Robert Peston

Robert Peston

ITV (pol ed), Speakers for Schools (founder), writer (WTF), Hospice UK (chairman), Arsenal (East Stand), Peston (as in #Peston show, 10.45pm Weds). So?

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PS those of you who claim that I am wrong on the procedure, please talk to Dominic Grieve or the House of Commons clerks. I am not in the business of creating convenient - or even inconvenient - truths. I just try (not always successfully) to establish where politicians...

Hi @carolecadwalla . I did not think I was saying anything controversial here. The Russia report is technically the property of the parliamentary Intelligence and Security committee, even though the government has to approve it, as with all sensitive ISC reports. The committee...

The three ‘C’s’ that explain Boris’s historic election win | Coffee House

Outside Downing St. The healing @BorisJohnson ⁩ wants has not begun

I’ve made the mistake of going to my and @jeremycorbyn ’s beloved Arsenal today. And I can say we are definitely winning the argument

Arsenal supporters voted by leaving

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does not technically exist till reconstituted in the new parliament. It is of course open to @BorisJohnson  to make a request to the committee’s secretariat to publish the report before the committee is re-constituted (which in fact may not be till March, since the members...

have discretion, because that is the domain where we must hold them to account, as opposed to where rules (such as parliament’s procedural rules) keep them in tramlines.


It is eight weeks till we leave the EU. And we don’t know anything about what kind of Brexit it will be. I cannot really believe I wrote this and I am not dreaming.

It is completely clear from video footage that @MattHancockMP 's adviser was not whacked by a protestor, as I was told by senior Tories, but that he inadvertently walked into a protestor's hand. I apologise for getting this wrong.

Senior Tory MP: "We all f***ing hate her. But there is nothing we can do. She has totally f***ed us".

This is so upsetting. The climate-change protestors were, according to the police and friends who were there, wholly peaceful. Why on earth does Field react with such ferocity? The violence of his intervention is quite wrong.

I don’t believe the official voices of business and trade unions have ever jointly described a looming threat as a “national emergency”. And I have been covering this stuff since 1983. Unwise to ignore

Jack Williment- Barr left to lie on coats for hours in a Leeds hospital. His refusal to look at the picture of Jack is Johnson saying "I don't want to own this". This is certainly the political moment of the day and could be the moment of the campaign.