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.
Mere days away from the general election, Gary Gibbon sits down with the political editor of the Daily Mirror, Pippa Crerar, and by James Kirkup, director of the Social Market Foundation.
There’s a week to go until polling day and the election claims and counter-claims are coming thick and fast.
While Boris Johnson was attacking Jeremy Corbyn at the NATO meeting, the Labour Party leader was on the campaign trail in the East Midlands. Mr Corbyn was happy to be seen alongside a statue of Robin Hood.
Heads of State are meeting in London tonight to mark the 70th anniversary of the military alliance NATO.
In today’s political environment it’s not just the message the politicians are promoting – but whether anyone is listening.
This week Gary speaks to Stephen Bush, the Political Editor of the New Statesman and Tory Peer Danny Finkelstein.
The Conservatives and Labour have both promised to spend more money in Wales.
There was some rousing Rocky like music as Boris Johnson clambered up to the podium but the manifesto he waved in his hands – well few would describe it as bold. “Steady as he goes” seemed to be the verdict from most analysts – a no risk manifesto, with the most consistent theme of course…
We speak to Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid and Culture Secretary Nicky Morgan.
At the launch in Birmingham, Jeremy Corbyn said he was on the side of the people, taking on the bankers, billionaires and the establishment.
Now Boris Johnson, whether he meant to do so or not – has revealed Conservative plans for a tax cut for working people. Speaking to workers on Teesside – he appeared to blurt out a new policy to raise the threshold for paying National Insurance. Mr Johnson later explained that from next year people would…
Getting Brexit done, voting again, or cancelling it altogether – all options at this General Election.
‘The constant revolutionising of production, everlasting uncertainty and agitation – all fixed relations are swept away, all that is solid melts into air.’
In this week’s podcast, veteran political analyst Professor John Curtice and Professor Matthew Goodwin of the University of Kent share their predictions for this general election. Both are agreed that a Conservative majority is most likely at this stage, but aren’t ruling out a hung parliament. According to Curtice, “the Tories are about 2:1 on to…
As political U-turns go – this was pretty spectacular. Just days after declaring his Brexit Party would run in every seat in the country – today Nigel Farage declared they wouldn’t.