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.
The months of lockdown trapped some people in situations that were very far from safe and now, as the restrictions begin to be eased, refuges around the country have been bracing themselves for an influx of people who are finally able to escape their abusers.
The Children’s Commissioner for England has told this programme there needs to be a razor-like focus on the most high-risk pupils or they could be lost to education for good.
Dr Nathalie MacDermott is a specialist in infectious disease at King’s College London.
Lockdown has not been easy for anyone, but for millions of people it has meant being trapped in overcrowded flats, or living in rooms plagued by damp and mould 24 hours a day.
We spoke to Sal Naseem, the London Director of the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC), about allegations that two officers shared selfies taken at a murder scene.
We are joined by the epidemiologist Professor John Edmunds, who’s a member of the Government’s SAGE advisory group.
Actor Rory Kinnear lost his sister Karina to coronavirus in May.
With some predicting the attainment gap between disadvantaged children and their better off peers rising by 75 per cent, we asked him how much £1 billion could actually do to help.
New research has found that two-thirds of people on Universal Credit or Child Tax Credit have been forced into debt during lockdown.
I spoke to BBC 1Xtra Presenter David Whitely also known as Sideman and the musician, filmmaker and DJ Don Letts who spent time with Bob Marley when he played in London.
I’m joined now by Victor Olisa, the Metropolitan’s former head of diversity, and head of policing in Tottenham.
The Metropolitan Police have told us they will fully investigate allegations made by Dale Semper, a black bank manager, who says he was wrongfully targeted by officers
We spoke to the Health Committee chair Jeremy Hunt and began by asking whether he was worried about how slowly the death rate was coming down.
For many in the care sector, minimum wage jobs make life a struggle, pandemic or not.
There’s little question that the lockdown has exposed deep divisions – piling extra pressure on some of the poores