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.
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden is launching a consultation on the privatisation of Channel 4.
In Northern Ireland, the Democratic Unionist Party is getting its third leader in two months.
World leaders have jetted off from the G7 summit in Cornwall after a final session discussing climate change. Before his own trip to see the Queen, Joe Biden waxed lyrical about how pleased he was with the summit and how the leaders were all getting on so well. He probably wasn’t referring to the row…
At the G7 summit in Cornwall, we saw a Prime Minister far less hopeful than he was just a few weeks ago – telling this programme the Government must be cautious as it decides whether to delay lifting all of England’s lockdown restrictions – due on 21st June. The spread of the Delta variant, he…
Our Political Editor Gary Gibbon speaks to Boris Johnson from Cornwall, where the Prime Minister is hosting the first G7 summit – representing most of the world’s biggest economies – since the Covid pandemic with the global economic recovery and climate crisis high on the agenda.
Handshakes have been replaced by elbow bumps, as the G7 leaders meet in Cornwall for their first face to face summit of the pandemic.
Meeting ahead of the G7 summit in Cornwall, Boris Johnson joked with Joe Biden saying he wouldn’t disagree with anything the president says.
We are in Cornwall ahead of the G7 summit.
Backbench MPs have failed in their attempt to force a vote on the government’s plan to cut the international aid budget.
Boris Johnson has rejected the central accusation made by his former adviser Dominic Cummings that his actions resulted in thousands more people dying of Covid than needed to.
The prime minister’s former chief adviser Dominic Cummings has accused Boris Johnson of not being fit to run the country.
The government has announced plans for Britain’s trains to be run under a single brand name “Great British Railways”.
Boris Johnson has confirmed that there will be an independent public inquiry into the handling of the Covid pandemic. He told MPs that the country was owed as much transparency as possible. But it will be some time before that happens. The scope of the inquiry has yet to be agreed and it will not…
We spoke to Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock.
A promise to “level up” and redistribute spending after the inequalities exposed by the pandemic might sound like an excerpt from a Labour manifesto.