted to be Labour leader.

'Jeremy Corbyn has two problems: his policies and his personality', says senior political journalist

'Jeremy Corbyn has two problems: his policies and his personality'

Michael White, assistant editor of The Guardian, says embattled Labour leader never wanted the job in the first place

'The world is becoming a less safe place' - John Redwood MP on why we need Trident

'The world is becoming a less safe place' - MP John Redwood defends Trident decision

'The world is becoming a less safe place' - MP John Redwood on Trident decision

The Conservative MP spoke to Penny Smith following the Commons vote to update Britain's nuclear deterrent

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