Starmer, Sunak and Swearing In

Starmer, Sunak and Swearing In

Newscast · 2024-07-09

Today, we recap the first meeting of the new parliament and the latest roll call of government appointments, as well as the new chair of the Conservative’s 1922 committee.

Adam is joined by Vicki Young to explain the day’s ceremonies, the latest government appointments, and the first House of Commons speeches by Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer and leader of the opposition Rishi Sunak.

And health secretary Wes Streeting met with the British Medical Association (BMA) to discuss junior doctor strikes. Adam is joined by Health Editor Hugh Pym to discuss the significance of the meeting - and what the new health secretary would have to do to bring an end to industrial action.

Newscast brings you daily analysis of the latest political news stories from the BBC. It was presented by Adam Fleming. It was made by Miranda Slade with Sam McLaren and Gemma Roper. The assistant editor is Ben Mundy. The technical producer was Mike Regaard. The editor is Sam Bonham.

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Today, we look at the aftermath of the attempted assassination of Donald Trump.

After surviving an attempt on his life, the former president says he will "bring the country together”, while President Joe Biden calls for the "temperature of politics" to be lowered. What will happen next in US politics? Adam is joined by Justin Webb, Americast presenter, and Sumi Somaskanda, Chief Anchor BBC World News who is in Milwaukee.

And, the foreign secretary David Lammy has been in Israel calling for an immediate ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza war. Adam speaks to BBC diplomatic correspondent James Landale about Labour’s approach to the conflict. You can join our Newscast online community here: https://tinyurl.com/newscastcommunityhere Newscast brings you daily analysis of the latest political news stories from the BBC. It was presented by Adam Fleming. It was made by Jack Maclaren with Gemma Roper and Sam McLaren. The technical producers were Jonny Hall and Mike Regaard. The assistant editor is Chris Gray. The editor is Sam Bonham.

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