Parliament

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

'Parliament is less representative of class divisions in our society than ever', says Ken Livingstone

Ken Loach is a genius and Tory MP Tim Loughton is a nobody, says Ken Livingstone

Ken Loach is a genius and Tory MP Tim Loughton is a nobody - Ken Livingstone

Conservative MP Tim Loughton hit back at film director Ken Loach on Twitter, after the director criticised the Government during a speech at the Baftas

The Government plans to open new grammar schools from 2020

Julia tears into MP Neil Carmichael for opposing grammar schools - while sending his children to one

Julia tears into MP who opposes grammar schools - while sending his kids to one

Neil Carmichael, chair of the education select committee, opposes the Government's plan to increase grammar schools despite putting all three of his kids through the selective system

Meningitis vaccine: 'Most important thing is to raise awareness', says former MP Dr. Richard Taylor

Dr Richard Taylor reminds talkRADIO listeners of meningitis symptoms after Faye Burdett death

Doctor reminds talkRADIO listeners of meningitis symptoms after child's death

Paul Ross spoke to Dr. Richard Taylor after the father of a young girl who died from the disease spoke out against the Government

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

John Bercow: 'No smoking gun to get rid of him at the moment,' says political editor

'John Bercow will survive no-confidence vote - there's no smoking gun' says political editor

'John Bercow will survive no-confidence vote - there's no smoking gun'

Adam Bienkov, who works for the Business Insider website, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the motion to oust John Bercow

John Bercow: 'The job description is very clear – the Speaker cannot speak on policy issues,' says James Duddridge MP

John Bercow would throw out any MP who behaved like him, says no-confidence lawmaker

James Duddridge rips into John Bercow again over Remain admission

Following his comments about Donald Trump, the Speaker is facing renewed demands to resign after revealing he voted to Remain in the European Union

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott following leaked text messages

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott in leaked texts

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott

An exchange of texts about the shadow home secretary was leaked to the Mail on Sunday yesterday

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

John Bercow: 'Vote of no confidence probably won't work, but they'll have a go of it', says political commentator Bobby Friedman

John Bercow will punish MPs demanding no-confidence vote, says his biographer Bobby Friedman

John Bercow will punish MPs demanding no-confidence vote, says his biographer

Political commentator Bobby Friedman spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the attempt to oust the Speaker from his role following his comments about Donald Trump

Row over John Bercow's Donald Trump comments growing in the House of Commons

John Bercow faces no-confidence vote over Donald Trump comments

John Bercow faces no-confidence vote over Trump ban

The Speaker of the House banned Donald Trump from speaking in Parliament in his state visit

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

'The best in honest and honourable opinions' - Jon Holmes creates an advert for John Bercow

Jon Holmes creates an advert for John Bercow, 'the best in honest and honourable opinions'

LISTEN Jon Holmes creates an advert for John Bercow

Jon Holmes and his team have created an advert for John Bercow, after he said Donald Trump should not speak in Parliament

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

'John Bercow wants people to think of him as leading the charge against Donald Trump', says his biographer

John Bercow wants people to think he's leading the charge against Donald Trump, says his biographer

'John Bercow wants people to think of him as leading the charge against Trump'

House of Commons speaker John Bercow said that Donald Trump should not be allowed to speak in Parliament during his state visit

George Galloway: 'Breaking a three-line whip is petrifying for most MPs - not me'

George Galloway: 'Breaking a three-line whip is petrifying for most MPs - not me'

Labour MPs who defy Corbyn on Article 50 will be petrified, says George Galloway

Our presenter explained how the three-line whip works to a caller named Steven

Speaker John Bercow defends comments on Donald Trump, claiming he acted 'honestly and honourably'

John Bercow defends Donald Trump ban comments: 'I acted honestly and honourably'

John Bercow defends Donald Trump ban comments: 'I acted honestly and honourably'

House of Commons speaker John Bercow has defended his comments about Donald Trump's state visit

Donald Trump Parliament ban: 'John Bercow's objective was to gain cheers and claps', says Guido Fawkes

John Bercow is playing to the gallery with Donald Trump ban, says Guido Fawkes editor

'John Bercow was playing to the gallery with Donald Trump ban comments'

The Speaker of the House of Commons has said that Trump is not welcome to address Parliament on his state visit to the UK

Donald Trump: Paul Flynn MP astonishes Julia Hartley-Brewer with 'stability' statement

John Bercow bans Donald Trump: MP Paul Flynn shocks Julia by praising Qatar and Kuwaiti leaders for their 'stability'

Donald Trump: Paul Flynn astonishes Julia Hartley-Brewer in 'stability' argument

The MP for Newport West was speaking to our presenter about John Bercow's declaration against the US president when the row broke out

John Bercow: Donald Trump is 'damaging for Parliament's reputation', says SNP MP Kirsty Blackman

Donald Trump would damage Parliament's reputation and John Bercow is right to ban him, says SNP MP Kirsty Blackman

John Bercow is right to ban 'damaging' Donald Trump says SNP MP

Kirsty Blackman, SNP MP for Aberdeen North, backed the speaker banning the US president from addressing MPs in the House of Commons

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

FA to face no confidence debate in Parliament

FA to face no confidence debate in Parliament

FA to face no confidence debate in Parliament

Lawmakers are set to debate a motion of no confidence in the governance of the Football Association on Thursday, according to reports

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

'Brexit is the biggest crisis UK has faced since WW2', says British Influence Chairman Peter Wilding

Brexit is biggest crisis UK has faced since WW2, says British Influence Chairman Peter Wilding

'Brexit the biggest crisis UK's faced since WW2', says British Influence

The thinktank's chairman, Peter Wilding, made the claim in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

UK-US 'special relationship unlikely to make Donald Trump change course', says lecturer Dr Adam Quinn

UK-US special relationship unlikely to make Trump reverse Muslim ban, says lecturer Dr Adam Quinn

UK-US 'special relationship unlikely to make Donald Trump change course'

Dr. Adam Quinn told Julia Hartley-Brewer it was 'unreasonable to suggest' Britain has any real influence on American politics

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Brexit: Labour threatens 'hand-to-hand combat' with Government to have final say

Brexit: Labour threatens 'hand-to-hand combat' with Government over Article 50

Labour promises 'hand-to-hand combat' over Article 50

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry issued the warning during an interview on BBC Newsnight

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

The wrong Gina Miller is bombarded with Brexit tweets

Pro-Brexit trolls bombard the wrong Gina Miller with abuse after Supreme Court verdict

Brexiteers bombard the wrong Gina Miller with abuse after Article 50 verdict

Gina Miller has been bombarded with tweets about the Supreme Court Brexit decision today, except people aren't tweeting the right Gina Miller

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Women MPs: 'largely a sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Women MPs: 'A sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Women MPs: 'A sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Ayesha Hazarika, a former advisor to Ed Miliband and Harriet Harman, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the call by a Commons committee to raise the number of women MPs in Parliament

Monday, December 19, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Parliamentary committee warns Government: 'human rights are not bargaining chips'

Post-Brexit clearout of EU migrants would bring chaos to Britain, MPs warn

Post-Brexit clearout of EU migrants would bring chaos to Britain, MPs warn

The Joint Committee on Human Rights has urged Theresa May to clarify the status of EU residents in the UK

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

'The Government can strike a reasonable balance with MPs', insists campaigner after Theresa May agrees to publish Brexit plans

Brexit plans: 'We're probably going to have a tortuous debate about what the word 'plan' means now'

Brexit plans: 'They're probably going to debate what the word 'plan' means'

Theresa May has bowed to a Labour Party motion to publish a plan for Brexit ahead of triggering Article 50

David Davis to face calls in Parliament to reveal details of Brexit plan

David Davis 'to face calls in Parliament to reveal full extent of Brexit plan'

David Davis 'to face calls in Parliament to reveal full extent of Brexit plan'

The Prime Minister has said she will reveal her plan to avoid a revolt of up to 40 Conservative MPs

Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

MP panic rooms: 'It's frightening times we live in', says former MP on increased security measures

MP panic rooms: 'It's frightening times we live in', says former MP on increased security measures

MP panic rooms: 'It's frightening times we live in', says former MP

Lee Scott, the former MP for Ilford North, spoke to Sam Delaney about the increased security measures MPs are implementing to protect their safety

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Britain's 'deeply corrosive' social mobility problem 'getting worse and not better', says Alan Milburn

Britain's 'deeply corrosive' social mobility problem 'getting worse and not better', says Alan Milburn

Britain's social mobility 'getting worse and not better', says Alan Milburn

The chair of the Social Mobility Commission spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after the State Of The Nation report was released

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Reactions to the High Court ruling negative among prominent leave campaigners

Article 50 High Court verdict: Arron Banks and Nigel Farage blast verdict - while Boris Johnson says nothing

Brexit backers condemn 'betrayal' after Article 50 High Court verdict

The High Court ruled that the government cannot trigger Article 50 without Parliamentary approval

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

MPs vote to strip Sir Philip Green of his knighthood

MPs vote to strip Sir Philip Green of his knighthood

Decision comes after one MP described him as a disgrace to capitalism

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tory MP aide arrested over parliament rape allegations

Tory MP aide Sam Armstrong held over Parliament rape allegations

Tory MP aide held over Parliament rape allegations

Sam Armstrong, chief of staff to South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay, was arrested last week on suspicion of raping a woman in an office on the Parliamentary estate

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Andrew Mitchell MP compares Russian actions in Syria to the Nazis in the 1930s

LISTEN MP Andrew Mitchell compares Putin to Hitler over Aleppo bombing

MP Andrew Mitchell compares Putin to Hitler over Aleppo bombing

The MP for Sutton Coldfield and former Secretary of State for International Development didn't hold back on Russia

Baby Loss Awareness Week: Sports Minister Tracey Crouch reveals full extent of her miscarriage

Baby Loss Awareness Week: Sports Minister Tracey Crouch reveals despair of her miscarriage

Baby Loss Awareness Week: Tracey Crouch MP shares her miscarriage story

The Sports Minister spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the devastating miscarriage she suffered during last year's general election

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Article 50: 'The only process other than Parliamentary process is to go to the Sovereign', says leading solicitor

Government 'worried they might lose Brexit vote', says leading solicitor

Government 'worried they might lose Brexit vote', says leading solicitor

Mark Stephens says the Queen could be called in to break the deadlock if MPs vote against triggering Article 50

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Twitter praise Jeremy Corbyn after top PMQs performance

Twitter hails Jeremy Corbyn after top PMQs performance

Twitter hails Jeremy Corbyn after top PMQs performance

The Twitterati also tore into Prime Minister Theresa May for dodging questions

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Electoral reform rep defends Boundary Commission for constituency changes

Boundary change planners had no choice, says Electoral Reform Society

Boundary change planners had no choice, says Electoral Reform Society

Spokesman Will Brett said the commission had done everything 'to the letter of the law' in redrawing constituency boundaries

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Brexit: Parliament will have say on triggering Article 50

Brexit: Parliament will have say over Article 50, says Theresa May spokesperson

Parliament will have say on triggering Article 50, says May's spokesperson

Several parties are pushed for a Parliamentary vote on when Article 50 is triggered

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

'I think it's legally quite difficult' - Journalist explains BBC legal difficulty with salary disclosure

Revealing BBC salaries "legally quite difficult", says media commentator

Revealing BBC salaries "legally quite difficult", says media commentator

The House of Commons select committee for culture, media and sport has called on the BBC to reveal the names of anyone who earns more than the Prime Minister's £143,000 salary. Easier said than done, explains one observer…

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Should Parliament have a creche? Kirsty Blackman MP on why she brought her children into a select committee

Sparks fly as Julia Hartley-Brewer and the SNP's Kirsty Blackman debate MP's childcare arrangements

Sparks fly as Julia Hartley-Brewer debates MP's childcare arrangements

SNP politician Kirsty Blackman found herself in the midst of a row after taking her children to work at the House of Commons and demanding parliament become "more family friendly"…

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Guardian's assistant editor Michael White has told talkRADIO's Sam Delaney that embattled Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is a "bearded, left-wing, teetotal pacifist" who never wanted to be Labour leader.

'Jeremy Corbyn has two problems: his policies and his personality', says senior political journalist

'Jeremy Corbyn has two problems: his policies and his personality'

Michael White, assistant editor of The Guardian, says embattled Labour leader never wanted the job in the first place

'The world is becoming a less safe place' - John Redwood MP on why we need Trident

'The world is becoming a less safe place' - MP John Redwood defends Trident decision

'The world is becoming a less safe place' - MP John Redwood on Trident decision

The Conservative MP spoke to Penny Smith following the Commons vote to update Britain's nuclear deterrent

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