Julia Hartley-Brewer

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson for Tory leader

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson for Tory leader

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson for Tory leader

The chairman of the European Research Group has said that he will back Boris Johnson in any upcoming Conservative leadership bid.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Students said Noah Carl's work on race and intelligence "legitimised racist stereotypes"

Toby Young defends academic fired for 'racist' research

Toby Young defends academic fired for 'racist' research

An academic has been fired from a fellowship at a Cambridge University college for allegedly conducting “racist” research, but The Spectator's Toby Young says it was simply because he was a "Conservative".

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Two thirds of headteachers cutting teachers to save money

Two thirds of headteachers cutting staff to save money

Two thirds of headteachers cutting staff to save money

Nearly 70 per cent of secondary school headteachers have made cuts to teaching staff to save money, a survey has found.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Daniel Hannan: EU elections could be ‘cancelled last minute’

Daniel Hannan: EU elections could be ‘cancelled last minute’

Daniel Hannan: EU elections could be ‘cancelled last minute’

Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan has said the European elections could still be “cancelled at the last minute” if the UK manages to agree a Brexit deal.

Richard Burgon ‘willingly lied’ over Zionist comments

Labour MP Richard Burgon ‘willingly lied’ over Zionism comments

Labour MP Richard Burgon ‘willingly lied’ over Zionism comments

The Editor of the Jewish Chronicle has accused the shadow cabinet minister of “willingly lying” after he denied he had said Zionism was “the enemy of peace”.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to ‘shut down’ London

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to ‘shut down’ London

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to ‘shut down’ London

Environmental protesters have threatened to bring London to a standstill as they attempt to disrupt some of the capital's busiest areas and force the government to declare a climate emergency.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Government adviser sacked over Islamophobia comments

Sir Roger Scruton sacked over 'Islamophobia' comments

Sir Roger Scruton sacked over 'Islamophobia' comments

Sir Roger Scruton has been sacked from his post as a government adviser after he faced backlash over "unacceptable" comments on the definition of Islamophobia.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Twelve Institutes of Technology created to ‘address skill needs’

Twelve Institutes of Technology created to ‘address skill needs’

Twelve Institutes of Technology created to ‘address skill needs’

The education secretary has set up 12 Institutes of Technology across the country to “address the skill needs of businesses”.

Damian Hinds says parents should be consulted over LGBT lessons

Damian Hinds: Parents should be consulted over LGBT lessons

Damian Hinds: Parents should be consulted over LGBT lessons

Headteachers have been told consultation does not mean parents have the right to veto parts of the new relationships and sex education curriculum.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Justice secretary announces “long overdue” changes to divorces laws

Justice secretary announces 'long overdue' changes to divorce laws

Justice secretary announces 'long overdue' changes to divorce laws

David Gauke has said the new divorce laws are “long overdue” as the justice secretary announced they were taking out “an element that drives up animosity”.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

Priti Patel

Priti Patel: Corbyn 'most dangerous man to ever lead a political party'

Priti Patel: Corbyn 'most dangerous man to ever lead a political party'

Former minister Priti Patel has condemned Theresa May’s cross-party approach to Brexit for giving “stature and credibility” to Jeremy Corbyn.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Uri Geller says he caused Commons leak because he ‘cares about young people’

Uri Geller: I caused the Commons leak because I care about young people

Uri Geller: I caused the Commons leak because I care about young people

Illusionist Uri Geller has claimed responsibility for the leak in the House of Commons on Thursday saying that he did it because he “cares about young people”.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Andrew Bridgen

Andrew Bridgen: 'If Corbyn is the answer - what was the question?'

Andrew Bridgen: 'If Corbyn is the answer - what was the question?'

The Conservative MP said it was "unbelievable" that the Prime Minister is working with the Labour leader to solve the Brexit impasse.

Stephen Timms

Stephen Timms: Corbyn and May reaching agreement will be 'tricky'

Stephen Timms: Corbyn and May reaching agreement will be 'tricky'

The Labour MP said it would not be easy for the Prime Minister and opposition leader to come to an agreement on Brexit.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Peter Tatchell

Government must sever ties with Brunei, urges Peter Tatchell

Government must sever ties with Brunei, urges Peter Tatchell

The human rights campaigner called for the UK to sever all ties with Brunei, as it introduces a law which allows LGBT people to be stoned to death.

Pencil

Compulsory register of home-schooled children proposed

Compulsory register of home-schooled children proposed

A register of all children not attending school is being put forward by the education secretary.

Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable: 'My worst fear is a no-deal Brexit'

Sir Vince Cable: 'My worst fear is a no-deal Brexit'

The Liberal Democrat leader revealed he was keen to avoid "crashing out" of the EU without a deal.

Peter Bone

Peter Bone: Brexit now 'entirely in Prime Minister's hands'

Peter Bone: Brexit now 'entirely in Prime Minister's hands'

The Conservative MP urged Theresa May to embrace a no-deal Brexit and "honour" the referendum result.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

Steve Brine

Steve Brine asks Julia Hartley-Brewer to tell him 'the point of Brexit'

Steve Brine asks Julia Hartley-Brewer to tell him 'the point of Brexit'

The former public health minister asked talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer what "the point" of Brexit was during a heated debate.

Kate Hoey

Kate Hoey 'couldn't live' with Labour calling for second referendum

Kate Hoey 'couldn't live' with Labour calling for second referendum

The co-chair of Labour Leave revealed she was vehemently against a second referendum.

People's Vote

Mark Francois on Brexit: Will of the people 'has to triumph'

Mark Francois on Brexit: Will of the people 'has to triumph'

The ERG's deputy chair said MPs were "honour-bound" to respect the result of the EU referendum, as rumours of a "coup" to overturn Brexit emerge.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

Nigel Farage: ‘Today is a day of betrayal, a day of shame’

Nigel Farage: ‘Today is a day of betrayal, a day of shame’

Nigel Farage has called the day the UK was due to leave the European Union a “day of betrayal, a day of shame”.

Sammy Wilson

Sammy Wilson: Labour and SNP have 'nailed their colours to the EU mast'

Sammy Wilson: Labour and SNP have 'nailed their colours to the EU mast'

The DUP's Brexit spokesman said his party would never support Labour or the SNP because they had "nailed their colours to the EU mast".

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Stop and Search

'Craven' reduction of stop and search has led to knife crime crisis

'Craven' reduction of stop and search has led to knife crime crisis

A former Scotland Yard Detective Chief Inspector has welcomed suggestions that school pupils could be subject to stop and search in an attempt to tackle knife crime.

Halfon-Robinson

Second referendum would lead to 'loads of Tommy Robinson's' in Parliament

Second referendum would lead to 'loads of Tommy Robinson's' in Parliament

Conservative MP Robert Halfon has warned against holding a second referendum, claiming it would result in "huge distrust" in the political system.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell: We have 'wasted years' on Brexit

Alastair Campbell: We have 'wasted years' on Brexit

Alastair Campbell has slammed plans for a series of votes on alternative Brexit options, claiming politicians have "wasted years" debating leaving the EU.

Ben Bradshaw

Ben Bradshaw predicts 'year-long' extension to Article 50

Ben Bradshaw predicts 'year-long' extension to Article 50

The Labour MP said it was "unlikely" that Theresa May's deal would pass through the Commons, in which case the UK could face a year-long extension to Article 50.

Brexit

Sir Bill Cash: Handling of Brexit has been 'democratic disaster'

Sir Bill Cash: Handling of Brexit has been 'democratic disaster'

The European Scrutiny Committee chair said the indicative votes set to take place today are a "disgraceful attempt" to undermine the outcome of the EU referendum.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Leave Voter

Mark Francois: MPs forget they are 'servants of the people'

Mark Francois: MPs forget they are 'servants of the people'

The Conservative MP said that some politicians believed they were "cleverer" than the people who elected them.

Matt-Brenda

Matt Hancock: 'I feel like Brenda in Bristol!'

Matt Hancock: 'I feel like Brenda in Bristol!'

The health secretary said he felt like viral sensation Brenda from Bristol when thinking about the prospect of another general election.

Ian Blackford

We 'have to be prepared' to cancel Brexit, says Ian Blackford

We 'have to be prepared' to cancel Brexit, says Ian Blackford

The politician revealed he would move a motion to cancel Brexit if no-deal was on the table.

Kate Hoey

Kate Hoey: 'We're in a situation where Brexit is threatened'

Kate Hoey: 'We're in a situation where Brexit is threatened'

The co-chair of Labour Leave said the outcome of last night's Commons vote - in which MPs voted to take control of the Brexit process - has "threatened" the UK's chances of leaving the EU.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

Brexit

Julia and Tom Brake clash over Brexit terminology

Julia and Tom Brake clash over Brexit terminology

The breakfast show host refused to let the politician describe a no-deal Brexit as "crashing out" of the EU.

Brexit

Sir Bernard Jenkin: EU 'unaccountable' and 'out of touch'

Sir Bernard Jenkin: EU 'unaccountable' and 'out of touch'

The Conservative MP has slammed the EU, claiming it is "toying with the UK".

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

John Challis

'Blame Del Boy for Brexit', says John Challis

'Blame Del Boy for Brexit', says John Challis

Del Boy is to blame for Brexit, according to fellow Only Fools and Horses actor John Challis.

Nicky Morgan

Nicky Morgan: 'May has confirmed her inflexibility'

Nicky Morgan: 'May has confirmed her inflexibility'

Conservative MP Nicky Morgan has called on Theresa May to resign if her deal is rejected for a third time.

Sammy Wilson

Donald Tusk has shown 'total disrespect' for Theresa May and UK

Donald Tusk has shown 'total disrespect' for Theresa May and UK

The DUP's Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson has said he doesn't "take any pleasure" from the way in which the Prime Minister and the country have been treated throughout Brexit negotiations.

Theresa May

Daniel Hannan: 'I haven't wanted to criticise the PM until now'

Daniel Hannan: 'I haven't wanted to criticise the PM until now'

The Conservative MEP said it was "extraordinary" to see the Prime Minister blame MPs for the delay to Brexit.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

'No guarantees' on further Article 50 extensions

'No guarantees' on further Article 50 extensions

The education secretary has refused to guarantee the government will not seek further extensions to Article 50.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig creators 'lazy' for using term ‘fireman’

Peppa Pig creators 'lazy' for using term ‘fireman’

Former firefighter Lucy Masoud has said the creators of Peppa Pig were “lazy” for using the term “fireman” in an episode.

Julia

Julia: 'I don't give two monkeys what MPs want!'

Julia: 'I don't give two monkeys what MPs want!'

Ben Bradshaw and talkRADIO host Julia clashed over the Labour member's claims that MPs should get a free vote on whether to stay in the customs union.

Dominic Grieve

Dominic Grieve: 'Take Brexit deal to a public vote - with option of remain'

Dominic Grieve: 'Take Brexit deal to a public vote - with option of remain'

The Conservative MP called for Theresa May's deal to be voted on by the public to break the Brexit "logjam".

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”.

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