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.
Two weeks ago, Sinn Féin followed up their victory in last year’s Stormont elections with another historic first – becoming the largest party in Northern Ireland’s local government.
Despite saying that net migration numbers in 2022 were “too high”, Rishi Sunak today insisted that he hadn’t lost control of the immigration system.
The government says it’s releasing all the material that’s relevant to the Covid Inquiry.
The government is removing the right of most international students to bring dependents with them to the UK – as part of a drive to reduce the amount of legal migration to the UK.
The former prime minister Boris Johnson has been referred to police by the Cabinet Office over claims that he broke lockdown rules by inviting friends to Chequers during the pandemic – claims which were revealed by entries in his own ministerial diary.
Rishi Sunak says he is waiting for more information about how Suella Braverman dealt with her punishment for speeding last summer before he decides whether to launch an investigation under the Ministerial Code.
Conservative divisions over the rising level of legal immigration have been on full public display – as the Home Secretary Suella Braverman told a conference of Tory activists that the level of mass migration to the UK was unsustainable.
The battlelines have been drawn for a major fight in the House of Lords over the government’s Illegal Migration Bill, with Justin Welby branding it “morally unacceptable”.
Celebrations for Labour and disappointment for the Tories as their losses mounted up by the hour.
Dominic Raab has had more jobs at the top of government than almost anyone else: Brexit Secretary, Foreign Secretary, Justice Secretary, Deputy Prime Minister and acting Prime Minister when Boris Johnson was in hospital with Covid.
Tonight Rishi Sunak is deciding whether or not to sack the Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is being investigated by the parliamentary standards watchdog – over allegations that he may have failed to properly declare an interest.
Former Conservative chancellor Nigel Lawson has died at the age of 91. Lawson was well known for the economic boom of the 1980s that would later define the Thatcher government. During his tenure, he cut income tax, pushed privatisation, and paid off government debt.
Labour’s governing body is to vote on banning the party’s former leader Jeremy Corbyn from standing as a Labour candidate.
Boris Johnson started by swearing on the bible to tell the truth about whether he had told the truth in the House of Commons about parties in Downing Street – widely know as partygate.