Julia Hartley-Brewer

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Monday, March 18, 2019

Esther McVey

Esther McVey: Majority of MPs trying to 'frustrate Brexit'

Esther McVey: Majority of MPs trying to 'frustrate Brexit'

The MP said she would vote in favour of Theresa May's deal this week, and appeared on the breakfast show to discuss why.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Mark Francois MP on Parliament: ‘I have seen better run Parish councils'

Mark Francois MP on Parliament: ‘I have seen better run Parish councils'

Mark Francois MP on Parliament: ‘I have seen better run Parish councils'

Mark Francois from the European Research Group has said that he has seen “better run Parish councils” than what he saw in the House of Commons this week.

EU’s Donald Tusk to ask EU leaders to be open to long Brexit extension

Donald Tusk to ask EU leaders to be open to long Brexit extension

Donald Tusk to ask EU leaders to be open to long Brexit extension

The European Council president has said he would appeal to EU leaders to be open to the option of a long extension on Brexit.

Owen Smith MP to Julia: ‘My fear is that you will win and Brexit will pass’

Owen Smith: ‘My fear is that Brexit will pass’

Owen Smith: ‘My fear is that Brexit will pass’

Labour MP Owen Smith has said that he thinks Brexiteers like talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer will “win and Brexit will pass”.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Theresa May

Opinion: Theresa May has damaged the UK - it's time for her to go

Opinion: Theresa May has damaged the UK - it's time for her to go

Breakfast presenter Julia Hartley-Brewer gives her thoughts on why Theresa May should resign as Prime Minister after her Brexit deal was rejected by MPs. These are her views and not talkRADIO's.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn

Antisemitism a 'genuine political crisis' for Labour

Antisemitism a 'genuine political crisis' for Labour

Accusations of antisemitism within the Labour party could spell the end for Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership,  according to Mail on Sunday columnist and former Labour activist Dan Hodges.

Lord Adonis: Theresa May’s deal is ‘£39bn for a load of junk’

Lord Adonis: Theresa May’s deal is ‘£39bn for a load of junk’

Lord Adonis: Theresa May’s deal is ‘£39bn for a load of junk’

Lord Andrew Adonis has described the prime minister’s Brexit deal as “£39billion for a load of junk” as MPs are set to vote on her withdrawal agreement on Tuesday.

Theresa May fights to save Brexit deal amid warnings of defeat

Theresa May fights to save Brexit deal amid warnings of defeat

Theresa May is battling to save her Brexit strategy amid warnings that she is heading for another crushing defeat in Tuesday's crunch Commons vote.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019

Nimco Ali

FGM is about 'patriarchy not culture', says campaigner

FGM is about 'patriarchy not culture', says campaigner

Female Genital Mutilation should not be singled out as a cultural issue, according to the director of anti-FGM charity Daughters of Eve. 

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. 

James Cleverly: ‘It is unfortunate Diane-lovers’ are focusing on ‘coloured’ comment

James Cleverly: ‘It is unfortunate Diane-lovers’ are focusing on ‘coloured’ comment

‘It is unfortunate Diane-lovers’ are focusing on ‘coloured’ comment

The deputy chairman of the Conservative party has said it is “unfortunate that Diane-lovers” are focusing on Amber Rudd’s ‘coloured woman’ comment, when she was addressing the abuse the Labour MP receives.

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘We would do well not to call Amber Rudd a racist’

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘We would do well not to call Amber Rudd a racist’

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘We would do well not to call Amber Rudd a racist’

talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer has said Amber Rudd should not be called a “racist” after the Work and Pensions Secretary referred to Diane Abbott as a “coloured woman”.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Gender stereotyping is ‘endemic’ within UK society

Gender stereotyping is ‘endemic’ within UK society

Gender stereotyping is ‘endemic’ within UK society

The chief executive of the Fawcett Society has said that the problem of gender stereotyping is “endemic” within UK society and it is “damaging for young men”.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Michael Jackson

Leaving Neverland director: Michael Jackson was a ‘very seasoned paedophile’

Leaving Neverland director: Michael Jackson was a ‘very seasoned paedophile’

The director of a documentary alleging Michael Jackson groomed and abused two young boys said the pop star cultivated an “innocent, child-like image” to get close to vulnerable children.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Schools need more than ‘elastoplast funding’

Schools need more than ‘elastoplast funding’

The chair of the education select committee has called for a “long-term, ten-year plan” to help cash-strapped schools.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Sharron Davies

Sharron Davies calls for 'sensible rules' on trans athletes

Sharron Davies calls for 'sensible rules' on trans athletes

"Sensible rules" on trans athletes competing are needed in order to “protect young sportswomen”, according to former swimmer Sharron Davies.

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘People only care when white middle-class girls get stabbed'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: People only care 'when white middle-class girls get stabbed'

Julia: 'People pay attention when white middle-class girls get stabbed'

talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer has condemned the media coverage of the “horrific” killing of a 17-year-old girl, saying politicians and journalists only care about knife crime when it is “white middle-class girls” being stabbed.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Michael Cohen

Trump's former lawyer acting like a ‘spoiled, little brat’

Trump's former lawyer acting like a ‘spoiled, little brat’

Donald Trump’s former lawyer and “fixer” Michael Cohen is acting like a "spoiled brat", according to a former member of the president's transition team.

Sir Bill Cash: 'Appalling to see' MPs reversing their votes on Brexit

Sir Bill Cash: 'Appalling to see' MPs reversing their votes on Brexit

The politician said Cabinet members who had spoken out against leaving the EU should be "sacked".

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Charlie Mullins pledges support for Independent Group

Charlie Mullins pledges support for Independent Group

The founder of Pimlico Plumbers has announced he will donate to The Independent Group to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia: 'Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn are unprincipled, dishonest, cynical, devious, inadequate, incompetent political pygmies'

Julia slams Jeremy Corbyn for backing second referendum

Julia Hartley-Brewer has slammed Jeremy Corbyn for choosing to back a second referendum.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Monday, February 25, 2019

Owen and Julia

Owen Paterson MP: Prime Minister 'quite right' to delay Brexit vote

Owen Paterson MP: Prime Minister 'quite right' to delay Brexit vote

The former environment secretary has said Theresa May is "quite right" to delay a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal.

Damian Hinds

Education secretary defends adding FGM to curriculum in sex-ed shake-up

Education secretary defends adding FGM to curriculum in sex-ed shake-up

Damian Hinds has defended a decision to add FGM to the curriculum, and revealed it has been 19 years since sex education guidance was last updated.

Tim Farron

Tim Farron to Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'You're living in fantasy land!'

Tim Farron to Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'You're living in fantasy land!'

The Lib Dem MP clashed with Julia Hartley-Brewer over the future of food post-Brexit, accusing the breakfast show host of "living in fantasy land".

Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Emojis

Emojis as easy to interpret as 'Spanish or French', argues defence lawyer

Emojis as easy to interpret as 'Spanish or French', argues defence lawyer

Emojis pose no more difficulty to the courts than interpreting another language, a criminal defence lawyer has argued. 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Shamima Begum

Safety of Shamima Begum's baby is 'UK's responsibility'

Safety of Shamima Begum's baby is 'UK's responsibility'

A human rights lawyer has criticised a decision to strip the IS teen of her British citizenship, claiming it is the UK's responsibility to keep her baby safe.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

George Galloway

George Galloway: Labour splitters are ‘unprincipled opportunists’

George Galloway: Labour splitters are ‘unprincipled opportunists’

The seven Labour splitters must stand for a by-election to prove they are not "unprincipled opportunists", George Galloway has said.

Lord Adonis

Lord Adonis: Angela Smith's 'funny tinge' comments were 'unacceptable'

Lord Adonis: Angela Smith's 'funny tinge' comments were 'unacceptable'

The Labour peer said comments made by Angela Smith, in which she referred to people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds as having a “funny tinge”, were "unacceptable".

Friday, February 15, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Olly Robbins 'wished to be overheard' saying choice would be May's deal or no Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Olly Robbins 'wished to be overheard' saying choice would be May's deal or no Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Olly Robbins 'wished to be overheard' with Brexit comments

Jacob Rees-Mogg has suggested that Olly Robbins comments that MPs would face a choice between Theresa May's deal or Article 50 being extended were supposed to be overheard

Prince Philip

Not prosecuting Prince Philip over crash 'blatant favouritism', says criminal barrister

Not prosecuting Prince Philip 'blatant favouritism', says criminal barrister

Criminal barrister Jeremy Dein QC has accused the Crown Prosecution Service of "favouritism" for choosing not to prosecute the Duke of Edinburgh following his road crash.

Shamima Begum 'is not a victim, she knew what she was joining', says Brit who fought IS

Shamima Begum 'is not a victim, she knew what she was joining'

A former currency trader who joined Kurdish rebels to fight the Islamic State says Shamima Begum is 'more dangerous' now than when she left to join the terror group

Sir Vince Cable: Bring IS teen back to UK to face trial

Sir Vince Cable: Bring IS teen back to UK to face trial

Sir Vince Cable says Shamima Begum should be brought back to the UK and investigated by police for her time with the Islamic State in Syria

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Bernard Jenkin

Remain ministers 'determined to water down Brexit', says Sir Bernard Jenkin

Remain ministers 'determined to water down Brexit', says Sir Bernard Jenkin

The Brexiteer MP claimed negotiations with the EU would have gone "much better" if there was more support for the referendum result within the government.

Begum Family

Former Taliban captive: UK must show 'understanding and sympathy' towards IS schoolgirl

Former Taliban captive urges 'understanding and sympathy' towards IS schoolgirl

A journalist who was captured by the Taliban has urged people to show more "understanding and sympathy" towards Shamima Begum, a Jihadi bride who wants to return to the UK.

ISIS

Robert Halfon MP brands ISIS 'most horrific death cult since Nazi Germany'

Robert Halfon MP brands ISIS 'most horrific death cult since Nazi Germany'

The Conservative MP said the UK "cannot welcome back" any British citizen that joins ISIS, as a former London schoolgirl who joined the group revealed she wished to return to the country.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

Jewish Chronicle editor: 'Any decent Labour MP' should join breakaway party due to antisemitism scandal

Jewish Chronicle editor: 'Decent' Labour MPs should quit party over antisemitism

Jewish Chronicle editor Stephen Pollard said he hoped Labour's slow progress in dealing with allegations of antisemitism would spur MPs to form a breakaway party

Andrew Bridgen: 'Nigel Farage's Brexit party is a Damocles sword over the Conservative Party'

Andrew Bridgen: 'Nigel Farage's Brexit party is a Damocles sword over the Conservative Party'

Andrew Bridgen: 'Nigel Farage's Brexit party is a Damocles sword over Tories'

Andrew Bridgen MP has said that the formation of a new Brexit party, helmed by Nigel Farage, should worry the Conservatives if they don't deliver Brexit

Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Workers ‘nervous’ to move jobs due to Brexit uncertainty, study finds

Workers ‘nervous’ to move jobs due to Brexit uncertainty, study finds

Workers ‘nervous’ to move jobs due to Brexit uncertainty, study finds

Workers are reluctant to change jobs because of continued uncertainty over Brexit, according to a new report.

Dominic Grieve

Dominic Grieve says he would 'refuse' to be part of a government pushing for no-deal Brexit

Dominic Grieve says he would 'refuse' to be part of push for no-deal Brexit

Former Attorney General Dominic Grieve has that he would "refuse" to be part of a government that was elected to take the UK out of the European Union without a deal.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I'm not angry with Donald Tusk - I want to thank him'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I'm not angry with Donald Tusk - I want to thank him'

In her morning monologue, the talkRADIO presenter branded the European Union a "special place in hell for arrogant diplomats".

Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage: Donald Tusk was 'thinking of me' with his 'special place in hell' remarks

Nigel Farage: Tusk's 'special place in hell' remarks were about me

The former UKIP leader said Donald Tusk was "thinking of me" with his scathing comments about "those who promoted Brexit" without a plan.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

No-deal Brexit would be ‘very good for the many, not the few’, says Leave Means Leave Chairman

No-deal Brexit would be ‘very good for the many, not the few’, says Leave Means Leave chairman

No deal would be ‘good for the many, not the few’, says Leave Means Leave chair

John Longworth, chairman of Leave Means Leave has said that leaving the European Union without a deal would be “very good for the many, not the few”.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Windrush

Offenders being deported are 'our criminals' - not Jamaica's, claims immigration expert

Offenders being deported are 'our criminals' - not Jamaica's

Deportation flights sending foreign national offenders to Jamaica will result in a repeat of the Windrush scandal, immigration expert Satbir Singh has claimed.

John Whittingdale MP: No ‘justification’ for threats to vandalise Margaret Thatcher statue

John Whittingdale MP: No ‘justification’ for threats to vandalise Margaret Thatcher statue

No ‘justification’ for threats to vandalise Thatcher statue, says Tory MP

Margaret Thatcher's former private secretary has described fears a proposed statue of the Iron Lady will be vandalised as "sad", adding that there was no "justification for such criminal damage".

Monday, February 4, 2019

Monday, February 4, 2019

Esther Rantzen

Dame Esther Rantzen: In 1986 children called Childline about abuse and neglect - now it's social media

Esther Rantzen: 'I'm not on social media - I don't want in'

The broadcaster said Childline counsellors "universally and unanimously" said social media was at the root of unhappiness in their young callers.

Brexit Committee MPs visits Brussels to discuss 'next steps' in Brexit negotiations

Brexit committee to visit Brussels to discuss 'next steps' in Brexit negotiations

Brexit committee to visit Brussels to discuss 'next steps' in Brexit talks

MPs from the Exiting the European Union Committee are set to meet EU officials in Brussels to discuss the last Brexit negotiations on Monday.

Justice Secretary David Gauke: Overhaul of parole system gives victims ‘reassurance, which has not existed up until now’

Justice Secretary David Gauke: Overhaul of parole system gives victims ‘reassurance, which has not existed up until now’

Justice Secretary: Overhaul of parole system gives victims ‘reassurance'

The Justice Secretary has said that an overhaul of the parole system will give victims “reassurance”, and ensure another case like John Worboys will not happen.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Friday, February 1, 2019

Al-Hijrah school

Khalid Mahmood on Al-Hijrah school: I'm 'astonished' gender segregation is happening 'in the name of religion'

Khalid Mahmood: Young women 'should not be oppressed' at school

The Labour MP said he was "astonished" that a Birmingham-based Muslim school was not allowing girls to eat lunch until after boys had finished.

Businesses

Businesses want 'certainty' - a no-deal Brexit won't give them that, says business expert

Businesses want 'certainty' - a no-deal Brexit won't give them that

A survey carried out by the Institute of Directors has revealed that a third of British businesses could move some operations abroad because of Brexit.

Owen Paterson

Owen Paterson MP: Other politicians furious over cancelled recess - but I was 'delighted'

Owen Paterson: MPs furious over cancelled recess - but I think it's 'excellent'

The Conservative MP said it was "pathetic" to think about how the cancelled February recess has inconvenienced politicians who should be "cracking on" with passing Brexit legislation.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Peter Bone

Peter Bone: 'The British people are braver than the politicians'

Peter Bone: 'The British people are braver than the politicians'

The Conservative MP said he thought the public were "braver" than politicians when facing the prospect of a no-deal Brexit.

Lord Digby Jones

Pressure on Brussels to accept Brexit deal will come from Germans - not us, says Lord Digby Jones

Lord Digby Jones: 'The Germans run Europe'

The former CBI director general has predicted that most of the pressure put on Brussels to accept the Prime Minister's Brexit deal will come from the Germans - not the UK.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg: EU refusal to renegotiate is 'kneecapping' the UK for leaving

Jacob Rees-Mogg: EU refusal to renegotiate is 'kneecapping' the UK for leaving

Jacob Rees-Mogg: EU refusal to renegotiate is 'kneecapping' the UK for leaving

Jacob Rees-Mogg said the EU could force the UK into a no deal situation as 'punishment' for wanting to renegotiate the Brexit deal

Dominic Raab

Dominic Raab: 'It's a good day for Brexit'

Dominic Raab: 'It's a good day for Brexit'

The former Brexit secretary appeared on the breakfast show in the wake of the Commons vote, declaring it was "a good day for Brexit".

Theresa May

Conservative MPs on Brexit Plan B: 'The Withdrawal Agreement as it was is a dead duck'

Tory MPs on Brexit Plan B: 'Withdrawal Agreement as it was is a dead duck'

A number of Conservative MPs appeared on the breakfast show in the wake of last night's Commons vote to discuss what happens next.

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