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When I worked at the bbc, having come from the private sector, I thought it didn’t know how lucky it was to be sheltered from the ups and downs of the economy and markets. I am not so sure any more, since it is in a semi permanent political recession, that for years has…
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imposed funding cuts (including today’s circa £400m).
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James Johnson was in charge of polling in Downing st. This synopsis of what first time Tory voters told him about Johnson and parties is horrific for him and for the ministers who have defended the PM - because of the contagion to the reputation of the Conservative Party
In some of our focus groups this week, I asked voters about Boris Johnson. First, people who voted Conservative for the first time in 2019, in the 'Red Wall' seat of Bolton North East: “He’s a coward.” (1/18)
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I’ve only just learned that Paul Myners has died. He was one of the great City figures of the past 40 years, a proper self-made person. He crusaded against corruption and he had a powerful sense of right and wrong, so different from many in finance and politics. Like…
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so many, I will really miss him.
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So sad to learn that Paul Myners has died. Great City figure. Self made. Crusader against wrongdoing with a strong moral core. Like so many, I will really miss him.
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This vigil for Ashling Murphy at the London Irish Centre is very moving itv.com/news/utv/2022-01-12/…
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As expected, Covid isolation is being cut from seven to five days
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.@NadhimZahawi: The PM made it very clear that the perception was something that he deeply regretted @Peston: You said perception... where in the rules did it say you could go into the garden and get drunk? Watch the full interview, Twitter at 9pm & @itv at 10.45pm #Peston
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.@Aiannucci is on our show tonight which goes LIVE on Twitter at 9PM and 1045PM @itv 📺Tune in to hear more about the writers mock epic poem - ‘Pandemonium’ #Peston
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“I’m afraid this winter may be a difficult one” IEA’s @Fbirol tells @Peston an already harsh winter will be worsened if Russia does not provide additional gas supplies to meet higher demand. #Peston
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“They should be taxed properly, in line with their profits” IEA’s @Fbirol backs Labour’s proposals for a windfall tax on North Sea oil and gas producers, saying the poorest in society should enjoy the support of their governments when they face very high energy bills. #Peston
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“The cure is more clean energy” IEA’s @Fbirol tells @Peston that the current energy situation is not the fault of green taxation, adding that it is the job of the government to manage green energy transition, not stop it. #Peston
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.@Peston: “So many people think he’s misled them repeatedly, can you trust him?” @NadhimZahawi: “Of course, I work very closely with him…” #Peston
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