About Catherine Neilan

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

2019 Articles

Queen's Speech: Government's 'priority' is Hallowe'en Brexit
Queen's Speech: Government's 'priority' is Hallowe'en Brexit
The government has used the Queen’s Speech to reiterate its “priority” to making sure Brexit will happen on 31 October, [...]
October 14, 2019
Chuka Umunna: Why Labour's former star politician wants a City seat for the Lib Dems
Chuka Umunna: Why Labour's former star politician wants a City seat for the Lib Dems
Not so long ago, Chuka Umunna looked like a Labour leader in waiting. The Lambeth-born smooth-talking solicitor-turned-politician, who counts rapper Tinie Tempah [...]
October 14, 2019
Brexit: Johnson and Varadkar see 'pathway to possible deal'
Brexit: Johnson and Varadkar see 'pathway to possible deal'
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar have issued a joint statement saying they both see “a pathway [...]
October 10, 2019
Brexit extension beyond Halloween 'now priced in'
Brexit extension beyond Halloween 'now priced in'
The chances of a Brexit deal appear to have ebbed further yesterday, with one government source telling City A.M. an [...]
October 9, 2019
General Election 2019: Get ready for the populist onslaught
General Election 2019: Get ready for the populist onslaught
Parliament might have blocked the Prime Minister’s repeated efforts to go to the polls but everyone in Westminster is gearing [...]
October 9, 2019
Centrist Tories 'reassured' over no deal Brexit after Downing Street meeting
Centrist Tories 'reassured' over no deal Brexit after Downing Street meeting
One Nation Tories have been won over by the Prime Minister, after telling him it would be “unacceptable” to stand [...]
October 9, 2019
Bercow discussed Brexit plans with European Parliament head
Bercow discussed Brexit plans with European Parliament head
The president of the European Parliament spoke directly with Commons speaker John Bercow, telling him Brussels would back a Brexit [...]
October 9, 2019
Barnier says Brexit deal 'very difficult'
Barnier says Brexit deal 'very difficult'
The EU’s chief negotiator has said a Brexit deal is now “very difficult, but possible” following a dramatic day of [...]
October 9, 2019
Donald Tusk slams Johnson over 'stupid blame game'
Donald Tusk slams Johnson over 'stupid blame game'
The European Council president Donald Tusk has hit out at Boris Johnson for trying to win “some stupid blame game” [...]
October 8, 2019
Brexit: Government's latest no-deal planning revealed
Brexit: Government's latest no-deal planning revealed
Michael Gove has revealed his latest set of plans for no-deal Brexit planning, just minutes after Downing Street appeared to [...]
October 8, 2019
Labour rules out unity government plan to block no-deal Brexit
Labour rules out unity government plan to block no-deal Brexit
Labour has definitively ruled out opposition plans for a government of national unity as part of efforts to prevent a [...]
October 8, 2019
Brexit deal 'overwhelmingly unlikely', Merkel tells PM
Brexit deal 'overwhelmingly unlikely', Merkel tells PM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Boris Johnson a Brexit deal is “overwhelmingly unlikely” as talks in Brussels teeter on [...]
October 8, 2019
Bank of England governor appointment 'on track', says chancellor Sajid Javid
Bank of England governor appointment 'on track', says chancellor Sajid Javid
Chancellor Sajid Javid has stressed plans to appoint a new Bank of England governor are still “on track”, despite resources [...]
October 8, 2019
Brexit: Government pledges to cut tariffs if there's no deal
Brexit: Government pledges to cut tariffs if there's no deal
The government has pledged to cut tariffs on lorries imported into the UK, and apply new tariffs on clothing imports, [...]
October 8, 2019