Scott Challinor

Business Editor for the Leaders Council

Scott Challinor is responsible for the Leaders Council’s business-related content. He also hosts a number of Leaders Council podcasts. In his career to date, he has written for several national publications and has interviewed leaders from every sector in the UK. 

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NEWS | Published February 6th 2020, 9:09 am

Thornberry: Labour would be “more professional” under my leadership

Labour shadow foreign secretary and leadership hopeful Emily Thornberry has said that the party would be “more professional” if she were to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.

NEWS | Published February 6th 2020, 8:08 am

President Trump acquitted in impeachment trial

US president Donald Trump has been cleared of all impeachment charges following his trial in the Senate.

NEWS | Published February 5th 2020, 10:10 am

Irish party leaders cross swords in final TV debate before election

The leaders of Ireland’s three main parties, Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Sinn Féin, clashed on issues such as health and housing in the final TV debate before the weekend’s general election.

NEWS | Published February 5th 2020, 8:08 am

President Trump makes State of the Union address

US president Donald Trump made the American leader's annual State of the Union speech to Congress on Tuesday, paying tribute to the "great American comeback" he had overseen since succeeding Barack Obama in the White House.

NEWS | Published February 4th 2020, 8:50 am

Johnson to announce bringing forward of petrol and diesel car ban

The UK government will bring its ban on petrol and diesel cars forward to 2035 from 2040 following advice from climate change experts, prime minister Boris Johnson will announce.

NEWS | Published February 4th 2020, 8:08 am

Kenya's former president Moi dies

Kenya’s former president Danial arap Moi has passed away at the age of 95.

NEWS | Published February 3rd 2020, 11:11 am

Irish elections could affect future UK-EU trade deal, Varadkar says

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that the outcome of general elections in the Republic of Ireland could have a knock-on effect on future UK-EU trade deal negotiations.

NEWS | Published February 3rd 2020, 9:09 am

“No need” to accept EU rules to win trade deal, prime minister says

Prime minister Boris Johnson will make a speech in London on Monday outlining his ambition for a Canada-style free-trade agreement with the EU.

NEWS | Published February 2nd 2020, 8:00 am

Aston Martin rescue deal to come with leadership shake-up

A consortium led by billionaire Lawrence Stroll will invest £182 million as part of a rescue deal to save struggling luxury car brand Aston Martin, with Stroll to assume the role of executive chairman of the business.

NEWS | Published February 1st 2020, 8:08 am

Oakervee review “strongly advises against cancelling” HS2

The government commissioned Oakervee review into HS2 “strongly advises against cancelling” the high-speed rail project.

NEWS | Published January 31st 2020, 10:10 am

UK counts down to Brexit as Johnson hails new “beginning”

The clock is ticking on the UK’s final day in the EU, as 47 years as a member state comes to an end at 23:00 GMT on Friday.

NEWS | Published January 31st 2020, 7:30 am

Jeremy Hunt elected head of health select committee

Former health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been elected to lead the health select committee of MPs which will scrutinise the government's health policies and the performance of the NHS.

NEWS | Published January 31st 2020, 7:00 am

Bank of England holds interest rates

The Bank of England has held interest rates at 0.75 per cent after Mark Carney’s final interest rate meeting as governor.

NEWS | Published January 30th 2020, 9:09 am

MEPs approve Withdrawal Agreement

The European Parliament approved the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement with a majority of 621 votes to 49 in Brussels on Wednesday evening.

NEWS | Published January 30th 2020, 8:30 am

Rebecca Long-Bailey advances to final ballot in Labour leadership race

Rebecca Long-Bailey will be on the final ballot to become Labour leader after an endorsement from the Fire Brigades Union was enough to see her become the third candidate to gain the required support.

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