Henry Mance

Henry Mance


Chief features writer at the Financial Times. Previously political correspondent. henry.mance@ft.com

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lots of good virus news, but the arrival of the Manaus variant in the time it took to organise quarantine seems predictable and annoying

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of course there is blame to be shared round. but the current Tory government is uniquely ill-placed to act horrified at the Salmond affair

Your interview was excellent and fair.

Is the activist lawyers dude on their night off?

Finally caught up with @Jack_Blanchard_  ‘s very good podcast about the pros and cons of morning newsletters. The Tory MP who reads Playbook every morning in the bath with a cup of tea is living the dream (and perhaps not destined for high ministerial office)

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Another mind-boggling story about Robert Jenrick. He had a planning application rejected twice by the council, then he got elected as a Conservative MP, resubmitted it in his wife’s name, and - hey presto - Tory councillors intervened to approve it.

the silver lining of lockdown is the chance to post this clip again

JD Sports executive chairman tells Radio 4 that Brexit is costing the company “double-digit millions” and will probably lead it to move 1,000 distribution centre jobs to the EU Is it worse than you expected? “Yes, considerably.”

The bloke who is too scared to be interviewed by Andrew Neil wants you to know he is bravely standing up to terrorists

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If Dominic Cummings did edit an old blog so that it appeared to warn about coronavirus, it matters for three reasons: 1. It would mean he made a false statement in the press conference 2. That would question the credibility of his whole Durham story ...

finally, a right-wing comedian on the BBC

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interesting how Prince Philip announces he is in hospital, but won’t allow cameras beside his hospital bed. interested in privacy but only when it suits him?

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