Jim Pickard

Jim Pickard


Chief Political Correspondent for the Financial Times

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tonight Number 10 has announced the start of vaccinations for over-70s and the clinically vulnerable, things are moving in the right direction at a clip

my understanding is that Rishi Sunak could offer a one-off payment of £1,000 per household to people on UC when the current monthly increase is removed in April, although no firm decision taken yet

now this...this is a photograph (via The Times)

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please stop publishing long-lens pics which falsely make walkers/cyclists look like they’re two inches from each other, you’re insulting people’s intelligence

today’s headlines suggest that Brexit Britain is going to become a low-tax Singapore, also that corporation tax is about to go up

the weirdest thing about QAnon is that there are people who can walk in a straight line, brush their teeth, hold down a job and simultaneously believe this crap

have to applaud this valiant attempt to make warehousing executives exciting

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Tommy Robinson is endorsing Boris Johnson's Conservatives and former Conservative leader Sir John Major is not

useful context to suggest Labour’s spending plans might not be quite as extraordinary as some think - via The Times

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this is more Thick Of It than the actual Thick Of It

it’s a privilege to live in a country where you can do this to the premier with zero repercussions, don’t ever take it for granted

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lest we forget this golden moment

this is the guy who should have his own statue in Bristol: Paul Stephenson, who in 1963 led the Bristol bus boycott

it’s the public’s fault for not taking enough tests but also for taking too many tests

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