Julia Hartley-Brewer

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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”.

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.

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