Julia Hartley-Brewer Daily
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The best bits of the Julia Hartley-Brewer breakfast show on talkRADIO. All the news stories of the day, agenda setting political interviews and big name guests, hosted by the queen of talk.


Julia Hartley - Brewer | Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveils emergency job scheme
2020 Sep 2526m 14s
Julia speaks with former Director General of the CBI, Lord Digby Jones, about the Chancellor's emergency job scheme. She also discusses the new measures with former Culture Secretary, Nicky Morgan, and Shadow Business & Consumer Affairs Minister, Lucy Powell.
Julia Hartley - Brewer | New financial measures, 7,000-truck-long queues in Kent, and 10pm pub & restaurant curfew
2020 Sep 2422m 42s
Julia speaks with Chair of the Treasury Select Committee & Tory MP, Mel Stride, about Rishi Sunak's financial measures to save the UK economy. Public Policy Editor at the Financial Times, Peter Foster, discusses Michael Gove's statement on the reasonable worse-case scenario for border post-Brexit. Luke Johnson, Chairman of Gail's Artisan Bakery and Brighton Pier Group, about the 10pm curfew on pubs and restaurants that is coming into force today.
Julia Hartley - Brewer | New coronavirus lockdown rules and Dr Liam Fox moves closer to WTO Director General selection
2020 Sep 2323m 35s
Julia speaks with Dr David Nabarro, Special envoy on Covid-19 to the World Health Organisation, about the new coronavirus lockdown rules for England potentially being in place for 'six months'. Former International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox, tells Julia about passing the second round in the World Trade Organisation Director General Selection. Former Government Chief Whip & Conservative MP, Mark Harper, explains the need for Parliament to get approval on any new Covid regulations.
Julia Hartley - Brewer | PM addresses nation to announce new lockdown rules, 50,000 covid cases by day by mid-October and Keir Starmer to spell out vision for Britain
2020 Sep 2225m 55s
Julia speaks to Former Health Secretary, Stephen Dorrell, about Boris Johnson's address to the nation to announce new lockdown rules. Emeritus microbiologist at the University of Aberdeen, Professor Hugh Pennington, tells Julia about scientists warning of 50,000 coronavirus cases per day by mid-October if action isn't taken now. Labour's Shadow Foreign Secretary, Lisa Nandy, discusses Keir Starmer's plans to spell out his vision for Britain to be the "best place to grow up in and the best place to grow old in."
Julia Hartley - Brewer | PM to announce further lockdown restrictions on Tuesday, Tory MPs challenge government on emergency Covid powers, and Julia speaks with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps
2020 Sep 2130m 52s
Julia speaks with former chief scientific advisor with Pfizer, Dr Mike Yeadon, about why policy shouldn't be driven by unreliable community testing. Sir Graham Brady, Chair of the 1922 Committee of backbench Conservative MPs, tells Julia about Conservative MPs challenging the government on emergency Covid measures. Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, explains the government's concern about the prospect of a coronavirus second wave.
Julia Hartley - Brewer | Testing failures, North East lockdown and Julia speaks with Health Secretary Matt Hancock
2020 Sep 1823m 49s
Julia speaks with Head of the Department of Primary Care & Public Health at Imperial College London, Professor Azeem Majeed, about the shortage of testing across the UK. Leader of Gateshead Council, Councillor Martin Gannon, about the lockdown imposed in the North East this morning. Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, tells Julia about a new Adult Social Care Winter Plan to curb the spread of Covid-19.
Julia Hartley - Brewer | Testing to be rationed, keeping schools open is "unsustainable" and government to debate Internal Market Bill
2020 Sep 1721m 12s
Julia speaks with former Chair of the BMA's GP Committee & North London GP, Dr Laurence Buckman, about the rationing of coronavirus testing. General secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders, Geoff Barton, explains the difficulty in keeping schools open as well as the need for more testing. Conservative MP and Chairman of the One Nation caucas for MPs, tells Julia about Boris Johnson's compromise over the Internal Market Bill.
Julia Hartley - Brewer | Internal Markets Bill, pay rises at the BBC, and calls for furlough scheme replacement
2020 Sep 1617m 24s
Julia speaks with Chair of the Defence Committee, Tobias Elllwood, about the Internal Markets Bill. Head of Press at Defund the BBC, Liam Deacon, tells Julia about substantial pay rises at the BBC. Chair of the Work and Pensions select committee and Labour MP, Stephen Timms, discussses Sir Keir Starmer's calls for the furlough scheme replacement.
Julia Hartley - Brewer | Unemployment figures, Internal Market Bill passes first vote in the Commons and Julia speaks with Home Secretary, Priti Patel
2020 Sep 1525m 35s
Julia speaks with Justin Urquhart Stewart, Business Commentator at Seven Investment Management, about the latest unemployment figures released by the ONS. Former Work & Pensions Secretary, Sir Iain Duncan Smith, discusses the ongoing row over the Internal Markets Bill. Home Secretary, Priti Patel, tells Julia about the government recruiting 100,000 police officers since the campaign launched.
Julia Hartley - Brewer | New 'rule of six' for England, Johnson faces rebellion over Internal Markets Bill, and Julia speaks with Lord Sumption
2020 Sep 1428m 45s
Julia speaks with Sir Desmond Swayne, Tory MP, about civil liberty concerns about the Rule of Six. Public Policy Editor at the Financial Times, Peter Foster, explains the latest updates on the Internal Market Bill. Former Supreme Court Justice, Lord Jonathan Sumption, tells Julia about his concern over the Rule of Six.