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.
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We’re joined by the leaders of the Scottish Conservative and Labour Parties, Douglas Ross and Anas Sarwar.
We’re joined by the Scottish Government’s Constitution Secretary, Angus Robertson.
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We’re joined by one of the UK’s lead negotiators at last year’s COP summit, Nigel Topping.
We were joined by Steve Hartshorn national chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, which represents rank and file officers.
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We were joined by Jonathan Gullis, the Conservative MP for Stoke on Trent North.
We did ask the Home Office for an interview but they declined, but we were joined from Westminster by Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper.
Sonia Sodha writes for The Observer and was also an advisor to Ed Miliband during his time as Labour leader.