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 ERG group of hardline Conservative Brexiteer helped send Theresa May to another crushing defeat, leaving her Brexit renegotiation strategy in chaos.
There are 44 days to Brexit, if you believe Theresa May. But if you believe her Chief Brexit Negotiator dealing with Brussels, maybe not. He seems to think no deal will be removed as an option and MPs will face a choice between deal and delay. Tomorrow there will be more votes on the progress…
Theresa May has told MPs to hold their nerve as she said she needed more time to persuade Europe to accept changes to her Brexit deal.
Just as senior figures in the EU openly give up on the pro-Remain dream, some pro-Remain forces are hoping that they have a massive opportunity in their grasp. The Cooper amendment, now due to be debated and voted on two weeks from now on 27th Feburary, would, its authors hope, force the government to ask for an…
Theresa May has been warned by senior Conservatives not to negotiate with Labour over Brexit.
For this week’s podcast, I chat to two former Number 10 advisers about the likelihood of a new centrist party, what Brexit tells us about voter behaviour and where that will take our politics.
“Still no breakthrough in sight” – Donald Tusk’s verdict after his meeting with Theresa May in Brussels this afternoon.
European Council President Donald Tusk vented his bitter fury at Brexiteers who “promoted Brexit” without a plan for “how to carry it out safely” deserved a “special place in hell”.
It’s been a bright Winter’s day in Dublin. The nurses’ strike has temporarily challenged Brexit for the top of the news bulletins. But Brexit hangs like a cloud over politics here.
In Brussels and in Westminster the search for a solution to the Brexit impasse goes on. Today MPs from the cross-party Brexit committee met one of the EU’s most powerful officials – hoping to find out if Europe would make any legally binding assurances on the Northern Ireland backstop. The backstop was also on the…
After Theresa May’s change of direction on the withdrawal agreement, for this week’s podcast I took Labour MP Caroline Flint up a winding staircase in Parliament to find the hidden away office of former Brexit Secretary David Davis.
With time running out, Parliament’s half term break has been cancelled. Meanwhile, Labour MPs who say they will back Theresa May’s deal have been branded “cowards and facilitators” by another MP from their own party.