Gary Gibbon , Political Editor

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.

  • 22 Mar 2019

    Brexit: Where Next?

    At his end of summit press conference in Brussels, France’s President Macron has been explaining why he didn’t want an “crisis summit next week” as it could land the EU with “responsibility” for a No Deal Brexit and the EU27 would’ve lost the “blame game”.

  • 21 Mar 2019

    Many believe the Prime Minister may have worsened her chances of winning a meaningful vote next week.

  • 21 Mar 2019

    Cabinet minister: No Deal Brexit possibility “real and rising”

    The Government has revised plans for a vote next Thursday and is now contemplating holding it earlier in the week but “everything is fluid,” one source said. Plans are being made for an emergency sitting on Friday 29th March to respond to whatever the EU Council says on Thursday 28th about what is on offer…

  • 20 Mar 2019

    Theresa May has ruled out a long extension to Brexit while she is Prime Minister.

  • 20 Mar 2019

    Theresa May: Brexit statement expected at 8

    The Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar kindly announced it a short while ago in Dublin.

  • 19 Mar 2019

    Two government sources suggest the Meaningful Vote “take 3” might happen on Thursday of next week. Of course, like everything else right now, that could change. But if it did pan out that way it would mean voting on the eve of the 11pm 29th March departure time that is still in UK law.

  • 18 Mar 2019

    Theresa May’s attempt to get parliament to agree to her Brexit deal suffered another major setback today, after the Commons Speaker said he might stop the government from calling another meaningful vote.

  • 18 Mar 2019

    Speaker adds to government Brexit grief

    He told the Commons that precedent required him to set a high bar for allowing the government to bring back the Brexit divorce which Theresa May is hoping will pass at the third attempt.

  • 15 Mar 2019

    Listen and subscribe to Politics: Where Next? on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and other good apps. On this week’s episode: In a moment to talk about where Brexit is heading and where it might be dragging our political parties – we welcome back Labour MP Jess Phillips and the Conservative MP and former minister Nick Boles to the…

  • 14 Mar 2019

    The government has fought off an attempt by MPs to take control of Brexit in Parliament.

  • 13 Mar 2019

    Tonight parliament begins its attempt to wrestle control of Brexit away from the government.

  • 12 Mar 2019

    Theresa May’s chances of winning the Brexit vote tonight were in deep trouble from mid-morning. The hammer blow came with the Attorney General’s advice that despite her late night deal in Strasbourg, the risk of the United Kingdom being indefinitely trapped in the backstop had not gone away. By the time time the Prime Minister…

  • 12 Mar 2019

    Cox’s legal opinion triggers Brexit deal domino collapse

    The Attorney General’s less than helpful legal opinion has triggered the domino collapse that No 10 feared.

  • 12 Mar 2019

    Brexit deal omens for government

    The Prime Minister will like the headlines that some pro-Brexit newspapers have this morning. She should savour them as the rest of the day might not go so well. There are suggestions swirling that the Attorney General last night did not feel able to write the letter the government wants and desperately needs, lending his…

  • 8 Mar 2019

    Listen and subscribe to Politics: Where Next? on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and other good apps. On this week’s episode: As the Brexit process treads water, we’ve decided to stand back and ask: does Brexit matter in the big scheme of things? Is it virtually irrelevant beside the forces that are shaping our changing world? I…