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Andrew Neil interview: Jo Swinson sticks to her guns

4 December 2019 20:29

Jo Swinson had a terrible session on Question Time earlier in the election campaign, but tonight in her interview with…

Full transcript: Jeremy Corbyn grilled by Andrew Neil

26 November 2019 20:20

Jeremy Corbyn took part in The Andrew Neil Interviews on BBC One this evening. Neil grilled the Labour leader on…

Watch: Andrew Neil challenges John McDonnell on Labour’s housebuilding record

21 November 2019 16:35

Labour has pledged to build 100,000 council homes a year as part of their so-called ‘housing revolution’. But how likely…

Watch: Alastair Campbell grilled over Brexit march hypocrisy

19 October 2018 9:31

This weekend thousands of anti-Brexit protesters are expected to take to the streets in the name of the People’s Vote…

Watch: Andrew Neil’s beginner’s guide to anti-Semitism

1 April 2018 14:30

A Times/YouGov poll at the weekend found that nearly eight out of ten Labour members believe that accusations of anti-Semitism…

Tim Farron on the ropes in Andrew Neil interview – ‘you’re a populist who’s not popular’

1 June 2017 20:01

Tonight it was Tim Farron’s turn to take centre stage in the last instalment of the Andrew Neil interviews. Unfortunately…

Andrew Neil interviews Jeremy Corbyn: Full transcript

26 May 2017 19:30

AN: Mr Corbyn, today you drew a link between terror attacks at home and British actions abroad. Do you believe…

Watch: Andrew Neil’s This Week monologue – ‘the time for rhetoric is over’

26 May 2017 11:57

In the aftermath of recent terrorist attacks in Paris and Nice, the BBC’s This Week has kicked off with a…

Transcript: Andrew Neil’s Brexit interview with Theresa May

29 March 2017 20:50

Andrew Neil: So, Prime Minister the negotiations to leave the European Union begin. It’s a historic moment for our country.…

Theresa May interview: ‘no guarantee immigration will be significantly lower after Brexit’

29 March 2017 20:05

Theresa May’s interview with Andrew Neil revealed several significant things about the government’s approach to Brexit. Tellingly, May wouldn’t rule…

Nick Clegg loses his enthusiasm for a Lib Dem rebrand

4 December 2016 14:36

In 2011, when the Liberal Democrats’ poll ratings had fallen to 10 per cent, Nick Clegg ordered a rebranding exercise, even looking at…

The BBC wins a landmark victory in the fight against Islamic extremism

28 October 2016 16:13

Shakeel Begg is an influential extremist who is also chief Imam of the Lewisham Islamic Centre.  His radical views are readily…

Watch: Andrew Neil grills Shami Chakrabarti over her peerage

27 September 2016 15:21

Although David Cameron faced flak over his resignation honours list, it was Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to give the chair of…

The Spectator summer party, in pictures

6 July 2016 23:30

In recent weeks, Westminster politicians have found themselves compared to the characters of House of Cards and Game of Thrones over their post-referendum antics.…

Transcript: George Osborne vs Andrew Neil on Brexit

8 June 2016 21:18

  Coffee House Shots James Forsyth and Isabel Hardman discuss George Osborne’s performance Abridged transcript of George Osborne’s interview with…

The Andrew Neil Interviews: Hilary Benn dragged out Remain’s immigration agony

6 June 2016 20:33

The first of the BBC’s series of prime-time EU referendum events took place this evening, with Andrew Neil interviewing Hilary…

David Cameron’s new enterprise tsar proves to be a problematic hire

25 May 2016 13:28

Oh dear. Today at PMQs, George Osborne could not resist boasting about the government’s new enterprise tsar, Sir Alan Sugar. When…

C’est magnifique, mais ce n’est pas le journalisme

23 November 2015 14:16

Andrew Neil is the best political interviewer in Britain. I am not just saying that because he is so high…

Watch: Andrew Neil takes on ‘loser jihadists’

20 November 2015 8:47

After the Paris terrorist attacks over the weekend which left at least 132 dead, there has been much discussion about…

Ben Bernanke reveals the biggest financial risk in the global economy

28 October 2015 10:06

Last night, The Spectator hosted a discussion between Ben Bernanke and Andrew Neil about the financial crisis and its aftermath. Mr Bernanke,…