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.
“It’s my life and I want the right to choose”. The words of 67-year-old Noel Conway, who will find out tomorrow if his legal challenge to the current ban on assisted dying has been successful. Mr Conway says his motor neurone disease has left him feeling entombed in his own body. He says his lack of choice…
We speak to the Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesperson Ed Davey who is at his party’s annual conference which has just got underway in Bournemouth.
Terror threat level lowered from critical to severe, Boris Johnson article continues to cause controversy and the latest on the Rohingya crisis.
We speak to David Cameron’s former director of communications Sir Craig Oliver about whether Boris Johnson’s article is an attempt to rally the troops for Mrs May ahead of her big Brexit speech next week, or a tilt at the leadership.
On Day 1 of the public inquiry into the Grenfell fire, the chairman Sir Martin Moore-Bick immediately tried to reassure those affected that it ‘can and will provide answers’. But he rejected calls for survivors to be included as one of his team of assessors.
Grenfell Tower survivor Paul Menacer, chair of Bramley Road Residents’ Association Samia Badani and Conservative London Assembly Member Shaun Bailey discuss the opening of the inquiry into the fire.
“As disquieting as it is showy”. The new film starring Jennifer Lawrence divided the critics when it premiered at the Venice Film Festival this week, many unsettled by the psychological horror story of a woman trapped in a vortex of paranoid reality. But whatever the immediate reaction to ‘Mother!’, 27 year old Lawrence is enjoying…
Leader of Rotherham Council, Chris Read, discusses the child sexual exploitation reports.
Labour MP Alison McGovern and Conservative MP Rishi Sunak discuss Brexit.
Matthew Collins, who was a member of the National Front and the BNP when he was younger and is now a leading anti-fascism campaigner, discusses National Action.
The contrast could hardly be starker. From the charred shell of Grenfell Tower to one of Britain’s most beautiful places. Families affected by the fire – the bereaved, those who escaped, and some firefighters who worked on the night of the fire – have been enjoying a holiday in Cornwall. It was organised by a…
Leesa Davies, whose son Jordan died after inhaling nitrous oxide when he was just 21, and Niamh Eastwood, from the charity Release, discuss the drug laws.
Jared O’Mara, the newly elected Labour MP for Sheffield Hallam, who has cerebral palsy, discusses disability rights.
Leading anti-gun campaigner Marcia Shakespeare, whose daughter Letisha was an innocent victim of a drive-by shooting in 2003, and West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson, discuss the injunction imposed on Birmingham gang members.
Barrister Martin Porter, who writes the online blog The Cycling Lawyer, talks about Charlie Alliston’s prosecution.