Jim Pickard

Jim Pickard


Chief Political Correspondent for the Financial Times

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“I was already working in an advisory capacity to Greensill before I left the civil service” “this advisory role was not seen as contentious, and I believe not uncommon” 😜 🤯 🤷‍♂️

this story isn’t dying down any time soon

men, you’ve not had a haircut for a month or two, you haven’t turned into Gandalf

this is one of several reasons why this saga isn’t going to end any time soon

you wait for weeks for an inquiry into Greensill/Liberty/Cameron and then at least four come along at once

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

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

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

Sunak is asked by @GeorgeWParker  - why 40 out of 45 towns receiving £1bn through new "town deals" happen to have Conservative MPs - why affluent Richmondshire (his seat) is designated as "priority 1" in the separate Levelling-up Fund while places like Barnsley are priority 2

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