Mike Graham

Monday, April 6, 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020

Mike Graham clashes with Peter Hitchens over Covid-19 response

Mike Graham clashes with Peter Hitchens over Covid-19 response

During the fiery debate on Mike’s mid-morning show, the host told his guest: “You’re not the all time master of everything that you purvey.”

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Mike Graham: I am sick and tired of coronavirus ‘blame game’

Mike Graham: I am sick and tired of coronavirus ‘blame game’

The mid-morning host hit out at political editors for focusing on "what should have been done" rather than getting "proper information".

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Mike Graham: Sadiq Khan needs to ‘pull his finger out’

Mike Graham: Sadiq Khan needs to ‘pull his finger out’

Watch Mike Graham’s reaction to the new measures being imposed amid the escalating coronavirus pandemic.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020

Mike Graham on coronavirus: ‘I’m sick to death of panic merchants’

Mike Graham on coronavirus: ‘I’m sick to death of panic merchants’

The talkRADIO presenter compared the claims of “panic merchants” in the Covid-19 outbreak to those of anti-Brexit campaigners.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Monday, March 9, 2020

Labour suspends Trevor Phillips over 'Islamophobia' allegations

Labour suspends Trevor Phillips over 'Islamophobia' allegations

Katie Perrior says it is "ridiculous" to suspend Mr Phillips for remarks he made about Pakistani Muslim men sexually abusing children.

Friday, March 6, 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020

Amber Rudd’s daughter rushes to her defence over ‘no platforming’

Amber Rudd’s daughter rushes to her defence over ‘no platforming’

The former Home Secretary was due to speak at Oxford University for International Women’s Day but was cancelled just half an hour before.

Priti Patel: Allies sign letter defending Home Secretary

Priti Patel: Allies sign letter defending Home Secretary

Supporters have said Priti Patel is an "assertive" leader who “never crossed a line” as she continues to face allegations of bullying.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Mike Graham: Police dangerous driving probe ‘an utter disgrace’

Mike Graham: Police dangerous driving probe ‘an utter disgrace’

Two police officers have been accused of dangerous driving and misconduct after crashing while responding to the Streatham terror attack.

Friday, February 28, 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020

Harry and Meghan’s security: Who will foot the bill?

Harry and Meghan’s security: Who will foot the bill?

Canada not pay for the couple's protection when they step down as working royals and embark on a "financially independent" life on March 31.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020

House of Lords expenses: Lord Falconer calls for reform

House of Lords expenses: Lord Falconer calls for reform

The Labour peer has urged for an elected element in the House of Lords to make members more accountable amid criticism of rising expenses.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Martin Daubney: Sadiq Khan acting as Mother Teresa of Remainers

Martin Daubney: Sadiq Khan acting as Mother Teresa of Remainers

The former Brexit Party MEP criticised the Mayor’s suggestion that Remain-supporting Londoners keep their EU rights as “gesture politics”.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Mike Graham: Extinction Rebellion is 'not doing any good at all'

Mike Graham: Extinction Rebellion is 'not doing any good at all'

Mike Graham clashes former Green Party leader Natalie Bennett over Extinction Rebellion's recent "vandalism" at Cambridge University.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020

Mike Graham reacts to BBC editor accepting £12,000 speaking fee

Mike Graham reacts to BBC editor accepting £12,000 speaking fee

Mike Graham has blasted a the BBC's Kamal Ahmed, who was forced to apologise after accepting a £12,000 payment for speaking at an event.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Meghan Markle sues press in ‘privacy case of the century’

Meghan Markle sues press in ‘privacy case of the century’

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have launched legal action against a newspaper in a battle over privacy. TalkRADIO's Mike Graham reacts.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Mike Graham accuses Labour MP of not doing job 'for three years'

Mike Graham accuses Labour MP of not doing job 'for three years'

The talkRADIO host had a heated discussion with Labour MP Lisa Nandy.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Sir Cliff campaign for sex offence anonymity 'not going far enough'  

Sir Cliff campaign for sex offence anonymity 'not going far enough'  

Barrister Jerry Hayes says those accused of sex offences should be granted anonymity until convicted, rather than charged.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Mike Graham

Opinion: Corbyn doesn't speak for Britain - we want Trump here

Opinion: Corbyn doesn't speak for Britain - we want Trump here

talkRADIO host Mike Graham says Jeremy Corbyn is acting childishly by protesting Donald Trump's three-day state visit. These are his views and not talkRADIO's.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Islamophobia definition is not about ‘policing people’s thoughts’

Islamophobia definition not about ‘policing people’s thoughts’

Islamophobia definition not about ‘policing people’s thoughts’

Imam Ajmal Masroor has said that the new definition of Islamophobia is not about “policing people’s thoughts”.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Ben Bradshaw

Voters were sold a 'fantasy Brexit' in 2016 referendum

Voters were sold a 'fantasy Brexit' in 2016 referendum

Labour MP Ben Bradshaw has claimed the public were sold a "fantasy" in the EU referendum.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

Nigel Evans

Nigel Evans MP: Remain MPs think leave voters are ‘thick’

Nigel Evans MP: Remain MPs think leave voters are ‘thick’

Conservative MP Nigel Evans has warned that Remain-backing MPs will try to fool leave voters by delivering “Brexit in name only”.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Sam Gyimah

Mike Graham berates former minister calling for 'patience' on Brexit

Mike Graham berates former minister calling for 'patience' on Brexit

Conservative MP Sam Gyimah and talkRADIO’s Mike Graham have clashed after the former minister said the public must be “patient” with MPs over Brexit.  

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Michael Fabricant: 'I take no joy in voting for May's deal'

Michael Fabricant: 'I take no joy in voting for May's deal'

Conservative MP Michael Fabricant has said he intends to change his mind and vote for the Prime Minister’s deal when it comes to the Commons for a third time.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Monday, March 25, 2019

John Whittingdale: I could support Boris Johnson or Dominic Raab for leader

John Whittingdale: I could support Boris Johnson or Dominic Raab for leader

Conservative MP John Whittingdale has said Eurosceptic MPs could support Boris Johnson or Domic Raab to replace Theresa May.

Anti-EU protesters

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘Huge fallacy’ to say no-deal will be catastrophic

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘Huge fallacy’ to say no-deal will be catastrophic

Claiming there will be negative consequences of leaving the EU without a deal is “total rubbish” according to Conservative MP Crispin Blunt.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

People's Vote campaign

Mike Graham accuses Alastair Campbell of being 'metropolitan elite'

Mike Graham accuses Alastair Campbell of being 'metropolitan elite'

People’s Vote campaigner Alastair Campbell clashed with Mike Graham over accusations that the campaign is for members of the "metropolitan elite".

Theresa May

Leadership election will come ‘sooner rather than later’

Leadership election will come ‘sooner rather than later’

Dominic Raab’s former special adviser has said he believes a Conservative leadership election is likely.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Charlotte Caldwell

Mother ‘disappointed and heartbroken’ by slow medical cannabis progress

Mother ‘disappointed and heartbroken’ by slow medical cannabis progress

Medicinal cannabis campaigner Charlotte Caldwell has said families are still waiting for prescriptions four months after the home secretary gave the cure the green-light.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

Dorset school targeted in suspected ransomware attack

Dorset school targeted in suspected ransomware attack

Students at a Dorset secondary school have had their GCSE coursework held hostage by hackers.

Drinks brands sports sponsorship 'encourages under-age drinking'

Drinks brands sports sponsorship 'encourages under-age drinking'

The chief executive of alcoholism prevention charity Alcohol Focus Scotland has called for a complete ban on alcohol marketing in public places.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

John Mann MP

John Mann tells fellow MPs to ‘get on with it and vote deal through’

John Mann tells fellow MPs to ‘get on with it and vote deal through’

Labour MP John Mann has called on his fellow MPs to vote for the Prime Minister’s deal and “let the people get on with their lives”.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Brexit

May’s deal ‘is going to come back’ according to Open Europe director

May’s deal ‘is going to come back’ according to Open Europe director

Michael Gove’s former advisor Henry Newman has said the Prime Minister could still convince MPs to back her Brexit deal.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Kate Hoey

Kate Hoey: 'Ridiculous' for vote to go ahead tonight

Kate Hoey: 'Ridiculous' for vote to go ahead tonight

Labour leaver Kate Hoey has said it is “ridiculous” MPs must vote on the withdrawal agreement tonight after having less than 24 hours to scrutinise the changes secured by the Prime Minister.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Dominic Grieve

May ‘powerless’ to control Remain backbenchers

May ‘powerless’ to control Remain backbenchers

Dominic Raab’s former special adviser has warned that remain backbenchers are undermining the government’s Brexit negotiating position my holding meeting with European politicians.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Meerkats

Theresa May quoted TV meerkat for a bet

Theresa May quoted TV meerkat for a bet

Theresa May's use of "simples" last week was apparently the result of a bet by her senior advisers. 

Muslim parents protest after LGBT lessons taught at Birmingham primary school

Muslim parents protest after LGBT lessons taught at Birmingham primary school

Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell said it was important for children to learn about same-sex relationships, amid complaints over a Birmingham school teaching pupils about homosexuality.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Laundry classes for men a ‘fantastic idea’

Laundry classes for men a ‘fantastic idea’

Prince Charles’ former butler has defended a Scottish hotel for offering classes on domestic chores for men.

A and E

'Unreasonable' patients the cause of NHS problems, says GP

'Unreasonable' patients the cause of NHS problems, says GP

Dr Laurence Gerlis has said it is the "abuse" and "overuse" of the NHS that has led to struggles with the system.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Chris Grayling

Rail industry incompetence goes 'to the top’

Rail industry incompetence goes 'to the top’

A cross-party report has damned transport minister Chris Grayling’s mismanagement of the rail network, and predicted rail users will face yet more problems this year.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Fiona Onasanya is a 'hopeless' MP

Fiona Onasanya is a 'hopeless' MP

Former Conservative MP for Peterborough, Stewart Jackson, has accused his successor Fiona Onasanya - who was released from jail today - as a "hopeless" MP.

Mike Graham and Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell: Mike Graham is 'angry and discombobulated'

Alastair Campbell: Mike Graham is 'angry and discombobulated'

Discussions got heated between talkRADIO’s Mike Graham and Alastair Campbell as the pair disagreed over whether MPs were deliberately obstructing Brexit.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Mental Health

'Appalling' mental health provision behind rise in self-harming children

'Appalling' mental health provision behind rise in self-harming children

‘Appalling’ mental health provsion is behind a sharp rise in the number of self-harming children, a professor has claimed.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Independent Group

Majority of electorate would vote for 'parrot on a stick'

Majority of electorate would vote for 'parrot on a stick'

Tribal party loyalties mean The Independent Group has "no chance" of breaking the mould of British politics, according to a leading pollster.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Love Island cast

Teach teens to sew to stop them 'slavishingly following Love Island fashion'

Teach teens to sew to stop them 'slavishingly following Love Island fashion'

Teenagers should stop “slavishly following Love Island fashion” and pick up a needle and thread, according to Environment Audit Committee chair Mary Creagh MP.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019

Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone: Labour antisemitism claims are a 'good old smear'

Ken Livingstone: Labour antisemitism claims are a 'good old smear'

The former London Mayor dismissed allegations of Labour antisemitism, claiming he "never heard a single antisemitic comment" during his time in the party.

Sir Jim Ratcliffe

UK politicians guilty of 'anti-business sentiment'

UK politicians guilty of 'anti-business sentiment'

"Anti-business sentiment" may have forced one of the UK's richest businessman to move to Monaco, according to Taxpayers' Alliance spokesperson Chloe Westley.

Labour Splitters

Brendan Chilton: Labour splitters have 'put a nail in the coffin' of their own careers

Labour splitters have 'put a nail in the coffin' of their own careers

Director of Labour Future UK, Brendan Chilton, has claimed the seven Labour MPs who resigned today have "ended any future political career" they might have had.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Former Gove advisor says Brussels could refuse to budge on backstop if MPs don't unite under May

Former Gove advisor says Brussels could refuse to budge on backstop if MPs don't unite under May

Former Gove advisor says EU could refuse to budge on backstop if MPs don't unite

Henry Newman, a former advisor to Michael Gove, told talkRADIO's Mike Graham that tonight's vote could 'give Brussels the excuse' to refuse changes to the backstop if MPs can't agree on a Brexit plan

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

UK should make ‘exception’ to allow commonwealth soldiers to bring families, says Tom Tugendhat MP

UK should make ‘exception’ to allow commonwealth soldiers to bring families, says Tom Tugendhat MP

Tom Tugendhat: UK should make ‘exception’ to allow soldiers to bring families

Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat has said the UK government should make an “exception” to allow commonwealth soldiers to bring their wives and children to the UK, as current immigration rules have seen troops take on second jobs to afford the costs.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Mike Graham: 'Dangerous' foreign nationals should not be 'allowed to remain'

Mike Graham: 'Dangerous' foreign nationals should not be 'allowed to remain' in the UK

Mike Graham: 'Dangerous' foreign nationals should not be 'allowed to remain'

talkRADIO’s Mike Graham has said that the people on a chartered deportation flight to Jamaica should not be allowed to remain in the UK, amid pressure from MPs and campaigners to stop the plane.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Computer user

Paedophile hunter: Police have never said they had a problem with what I'm doing

Paedophile hunter: Police have never said they had a problem with what I'm doing

A paedophile hunter has claimed he has never had a police officer say they had a "problem" with what he was doing, amid calls for the self-styled vigilantes to stop confronting suspected abusers.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Knife Crime Prevention Orders 'not the answer' to stopping young people carrying knives

Knife Crime Prevention Orders 'not the answer' to stopping young people carrying knives

Knife Crime Prevention Orders 'not the answer' to stop youngsters having knives

The chief of a knife crime awareness charity says the newly-announced Knife Crime Prevention Orders won't stop young people carrying knives

Daniel Hannan MEP: ‘No serious self-respecting democracy’ can agree to the backstop

Daniel Hannan MEP: ‘No serious self-respecting democracy’ can agree to the backstop

Daniel Hannan MEP: ‘No self-respecting democracy’ can agree to the backstop

Daniel Hannan, the Conservative MEP for the south east England has said that “no serious self-respecting democracy” would agree to the Irish backstop.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

EU flag

Idea that Brexit deal is across the finish line 'blatant nonsense', says Dr Phillip Lee MP

Idea that Brexit deal is across the finish line 'blatant nonsense'

Conservative MP Phillip Lee has claimed last night's Commons vote was "fantasy politics", telling talkRADIO's Mike Graham that the deal is "no further forward".

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Steve McCabe MP: 'We need a compromise that gets us out of the EU without damaging people's lives'

Steve McCabe MP: 'We need a compromise that gets us out of the EU without damaging people's lives'

Steve McCabe MP: 'We need a compromise that leaves EU without damaging lives'

Steve McCabe, MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, tells Mike Graham that MPs are struggling to come up with a plan to leave the EU that won't have detrimental effects

Monday, January 28, 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019

Richard Tice

Leave Means Leave co-chair: 'WTO in my view stands for Welcome To Opportunity'

Leave Means Leave co-chair: 'WTO stands for Welcome To Opportunity'

Richard Tice has accused the government of "misreading the mood of the country" by pushing for a deal with the EU.

Pages