Jim Pickard

Jim Pickard


Chief Political Correspondent for the Financial Times

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interesting thought experiment to wonder what would have happened if the Labour leadership had fought more fiercely for the Remain campaign in 2016

the Tories have just seized Blyth Valley, which was held by Ronnie Campbell in 1997 with a majority of 17,736

who should next Labour leader part 2

Swindon was one of the towns targeted by Corbyn in his campaign - which largely focused on "offensive" Tory seats - and the Conservative majority in Swindon North has just doubled from about 8k to 16k

the scale of Labour's probable defeat means it would need to win about 130 seats at the next election just to scrape a majority of 1

(deep breathe, pause) Labour Isn't Workington

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I’ve been leaked a recent Dexeu document setting out in black & white how UK plans to diverge from EU on regulations despite Johnson assurances on workers rights etc Read it here on @FT 

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 possible that more people will watch this than the actual Neil interviews...so keep retweeting

Breaking: Corbyn brandishes 450 pages of leaked documents about preliminary “secret” trade talks between US and UK in which Washington demands access to NHS for American healthcare companies

there aren’t enough tiny violins in the world for this tragic tale of a man who might have to pay more tax when he sells his (squints at notes) 27 homes

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compare and contrast the reaction to same policy when it’s from Corbyn vs Javid

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