HENRY DEEDES: It was almost unanimous over China 5G deal

HENRY DEEDES: It was almost unanimous – handing our passwords to China is barmy After all the Brexit bickering, a rare moment in Parliament yesterday: a House of Commons almost in total agreement. It occurred during an Urgent Question granted to Tom Tugendhat (Con, Tonbridge & Malling) over Huawei’s potential involvement in building the UK’s […]

HENRY DEEDES sees a restless Boris Johnson wing it at PMQs

He had all the interest of a checkout boy: HENRY DEEDES sees a restless Boris Johnson wing it at Prime Minister’s Questions Boris Johnson has been Prime Minister only six months yet already there are signs he finds PMQs a bit of a yawn. Watching him yesterday as he plonked his ungainly frame down with […]

HENRY DEEDES sees Andrea Leadsom play the numbers game in the House

She arched a tweezered eyebrow at her opponent: HENRY DEEDES sees Andrea Leadsom play the numbers game in the House Word around Westminster is that Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom is for the chop. Too flimsy, seems to be the received wisdom among the Downing Street policy chin strokers, too insubstantial. Hasn’t made enough impact on […]

HENRY DEEDES sees Chuka Umunna savage his old boss Jeremy Corbyn

Chuka Umunna works the falafel munching faithful into a froth: HENRY DEEDES sees the political mercenary savage his old boss Jeremy Corbyn Big up, Bournemouth! At the Liberal Conference yesterday we heard fevered clapping, giddy cheers and wolf whistles aplenty. Who was this handsome chappie working the falafel-munching faithful into such a froth? Harry Styles? […]

HENRY DEEDES: Has a bit of snap gone out of The Govester’s celery?

HENRY DEEDES: Pack away the sun lounger, the holiday season is over. The dreary politicos are back September is upon us. The blackberries are in fruit. The days are growing shorter. And the Sunday morning political shows have returned. That’s right. Pack away the sun lounger, the holiday season is over. The dreary politicos are […]

Fox News’ Ed Henry among winners of prestigious 2019 WHCA Journalism Awards

The White House Correspondents' Association has announced the winners for its 2019 journalism awards, and Fox News' Ed Henry was among the reporters to receive top honors. Henry, who was recognized for his interview with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt last April, is set to receive the Merriman Smith Award for broadcast at the White House Correspondents' Dinner […]