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.
Boris Johnson has told MPs that the country needs to “hold our nerve” for a few more months, before coronavirus vaccines are deployed.
Boris Johnson has defended his decision to put most of England into the top two tiers of coronavirus restrictions from Wednesday.
Blink and you could miss the transition next week – from lockdown to the tier system. Just 700,000 in England will move back to the lowest tier of Covid alert. More than 40 percent of the population, many in the North and Midlands will be in the highest tier. Boris Johnson admitted that the new…
The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has spelled out the devastation inflicted on the economy by coronavirus.
The prime minister has been setting out details of the new system of tiered coronavirus restrictions for England, starting next week.
Ms Patel has always strongly denied the allegations.
The Brexit trade talks in Brussels came to an unexpected halt this afternoon after one member of the European negotiating team tested positive for coronavirus.
The Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, has refused to allow Jeremy Corbyn to sit as a Labour MP in the Commons – after saying he had “undermined” trust in Labour’s ability to tackle anti-Semitism. Mr Corbyn was suspended from the party three weeks ago, after claiming that the scale of anti-Semitism within its ranks had…
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross spoke to our Westminster Correspondent Gary Gibbon about his confidence that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom despite the Prime Minister claiming devolution has been a “disaster” and recent polls showing support for independence.
Tt was a meeting at Number 10 with backbenchers last week which landed him in self-isolation.
How long will Dominic Cummings remain as Boris Johnson’s most senior adviser?
Could Boris Johnson finally be about to promote Lee Cain, an ally of Dominic Cummings, to a powerful new chief of staff role in Downing Street?
The prime minister has spoken to President-elect Joe Biden today and congratulated him on winning the US election.
The government is facing a substantial rebellion in the House of Lords over Brexit legislation that ministers admit will break international law. Critics say the Internal Market Bill would allow the government to flout the terms of Northern Ireland’s Good Friday Agreement, which has infuriated both the European Union and Joe Biden, America’s new president-elect.…
MPs have voted to support the four-week lockdown for England that starts tomorrow.