The TUC’s senior policy officer has warned that mandatory drug testing could actually lead to more dangerous workplaces.
Gay people have been forced to have heterosexual sex as part of conversion therapy requested by religious leaders, a Church of England campaign group has claimed.
The Liberal Democrats plan to work with the breakaway Independent Group MPs, Oxford West and Abingdon MP Layla Moran confirmed on Wednesday.
The government will have to prove Shamima Begum poses a risk to national security in order to take away her British citizenship, according to a leading human rights lawyer.
Cannabis dog treats could soon be used to calm down anxious or frightened dogs if campaigners succeed in changing existing regulations.
The resignation of seven Labour MPs this morning is a "gift for the Tories", Labour frontbencher Dawn Butler told talkRADIO today.
The Conservative MP is calling for stricter laws on taxis, including criminal record checks on drivers and CCTV in cabs.
The Labour peer who named Sir Philip Green as the businessman facing sex allegations using parliamentary privilege says he did not take the decision "lightly".
Paul Scully, Conservative vice chair in the London region, said Graham Brady's amendment gives a realistic chance of the backstop being renegotiated
In his first show since becoming a father, the talkRADIO presenter shared his experiences so far.
Harry Miller was investigated by police for sharing a poem on Twitter which questioned whether transgender women were biological women.
Friends of the Earth are urging Michael Gove to bring environmental legislation in before Brexit happens
An MP and a disability campaigner explain the impact of online abuse on disabled people, after lending their support to Katie Price's campaign to make online abuse a crime
A dictionary of over 4,000 traditional Yorkshire words and sayings has been compiled by an archivist
Films are set to have stricter classifications in order to reflect the public’s view on sex and violence.
The most polluting log burners and stoves will be banned as part of a strategy to tackle air pollution, the Environment Secretary has announced.
Marc Edwards, a member of the LGBTQ+ Royal Legion branch, has said that LGBTQ+ personnel still “suffer persecution” whilst serving in the Armed Forces.
John Latham from NHS Blood and Transplant has said that women are often “happier” to donate blood and said a fear of needles can be a reason they do not donate.
Adam Pearson, a broadcast journalist and producer has said that there is “such a thing as too disabled” when being an actor, after Breaking Bad actor Bryan Cranston defended playing a disabled man in his latest film.
Mark Day from the Prison Reform Trust has said proposals to remove bars from the windows of new prisons are “common sense”, describing it as “yesterday’s technology”.
Jonathan West, a child protection campaigner has said that child sexual abuse “seems to be a worldwide problem for the Church.”
A debate on the Matthew Wright show tackled feminism, including whether women can be both sexy and feminist, and if the #MeToo movement has had the impact women hoped for.
Dr Carys Bennett from PETA UK has said that “archaic” sayings such as “killing two birds with one stone” have “no place in modern society”.
Sammy Woodhouse was groomed and raped by Arshid Hussain, but waived her anonymity to campaign for greater protection for women and children affected by grooming
The Democratic Unionist Party’s Education Minister Peter Weir has said that unless “something very strange” happens, the Government will lose the meaningful vote on Theresa May’s EU Withdrawal Agreement next week, potentially “by a large margin”.
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has written to Treasury Secretary Tom Scholar asking for an urgent meeting in case the government collapses over Brexit deal
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said that he “could palpably feel the vote was gone” for Remain before the EU Referendum result was in.
A group of Jewish leaders has called for footnotes to be added to the Bible and Koran that point out when the text contains antisemitic ideas
UKIP leader Gerard Batten defended his appointment of Tommy Robinson as a special adviser on rape gangs, saying his convictions were a result of 'mistakes' by the justice system
Stefan Stern, the former Director of the High Pay Centre has said that a £1 million pay limit per year, as suggested by Conservative MP Caroline Nokes, would “cap” people’s success.
Comedian Jon Richardson has revealed that he used to sleep in his car to get away from his housemates, including fellow comedian Russell Howard.
The Parole Board has no black people among its 240 members, and Simon Woolley, director of Operation Black Vote, told talkRADIO it's a 'disgrace'
Helen Masacz painted Boris Johnson in 2010, but is now inviting the public to deface the artwork as her feelings have changed towards the former Foreign Secretary
Samaritans' Neil Peters has said that passengers should “trust their instincts and act” if they seem someone who they believe to be suicidal on the railways.
Steve McCabe, who sits on the Work and Pensions Committee, said more guidance was needed from the Department of Work and Pensions to stop sanctions being unfairly levelled against vulnerable benefit claimants
GMB’s Steve Garelick has said that Uber “want to get away with as little cost” as possible as hundreds of “precarious workers” gather outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London ahead of Uber’s appeal hearing on Tuesday.
Journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has said that she has never reported social media users to the police before but, after the backlash from her latest tweet about the Leicester City owner, she will now.
Social media expert Adam Gray has said that people should stop engaging with trolls after social media users posted ‘disgusting’ comments about Leicester City owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha who died in a helicopter crash on Saturday.
Jeroean Dagavos, from campaign looking to rid the sea of plastic, has said the study showing microplastic in human waste was “worrying”.
Labour MP Stella Creasy welcomed proposed changes to hate crime laws, which could see misogyny, misandry, hatred of goths and ageism counted as hate crimes
Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull, aka Posie Parker, projected the dictionary definition of woman onto the BBC, the Royal Opera House and the National Gallery
A former British Transport Police Officer Norman Brennan has said that the government needed to ask itself a question: “What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?
A headteacher in Wimbledon warned that ITV’s Love Island sends an “unbelievably dangerous” message and that it could undermine the #metoo debate.
Steve Irwin's children Bindi and Robert join Matthew Wright on talkRADIO to talk about their father's wildlife legacy
The woman behind a poster, which was taken down after being described as “trans-phobic”, has said that she does not think “changing sex” is possible and it is “language that protects” woman.
The Crown Prosecution Service has denied changing its approach to rape prosecutions to improve conviction rates.
Footballer Adam Johnson, who was jailed for child sex offences in March 2016, reportedly hopes to return to professional football
Mark Sealey, a dwarf wrestler who has also appeared in the Harry Potter films, defended his profession to Matthew Wright after a charity likened it to a 'freak show'
The first Big Brother winner said most recent winners of the show aren't respected.
Silkie Carlo has said that GCHQ have programmes that can collate “the web browsing histories of every visible user of the internet” as the European Court found the Government’s mass surveillance violated human rights.
Anna Williamson, an author and presenter has said that we “expect the men to cheat” but that women “have to expect some heat” as an open letter has published condemning the treatment of Carrie Symonds, a woman who is at the centre of allegations about Boris Johnson’s private life.
Professor Ray Jones has said that we should not be teaching our children “it is okay to hit out at other people” by smacking them as psychologists call for smacking of children in the family home to be outlawed due to the effect it can have on their mental health.
Dawn Butler has said that Boris Johnson has taken a leaf out of Donald Trump’s “rulebook” and “it is dangerous”.
Former Wright Stuff host Matthew Wright will host a new daily show on talkRADIO on weekdays