Opinion

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Zarah Sultana MP: 'This terrible virus is highlighting inequalities'

Zarah Sultana MP: 'This terrible virus is highlighting inequalities'

Labour MP Zarah Sultana gives talkRADIO her views on a link between coronavirus and inequality.

Monday, March 30, 2020

Monday, March 30, 2020

Tom Tugendhat: The Chinese regime put British lives at risk

Tom Tugendhat: The Chinese regime put British lives at risk

Tory MP Tom Tugendhat tells talkRADIO why he is “calling out” China’s handling of coronavirus as he urges a crack down on wet markets.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Rory Stewart: UK coronavirus response ‘far too slow’

Rory Stewart: UK coronavirus response ‘far too slow’

Rory Stewart gives talkRADIO his take on how to deal with the Covid-19 outbreak, as the virus is branded a pandemic by the WHO.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Monday, March 2, 2020

Stewart Jackson: The woke left have met their match in Priti Patel

Stewart Jackson: The woke left have met their match in Priti Patel

The former Conservative MP and special adviser defends the Home Secretary after the dramatic resignation of a top Home Office civil servant.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020

Opinion: Labour leadership transgender pledge ‘absolute nonsense’

Opinion: Labour leadership transgender pledge ‘absolute nonsense’

Labour activist Lucy Masoud has criticised a pledge signed by some of the party’s leadership hopefuls over transgender rights.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Friday, February 14, 2020

Iain Duncan Smith: People underestimate Boris Johnson

Iain Duncan Smith: People underestimate Boris Johnson

The former Conservative has warned people not to confuse the PM’s “public persona” with his “inner core” after a shock Cabinet shakeup.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Brendan O'Neill: Stop pretending you’re a victim when you’re not

Brendan O'Neill: Stop pretending you’re a victim when you’re not

Columnist Brendan O'Neill argues that it is a "tough time for chivalrous people" as he gives his take on feminism and identity politics.

Monday, January 20, 2020

Monday, January 20, 2020

Laurence Fox: The woke-ists are a racist bunch

Laurence Fox: The woke-ists are a racist bunch

Actor and musician Laurence Fox explains why he is "tired of being called racist" after his comments caused a stir on social media.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020

Samantha Markle: Meghan wanted fairytale without looking at reality

Samantha Markle: Meghan wanted fairytale without looking at reality

The Duchess of Sussex’s sister Samantha Markle gives her take on Meghan and Prince Harry’s announcement to step back from royal duties.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Opinion: Prince Harry and Meghan are risking the future of the monarchy

Opinion: Prince Harry and Meghan are risking the future of the monarchy

talkRADIO's Dan Wootton says a "civil war" has broken out within the Royal Family.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Opinion: Iran's missile strike on US troops is just the beginning

Opinion: Iran's missile strike on US troops is just the beginning

Former Defence Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind thinks Iran could be planning more attacks on the US after the death of Qasem Soleimani.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Opinion: Young female Brits abroad must be protected

Opinion: Young female Brits abroad must be protected

The friend of a British woman found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus, has called for better protection for young tourists.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Opinion: The Tories are the most successful party in history – here’s why

Opinion: The Tories are the most successful party in history – here’s why

Conservative MP Tobias Ellwood tells talkRADIO what he thinks is the secret to his party's success following its landslide election victory.

Monday, December 16, 2019

Monday, December 16, 2019

Opinion: It's time to ban Christmas crackers

Opinion: It's time to ban Christmas crackers

Waste collection and recycling expert Mark Hall explains why he thinks Christmas crackers should be banned this year.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Opinion: Royals should be treated in the same way as politicians

Opinion: Royals should be treated in the same way as politicians

Graham Smith, CEO of Republic – an organisation calling for the abolition of the monarchy – says members of the Royal Family should face tougher scrutiny.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Monday, November 11, 2019

Opinion: Human rights laws have got in the way of common sense

Opinion: Human rights laws have got in the way of common sense

Lord Andrew Robathan says the UK needs to use "common sense and rationality" to prevent distressing legal action against war veterans.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

Opinion: Nick Conrad shouldn't step down over 'knickers on' comments

Opinion: Nick Conrad shouldn't step down over 'knickers on' comments

Julia Hartley-Brewer has defended a Tory candidate who stepped down over "ill-judged comments" about rape, arguing she would give her daughter the same advice.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

Opinion: Legalising cannabis can reduce violent crime

Opinion: Legalising cannabis can reduce violent crime

Liberal Democrat MP Sir Norman Lamb believes legalising cannabis in the UK could help reduce violent crime and protect teenagers' health.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Opinion: Thank you, Extinction Rebellion, for making me late to work

Opinion: Thank you, Extinction Rebellion, for making me late to work

Presenter Iain Lee says he is grateful to climate change activists, despite their protests extending his commute by 45 minutes.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Opinion: The Attorney General made me see red

Opinion: The Attorney General made me see red

Labour MP Barry Sheerman reflects on his passionate outburst at Attorney General Geoffrey Cox in the Commons yesterday.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Opinion: We shouldn't 'cancel' people because of past mistakes

Opinion: We shouldn't 'cancel' people because of past mistakes

Sociologist Dr Ashley Frawley says it is dangerous to judge people from mistakes they have made in the past, amid the emergence of photos of the Canadian PM wearing 'brownface'.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Opinion: John Bercow was the most biased Speaker ever

Opinion: John Bercow was the most biased Speaker ever

Paul Staines, editor of political blog Guido Fawkes, responds to the resignation of the Speaker of the House of Commons.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Opinion: Nevermind PPI - we have been mis-sold democracy

Opinion: Nevermind PPI - we have been mis-sold democracy

talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer responds to the protests taking place against Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament.

Monday, July 22, 2019

Monday, July 22, 2019

Opinion: The UK's election watchdog ruins lives - it's time for reform

Opinion: The UK's election watchdog ruins lives - it's time for reform

Darren Grimes says the Electoral Commission has subjected him to "years of hell" and is calling for reform of the quango. These are his views and not talkRADIO's.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Opinion: Britain must strengthen its borders to slow migration

Opinion: Britain must strengthen its borders to slow migration

Tory MP David Davies says the government is not doing enough to stop people entering the country. These are his views and not talkRADIO's.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

‘Submarine’ Boris Johnson back in destroyer mode

Opinion: ‘Submarine’ Boris Johnson back in destroyer mode

Opinion: ‘Submarine’ Boris Johnson back in destroyer mode

talkRADIO's political editor Ross Kempsell has shared his thoughts after interviewing the Tory leadership frontrunner.

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.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

Danny Baker

Opinion: The Danny Baker backlash is no longer about anti-racism

Opinion: The Danny Baker backlash is no longer about anti-racism

Spiked editor Brendan O'Neill says there is an element of "cruelty" to how people have treated Danny Baker since he posted his controversial royal baby tweet. These are his views and not talkRADIO's.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Fiyaz-Anne Marie

Opinion: Was it right for Roger Scruton to be sacked?

Opinion: Was it right for Roger Scruton to be sacked?

Fiyaz Mughal OBE and Anne Marie Waters share their thoughts on whether Sir Roger Scruton should have been sacked from his government adviser post.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

New Zealand

Opinion: If you're not safe in New Zealand, then you're not safe anywhere

Opinion: If you're not safe in New Zealand, then you're not safe anywhere

talkRADIO host, executive editor of the Sun and New Zealand native Dan Wootton gives his thoughts on the Christchurch terror attack. These are his views and not talkRADIO's.

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.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Shamima Begum

Opinion: Why Shamima Begum's picture should be be used as target practice

Opinion: Why Shamima Begum's picture should be be used as target practice

Journalist and broadcaster Martin Daubney explains why he thinks a shooting range using Shamima Begum's picture as the target is a "splendid" idea. These are his views and not talkRADIO's.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Opinion: 'Good riddance' to Tommy Robinson

Opinion: 'Good riddance' to Tommy Robinson

Mohammed Shafiq from the Ramadhan Foundation tells talkRADIO why he is glad that Facebook have banned Tommy Robinson.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019

Shamima Begum

Opinion: Why I believe Shamima Begum should be welcomed back to Britain

Opinion: Why I believe Shamima Begum should be welcomed back to Britain

The founder and director of Faith Matters and the Tell Mama project, Fiyaz Mughal OBE, explains why he thinks IS schoolgirl Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to the UK.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Opinion: 'Brexit: The Uncivil War' lies to viewers over Vote Leave's criminal activity

Opinion: 'Brexit: The Uncivil War' lies to viewers over Vote Leave's criminal activity

Opinion: 'Brexit: The Uncivil War' lies to viewers over Vote Leave's criminality

Whistleblower Shahmir Sanni, who exposed Vote Leave's unlawful spending, gives his verdict on Channel 4's film Brexit: The Uncivil War

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

London Eye NYE

Opinion: Sadiq Khan’s EU-themed fireworks display was distasteful

Opinion: Sadiq Khan’s EU-themed fireworks display was distasteful

talkRADIO’s associate digital editor Samantha King responds to the Mayor of London’s decision to make the city’s flagship New Year’s Eve fireworks display EU-themed. These are her views and not talkRADIO’s.

Friday, December 21, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

'I want a People's Vote - but I know my Leave-voting family members aren't bad people'

'I want a People's Vote - but I know my Leave-voting family members aren't bad people'

'I want a People's Vote - but my Leave-voting relatives aren't bad people'

Student and Remainer Kira Lewis writes about how her family overcome their Brexit differences at Christmas

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

'I'm vegan, and I think PETA's campaign to change animal-related phrases will harm our cause'

'I'm vegan, and I think PETA's campaign to change animal-related phrases will harm our cause'

'I'm vegan, and I think PETA's campaign will harm our cause'

Vegan Jonathan Petrides explains why he won't stop staying 'bring home the bacon' despite PETA's campaign to change phrases that refer to animals

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Theresa May

Will Theresa May face a no-confidence vote?

Will Theresa May face a no-confidence vote?

talkRADIO's political editor Ross Kempsell explores whether the Prime Minister is safe from a no-confidence vote, or whether she could still face one before Christmas.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Theresa May

Brexit deal: What to expect over the next 24 hours

Brexit deal: What to expect over the next 24 hours

Following the announcement that a draft withdrawal agreement has been agreed with Brussels, talkRADIO's political editor Ross Kempsell explains what will happen over the next 24 hours.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

The right side of the pond: All Hillary had to to was be less awful than Trump. She failed

The right side of the pond: All Hillary had to to was be less awful than Trump. She failed

The right side of the pond: All Hillary had to do was be less awful than Trump

talkRADIO's Michael Graham greets the news that Hillary Clinton might run for president in 2020 with the assertion that she's the 'worst' candidate ever

Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

The right side of the pond: The American left don't want to be a mob - so why act like one?

The right side of the pond: The American left don't want to be a mob - so why act like one?

The right side of the pond: The American left are acting like a mob

talkRADIO's Michael Graham says left wing campaigners in the US are behaving like an angry mob, and Democrats are encouraging them

Opinion: Brian Paddick is right - Karen White is not an excuse to label transgender people sex offenders

Opinion: Brian Paddick is right - Karen White is not an excuse to label transgender people sex offenders

Opinion: Karen White is not an excuse to label transgender people sex offenders

Brian Paddick said that the Gender Recognition Act consultation is a separate issue to Karen White's sentencing, and that the conflation of transgender people with sex offenders is 'prejudice'

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Seann Walsh

Strictly kiss: 'Strictly has always been about sex, not samba'

Strictly kiss: 'Strictly has always been about sex, not samba'

talkRADIO's Dawn Neesom says Strictly's so-called Strictly Curse is "simply a roll call of celebrities whose marriages were already on the rocks".

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Saturday, October 6, 2018

The right side of the pond: Democrats' Kavanaugh opposition has sent them 'mad'

The right side of the pond: Democrats' Kavanaugh opposition has sent them 'mad'

The right side of the pond: Democrats' Kavanaugh opposition has sent them 'mad'

talkRADIO's Michael Graham argues that the tactics used by protesters opposed to Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation are a step too far

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Opinion: Julia Hartley-Brewer's 'safe space' joke got her banned from next year's Labour conference. But nothing should be above poking fun at

Opinion: Julia Hartley-Brewer's 'safe space' joke got her banned from next year's Labour conference. But nothing should be above poking fun at

Opinion: Nothing should be above poking fun at, even safe spaces

Julia Hartley-Brewer has been banned from next year's Labour party conference for making a joke online about safe spaces

Even staunch Brexiteers admit Theresa May did well in her 'personal' speech

Even staunch Brexiteers admit Theresa May did well in her 'personal' speech

Even staunch Brexiteers admit Theresa May did well in her 'personal' speech

Theresa May's speech promoted centrist Conservativism and drew on the personal in a bid to unite a divided party, says Ross Kempsell

Friday, September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

The right side of the pond: Why Trump's fans are supporting Brett Kavanaugh

The right side of the pond: Why Trump's fans are supporting Brett Kavanaugh

The right side of the pond: Why Trump's fans are supporting Brett Kavanaugh

talkRADIO's US presenter Michael Graham explains why Trump supporters are supporting Brett Kavanaugh despite the allegations of sexual assault against him

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018

The right side of the pond: It doesn't matter that Khalid Masood thought he was a 'real' Muslim. He was one of the bad guys

The right side of the pond: It doesn't matter that Khalid Masood thought he was a 'real' Muslim. He was one of the bad guys

Khalid Masood thought he was a 'real' Muslim - he was one of the bad guys

talkRADIO presenter Michael Graham says Khalid Masood shouldn't be used as proof by 'Muslim-haters' that Islam is a threat

Monday, September 10, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

The right side of the pond: That anonymous Trump op-ed shows the government's disdain for voters

The right side of the pond: That anonymous Trump op-ed shows the government's disdain for voters

The right side of the pond: Anonymous Trump op-ed shows disdain for voters

talkRADIO's Michael Graham argues that the anonymous New York Times op-ed claiming there's a secret resistance against in the White House shows the government don't care what the voting public wanted

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Westminster Whispers: The joke's on Brexit at PMQs

Westminster Whispers: The joke's on Brexit at PMQs

Westminster Whispers: The joke's on Brexit at PMQs

The first Prime Minister's Questions after recess saw Theresa May make a statement on the Salisbury poisonings and Jeremy Corbyn reduce Brexit negotiations to a one-liner

Opinion: By backing a second referendum, GMB show commitment to workers' rights where Labour have failed

Opinion: By backing a second referendum, GMB show commitment to workers' rights where Labour have failed

Opinion: By backing a second referendum, GMB show commitment to workers' rights

Angus Brown of Our Future, Our Choice writes that a second referendum is not about politics, but protecting the workers of Britain

Friday, August 31, 2018

Friday, August 31, 2018

The right side of the pond: John McCain's troubled relationship with Trump supporters

The right side of the pond: John McCain's troubled relationship with Trump supporters

The right side of the pond: McCain's troubled relationship with Trump supporters

talkRADIO's Michael Graham explains why some Trump-supporting Republicans were reticent to mourn Senator John McCain

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Opinion: Digital giants harmed journalism - Corbyn's right that they should be taxed

Opinion: Digital giants harmed journalism - Corbyn's right that they should be taxed

Opinion: Digital giants harmed journalism - Corbyn's right to say 'tax them'

talkRADIO's digital editor Thea de Gallier, who was a freelance journalist for three years, explains why digital companies should put money back into the media

Westminster Whispers: No deal is just an idea, and all sides are using it to bolster their cause

Westminster Whispers: No deal is just an idea, and all sides are using it to bolster their cause

Westminster Whispers: No deal is just an idea, and all sides are harnessing it

talkRADIO's political editor Ross Kempsell says Dominic Raab's speech on what would happen in the event of a no-deal Brexit contained plenty of scares, but will be used as a springboard for Brexiteers and Remainers alike

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