Robert Peston

We will find out in a few days whether Brexit will happen

28 September 2019 13:41

Barnier and Juncker are running out of time to decide if Johnson is bluffing

Peston’s BBC gaffe

2 March 2018 14:38

When Robert Peston left the BBC to join the ITV as political editor, his former BBC colleagues placed a sign outside…

Sunday shows round-up: Nicola Sturgeon – IndyRef2 decision will be made by the end of 2018

14 January 2018 16:57

The Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was given the prime interview slot on the Andrew Marr Show this morning. Noting…

Jeremy Hunt’s Brexit warning misses the point

3 December 2017 22:58

Jeremy Hunt has managed to get both Remainers and Brexiteers in a spin this weekend with his appearance on Peston…

Watch: Angela Eagle abandoned by hacks at leadership launch

11 July 2016 13:43

Today the Eagle has landed. After touring television studios yesterday with talk that she would run to be the next…

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.…

Robert Peston calls for an end to ‘vicious and vindictive’ interviews

4 May 2016 9:46

This Sunday marks the debut of Robert Peston’s new ITV politics show. Peston on Sunday is set out to rival the BBC’s…

Nicholas Soames takes Robert Peston to task over his dress sense

15 February 2016 16:28

Since Robert Peston departed the BBC to join ITV as their new political editor, he has taken a relaxed approach…

Coffee Shots: Robert Peston goes with the faux

1 February 2016 22:15

When Robert Peston was at the BBC, his bosses were left unimpressed when his floppy hair became the story during a…

Watch out Laura! Corbynistas strengthen ties with Robert Peston

27 January 2016 13:18

Even though Robert Peston has only been in his new job as ITV’s political editor for little more than a week, he…

Robert Peston’s new job ruffles feathers at the BBC

9 October 2015 13:08

Earlier this week Mr S reported how Robert Peston’s appointment as ITV’s new political editor had led his former BBC colleagues to…

Coffee Shots: Robert Peston left out in the cold

6 October 2015 12:53

This week it was reported that Robert Peston is leaving his role as the BBC’s economics editor to join ITV as…

Place your bets! Bookies reveal favourites to be next BBC political editor

10 July 2015 17:19

Yesterday Nick Robinson confirmed reports that he is leaving his role as the BBC’s political editor to join the Today…

The Spectator summer party, in pictures

1 July 2015 23:11

With a Tory majority to celebrate, the Cabinet turned out in full force for this year’s Spectator summer party. As David…

BBC sent Robert Peston on course to ‘iron out his eccentricities’

2 June 2015 11:21

With the BBC up for charter renewal next year, increasing attention is being paid to the manner in which the…

Did David Cameron take a dig at the BBC’s Robert Peston?

27 April 2015 18:58

After Mr S’s colleague Camilla Swift revealed how the BBC misquoted David Cameron as saying he loved foxhunting when he appeared on…

Guardian editorship: Male candidate comes last in staff ballot

5 March 2015 14:58

The votes are in for the Guardian staff ballot. After Mr S reported a lacklustre display from all four internal…

Robert Peston falls for the Spirit Level theory of equality

20 October 2014 17:41

Robert Peston was recently at Lincoln’s Inn for the launch of schools charity Primary Futures, which all sounds very worthy. He…

Who is Robert Peston’s ‘senior government source’?

10 July 2014 13:55

Earlier this year, a ‘government source’ floated the idea that Sebastian Coe could well be appointed the next chairman of…

Pesto’s got it: the BBC is too right-wing, obviously

9 June 2014 9:35

At last, someone has put their finger on the problem, got right down to the real nub of the issue.…