Cathy Newman is the first female main presenter of Channel 4 News.
She joined the programme in 2006 and has broadcast a string of scoops, including allegations of violent abuse against the British barrister John Smyth, sexual harassment allegations against the Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard, and an investigation into a British sex offender, Simon Harris, which saw him jailed for 17 years.
Previously Cathy spent over a decade working in Fleet Street, latterly with the Financial Times.
Her book - Bloody Brilliant Women: Pioneers, Revolutionaries & Geniuses Your History Teacher Forgot to Mention - about female pioneers in 20th century Britain, was published in autumn 2018.
Her second book, It Takes Two: A History of the Couples Who Dared To Be Different, is published on October 15, 2020.
In her spare time, Cathy is a keen amateur violinist, and plays in The Statutory Instruments quartet with members of parliament and Westminster staff.
In 2000, Cathy won the prestigious Laurence Stern Fellowship, spending four months at the Washington Post.
She is married with two children.
We spoke to Prisons and Probation Minister Alex Chalk and began by asking him if he regretted the closing of the Change Grow Live project.
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Professor Sir Mark Walport is the government’s former chief scientific adviser.
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The former Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, is now specialist adviser to the public services committee in the Lords and is looking at how reforming services can address the growing problem of child vulnerability.
Dominique Samuels is a conservative commentator.
We were joined by Damian Green, the former cabinet minister and member of the Commons culture select committee.
We did ask for a member of the government to speak to us about the racist abuse English players faced. No one was available.
We spoke to Darren Lewis, who is the football writer and assistant editor at The Daily Mirror.