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10/23
2020
“Real leadership is about being realistic… Constantly telling us the crisis is going to be over soon hasn't really… https://t.co/MMx7mEkmCd
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergAnd, (in least surprising news ever), he tells #bbcnewscast he won't be new BBC Chair, has not applied, and to boot… https://t.co/LR8kiTLnoEThis is WELL worth a listen - Osborne says.. - govt indulging in 'optimism bias', should be more realistic about th… https://t.co/v6sWfdXC2uhttps://t.co/L0ffIlnCsPTonnes on tonight's #bbcnewscast after a huge news week - former Chancellor on the Chancellor, Mayors and Johnson -… https://t.co/DcGHRNWUj0Canary Islands, Mykonos, the Maldives and Denmark added to UK's safe travel list UK tourists will no longer need t… https://t.co/U533wlfcPD
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergLatest govt press conference with PM and Chancellor in a moment on @BBCNews“Unfortunately we’re seeing a rising rate of infection in Stoke-on-Trent, in Coventry and in Slough” Health Secret… https://t.co/kagSoeFTaG
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergICYMI Sedwill spoke out here https://t.co/yZJAOUpMakIf you are a proper nerd like me and interested in how govt works, Simon Case, Mark Sedwill's replacement giving e… https://t.co/uSP80msJlvBut no question this is a big change to the amount of financial support that's on offer to help biz keep people whe… https://t.co/J50Zrp3AhD @AndyBurnhamGM Perhaps not an unfair question.... govt was refusing to budge on giving GM an extra 5 million on Tue… https://t.co/yf09nki09PNot quite sure Sunak's narrative that the measures he's having to extend were all designed with expectation that in… https://t.co/daoBkIJcTRNEW - Chancellor doubles taxpayer support for wages to employers under Jobs Support Scheme, and cuts eligibility fr… https://t.co/yMkkl8wG0V
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergBut exact details will be v important so watch this space - quite something tho that Chancellor already rewriting t… https://t.co/XfUutHoNrBSunak up shortly in the Commons - chunky expansion of govt support for biz that can stay open but are having a hard… https://t.co/mpHwSaogq2Seems very unlikely this row is over https://t.co/mIBZJyDVhq
10/22
2020
Nerves have been rising among MPs, inc Tories, about people's ability to make ends meet, particularly in constituen… https://t.co/Y3DC6jAvrwOnly a week since Louise Casey made her powerful intervention - https://t.co/AgJ4jncWVw -Opening cheque book for biz that haven't been forced to close doors yet, but are still struggling - after very bump… https://t.co/naJJrShA9Jas per @PickardJE, Sunak will be back in Commons with promises of more economic support, less than a month after he… https://t.co/ZGDEMiXuCOStay tuned to the end of #BBCNewscast for the JVT mega-mix and then @bbclaurak and me trying to think of other thre… https://t.co/8HJlGO73fT
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg➡️ Tier 3 for South Yorkshire from Saturday ➡️ Scotland hospitality curbs extended ➡️ Royal Mail parcel pick-ups H… https://t.co/l6OCN97h3t
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergCoventry Council has now put out a statement confirming the news we broke on @BBCCWR earlier this afternoon. New re… https://t.co/ZGV0D6xwtB
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergFour Nottingham students fined £40,000 after telling police who broke up house party they were "spoiling their fun" https://t.co/NULr3mP9LZ
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergTalks that were never really off, now officially, back on https://t.co/xl4fQt6LF3curiouser and curiouser https://t.co/MpqCim8HlbGot any questions for London Mayor @SadiqKhan ? He's on #BBCNews at 1530
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergFull interview on @BBCParliament tonight at 8pm https://t.co/x7eZnfY8o2DefSec does not want to pause #ISDR “the world does not stop for our review and our adversaries will not halt in t… https://t.co/BIFJvqTiE8
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergBars and restaurants in Scotland's central belt are to remain closed for another week https://t.co/q9rz650iCL
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssbergthis is great news all round https://t.co/WNopdfqwOBJohnson says Greater Manchester WILL get the 60 million after allWill be v interesting to see what PM says in Greater Manchester at #pmqs after battles of last few days - live on #politicslive on @BBCTwo @BBCBreaking Key facts here - Dan Jarvis says he has secured 41m from govt to help support biz , and restrictions c… https://t.co/sEGiF6eJHKSouth Yorkshire to move to highest Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions from Saturday, Sheffield City Region mayor says https://t.co/RsmATPeT5w
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg"We didn't have the exact measures in place... for the challenge Covid-19 presented" Former head of Civil Service,… https://t.co/42INbIh4FV
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergNEW: Robert Jenrick says talks with South Yorkshire have been detailed and announcement expected on Tier 3 later th… https://t.co/ZxKkmOKXyk
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergDon't miss govt has confirmed there will only be a one year spending review this year-technical detail yes, but mea… https://t.co/P3vMbRM3P0Also today - ongoing wrangling over Greater Manchester and other regions that could face tighter covid restrictionshttps://t.co/F2tH9AWU3CSedwill on Covid, Cummings, Trump + the war in WhitehallLook who we’ve been talking to ...Lord Sedwill’s first interview since leaving Govt https://t.co/Gx4Ttu0fFc
10/21
2020
https://t.co/8C9TVWlDhVLabour planning to force a vote on this tomorrow 👇 https://t.co/n9kOGZ738b
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg @MarkerJParker Scratch that - No 10 now confirms the 60 million is still on the tableAfter there was no figure at the press conference, sounds like govt may stick to earlier offer of 60m for Greater M… https://t.co/tbYuhgfnOc @BBCPolitics @BBCVickiYoung We've got to end of presser with no figure on the amount of support for GM - and sounds… https://t.co/dtKzUNRdeYnearly half an hour into the PM's press conf and no figure yet on what govt is going actually to give to Greater Ma… https://t.co/lzeMRJJw5KRemember the PM is up next... MPs are on a call right now with the Health Sec being told how much cash govt willing… https://t.co/U1xN10UHb6https://t.co/ocgVkWDEPI
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergThis is more than messy now... Andy Burnham getting applauded by members of the public in Manchester, he + local le… https://t.co/egvDKV6j74..a bit of disruption but soon get used to bigger better house". Another said -"more of a lecture". Small business… https://t.co/GeUIwAJnqp
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergBiz leaders describe "terrible call" with PM & Gove. "Unbelievable disresepectful to concerns of business". PM said… https://t.co/AWOXXePsLo
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg"We are asking a lot of the public... we need to carry them with us not crush their spirit" Greater Manchester May… https://t.co/CD7EW4Dz7N
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg“We took this stand for you, we will carry on fighting for you” Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham urges people… https://t.co/3Ul8p42wiZ
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergBurnham live now on @BBCNews‘I think we would have faced that better if we had got together more often.’   First Minister @MarkDrakeford tells… https://t.co/IhMFyMd6Ok
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssbergif you can take any more news today, the govt was thumped in Lords on the controversial Internal Market Bill - incl… https://t.co/EIxzFIhQBmBut in sum - after 10 days of talks (of a kind) and billions and billions spent during this crisis, it is quite som… https://t.co/1t5Bwvsdtp7. Govt was worried about setting precedent and giving more cash to GM than any other part of the country - bear in… https://t.co/DS4wlNoTDQ5. Govt source says ‘Other local leaders in GM were more reasonable and constructive but Burnham was too proud to m… https://t.co/5getspvDPm3. PM raised offer to 60m in call with Burnham, but he felt couldn't accept it as wdn't be enough to pay wages of l… https://t.co/OIgVRrPjdPThis is messy. 1. Originally GM submitted bid for 90m to be able to keep paying staff whos jobs on hold equivalent… https://t.co/wtMZDtVSTaHearing govt was willing to offer Greater Manchester 60m to support biz under Tier 3, but GM side wanted to push to… https://t.co/PTj7onwVUUMeanwhile .... https://t.co/mAE34HHo16Jenrick statement says he has told PM talks have concluded without agreement - all eyes now on PM at 5 but imposit… https://t.co/jWMv92ORyOEarly career or #apprentice #journalist would you like to be mentored by a senior #journalist? Then apply to our me… https://t.co/RtXehdCApL
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergNEW: Greater Manchester Andy Burnham and the Prime Minister have spoken by telephone this lunchtime
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergBoris Johnson will hold a press conference at 5pm with Stephen Powis NHS England and Jonathan Van Tam Dep Chief Medical Officer (England)
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergManchester left in limbo as deal deadline passes https://t.co/8IvpONvzRo
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergMidday deadline given to Greater Manchester leaders to reach deal with government over Covid restrictions passes… https://t.co/Oc8L3v1AC4
Retweeted by Laura Kuenssberg➡️ Midday deadline looms for Manchester Covid deal ➡️ First UK airport testing for departing passengers ➡️ Marathon… https://t.co/IhoAAxNrPq
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergLISTEN: The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, is on @BBCr4today right now, and then on @BBCBreakfast at half seven
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergA government source said “our door is always open” but added that “there is only so long we can wait when local lea… https://t.co/GD843rzBnp
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergNEW: Sources in Greater Manchester say “nothing is scheduled at the moment,” when asked if they have any meetings t… https://t.co/rAVrcAvyf8
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergICYMI - situation as GM leaders and govt approach midday deadline - they've had about 10 days to sort it out, not s… https://t.co/bGmgg3jbiJMorning.... lots of chat in here about how tension btw Greater Manchester and govt going from bad to worse.... and… https://t.co/DtIwvd6chu
10/20
2020
Jenrick sets midday deadline for deal with Greater Manchester or else Govt will conclude an agreement can’t be done… https://t.co/jfCtEkKRYaFriends and enemies in the North https://t.co/abAyOKXlCJ‘Without that sense of a regular and reliable rhythm to patterns of contact between us I think it has made it more… https://t.co/VMjAc36v0L
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergThe First Minister of Wales has told #BBCNewscast he would like to speak to the Prime Minister once a week during t… https://t.co/3DNnCDIvnD
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergGovt now denying GM leaders claim that proposal for a hardship fund was put on the table this morning by officials… https://t.co/Nd0npigpocAndy Burham's written to the PM tonight to express frustration that the offer officials discussed this morning to g… https://t.co/tMGtQhKQpbAnd back from the UK side... EU officials still (at the moment) scheduled to come to London on Wednesday -not certa… https://t.co/wq5XhzONnxhttps://t.co/S41CzfKc2I - pic snapped this morning - apparently he had been wearing a mask and took it off just as… https://t.co/X8wKVFGe3s... "The UK has noted the EU’s proposal to genuinely intensify talks, which is what would be expected at this stage… https://t.co/JWitIS9gnY
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergFull statement on @DavidGHFrost / @MichelBarnier call: “This was a constructive discussion. The UK has noted the E… https://t.co/aTtzZtrMAP
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergNEW: No 10 says Frost & Barnier had a "constructive discussion" but UK believes there is "no basis to resume talks… https://t.co/KSqCmm1mJM
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergNo sign of progress at all on Greater Manchester-this from govt - 'Disappointingly, we have still not been able to… https://t.co/63Dnjn65XGSuspicion on GM side now that govt intent on imposing restrictions - will be interesting to see what Westmin side h… https://t.co/7To8Ov4iK2At this afternoon's meeting, GM sources say it felt like ministers ended conversations abruptly and just weren't in… https://t.co/NlIYslUKesGM + Treasury had been talking about how cash could stack up for that kind of scheme - ministers determined not to… https://t.co/P7Gbg6yyeYFrustration on Greater Manchester side after meeting with Jenrick -GM side says there were discussions about hardsh… https://t.co/BqVur28bOnWales will go into a 'firebreak' lockdown from Friday, to try to stem rising cases of Covid-19 So what is a firebr… https://t.co/1kHhydJDYJ
Retweeted by Laura KuenssbergMay enjoying listening to her former colleagues ... https://t.co/BSyorbYTgPAfter all that... Gove has just said since he's been on his feet there has been moves from the EU - EU officials sa… https://t.co/cu8fpvmYBTYou could actually see the former PM saying 'What?!' with incredulity as she listened to Gove just now
10/19
2020

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