Gary Gibbon on Politics

Channel 4 News's political editor gives his take on the latest news and gossip from the corridors of power in Westminster and beyond.

July 25, 2016 3 Comments

Shadow Cabinet ‘Unresignation’ – start of a trend?

Senior allies of Jeremy Corbyn say that Sarah Champion, the MP who today crawled back onto the front bench having resigned from it only 3 weeks ago, could be starting a trend.

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July 20, 2016 4 Comments

Will Angela Merkel really resist informal talks with the UK?

Does she really want to first hear about the UK’s negotiating position at round a table with 26 other countries?

July 19, 2016 No Comments

Inside Theresa May’s first Cabinet meeting

Back to work: The new Prime Minister holds her first cabinet as Government lawyers indicate Article 50 will not be triggered until the end of the year.

July 18, 2016 8 Comments

Labour leadership challenge: Angela Eagle or Owen Smith?

It looks like we will be down to one challenger to Jeremy Corbyn very soon indeed. The two rival candidates have decided that the one with fewer nominations will stand aside.

July 14, 2016 3 Comments

Questions over Theresa May’s new government

While some sit nervously awaiting the call up, for the losers in this change of administration, ministers and their teams, there have been tears shed, drink taken and no shortage of bad

July 13, 2016 2 Comments

Theresa May takes control of her Government

Power passed to Theresa May in a precision switchover at Buckingham Palace. She’s now appointing new Secretaries of State – and ending the careers of others.

David Cameron will be remembered for gambling and losing

David Cameron’s last Prime Minister’s Questions showed him at his best. It was astute, witty and self-deprecating. But history will cast it aside.

July 12, 2016 2 Comments

David Cameron’s last Cabinet – ‘no emoting’

Theresa May congratulated David Cameron for his achievements in office at his last Cabinet meeting. She will be a very different type of leader.

July 11, 2016 2 Comments

May to succeed Cameron as PM on Wednesday

David Cameron whizzed round to Parliament when Theresa May got back from Birmingham and at 3.20pm met her there in the office that will very soon be hers.

Theresa May to be PM after Leadsom supporters lose faith

Andrea Leadsom has withdrawn from the Tory leadership contest. Theresa May is our new Prime Minister.

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