I understand word has gone out to Mrs Gove to stop hitting the tweet button after a series of messages blurted out on Wednesday. They threatened to undermine the coordinated Gove/Cameron operation to minimise his pain at the reshuffle. They may have been triggered by the late realisation in the Gove household that the office of…
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‘I don’t personally think we are going to bounce back‘ – former Chancellor Ken Clarke on UK economy
Joining me now is Ken Clarke who, amongst his many senior ministerial roles, was Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Ken Clarke: ‘I’m not surprised Jo Johnson doesn’t agree with his brother – I think the majority of Conservative MPs don’t agree’
We speak to Ken Clarke, one of the 21 rebel Tory MPs who have been kicked out of their party.
Ken Clarke says he’d vote against government in confidence vote to prevent no-deal Brexit
The Tory grandee claims that ‘very right-wing English nationalists’ have ‘seized control of the government’.
Ken Clarke says he ‘wouldn’t object’ to being caretaker PM
There are many offers to lead a government of national unity in an effort to stop a no-deal Brexit – the latest from Tory grandee Ken Clarke, who said he ‘wouldn’t object’ if people believed that was the only way forward. Meanwhile Jeremy Corbyn says he’s “disappointed” at the Lib Dem leader rebuffing his offer to become…
Ken Clarke MP: ‘I don’t quite see what a second referendum would solve – the first one was bad enough’
Jon Snow talks to Conservative MP Ken Clarke.
How to solve the Brexit hangover? – with Ken Clarke | Politics: Where Next? podcast
Listen and subscribe to Politics: Where Next? on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and other good apps. Speaking ahead of Friday’s vote, I popped in to the office of Father of the House of Commons Ken Clarke to discuss his customs union amendment and where next for the Government and Tory party. There are new episodes of Politics: Where…
Ken Clarke: ‘Brexit makes Maastricht look like a peaceful tea party’
We speak to former Chancellor and Father of the House of Commons Ken Clarke.
Series 1, Episode 17: Ken Clarke MP
When I present Channel 4 News, in-depth analysis and great journalism come together to explain the events of the day. But this new podcast wants to help you go much deeper and discuss answers, not just problems. Each week, I’ll speak to one guest, at length, who will hopefully have some answers – without having to…
Ken Clarke MP: Lord Carrington ‘should not have resigned over Falklands’
Ken Clarke served as a minister when Lord Carrington was foreign secretary in a government led by Margaret Thatcher. How did the seasoned aristocrat get on with her?
Ken Clarke MP: ‘I would be in favour of well-targeted military action’
I’m joined by the Father of the House of Commons, Ken Clarke, a former Chancellor and Home Secretary.
Ken Clarke on Brexit: ‘My aim is to minimise the damage’
Ken Clarke, one of the rebel Conservative MPs, and Jonathan Isaby, the editor of the eurosceptic website Brexit Central, debate the developments of the Brexit bill.
Ken Clarke: ‘No obvious leadership contender’ to challenge Theresa May
Former Cabinet Minister Ken Clarke, former Business Secretary Sir Vince Cable, and Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner discuss Theresa May’s future, Brexit, austerity and the Grenfell Tower fire.
In full: Ken Clarke’s blistering Brexit speech
Former Conservative minister, Ken Clarke, launches a dramatic attack on the handling of Brexit, and his own party, in a Commons debate on triggering Article 50.
Ken Clarke and Shami Chakrabarti discussion
Labour’s Shadow Attorney General, Baroness Shami Chakrabarti, and the former Conservative chancellor Ken Clarke debate Donald Trump, Theresa May and Brexit.