Paul McNamara is Senior Political 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.
Voters in the market town of Wellingborough are getting ready to head to the polls in a by-election where Labour hope to overturn a massive 18,000 Conservative majority.
The government has promised working parents 15 hours of free childcare a week for two-year-olds from April – eventually extending to 30 hours for children as young as nine months. But a staffing crisis in the childcare sector means it might have to break that promise. It’s now offering a thousand pound cash incentive to…
No hike in corporation tax, unlimited bonuses for bankers and stability for businesses – Labour have burnished their charm offensive towards business leaders at a one day summit, kicked off by shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves.
The chief executive of the Telegraph, Nick Hugh, has resigned, as the watchdog continues its investigation into the sale of the media group.
It’s an election year – and inevitably perhaps the hint of tax cuts is in the air.
It’s not just waiting times at A&E: Northern Ireland’s entire health and social care system is in crisis – from general practices facing closure, to cancer diagnosis delays. It’s been almost two years since Northern Ireland’s devolved government collapsed – and healthcare professionals warn that things will only get worse, if the political deadlock isn’t…
What has been described as Northern Ireland’s biggest ever strike has been taking place today, bringing public services to a standstill.
Northern Ireland is about to witness what unions are calling as its biggest ever day of industrial action. Workers from 16 trade unions covering schools, hospitals and public transport are due to walk out for 24 hours tomorrow, in a dispute over pay. Our senior political correspondent Paul McNamara is at Stormont.
A missile was fired towards a vessel near Yemen this afternoon. Experts say it was carrying Russian oil and was mistakenly attacked by the Houthis who thought it was linked to the UK.
Rishi Sunak is facing renewed pressure from both sides of his party, as MPs threaten to rebel when the Rwanda bill is voted on next week.
The former energy minister Chris Skidmore has announced that he is resigning the Conservative whip and will stand down as an MP, over new Government legislation which he says will promote the production of new oil and gas.
Rishi Sunak has poured a bucket of cold water over speculation he could call a May General Election – claiming instead that his ‘working assumption’ is a vote in the second half of this year.
Rishi Sunak is facing more calls from his political opponents to call an election early this year. On his left flank, the Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey told a campaign rally in Guildford that the Prime Minister should stop “clinging on to power.” From the right, the Leader of Reform UK Richard Tice claimed…
Gales and heavy rain will cause more travel drama tonight for revellers across the UK.
The Treasury has announced a date for the Spring Budget.