Paul McNamara is the Policy Correspondent for Channel 4 News.
Paul joined the Channel 4 News Investigations Team in 2015 and reported on the biggest stories in the UK. He has covered three General Elections for the programme, the last as Political Correspondent.
Prior to Channel 4 News Paul was the co-founder of a production company and news agency providing investigations for Channel 4 Dispatches, BBC Panorama, and every newspaper on Fleet Street.
His career started at The Bedford Times and Citizen, before joining national newspapers to cover defence and the war in Afghanistan extensively.
She might have been the shortest-serving prime minister in history but months after her sudden downfall, Liz Truss has defended her economic policies, blaming the “left wing establishment” instead. Some of her Conservative colleagues defended her tax cutting plans – but others have remained critical – while Labour said her policies had been “incoherent and…
The UK is on course to be the world’s worst-performing major economy this year, according to updated predictions from the International Monetary Fund – which puts at least part of the blame on higher taxes and interest rates.
The Chancellor has set out his plans to boost growth – not just of the British economy but also the Conservative Party’s sagging performance in the polls.
There have been more calls for resignations amid two ongoing political scandals.
Lancashire Police say they have fined Rishi Sunak for failing to wear a seatbelt in a moving car.
Channel 4 News has commissioned its own poll to find out what the public think is to blame for the crisis in the health service across the country.
Across the UK, hospitals are under immense strain. But in Northern Ireland, the problems are on another scale. Before Covid, more than one in sixteen of the population were on a hospital waiting list, and problems have gotten much worse since then. Our own Factcheck team have been looking into the state of the health…
Almost all Christmas Eve train services have ground to a halt, with the latest round of RMT rail strikes due to start tonight.
Strikes by Border Force staff at British airports could go on for months to come – if the government refuses to begin talks over pay – union leaders have warned.
As ambulance workers announce more walkouts next month, health chiefs in England have warned that the NHS is facing an “incredibly long list of serious challenges” this Christmas, following yesterday’s ambulance workers strike.
The prime minister has rejected calls from senior Tory MPs to reopen negotiations on nurses’ pay – a day after a walkout which saw over half of routine operations cancelled.
Today has seen an unprecedented strike across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Four people are dead after their boat capsized in the English Channel early this morning.
As freezing weather brought parts of the country to a halt over the last few days, one thing that didn’t stop was the small boat crossings.
Rishi Sunak went to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire on Friday morning to unveil a new deal with Italy and Japan to work together on the next generation of fighter jet.