Christopher Hope

Christopher Hope

Assistant Editor and Chief Political Correspondent, The Daily Telegraph. All views here are mine alone.

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Every morning I write Chopper's Politics Newsletter for tens of thousands of @Telegraph  subscribers. It is sent out at lunchtime and contains everything I can find out about the morning's politics, written from a cafe table in Parliament. Sign up here:

I finally did my ‘big run’ today, completing 21 miles today ahead of the London Marathon in just two weeks’ time on 3 Oct. Time to taper down the training. Please sponsor me and @BarneyHope8  to raise £££s for @RoadPeace  to help victims of road crashes.

This year in a Tweet: Businesswoman detained for two hours for not wearing face mask at Waitrose

Any other parents driving across the country with teenagers about to start at University today or tomorrow?

** Tune into BBC Radio 4’s The Week in Westminster at 11am - which I am presenting this week. ** Guests include Len McCluskey, @LiamFoxMP , @laylamoran '>Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brow @laylamoran , , the IfG’s Catherine Haddon a @katyballsd  .

Haircut of the day at the Vitality T20 Blast Kent v Sussex semi-final

Wally the Walrus makes enormous 900-mile journey to reach Iceland


EXCLUSIVE Laurence Fox is launching a new political party to fight the culture wars, The Sunday Telegraph can reveal @LozzaFox 

NEW Parliament has been flying the union jack upside down on its Portcullis House offices for weeks, Robert Courts MP says Government minister Jacob Rees-Mogg says this is "deeply troubling" and demands it is changed. The union jack flown upside down signifies a distress signal.

Can anyone help? Can you make our 15yo amputee daughter a prosthetic leg with the foot fixed in the pointe shape so she can do pointe work on it?

Politics is crazy right now. One Tory MP just told me: "We are on the cusp of having Andy Burnham carried shoulder-high through the streets of Manchester. "He has demonstrated courage and principle, hope and determination and a spirit that the British people can be proud of."?‍♂️

Dominic Raab: "What would you do differently?" Keir Starmer: "I would not stay on holiday as Kabul is falling." #Afganistan 

Our daughter Pollyanna lost her leg in a bus crash in London 13 years ago this weekend. But that has not stopped her dancing...

Westminster is hugely febrile tonight. A Conservative MP phones to say there is a "massive bust up going on in Number 10" right now between Dominic Cummings and the PM. The MP says Mr Cummings has told the PM "if I go am taking these people with me", referring to other aides.