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.
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.
A study by the Government suggests that as many as 17 per cent of people in London – and 5 per cent of the rest of the country – could have coronavirus antibodies, according to the Health Secretary
The Prime Minister has promised that a contact tracing scheme will be up and running by June 1st.
The government has announced a significant expansion of the coronavirus testing programme. Now anybody aged five or older across the whole country who shows symptoms can get a test.
The outbreak in care homes is putting the consensus over the government’s handling of the crisis under severe strain.
The Government is pushing ahead with its plan to restart the economy – albeit gradually – describing transport as the key to getting people back to work in England.
Gary Gibbon was watching the Prime MInister’s press conference in Westminster.
Boris Johnson faced MPs earlier this afternoon – many expressing grave doubts about the clarity of his message. So what does the plan say?
More than 30,000 people in the UK have now died with coronavirus.
SAGE, has published a series of documents showing some of the scientific and ethical advice it’s been giving ministers since the crisis began.
The Health Secretary says NHS workers on the island will be the first to be offered the government’s new contact tracing programme.
It turns out that smartphones have become a vital tool in our battle to contain the spread of the virus. Tests for a new app are expected to begin as early as next week.