Phi Wire Hand Picked Politics - Live

  • David Cameron | 2/2 This is a good day for the UK. Before Christmas I will bring forward proposa...

    • source icon
    • 09:24
  • David Cameron | 1/2 I'm delighted with the Smith report on devolution. We are keeping our promis...

    • source icon
    • 09:22
  • Mark Ferguson | Labour can be the party to tackle the climate crisis

    • source icon
    • 09:11
  • Kevin Schofield | Rather difficult for Nats to scream "betrayal" over the Smith Commission report ...

    • source icon
    • 08:52
  • Paul Goodman | The end of the Union?

    • source icon
    • 08:35
  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

News, gossip and insight from PoliticsHome Editor Paul Waugh

Ave Maria?

Victoria Derbyshire is hosting her 5Live show tomorrow in Eastleigh, in front of a live audience.

All the four main party candidates (LD, Con, Lab, UKIP) have been invited and it should be the highest profile hustings of the campaign to date. It should be lively event.

Except, I'm told, there will be one absence: Conservative candidate Maria Hutchings is 'too busy' to attend, the BBC has been informed.

Given her verbal handbagging of Tony Blair in 2005 (live on TV) and her general outspokenness, surely this can't be true? Can it?

Well, I hear that Mrs Hutchings has a decent reason: a senior Cabinet minister is visiting the seat tomorrow. The Beeb have been asked to change the time of their event but have failed to come to an agreement with CCHQ.

Will the impasse be resolved in time for transmission tomorrow?

 

 

Be briefed for £1.50 a week...

PoliticsHome PRO Find out more