Christopher Hope

Christopher Hope

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

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On Saturday's police escort, Jacob Rees-Mogg MP tells MPs that his "12-year-old son found nothing more exciting than being escorted home by the police". #Brexit 

NEW How Britain might leave the European Union with a Brexit deal by Oct 31: the @Telegraph 's day by day countdown to the next 10 days: via By me and @Telegraph  @Tony_Diver 

Ken Clarke says he will vote for the second and third stages of the Government's EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill which will give legal force to Boris' #Brexit  deal.


BREAKING Theresa May has refused to appear on @BBCRadio4 's Woman's Hour tomorrow morning. She is sending Justine Greening.

BREAKING Nigel Farage has now made a statement to Northumbria Police and told them that he will press charges for assault against the man who threw milkshake over him.

This is unbelievable. Michael Gove has to have a 12-strong police escort to leave the House of Commons safely. Andrea Leadsom has also tweeted about her police escort to get them through the People's Vote protesters outside. What has our democracy come to?

Shots fired outside Parliament. Loud explosion then shooting. Man lying shot outside gates to Parliament. Gun shots outside, Frightening.

Can anyone help? Our daughter wants to do pointe but only has one leg. Can you develop a ballet prosthetic? Pls DM me

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A friend sends me a text asking: “Why does the BBC say the ‘risk’ of no deal instead of the ‘opportunity’ of no deal?” Anyone got an answer for him? #Brexit 

A friend texts me: “They’ve published the WORST case scenario but why haven’t they published the BEST case scenario?” Any one got an answer for him? #operationyellowhammer  #Brexit 

A not inconsiderable 280 company bossies have written a letter to the Editor of The @Telegraph  tomorrow. They say: “The UK is the centre of world finance and a leader in the industries of the future. We are an immense global power. It’s time to start acting like one."