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.
Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has accused the Government of bringing back “Tory sleaze”. He claimed that the row over David Cameron’s lobbying on behalf of the financier Lex Greensill had revealed a revolving door between the government and paid lobbyists. Boris Johnson said he shared some of the concerns and admitted it wasn’t clear…
The Liberal Democrat peer who helped to change the face of centre-left politics in the UK, Baroness Shirley Williams, has died at the age of 90.
Gary Gibbon was live from Downing Street with the latest on the Duke of Edinburgh’s death.
The flags on Buckingham Palace are flying at half mast tonight in memory of the Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle where he had spent his final days with the Queen.
Hours before AstraZeneca announced they were pausing trials for their vaccine in children, the Prime Minister appeared at an AstraZeneca factory encouraging people to keep getting vaccinated.
The Conservatives have staged a turnaround in “Red Wall” constituencies, according to exclusive polling carried out for Channel 4 News.
MPs have renewed the government’s emergency coronavirus powers for another six months. The laws give ministers the power to render it a criminal offence to meet in groups or to travel abroad during the lockdown. There was a large rebellion by Conservative backbenchers who believe the measures are too draconian and no longer needed. Their…
Boris Johnson has warned European leaders that they could scare companies away from investing if they impose blockades on vaccine exports.
Boris Johnson admitted today there are many things he would have done differently during the pandemic, as his chief scientist warned that Covid will be with us “for the foreseeable future”.
Boris Johnson has warned that the third wave of coronavirus sweeping through Europe is likely to “wash up on our shores as well”.
Boris Johnson’s former chief adviser, Dominic Cummings, has told MPs that the Department of Health was reduced to a “smoking ruin” as it struggled during the first months of the coronavirus pandemic in England. Mr Cummings was in the Commons to tell MPs how the government’s new advanced scientific research agency should be run. A…
The European Union has begun legal action against the UK for unilaterally delaying the next phase of customs checks on the Irish Sea border.
One of the most high profile post-Brexit trade problems has been with goods going from Britain to Northern Ireland. Unionists are furious that under the Northern Ireland Protocol they are subject to EU customs checks. On a visit there today, Boris Johnson defended his decision to unilaterally delay the introduction of full checks for another…
The Scottish Parliament is about to vote on a motion of no confidence in the SNP’s Deputy First Minister John Swinney. He’s expected to see off the challenge, but it’s a reminder of the seismic shock to Scotland’s politics caused by the Alex Salmond affair.
There are giveaways and takeaways from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with an immediate plan to support both businesses and individuals followed by a move to claw the spending back.