Claire joined Conservative Party vice chair Andrew Bowie, Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle, environmental campaigner Rupert Read and presenter Jo Coburn in the Politics Live studio to discuss the COP26 climate change summit and the UK’s row with France over fishing rights. Watch the discussion on iPlayer.
Claire was at Chatteris Parish Church in Cambridgeshire this week for the recording of BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions?, along with Lord Deben, Baroness Fox, Richard Madeley, Melanie Onn and presenter Chris Mason. The panel answered audience questions on the attitude of world leaders to climate change, the dispute with France over fishing rights, compulsory … Read more Any Questions? in Chatteris
Claire joined Tim Loughton, Lloyd Russell-Moyle, Miatta Fahnbulleh and Politics Live presenter Jo Coburn to discuss whether covid rules should be relaxed for the next England Euros 2020 game, the stamp duty holiday, banks giving guidance about pronouns, and fairness in British society. Watch the discussion on iPlayer.
Claire wrote an article for the Spectator following her appearance on BBC Politics Live. She argues that whatever the aggravations of the Brexit debates, it’s time to try to be constructive in the way we discuss politics. She writes: I confess I had butterflies doing the first BBC Politics Live of 2020. It felt like … Read more My clash with Alastair Campbell convinced me it’s time to hug a remainer
Claire was one of the guests on the BBC’s lunchtime politics discussion show today with Tory MP Stephen Crabb, shadow housing minister Sarah Jones and Tony Blair’s former spin doctor Alastair Campbell. They discussed Iran, the Labour Party’s leadership contest and Brexit. Watch the full programme on BBC iPlayer here.
Claire discussed Brexit with Jane Garvey, making the point that the central issue was democracy, rather than whether the economy might or might not suffer as a result of leaving the EU. She criticised the idea that Leavers didn’t know what they were voting for and stressed the importance of honouring the referendum result. She … Read more BBC Woman’s Hour on Brexit
Claire gave her first impressions of life as an MEP for the BBC’s The Week in Westminster on Saturday 6 July. Listen to the item here (from 22:27).