Jeremy Hunt

Monday, July 22, 2019

Monday, July 22, 2019

Leadership race: Two cabinet ministers prepared to quit under Boris

Leadership race: Two cabinet ministers prepared to quit under Boris

As the Tory leadership race draws to a close, both the Chancellor and Justice Secretary have announced they will resign if Mr Johnson wins.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Leadership race: What has Jeremy Hunt promised?

Leadership race: What has Jeremy Hunt promised?

As the leadership race draws to a close, we look at what Mr Hunt has promised the public in his campaign to become Prime Minister.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

No explanation for moving ‘desperate’ Nazanin to mental health ward

No explanation for moving ‘desperate’ Nazanin to mental health ward

Richard Ratcliffe said he does not know what treatment his wife is receiving after she was moved to a psychiatric ward on Monday.

Nick Herbert: Johnson must not ‘sweep aside’ Parliament on Brexit

Nick Herbert: Johnson must not ‘sweep aside’ Parliament on Brexit

The Conservative MP said Boris Johnson has made a “big mistake” by failing to rule out suspending Parliament in order to deliver Brexit.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn accused of ‘cowardice’ over antisemitism

Jeremy Corbyn accused of ‘cowardice’ over antisemitism

A former Labour adviser has said party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of alleged antisemitism in the party shows “cowardice.”

Dominic Raab: 'I'm over the PTSD of being a leadership candidate'

Dominic Raab: 'I'm over the PTSD of being a leadership candidate'

The ex-leadership contender said he had no hard feelings watching the final two candidates sharing their Prime Ministerial ambitions.

Boris's condemnation of Trump tweets 'will not hurt trade deal'

Boris's condemnation of Trump tweets 'will not hurt trade deal'

Nigel Evans said Boris Johnson’s criticism of Donald Trump for tweets aimed at four US congresswomen should not hurt any future trade deal.

Jeremy Hunt will fight for a ‘Brexit for everybody’ as PM

Jeremy Hunt will fight for a ‘Brexit for everybody’ as PM

Conservative MP Alistair Burt has said if the Party gets Brexit wrong it will soon face the wrath of voters at a general election.

Labour slams Johnson for ‘baseless political attack’ on Corbyn

Labour slams Johnson for ‘baseless political attack’ on Corbyn

Labour has accused Boris Johnson of launching a “baseless political attack” after he and Jeremy Hunt suggested Jeremy Corbyn is antisemitic.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Leadership LIVE: 'Amber Rudd to win Love Island'

Leadership LIVE: 'Amber Rudd to win Love Island'

The pair joked that their colleague Amber Rudd - who shares a forename with Love Island contestant Amber Gill - should win the reality show.

Sir Roger Gale: 'Conference clown Boris not fit to be PM'

Sir Roger Gale: 'Conference clown Boris not fit to be PM'

The Tory MP said the ability to "make people laugh" was not a desirable quality in the next inhabitant of Number 10.

No-deal Brexit would be a ‘democratic outrage’

No-deal Brexit would be a ‘democratic outrage’

The People’s Vote campaign group has said a no-deal Brexit would “cause huge division and ruptures in our democracy”.

Hunt and Johnson prepare for talkRADIO debate

Hunt and Johnson prepare for talkRADIO debate

Conservative leadership candidates Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are preparing to face off for what’s expected to be the final time.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

Jeremy Hunt

Leadership race: Jeremy Hunt pledges more Royal Navy warships

Leadership race: Jeremy Hunt pledges more Royal Navy warships

The Foreign Secretary has pledged to reverse cuts to the size of the Royal Navy if he is chosen as Prime Minister.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

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'Extraordinary' for Hunt to oppose tax cuts for the wealthy

'Extraordinary' for Hunt to oppose tax cuts for the wealthy

Jacob Rees-Mogg said he was surprised that the leadership contender found the idea of lower taxation "controversial".

Johnson and Hunt clash over future of British ambassador

Johnson and Hunt clash over future of British ambassador

The Tory leadership contenders had differing views regarding Sir Kim Darroch's future as British ambassador to Washington.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Boris Johnson plans £1.1bn spend to boost police numbers by 20,000

Boris Johnson plans £1.1bn spend to boost police numbers by 20,000

He pledged to boost police numbers by 20,000 in three years if he wins the leadership contest.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Iain Duncan Smith: I promise Boris Johnson has a Brexit plan

Iain Duncan Smith: I promise Boris Johnson has a Brexit plan

He said the leadership frontrunner has a “clear” plan for leaving the European Union despite a gridlocked Parliament and an unmoving EU.

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Incoming Brexit Party MEP Martin Daubney said the European Parliament believes it is “next to impossible” the Brexit deadline can be met.

Jeremy Hunt: Angela Merkel 'ready to renegotiate' Brexit

Jeremy Hunt: Angela Merkel 'ready to renegotiate' Brexit

He claimed the German chancellor is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next Prime Minister.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019

Liam Fox reassured by Jeremy Hunt’s £6 billion Brexit plan

Liam Fox reassured by Jeremy Hunt’s £6 billion Brexit plan

He said Jeremy Hunt’s proposed £6 billion war chest to prepare for a no-deal Brexit can give the UK credibility during EU negotiations.

Jeremy Hunt pledges £6 billion no-deal Brexit 'war chest'

Jeremy Hunt pledges £6 billion no-deal Brexit 'war chest'

The leadership hopeful said farmers should be treated like banks were during the 2008 financial crash in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Jeremy Hunt would ‘love’ to have Boris Johnson in cabinet

Jeremy Hunt would ‘love’ to have Boris Johnson in cabinet

He joked he would make rival Boris Johnson the "Secretary of State for Collective Responsibility".

Sturgeon: Next PM like choice between being hit by lorry or bus

Sturgeon: Next PM like choice between being hit by lorry or bus

She said the choice of either candidate is like “asking me if I'd prefer to be run down by a lorry or a bus”.

Jeremy Hunt: Johnson Brexit claim ‘flies in the face of reality’

Jeremy Hunt: Johnson Brexit claim ‘flies in the face of reality’

The Foreign Secretary slammed Boris Johnson’s claim that the chance of a no-deal Brexit is a “million-to-one”.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Anti-Brexit activists flood outside ‘Back Boris HQ’ with 2000 ducks

Anti-Brexit activists stage duck-themed protest at ‘Back Boris HQ’

Anti-Brexit activists stage duck-themed protest at ‘Back Boris HQ’

Our Future Our Choice campaigners poured 2,000 plastic ducks outside a building they believed to be Boris Johnson’s campaign office.

Mark Francois demands apology from Jeremy Hunt over IRA comments

Mark Francois demands apology from Jeremy Hunt over IRA comments

The MP said that comments from Jeremy Hunt that equated Northern Ireland veterans with IRA terrorists were “outrageous”.

Boris Johnson keeps option to suspend Parliament on the table

Boris Johnson keeps option to suspend Parliament on the table

He declined to rule out suspending Parliament in order to force through Brexit by the October 31 deadline.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Brexit

Extending Brexit deadline will leave UK 'on the run' from EU

Extending Brexit deadline will leave UK 'on the run' from EU

Sir Bernard Jenkin said Britain risks being stuck in a perpetual extension of the Brexit deadline if it fails to leave on October 31.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit letter

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit letter

Jeremy Hunt hits out at Boris Johnson over no-deal Brexit letter

Jeremy Hunt has hit out at his fellow Tory leadership candidate after Boris Johnson called on him to commit to leaving the EU on October 31. 

Boris Johnson: ‘Simply unfair’ to discuss family life in public

Boris Johnson: ‘Simply unfair’ to discuss family life in public

He has once again refused to discuss a late-night incident at his girlfriend’s home that led to police being called to the property.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019

Tory leadership race: Key dates

Tory leadership race: Key dates

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face a gruelling month of campaigning before one of them is crowned the next Prime Minister.

Matt Hancock slams Jeremy Hunt's 'negative' leadership campaign

Matt Hancock slams Jeremy Hunt's 'negative' leadership campaign

The health secretary said it was a "mistake" for the leadership hopeful to call Boris Johnson a "coward".

Boris Johnson: ‘We are not going to bottle it’ on Brexit

Boris Johnson: ‘We are not going to bottle it’ on Brexit

The leadership contender has reiterated his determination to leave the European Union by October 31, after a weekend of media scrutiny over his private life.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Boris Johnson v Jeremy Hunt as Michael Gove knocked out

Boris Johnson v Jeremy Hunt as Michael Gove knocked out

Jeremy Hunt has beaten Michael Gove to second place in the final leadership ballot by just two votes.

Sajid Javid knocked out of leadership race ahead of final vote

Sajid Javid knocked out of leadership race ahead of final vote

Sajid Javid has been eliminated from the leadership contest in the first of two votes due today.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Rory Stewart eliminated from leadership race

Rory Stewart eliminated from leadership race

Rory Stewart has been knocked out of the leadership race after losing 10 supporters in the third ballot.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Monday, June 17, 2019

Jeremy Hunt backs Trump '150 per cent' on London knife crime

Jeremy Hunt backs Trump '150 per cent' on London knife crime

The leadership hopeful said he agrees “150 per cent” with Donald Trump in his latest attacks on London mayor Sadiq Khan.

EU will not shift for Boris on Brexit

EU will not shift for Boris on Brexit

He said “it’s hard to imagine” Boris Johnson has the ability to convince the European Union to shift its position on Brexit.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

Jeremy Hunt: 'Grow up and stop calling me the c-word'

Jeremy Hunt: 'Grow up and stop calling me the c-word'

Jeremy Hunt has appealed to broadcasters to stop mispronouncing his surname with a ‘C’.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019

Jeremy Hunt abortion views ‘staggering’ to health experts

Jeremy Hunt abortion views ‘staggering’ to health experts

Jeremy Hunt’s belief that the legal limit for abortion should be reduced from 24 weeks to 12 is “staggering”, according to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Cabinet ministers urge PM to ditch her Brexit Bill

Cabinet ministers urge PM to ditch Brexit Bill

Cabinet ministers urge PM to ditch Brexit Bill

Theresa May has been urged by Cabinet members to scrap her heavily criticised Brexit legislation as speculation mounts about her future.

Bob Seely: Johnson, Hunt and Gove will be last contenders standing

Bob Seely: Johnson, Hunt and Gove will be last contenders standing

Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt will be the last hopefuls standing in any Tory leadership battle, according to MP Bob Seely.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Jeremy Hunt: Legal aid for Shamima Begum makes me uncomfortable

Jeremy Hunt: Legal aid for Shamima Begum makes me uncomfortable

Jeremy Hunt: Legal aid for Shamima Begum makes me uncomfortable

Jeremy Hunt has said giving Shamima Begum access to legal aid to challenge the decision to deprive her of UK citizenship would make him "very uncomfortable".

Friday, March 8, 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019

Richard Ratcliffe: Iran ‘can’t ignore’ diplomatic protection for my wife

Richard Ratcliffe: Iran ‘can’t ignore’ diplomatic protection for my wife

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband welcomed the granting of diplomatic protection to his imprisoned wife and said the move was a "clear signal" to Iran. 

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Ex-soldier held in Dubai over drug claims

Ex-soldier held in Dubai over drug claims

Ex-soldier held in Dubai over drug claims

A British war veteran has been held in a prison in Dubai for four months over drug claims.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Richard Ratcliffe: Wife was ‘explicitly threatened’ over safety if she did not ‘spy’

Richard Ratcliffe: Wife was ‘explicitly threatened’ over safety if she did not ‘spy’ for Iran

Richard Ratcliffe: Wife was ‘threatened’ over safety if she did not ‘spy'

The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has said that she was threatened that it “would not be safe” if she did not agree to "spy" for the Iranians, as she begins a hunger strike in a prison in Iran.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Lloyd Russell-Moyle

HIV positive MP hits out at Jeremy Hunt in heated Twitter exchange

HIV positive MP hits out at Jeremy Hunt in heated Twitter exchange

Lloyd Russell-Moyle called the former health secretary's well-wishes towards him a "bit rich" in a heated exchange on Twitter.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Theresa May ‘deeply disappointed’ by life sentence for academic accused of spying in UAE

Theresa May ‘deeply disappointed’ by life sentence for academic accused of spying in UAE

Theresa May ‘disappointed’ by life sentence for man accused of spying in UAE

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is "deeply disappointed and concerned" about the case of a British academic jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

UK condemns killing of Saudi journalist

UK condemns killing of Saudi journalist

UK condemns killing of Saudi journalist

The UK has condemned the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after saying that the claim he died in a fight was “not credible”.

Boris Johnson: ‘The killing of Khashoggi was a barbaric act to which we in Britain refuse to turn a blind eye’

Boris Johnson: ‘The killing of Khashoggi was a barbaric act to which we in Britain refuse to turn a blind eye’

Boris Johnson: 'UK should refuse to turn a blind eye' on Saudi journalist death

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said that Britain should “refuse to turn a blind eye” to the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

Jeremy Hunt warns there will be ‘consequences’ if Saudi journalist is dead

Jeremy Hunt warns there will be ‘consequences’ if Saudi journalist is dead

Jeremy Hunt warns there will be ‘consequences’ if Saudi journalist is dead

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said there will be “consequences” for UK relations with Saudi Arabia if the UK is shown that the Saudis murdered missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi

Jeremy Hunt says he is 'very troubled' by disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Jeremy Hunt says he is 'very troubled' by disappearance of Saudi journalist

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and his G7 counterparts have said they are "very troubled" by the disappearance of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

NHS to recruit doctors from Australia to replace aging GPs

NHS to recruit doctors from Australia to replace aging GPs

NHS to recruit doctors from Australia to replace aging GPs

The National Health Service is to recruit doctors from Australia in the latest initiative to boost GP numbers.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

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British soldier calls for help from Jeremy Hunt after being sentenced to jail for fighting ISIS

Former soldier sentenced to jail for fighting ISIS

A former soldier sentenced to jail in Turkey after fighting the Islamic State terror group is "begging" for a firm intervention from the UK Government.

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