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.
We spoke to Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood and began by asking if this was a difficult day for the Conservatives.
Anna Soubry, who resigned from the Conservative party today, is joined by Sir Bill Cash, Conservative chairman of the European Scrutiny Committee, Sir Vince Cable, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, and the former Labour MP Ann Coffey, who has joined the Independent Group.
Human rights campaigners and immigration lawyers have raised concerns about the deportation of Zimbabwean citizens who fled to the UK during the regime of Robert Mugabe. Marian Machekanyanga worked for the government in Zimbabwe under Robert Mugabe. After exposing government corruption, she says she feared for her life, fleeing to the UK 16 years ago in search of asylum…
MPs were told the UK is a “pressure cooker society” during a visit to Morecambe as part of a tour of Britain’s food banks.
A provocative headline from Sunday Times columnist Rod Liddle, following the fatal stabbing of 14 year old Jaden Moodie has promoted some of his former schoolmates to write to the paper.
We’re joined by former Labour cabinet minister Lord Adonis who started his political career with Labour’s previous breakaway party, the SDP. He is now a leading figure in the People’s Vote campaign.
The Equalities and Human Rights Commission has published new guidlelines backed by the government and a host of higher education institutions to clampdown on censorship in universities across the country. It comes after a number of high-profile incidents in recent years where people invited to speak at universities were “no platformed” by student unions due…
In India 270 women and girls go missing everyday. Some end up being trafficked for sex. This week saw the UK release of the award winning film Love Sonia. It focuses on the brutality of the lives of women who end up as sex slaves. I’ve been speaking to Richa Chadha – one of its…
Two young boys from Trinidad have been reunited with the mother they haven’t seen for four years and flown out of north-east Syria where they’d been in Kurdish custody.
Potential problems with the system were further exposed today when four single mothers won a high court battle over the way the monthly payments were made, after arguing they were ending up out of pocket.
We are joined by Leroy Logan, a retired police superintendent, and Amani Simpson, who was the victim of knife crime and is now CEO of Aviard Inspires, an organisation which tries to help young people.
A cross-party commission set up after the Grenfell Tower disaster has said that three million social homes must be built in England in the next 20 years.
Jackie Long is joined in the studio by Tasneem Khalil, an independent Swedish-Bangladeshi journalist who lives in Malmö.
From physical abuse to coercive control, around 700,000 victims of domestic violence are men – one in three of all victims. But campaigners say men find it especially hard to get access to support services. And even though new laws are being proposed to help survivors, they’ll be part of the Violence Against Women and…
In the first in our series this week examining domestic violence, we have been talking to one family whose daughter died following an abusive relationship.