Jackie Long is social affairs editor and presenter for Channel 4 News.
Jackie Long is Channel 4 News Social affairs editor and presenter. She joined the programme in 2011, following more than two decades at the BBC. Most recently she was Correspondent at Newsnight, and she previously worked on The World at One, PM and Five Live.
“Poverty is the new normal” for children in some of the most deprived areas of the country, according to new study out today. The study, commissioned by a coalition of charites, suggests that in some areas, more than half of children are growing up in poverty.
A row has broken out over a proposed definition of Islamophobia.
Seventeen-year-old Milo is soon to become a care leaver. Nadhim Zahawi is the Children’s Minister.
Anne Longfield is Children’s Commissioner for England, Luke Lissenden was excluded from a mainstream school aged 11 but is now head boy at The Rowans AP Academy, and Caron Johnson is his headteacher.
Conservative MP Charles Walker is a vice chairman of the party’s 1922 Committee.
We spoke to Schools Minister Nick Gibb, and began by asking if it’s fair that schools should take responsibility in their league tables for the results of former pupils.
We speak to the Labour MP Rupa Huq who warned her party’s leaders have to be aware that any deal with the government could leave what she described as “Brexit blood on their hands.
We’re joined by the Green Party MEP Molly Scott Cato.
We speak to the Health Secretary Matt Hancock who was in Llangollen and I ask him – does he accept the government’s best chance now is to do a deal with Labour?
We speak to the Lib Dems’ education spokesperson Layla Moran about the local election results.
We speak to Education Secretary Damian Hinds – his department has responsibility for social mobility and we began by asking him whether he was embarrassed by its findings.
We spoke to 80 primary school teachers across England, Scotland and Wales, and with the help of the National Association of Head Teachers, surveyed 400 heads.
We’re joined by Tom Tugendhat, who chairs the Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee.
A leading food bank charity says the number of three-day supplies it’s given out in the last five years has “soared” by 73 per cent.
According to the Children’s Commissioner, 100,000 children are barred from mainstream education every year. But what are the options for those who are excluded?