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‘What a day. It has been tough. But we need to focus on the job in hand….no more distractions. We have a plan..’ Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s first words to his party conference after announcing this morning he’d scrap the plan to abolish the top rate of tax

‘It feels like an attack on the poor’ Dominic Watters is a single dad on Universal Credit. If the government decides not to increase benefits in line with inflation, he’d receive £600 less a year (acc to @resfoundation  ). He tells @BBCNewsnight  he doesn’t know how he’d manage

Manchester businessman Fiaz Ashraf tells @BBCNewsnight  he’s had to pause financial transactions to his operations abroad because it wld cost him an extra £30,000 a month after the value of the pound fell He says he blames ‘Liz Truss’s mini budget’

thank YOU so much for taking the time, and making the effort to speak to us on @BBCNewsnight 

Car packed to bursting. Taking son to uni. He’s excited I’m excited.

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From today, those experiencing domestic abuse will be able to go into a Boots or indie chemist & seek help. If they say the codeword ‘ANI’ they’ll be taken to a private room & asked if they want to call 999 or domestic abuse helpline. ANI stands for Action Needed Immediately

The Prime Minister@BorisJohnson  arriving with wife Carrie at St Paul’s Cathedral for the Platinum Thanksgiving Service is booed by some in the crowd @BBCNews 

My brother’s triple-jabbed - the third one was Pfizer 3-4 wks ago. He’s just got covid & feels ‘rough’ & is isolating. Had a Xmas meal out with a load of mates last Friday - all of them vaccinated - 17 out of 21 of them have now tested positive.

Got this message from a care home worker expressing ‘utter disgust’ & ‘supreme anger’ about the Xmas do in No 10 during lockdown last December. ‘Wives lost their husbands in our home during Christmas 2020 & I have to live with the fact that I had to be gatekeeper’

As reported in today’s @DailyMailUK  this is what Ukrainians need to do to apply for a visa to come to the UK

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Sir Geoff Boycott ‘doesn’t give a toss’ what Women’s Aid says about his knighthood while having an assault conviction. In 1998 a French court heard he punched then girlfriend Margaret Moore 20 times, which he denied. He was given a 3 mth suspended sentence. Do YOU ‘give a toss?’

Literally the Queen and Paddington What an opening ! #partyatthepalace  @BBCOne 

Sir Roger Gale told us if the PM has misled Parliament, then the Tory backbench 1922 committee will have to go to the PM and say ‘his time is up’ @BBCNews 

Raw sewage was dumped into English rivers 375,000 times last year acc to BBC NewsCampaigner@Feargal_Sharkey  is disgusted & says the water firms have taken billions in dividends and in return have given us ‘rivers full of sewage’

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