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 slogan is “build, build, build”. The plan is to spend £5 billion on infrastructure projects and to reform planning rules.
Boris Johnson has promised a new tranche of cash to rebuild and refurbish schools – part of an infrastructure spending blitz that he declared would pull the country out of the “nightmare” of coronavirus.
Speculation about his future mounted this week after Downing Street refused to confirm he would be cabinet secretary next year.
Rebecca Long-Bailey was sacked within hours of a tweet which shared an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory.
Boris Johnson has announced sweeping changes to the lockdown in England.
Three former Prime Ministers have condemned Boris Johnson’s plans to merge the Foreign Office and the Department for International Development, describing it as a mistake.
Boris Johnson has insisted that there is a “good chance” of reaching a trade deal between Britain and the European Union if the negotiations are given “a bit of oomph”.
Testing and tracing is at the heart of the drive to beat the coronavirus – and today the government published the first official data on how the system is working in England.
Boris Johnson has announced that people who live alone, and single parents with children, will be able to team up in a “bubble” with one other family.
The government needs to get a grip on the coronavirus crisis, Sir Keir Starmer has warned, as he clashed with Boris Johnson at Prime Minister’s Questions over testing, statistics and public trust. Challenged over his claims of a “world-beating” test and trace programme, Mr Johnson promised results would be turned around within 24 hours by…
Millions of families and friends kept apart by the lockdown will be able to meet again from Monday.
It is – says the Health Secretary – our civic duty and personal responsibility to follow the instructions. But did Dominic Cummings?
The chorus of complaints has resulted in another day of Government ministers fending off allegations that Mr Cummings broke the lockdown rules
Dominic Cummings insists that what he did was reasonable under the circumstances.
Despite driving to his parents home in Durham, a journey which even some Conservative MPs say was in breach of the lockdown rules, Dominic Cummings has tonight been backed to the hilt by Boris Johnson.