Jim Pickard

Jim Pickard


Chief Political Correspondent for the Financial Times

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can’t remember the last time Labour had a 3-point lead

narrator: Boris Johnson made nearly £800k from outside interests during the last (2-year) Parliament

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is it that point in the political cycle when someone launches a new political party that won’t win any seats

this is merely an observation on the first-past-the-post-system

via @SteveBakerHW  on @SkyMurnaghan  “liberty dies, it dies like this with government exercising draconian powers without parliamentary scrutiny in advance, undermining the rule of law by having a shifting blanket of rules no one can understand. I mean, it’s extremely serious.”

this feels draconian - not least when impromptu street parties are happening elsewhere: worthy campaign by @AnnaMikha ⁩

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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

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

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

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