About Catherine Neilan

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

2019 Articles

It's on: Christmas election to decide fate of Brexit... maybe
It's on: Christmas election to decide fate of Brexit... maybe
VOTERS will be given an opportunity to break the impasse in parliament in just over a month, after MPs finally [...]
October 29, 2019
Could London hold the election key?
Could London hold the election key?
Parliament has been bracing itself for an election for weeks – but that doesn’t mean MPs are ready, or happy, [...]
October 29, 2019
Fourth time lucky as MPs back Boris Johnson for December election
Fourth time lucky as MPs back Boris Johnson for December election
MPs have finally agreed to back Prime Minister Boris Johnson and go to the polls, voting in favour of a [...]
October 29, 2019
No 10 threatens to pull election bill as Labour mulls wrecking amendments
No 10 threatens to pull election bill as Labour mulls wrecking amendments
The Prime Minister has urged MPs to back him in his fourth attempt at calling a general election, telling them [...]
October 29, 2019
Labour to back Prime Minister's call  for December election
Labour to back Prime Minister's call for December election
Labour will back the government on today’s election vote, paving the way for a poll on 12 December. Party leader [...]
October 29, 2019
Brexit: PM's pre-Christmas election gambit under pressure
Brexit: PM's pre-Christmas election gambit under pressure
The Prime Minister’s last attempt to secure an election this side of Christmas could still struggle Last night the government [...]
October 29, 2019
Philip Hammond: Government is blocking Brexit to 'create a narrative'
Philip Hammond: Government is blocking Brexit to 'create a narrative'
Philip Hammond has claimed the government is blocking Brexit in order to “create a narrative” about an obstructive parliament. The [...]
October 29, 2019
Grenfell report: Fire service's 'serious shortcomings' contributed to deaths
Grenfell report: Fire service's 'serious shortcomings' contributed to deaths
Systemic failures within the London Fire Brigade (LFB) contributed to more deaths in the 2017 Grenfell Tower tragedy, a report [...]
October 29, 2019
PM Boris Johnson goes fourth - with pre-Brexit date sewn into election
PM Boris Johnson goes fourth - with pre-Brexit date sewn into election
The Prime Minister will today seek an election for the fourth time in two months – this time with a [...]
October 28, 2019
Labour to abstain on third election vote as govt poised to back SNP/Lib Dem route
Labour to abstain on third election vote as govt poised to back SNP/Lib Dem route
Labour is expected to abstain on tonight’s vote – the third time the government will have sought an election since [...]
October 28, 2019
Labour MP Keith Vaz 'should be suspended' for six months after drugs and sex scandal
Labour MP Keith Vaz 'should be suspended' for six months after drugs and sex scandal
Labour MP Keith Vaz is set to be suspended for six months after he was caught paying for sex while [...]
October 28, 2019
EU grants full Brexit extension until 31 January 2020
EU grants full Brexit extension until 31 January 2020
The EU has granted a three month extension to the Brexit process, paving the way for a general election this [...]
October 28, 2019
Rory Stewart: The mayoral candidate in need of a London story
Rory Stewart: The mayoral candidate in need of a London story
It might feel like a lifetime ago, but turn the clock back to the summer and for a brief moment [...]
October 28, 2019
Boris Johnson launches bid for Christmas election
Boris Johnson launches bid for Christmas election
The Prime Minister’s pledge to take the UK out of the EU before Halloween “come what may” was left in [...]
October 24, 2019