Jeremy Hunt

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.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe says she feels ‘stronger’ after panic attacks

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe says she feels ‘stronger’ after panic attacks

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe says she feels ‘stronger’ after panic attacks

The husband of imprisoned Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has said she is “gradually getting better” after speaking to her from her prison ward.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Richard Ratcliffe: Jeremy Hunt has done 'everything he’s asked him to'

Richard Ratcliffe: Jeremy Hunt has done 'everything he’s asked him to'

Richard Ratcliffe: Jeremy Hunt has done 'everything he’s asked him to'

The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has said he's been left feeling 'frustrated' after her return to prison.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

Richard Ratcliffe tells James Whale: Jeremy Hunt 'cares' about his wife Nazanin's plight

Richard Ratcliffe tells James Whale: Jeremy Hunt 'cares' about his wife Nazanin's plight

Richard Ratcliffe tells James Whale: Jeremy Hunt 'cares' about his wife Nazanin

Richard Ratcliffe, the husband of imprisoned charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, praised Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt's efforts to help her case

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Jeremy Hunt urges EU allies to stand 'shoulder-to-shoulder' with US against 'malign' Russia

Hunt urges EU allies to stand 'shoulder-to-shoulder' against 'malign' Russia

The Foreign Secretary will make his first trip to Washington where he's expected to give a speech on Tuesday.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Jeremy Hunt offers a ‘fresh start’ in bid to free charity worker jailed in Iran

Jeremy Hunt offers a ‘fresh start’ in bid to free charity worker jailed in Iran

Jeremy Hunt offers a ‘fresh start’ in bid to free charity worker jailed in Iran

The husband of a charity worker jailed in Iran has said that Jeremy Hunt brings a “fresh start” to the campaign to free her after the “baggage” of Boris Johnson.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

Not enough GPs to meet demand, say doctors as NHS plans appointment-booking app

Not enough GPs to meet demand, say doctors as NHS plans appointment-booking app

An app that lets patients book appointments has been praised by the health secretary but doctors say there are not

Monday, June 18, 2018

Monday, June 18, 2018

Charlotte Caldwell and her son Billy. Image: Keep Billy Alive/Facebook

Expert panel assembled to advise government on cannabis oil

Expert panel assembled to advise government on cannabis oil

An urgent question took place in Commons today after epileptic Billy Caldwell, 12, had his cannabis oil confiscated

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

Doctors should not fear prosecution for 'honest mistakes', says Jeremy Hunt

Doctors should not fear prosecution for 'honest mistakes', says Jeremy Hunt

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is promising more support for doctors and nurses who make "honest mistakes" while treating patients so they can learn from their errors without fear of prosecution.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Monday, May 28, 2018

NHS pay gap review announced as male doctors found to earn £10,000 more

NHS pay gap review announced as male doctors are found to earn £10,000 more than women

NHS pay gap review announced as male doctors found to earn £10,000 more

Male doctors earn £10,000 more on average than their female counterparts and Jeremy Hunt has announced a review into the pay discrepancy

Monday, May 7, 2018

Monday, May 7, 2018

Government considers extra tax on older workers to pay for care

Government considers extra tax on older workers to pay for care

Government considers extra tax on older workers to pay for care

Jeremy Hunt proposes new rules meaning workers past pension age will pay national insurance

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Thousands of women not invited for breast cancer screening due to IT error

Thousands of women not invited for breast cancer screening due to IT error

Thousands of women not invited for breast cancer screening due to IT error

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has launched an enquiry into the "serious failure"

Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Under pressure: health secretary Jeremy Hunt

Health secretary should allow women to take abortion pill at home, say campaigners

Health secretary should allow women to take abortion pill at home - campaigners

'Simple measure would improve the wellbeing of women', they argue

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Health Secretary warned that after the "most challenging" winter for many years there is "no doubt" about the pressures the service is under

Jeremy Hunt asks Tory MPs to help solve NHS funding problems

Jeremy Hunt asks Tory MPs to help solve NHS funding problems

The Health Secretary warned that after the "most challenging" winter for many years there is "no doubt" about the pressures the service is under

Friday, April 13, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

The Health Secretary has come under fire for not declaring business interests

Jeremy Hunt's failure to declare plush property purchase was 'honest mistake'

Jeremy Hunt's failure to declare plush property purchase was 'honest mistake'

The Daily Telegraph said Mr Hunt failed to notify Companies House of his 50% interest in Mare Pond Properties Limited

Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

More than 200 million NHS medication errors take place each year, research shows

More than 200 million NHS medication mistakes take place each year, research shows

'More than 200 million NHS medication mistakes take place each year'

It is thought the errors cost the NHS £1.6 billion every year

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

Jeremy Hunt hits back at claims Theresa May is timid over Brexit

Jeremy Hunt hits back at claims Theresa May is timid over Brexit

Jeremy Hunt hits back at claims Theresa May is timid over Brexit

Chancellor Philip Hammond and Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg have criticised the Government over Brexit

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Liam Fox backs Boris Johnson's call for more NHS funding after Brexit

Liam Fox backs Boris Johnson's call for more NHS funding after Brexit

Liam Fox backs Boris Johnson's call for more NHS funding after Brexit

Theresa May criticised Boris Johnson for publicising what he wanted to discuss at a Cabinet meeting

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

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

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

George Galloway condemned Theresa May for her 'five knuckle reshuffle'

George Galloway slams 'five knuckle reshuffle' as Cabinet chaos continues

George Galloway slams 'five knuckle reshuffle' as Cabinet chaos continues

Galloway also laid into Toby Young, condemning him as a 'supuriating sore, seeping, weeping, vile bile'

Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

Theresa May's reshuffle has gone down rather badly with many people

Critics blast Theresa May after Cabinet reshuffle and tear into 'damaging' Jeremy Hunt

Theresa May blasted by critics after Cabinet reshuffle

Critics attack May for providing nothing more than 'jobs for the boys' and a 'failed rebranding exercise'

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

'NHS Trust bosses are treated like football managers and take all the flack', says shadow health minister

Jeremy Hunt treats NHS Trust bosses like football managers, says Corbyn's health spokesman

Jeremy Hunt treats NHS bosses like football managers, says Corbyn's health chief

Justin Madders says the NHS needs more funding to help relieve pressure

Thousands of NHS operations delayed due to severe winter pressure

Thousands of NHS operations delayed due to severe winter pressure

Thousands of NHS operations delayed due to severe winter pressure

Officials claim there could be up to 55,000 deferred operations

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Perrior says the claim would be typical of her own experience

Jeremy Hunt £44,000 bathroom 'symptomatic of government spending', says Theresa May's former comms director

Jeremy Hunt £44,000 bathroom 'symptomatic of government spending'

Paul Ross's co-host discussed the allegations of a huge bathroom refurb for the Health Secretary, who has refuted the reports.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Jeremy Hunt 'delayed telling patients and Parliament about mislaid confidential medical documents'

Jeremy Hunt 'delayed telling patients and Parliament about mislaid confidential medical documents'

Jeremy Hunt 'delayed telling patients and Parliament about mislaid documents'

A report by the National Audit Office says more than 700,000 documents were found in a warehouse and at least 1,700 patients could have been harmed

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

NHS employee suspended for sending threatening tweets to Jeremy Hunt

NHS employee suspended for threatening to kill Jeremy Hunt

NHS employee suspended for threatening to kill Jeremy Hunt

An NHS employee who tweeted threatening and offensive messages to health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been suspended from the profession for 13 months

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

'The real criminal in the Iraq war is Westminster, not the British Army', says George Galloway

'The real criminal in the Iraq war is Westminster, not the British Army', says George Galloway

'The real criminal in the Iraq war is Westminster', says George Galloway

The biggest war crime committed since the First World War by the UK was the Iraq invasion itself and not the British soldiers, George Galloway claims

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

'People should not be allowed to visit the UK without health insurance', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

NHS crisis: If foreigners don't have health insurance we should send them home, says UKIP's Gerard Batten

'People should not be allowed to visit the UK without health insurance'

NHS trusts will now have to check whether patients from overseas are eligible for non-urgent care and they will be charged for treatment upfront, Jeremy Hunt has annonced

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

George Galloway tells listeners about a tale of two Hunts

George Galloway tells listeners about a tale of two Hunts

George Galloway’s tale of two Hunts

“One hunt has not been sacked yet. Another Hunt has sacked himself, leaving his constituents in the middle of a cold winter entirely alone..."

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

'There’s a perverse incentive in the A&E system, of the money following the patient', says doctor

Foreign patients should pay to use the NHS, says doctor

Foreign patients should pay to use the NHS, says doctor

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has claimed that patients visiting A&E with less serious problems may no longer be guaranteed to be seen within four hours

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