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.
The Speaker is at the centre of a huge row in the Commons after he was accused of helping Labour “hijack” a Scottish National Party debate calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, to avoid a backbench rebellion.
For the first time, Labour has called for an “immediate humanitarian ceasefire” in Gaza.
The Business Secretary Kemi Badenoch has accused the former Chairman of the Post Office Henry Staunton of spreading “falsehoods” in a spectacular and public row – after his dismissal last month. Yesterday Mr Staunton told the Sunday Times that when she rang to tell him he was sacked, Kemi Badenoch had said it was because…
This week Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer denied he was scaling back the £28bn a year pledge he said was desperately needed, not least to get the economy growing again.
Rishi Sunak is facing calls to apologise for making a transgender dig at Sir Keir Starmer during PMQs, while Brianna Ghey’s mother was visiting parliament.
King Charles has been diagnosed with cancer and will be stepping back from public-facing duties during his treatment.
There will be no routine checks on goods crossing from Britain into Northern Ireland – under the new agreement between the Democratic Unionists and the UK government.
So a deal is done, but how did we get here? Before Brexit, Northern Ireland and Great Britain shared the same trade rules as the Republic of Ireland. No trade borders between any of them. But leaving the EU meant a whole new agreement was needed for goods travelling across the borders. Last night, DUP…
The House of Lords looks set to make significant changes to the Government’s flagship Rwanda Bill, in defiance of Rishi Sunak’s demand that they should pass it unamended.
“Foolish”, “self-indulgent” and “divisive” – that’s the furious response from Conservative MPs to one of their colleagues who called on Rishi Sunak to resign yesterday.
Rishi Sunak has warned that Britain and the United States will not hesitate to take further action against Houthi rebels – to protect against attacks on commercial shipping in the Red Sea. The prime minister said the UK was not seeking confrontation, but had acted in self defence. And he said that new sanctions to…
Rishi Sunak has told the House of Lords that they should not frustrate his plans to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda.
Rishi Sunak is expecting to face down a second day of rebellion by backbenchers who want him to toughen up his plans to deport migrants to Rwanda. MPs are just voting on a rebel amendment that would give ministers the power to ignore emergency injunctions from the European Court of Human Rights. The rebels say…
Rishi Sunak has suffered a rebellion by 60 of his backbenchers this evening over his bill to send asylum seekers to Rwanda.
Rishi Sunak has told MPs that last week’s strikes on Houthi infrastructure were unrelated to the conflict between Israel and Gaza. Speaking to a largely sympathetic Commons, he said the US led attacks were carried out in self defence in response to attacks on shipping in the Red Sea.