Channel 4 News Political Editor gives his take on the latest news and gossip from the corridors of power in Westminster and beyond.
Gary Gibbon has been Channel 4 News Political Editor since 2005. He gives his take on the latest news and gossip from the corridors of power in Westminster and beyond.
Gary has worked on four general elections for Channel 4 News. His interview with Peter Mandelson in 2001 triggered the Northern Ireland Secretary's second resignation from the Cabinet.
In 2006, he won the Royal Television Society Home News Award with Jon Snow for the scoop on the Attorney General's Legal Advice on Iraq. Gary also revealed details of Blair's pre-War meeting with George Bush n 2008 and won the Political Studies Association Broadcast Journalist of the Year award.
As well as the coronavirus testing crisis – Boris Johnson also faced stiff questioning from MPs over his controversial plans to override parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
Boris Johnson has accused the EU of negotiating with a “revolver on the table” as he told MPs why they should vote to break international law by overriding part of the Withdrawal deal he signed earlier this year.
The Vice-President of the EU Commission has called on the UK government to withdraw a proposed bill that would allow ministers to modify the EU Withdrawal agreement.
Former prime minister Sir John Major said if Britain failed to keep its promises, we will have “lost something beyond price that may never be regained” .
We caught up with Keir Starmer, and started by asking him about the resignation of the government’s top lawyer.
The Northern Ireland secretary admitted that the government was intending to break international law.
The government has been accused of ripping up part of the Brexit withdrawal deal that took the country out of the European Union earlier this year.
In sharp exchanges, the Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer accused Boris of “a wasted summer” and “serial incompetence”.
It’s back at work at Westminster after the summer break, and Boris Johnson claims the rest of the country is following suit.
How will Brexit play into all this and how are those vital talks between Britain and the EU going?
No one is protecting Britain’s democratic processes from interference by the Russian state.
The UK has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong “immediately and indefinitely” – amid the growing tension over the controversial national security law imposed by China.
Russian spies have been targeting organisations which are trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine in an effort to steal their research, according to security services in the UK, the United States and Canada.
The former Cabinet minister Chris Grayling has failed to win a vote to chair an influential Commons committee, despite being Boris Johnson’s choice for the role.
Boris Johnson has promised an independent inquiry into the way the government has handled the coronavirus outbreak, saying it would be “in the future” without giving any details.