Julia Hartley-Brewer

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Friday, January 11, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019

Child benefit cap: 'Is it fair for your taxes to support other families?' policy expert asks

Child benefit cap: 'Is it fair for your taxes to support other families?' policy expert asks

Child benefit cap: 'Is it fair for your taxes to support other families?'

The director of policy at the Centre for Social Justice says the child benefit cap being scrapped for retrospective claimants is about "fairness" if they had children before the cap was introduced

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Voting through Finance Bill amendment is 'salvo from a pea-shooter'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Voting through Finance Bill amendment is 'salvo from a pea-shooter'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Finance Bill amendment vote is 'salvo from a pea-shooter'

Jacob Rees-Mogg likened the actions of Tories who voted for the amendment to the Finance Bill to the tactics of Donald Trump, but admitted Brexit may not happen as planned by March 29

Nicky Morgan: 'It's MPs' responsibility to say we don't support a no deal Brexit'

Nicky Morgan: 'It's MPs' responsibility to say we don't support a no deal Brexit'

Nicky Morgan: 'It's MPs' responsibility to say we don't support no deal'

Nicky Morgan was one of the MPs who voted in favour of Labour MP Yvette Cooper's amendment to the Finance Bill, defying the government

Friday, December 21, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

Chris Grayling warns anyone tempted by a copycat drone attack of 'tough penalties'

Chris Grayling warns anyone tempted by a copycat drone attack of 'tough penalties'

Chris Grayling warns of 'tough penalties' for drone copycats

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has said that anyone caught launching a similar drone attack to the one that grounded Gatwick flights will go to jail

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I'd like everyone to agree with me on Brexit for Christmas'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I'd like everyone to agree with me on Brexit for Christmas'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I'd like everyone to agree with me on Brexit for Christmas'

Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Julia Hartley-Brewer what Christmas is like in the Rees-Mogg household

Gatwick drones: Why can't they be shot down, and what can be done to prevent another attack?

Gatwick drones: Why can't they be shot down, and what can be done to prevent another attack?

Gatwick drones: Why can't they be shot down and how we can stop them?

Pilot Simon Moores tells Julia Hartley-Brewer why drones can't be shot out of the air, and what needs to be done to stop further attacks

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Stephen Doughty MP: No-deal Brexit is ‘an extremely dangerous situation’

Stephen Doughty MP: No-deal Brexit is ‘an extremely dangerous situation’

Stephen Doughty MP: No-deal Brexit is ‘an extremely dangerous situation’

Labour MP Stephen Doughty has described a no-deal Brexit as “an extremely dangerous situation”, despite the European Commission releasing outlines of a plan to handle a no-deal Brexit. 

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

‘No-deal Brexit is what happens when things go wrong but we need to be prepared’, says IEA's Director of International Trade Unit

‘No-deal Brexit is what happens when things go wrong but we need to be prepared’, says IEA's Director of International Trade Unit

‘No-deal is what happens when things go wrong’, says IEA's Shanker Singham

Institute of Economic Affairs' Shanker Singham has said that “no-deal is what happens when things go wrong” but that the UK must still “prepare for it”.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Chris Williamson: 'I don't think Labour would win' no confidence motion

Chris Williamson: 'I don't think Labour would win' no confidence motion

Chris Williamson: 'I don't think Labour would win' no confidence motion

Labour MP and Corbyn supporter Chris Williamson says that he does not think the Labour party would be successful if they tabled a no confidence motion in the government

Nicky Morgan: 'Jeremy Corbyn is not interested in running a responsible government'

Nicky Morgan: 'Jeremy Corbyn is not interested in running the government'

Conservative MP Nicky Morgan rubbished suggestions of Jeremy Corbyn tabling a motion of no confidence in the government, saying he wants to 'sit back and watch chaos unfold'

Monday, December 17, 2018

Monday, December 17, 2018

Conservative MP has said in the past that Remainers will not be able to 'stall' Brexit with a second referendum, but now says that it is looking more likely

Nadine Dorries 'fears a second referendum is getting closer'

Nadine Dorries 'fears a second referendum is getting closer'

Conservative MP has said in the past that Remainers will not be able to 'stall' Brexit with a second referendum, but now says that it is looking more likely

'Leave would win by a greater margin' in a second referendum, says Kate Hoey

'Leave would win by a greater margin' in a second referendum, says Kate Hoey

'Leave would win by a greater margin' in a second referendum, says Kate Hoey

Leave campaigner Kate Hoey and Remainer Jim Fitzpatrick MP joined Julia Hartley-Brewer to discuss a second referendum

Lord Adonis: 'Labour must unite to bring a second referendum'

Lord Adonis: 'Labour must unite to bring a second referendum'

Lord Adonis: 'Labour must unite to bring a second referendum'

Lord Andrew Adonis urges the Labour party to vote for a second referendum including a Remain option

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Lord Heseltine: ‘The British people were conned’ during the EU referendum

Lord Heseltine: ‘The British people were conned’ during the EU referendum

Lord Heseltine: ‘The British people were conned’ during the EU referendum

Lord Michael Heseltine, a former Deputy Prime Minister has said that the British people were “conned” into voting Leave during the EU referendum in 2016.

Jacob Rees-Mogg: It is in the European Union’s ‘financial interest’ not to ‘punish’ the UK over Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg: It is in the European Union’s ‘financial interest’ not to ‘punish’ the UK over Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg: It is in the EU’s ‘financial interest’ not to ‘punish' us

Jacob Rees-Mogg has said that the EU is “unlikely” to give the UK a “punishment Brexit” because the UK has a £95bn trade deficit with the EU.

Iain Duncan Smith: The 2017 General Election was ‘one of the worst decisions in history’

Iain Duncan Smith: The 2017 General Election was ‘one of the worst decisions in history’

Iain Duncan Smith: The 2017 Election was ‘one of the worst decisions in history'

Conservative MP Iain Duncan Smith has said Theresa May’s decision to hold a General Election in 2017 was “one of the worst decisions made by any government”.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Monday, December 10, 2018

Nigel Evans MP: ‘The Prime Minister knows she is in dangerous territory’ over her Brexit deal

Nigel Evans MP: ‘The Prime Minister knows she is in dangerous territory’ over her Brexit deal

Nigel Evans MP: ‘The Prime Minister knows she is in dangerous territory’

Conservative MP Nigel Evans has said that Theresa May knows she is in “dangerous territory” with the possibility of her EU Withdrawal Agreement being rejected on Tuesday.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

'Worrying' study finds some Brits don't think non-consensual sex with a long-term partner is rape

'Worrying' study finds some Brits don't think non-consensual sex with a long-term partner is rape

'Worrying' study finds some Brits don't think you can be raped by a partner

The End Violence Against Women Coalition study found that some British adults did not think a non-violent assault was rape, or that sex without consent within a relationship was rape

Sammy Wilson: 'DUP will withdraw our support' if May pursues deal after meaningful vote

Sammy Wilson: 'DUP will withdraw our support' if May pursues deal after meaningful vote

Sammy Wilson: 'DUP will withdraw our support' if May pursues deal after vote

DUP Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson said the party will back Theresa May if there was a no confidence vote, but would withdraw support if she continued to push her deal after it being voted down

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Andy Burnham: 'The north-south divide has got even bigger'

Andy Burnham: 'Shovelling money into London' won't help the north of England grow

Andy Burnham: 'Shovelling money into London' won't help the north of England

Andy Burnham says 'shovelling money into London' to try and address affordability problems in the South East will not help the north of England grow

Dominic Raab: Staying in the EU would be 'historic humiliation' for the UK

Dominic Raab: Staying in the EU would be 'historic humiliation' for the UK

Dominic Raab: Staying in the EU would be 'historic humiliation' for the UK

Dominic Raab has said that Theresa May must 'stand up to Brussels' if her deal is voted down, and that there would be 'costs' to staying in the EU if Brexit was stalled

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Sir Bernard Jenkin says government's next steps will 'determine its future'

Sir Bernard Jenkin says government's next steps will 'determine its future'

Sir Bernard Jenkin says government's next steps will 'determine its future'

Sir Bernard Jenkin told Julia Hartley-Brewer that how the government handles the Brexit fallout will have a knock-on effect

Monday, December 3, 2018

Monday, December 3, 2018

Nigel Farage would 'boycott' second referendum if the options were Theresa May's deal or Remain

Nigel Farage would 'boycott' second referendum if the options were Theresa May's deal or Remain

Nigel Farage would 'boycott' second vote if options were May deal or Remain

Nigel Farage told Julia Hartley-Brewer that there would be 'no acceptable form of Leave to vote for' if a second referendum offered a choice between Theresa May's deal or Remain

Theresa May must 'think again' about Brexit deal if it doesn't get through parliament, says Dominic Raab

Theresa May must 'think again' about Brexit deal if it doesn't get through parliament, says Dominic Raab

Theresa May must 'think again' about Brexit deal if vote is lost, says Raab

Former Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said that Theresa May should reconsider the terms of the deal if it's defeated in parliament, and that a rebellion was a 'risk'

Nigel Farage: 'Gerard Batten must stop focusing on Islam and obsessing over Tommy Robinson'

Nigel Farage: 'Gerard Batten must stop focusing on Islam and obsessing over Tommy Robinson'

Nigel Farage: 'Gerard Batten must stop obsessing over Tommy Robinson'

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that he is concerned about current leader Gerard Batten's involvement with Tommy Robinson

Dominic Grieve predicts Tories would 'unite' behind Theresa May in no confidence vote

Dominic Grieve predicts Tories would 'unite' behind Theresa May in no confidence vote

Dominic Grieve predicts Tories would 'unite' behind May in no confidence vote

Former Attorney General Dominic Grieve says he would not vote against the Prime Minister if a no confidence vote in Theresa May was triggered

Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I'm not a cis woman - there are only women or trans women'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I'm not a cis woman - there are only women or trans women'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I'm not a cis woman - there are only women or trans women

Julia Hartley-Brewer berated a guest for using the term 'cis' after a discussion about the rise in transgender prisoners in the UK prison estate

Migration figures 'not looking good for a government that wants to reduce migration'

Migration figures 'not looking good for a government that wants to reduce migration'

Migration figures 'not looking good for a government that wants to reduce migra

Migration Watch spokesman Neil Anderson comments on non-EU migration being at its highest level since 2004

Labour supporting a second referendum would alienate working class voters, says Labour Leave chair

Labour supporting a second referendum would alienate working class voters, says Labour Leave chair

Labour supporting a second referendum would 'alienate working class voters'

Brendan Chilton of Labour Leave told Julia Hartley-Brewer that Labour should not support a second Brexit referendum

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Matt Hancock struggles to describe how the NHS would benefit from Brexit

Matt Hancock struggles to describe how the NHS would benefit from Brexit

Matt Hancock struggles to describe how the NHS would benefit from Brexit

When asked by MP Luciana Berger what the benefits of leaving the EU would be for the NHS, Health Secretary Matt Hancock appeared to struggle to give an answer

‘100 million people worldwide have access’ to assisted dying, says CEO of Dignity in Dying

‘100 million people worldwide have access’ to assisted dying, says CEO of Dignity in Dying

‘100 million people worldwide have access’ to assisted dying, says charity CEO

Sarah Wootton, the Chief Executive of Dignity in Dying has said that “100 million people worldwide” have access to assisted dying after a terminally-ill man has lost a legal battle over his right to die.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018

Trans groups are ‘exploiting a natural need in children to be part of a tribe’, says Dr Nicola Williams

Trans groups are ‘exploiting a natural need in children to be part of a tribe’, says Dr Nicola Williams

Dr Nicola Williams: Trans groups are ‘exploiting a need to be part of a tribe’

Dr Nicola Williams, Fair Play for Women has said trans campaign groups are “exploiting a natural need in children to be part of a tribe” as the number of referrals of children looking for “gender identity” support each year has risen from 97 in 2009/10 to 2,519 in 2017/18.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Ilford stabbing latest in 'epidemic' of violence, says official, as second stabbing kills man hours later

Ilford stabbing latest in 'epidemic' of violence, says official, as second stabbing kills man hours later

Ilford stabbing latest in 'epidemic' of violence, says official

A British Transport Police officer was stabbed in Ilford on Friday evening, and a second man killed in an attack in Dalston hours later

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer on winter fuel payments: 'I don't want handouts I don't need'

Julia Hartley-Brewer on winter fuel payments: 'I don't want handouts I don't need'

Julia Hartley-Brewer on fuel payments: 'I don't want handouts I don't need'

Julia Hartley-Brewer spoke to Debbie McGee about npower's Fuel Bank scheme, which wants to extend winter fuel payments to anyone who needs them

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Ben Bradshaw MP: It is either Theresa May’s deal or no Brexit as MPs will stop ‘catastrophic’ no-deal Brexit

Ben Bradshaw MP: 'A People's Vote is growing more likely by the day'

Ben Bradshaw MP: 'A People's Vote is growing more likely by the day'

Labour MP Ben Bradshaw has said that there are only two options for leaving the European Union; the Prime Minister’s deal or no Brexit, because MPs will stop the “catastrophe” of a no deal Brexit.

'The root is a lack of social housing', says Shelter chief exec on rising homelessness

'Lack of social housing' to blame for rising homelessness, says Shelter chief

Polly Neate of Shelter told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the 4% rise in homelessness in the UK was down to several factors, but a decrease in social housing was the 'root'

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Number of children gambling has quadrupled to more than 50,000 in two years, study finds

Number of children gambling quadruples to more than 50,000 in two years, study finds

Number of children gambling quadruples in two years, study finds

The gambling watchdog has urged people to “sit up and listen” after a study suggested the number of children classed as having a problem has quadrupled to more than 50,000 in just two years.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer on NHS staff shortage: 'We've brought this on ourselves'

Julia Hartley-Brewer on NHS staff shortage: 'We've brought this on ourselves'

Julia Hartley-Brewer said that previous government cuts and the working conditions for NHS staff have led to the current shortage, predicted to reach over 51,000 by 2021

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

Krishnan Guru-Murthy: Arron Banks calling Channel 4 'fake news' is 'nonsense'

Krishnan Guru-Murthy: Arron Banks calling Channel 4 'fake news' is 'nonsense'

Krishnan Guru-Murthy: Arron Banks calling Channel 4 'fake news' is 'nonsense'

Channel 4 newsreader Krishnan Guru-Murthy said Arron Banks was incorrect in his assessment of Channel 4 being 'fake news'

Robert Halfon MP: ‘A mass conveyor belt of people going to university’ is wrong

Robert Halfon MP: ‘A mass conveyor belt of people going to university’ is wrong

Robert Halfon MP: ‘A mass conveyor belt of people going to university’ is wrong

Robert Halfon MP has said that “a mass conveyor belt of people going to university” is wrong and the Government should be investing in skills.

Sir William Cash: 'These agitators threatening to try to unwind this deal will get their comeuppance'

Sir William Cash: 'These agitators are threatening to try and unwind this deal'

Sir William Cash has said that the British people are “fed up” with “Remoaners threatening to try and unwind this deal”, after MPs have been urged to vote down an deal on the EU and call for another Brexit referendum.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

More money is spent on poorer pupils because they are now staying in school, says headteacher

More money is spent on poorer pupils because they are now staying in school, says headteacher

More money is spent on poorer pupils as they stay in school, says headteacher

Headteacher Chris Dunne has said more money is being spent on poorer students, "simply because they are staying involved" in education. 

If nothing is wrong it does raise questions as to why it has been referred to the NCA, says criminal barrister

If 'nothing is wrong' it does 'raise questions' as to why Leave.EU has been referred to the NCA, says criminal barrister

If nothing is wrong with Leave.EU, 'it raise questions,' says criminal barrister

Criminal Barrister Osman Osman has said that if it is found that Arron Banks has done “nothing wrong” then it raises questions as to why the case has been referred to the National Crime Agency.

Tracey Crouch will be ‘a huge loss’, says chair of parliamentary group on betting

Tracey Crouch will be ‘a huge loss’, says chair of parliamentary group on betting

Tracey Crouch will be ‘a huge loss’, says Labour MP Carolyn Harris

Carolyn Harris, the chair of the fixed odds betting terminals all party parliamentary group has said that Tracey Crouch was a “principled woman” and a “huge loss” to the Government.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Downing Street and Michel Barnier play down reports of UK-EU services deal

Downing Street and Michel Barnier play down reports of UK-EU services deal

Downing Street and Michel Barnier play down reports of UK-EU services deal

Downing Street and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier have rejected reports that a tentative deal has been reached on services and the exchange of data

Crispin Blunt says UK should 'weigh up costs and benefits' of full cannabis legalisation following change in law for medical products

Crispin Blunt says UK should 'weigh up costs and benefits' of full cannabis legalisation following change in law for medical products

Crispin Blunt: UK should 'weigh up costs and benefits' of cannabis legalisation

Crispin Blunt tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the UK could look to follow in Canada's footsteps and fully legalise cannabis, as the product is made legal for medical purposes

Lord Archer: 'It shocks me the Conservatives are up in the polls - we're tearing ourselves apart'

Lord Archer: 'It shocks me the Conservatives are up in the polls - we're tearing ourselves apart'

Lord Archer: Conservative party 'tearing ourselves apart'

Lord Jeffrey Archer tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that he thinks the Conservatives could lose the next election

Pound sterling rises after speculation on a 'promising' Brexit deal

Pound sterling rises after speculation on a 'promising' Brexit deal

Dominic Raab suggested a deal could be finalised within three weeks, and reports suggest it would allow access to EU markets for UK service providers

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Matt Hancock: A&E nurses to wear body cameras to prevent ‘shocking’ violence against NHS staff

Matt Hancock: A&E nurses to wear body cameras to prevent ‘shocking’ violence against NHS staff

Matt Hancock: A&E nurses to wear cameras to prevent violence against NHS staff

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said violence against NHS staff is “shocking” but body cameras and higher penalties are being brought in to dissuade people from being violent.

Trevor Phillips: 'Saying Brexiteers are fermenting racial hatred is wrong'

Trevor Phillips: 'Saying Brexiteers are fermenting racial hatred is wrong'

Trevor Phillips: 'Saying Brexiteers are fermenting racial hatred is wrong'

Trevor Phillips said there had been a change in perception of what a hate crime is, and urged against blaming Brexit for an increase in prejudice

Rise in far right attacks could be a 'reaction' to Islamist terrorism, says researcher

Worldwide rise in far right attacks could be a 'reaction' to Islamist terrorism, says researcher

Rise in far right attacks 'could be a reaction to Islamist terrorism'

A new report from the Henry Jackson Society found that there had been a fourfold increase in far right attacks across the world, but the author said the biggest threat still came from Islamists

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Professor says he has ‘minimal confidence’ grooming gang cases will be properly dealt with

Police's attitude to grooming victims is 'shocking', says crime expert

Police's attitude to grooming victims is 'shocking', says crime expert

Criminology professor Roger Graef has said he has “minimal confidence” grooming gang cases will be adequately addressed unless the police starts taking girls seriously.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

UK citizens posting antisemitic material on same 'far-right' social network as Pittsburgh shooter, claims campaigner

UK citizens posting antisemitic material on same 'far-right' social network as Pittsburgh shooter, claims campaigner

UK citizens posting antisemitic material on 'far-right' social network

Following the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, Stephen Silverman from the Campaign Against Antisemitism said he was aware of UK citizens using the social network Gab to post antisemitic material

This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices’ in previous years, says Matt Hancock

This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices', says Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock: This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices’

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has said he knows “people have made sacrifices” for the economy, but its strong growth means the hardship “is all starting to bear fruit”.

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

Conservative deputy chairman James Cleverly says the Labour party's financial plans are 'pie-in-the-sky' ahead of the Autumn Budget 2018

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