About Catherine Neilan

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

2019 Articles

PM Boris Johnson to ask Parliament for December 12 election
PM Boris Johnson to ask Parliament for December 12 election
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to call for an election to take place on 12 December. Johnson, who has already [...]
October 24, 2019
McDonnell: We want to scrutinise Brexit bill - but winter coat is ready for snap election
McDonnell: We want to scrutinise Brexit bill - but winter coat is ready for snap election
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said his “preference” would be for the Brexit bill to return to the House of [...]
October 24, 2019
Brexit latest: McDonnell slams Javid over 'dereliction of his duties'
Brexit latest: McDonnell slams Javid over 'dereliction of his duties'
The chancellor and shadow chancellor locked horns today, with Labour’s John McDonnell accusing his opposite number of a “dereliction of [...]
October 24, 2019
Brexit secretary hammered over Northern Ireland checks
Brexit secretary hammered over Northern Ireland checks
Brexit secretary Steve Barclay has been hammered over the prospect of checks on goods coming in and out of Northern [...]
October 24, 2019
Mel Stride unveiled as new Treasury Select Committee chair
Mel Stride unveiled as new Treasury Select Committee chair
Former Treasury minister Mel Stride has been named as the new chair of the Treasury Select Committee. Stride, the MP [...]
October 23, 2019
Brexit latest: Brussels figures edge towards backing 31 January extension
Brexit latest: Brussels figures edge towards backing 31 January extension
Two key Brussels figures have indicated they would back a full extension to the Brexit process, until 31 January. The [...]
October 23, 2019
Boris Johnson 'pauses' Brexit bill after key defeat
Boris Johnson 'pauses' Brexit bill after key defeat
The Prime Minister’s pledge to take the UK out of the EU before Halloween “come what may” has been left [...]
October 22, 2019
Brexit latest: Oliver Letwin urges MPs to back programme motion
Brexit latest: Oliver Letwin urges MPs to back programme motion
Oliver Letwin has urged MPs to back the government on tonight’s programme motion as “the least of the evils”, after [...]
October 22, 2019
Live update: Govt threatens to pull Brexit bill if MPs vote down timetable
Live update: Govt threatens to pull Brexit bill if MPs vote down timetable
The Prime Minister has urged MPs to back his Brexit bill to ensure the UK leaves the EU by 31 [...]
October 22, 2019
Donald Tusk opens door to Brexit extension ahead of key vote
Donald Tusk opens door to Brexit extension ahead of key vote
The president of the European Council Donald Tusk has indicated he is minded to back an extension to the Brexit [...]
October 22, 2019
What's in the WAB? Government's Brexit bill explained
What's in the WAB? Government's Brexit bill explained
Today MPs will begin debating the government’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill – covering everything from the £39bn divorce settlement to EU [...]
October 22, 2019
Timetable vote threatens to derail PM's Halloween Brexit pledge
Timetable vote threatens to derail PM's Halloween Brexit pledge
A normally run-of-the-mill vote on parliamentary business today threatens to derail Boris Johnson’s last chance to get Brexit done by [...]
October 21, 2019
Brexit: Scottish court delays decision over Benn Act letter
Brexit: Scottish court delays decision over Benn Act letter
Scotland’s highest court has delayed making a decision about whether the Prime Minister fully complied with the law when he [...]
October 21, 2019
Government warns any changes to Brexit bill may risk ratification
Government warns any changes to Brexit bill may risk ratification
The government has warned MPs that any changes to its forthcoming Brexit bill may risk ratification, as it seeks to [...]
October 21, 2019