About Catherine Neilan

Catherine Neilan is head of politics and investigations at City A.M.

2019 Articles

Prime Minister to seek election again next week
Prime Minister to seek election again next week
MPs on both sides of the house are readying themselves for a second attemp by the Prime Minister to trigger [...]
September 5, 2019
Jo Johnson quits Boris Johnson's Tory party to spend less time with his family
Jo Johnson quits Boris Johnson's Tory party to spend less time with his family
Boris Johnson’s brother has quit as minister and MP, saying he is “torn between family loyalty and the national interest”. [...]
September 5, 2019
PM's election plan scuppered as Labour holds out until Halloween
PM's election plan scuppered as Labour holds out until Halloween
The Prime Minister has claimed Labour is running scared after losing yet another vote, this time on whether to hold [...]
September 4, 2019
'The house has spoken' Benn bill passes - and shock amendment
'The house has spoken' Benn bill passes - and shock amendment
MPs voted to demand the Prime Minister requests an extension to Brexit tonight – but with a surprise amendment passing [...]
September 4, 2019
Chancellor Sajid Javid proclaims 'end of austerity' in spending round
Chancellor Sajid Javid proclaims 'end of austerity' in spending round
Sajid Javid has proclaimed the “end of austerity” with a new spending round that protects every government department, with an [...]
September 4, 2019
Rebel, rebel: Boris Johnson faces day two of Brexit defiance
Rebel, rebel: Boris Johnson faces day two of Brexit defiance
Westminster is still reeling from the events of last night, which saw more than 20 Tory MPs, including two ex-chancellors, [...]
September 4, 2019
Backed. Sacked. Cracked? Boris Johnson threatens election as 21 Tories rebel
Backed. Sacked. Cracked? Boris Johnson threatens election as 21 Tories rebel
Boris Johnson expelled more than 20 MPs from the Tory party last night after they rebelled against him in the [...]
September 4, 2019
March of the moderates: PM loses key Brexit vote to rebels
March of the moderates: PM loses key Brexit vote to rebels
More than 20 Tory MPs have defied Boris Johnson and his threats of deselection to pave the way to block [...]
September 3, 2019
Labour MPs attempt to reintroduce old Brexit deal
Labour MPs attempt to reintroduce old Brexit deal
A number of Labour MPs are seeking to reintroduce the old Brexit agreement, struck during Theresa May’s leadership, in the [...]
September 3, 2019
Live: Rebel numbers creep up ahead of critical Brexit vote
Live: Rebel numbers creep up ahead of critical Brexit vote
The number of Conservative MPs willing to rebel and go against the government in tonight’s critical vote are creeping up, [...]
September 3, 2019
Brexit: Boris Johnson urges MPs to vote down ‘Corbyn’s Surrender Bill’
Brexit: Boris Johnson urges MPs to vote down ‘Corbyn’s Surrender Bill’
MPs have been sent a briefing from Number 10, instructing them to stand with the government instead of what it [...]
September 3, 2019
Brexit: Boris Johnson planned to prorogue parliament before denying it
Brexit: Boris Johnson planned to prorogue parliament before denying it
Prime Minister Boris Johnson was planning to prorogue parliament at least two weeks before he denied he was looking at [...]
September 3, 2019
Downing Street denies plot to trick MPs over election date
Downing Street denies plot to trick MPs over election date
Downing Street has denied there is a plot afoot to trick MPs into voting for a pre-Brexit General Election, only [...]
September 3, 2019
Brexit showdown: What to expect when you're expecting (a General Election)...
Brexit showdown: What to expect when you're expecting (a General Election)...
MPs return to parliament today for what is expected to be the start of a seismic couple of days in [...]
September 3, 2019