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Bernard Jenkin @bernardjenkin Westminster or Essex

Chair of @CommonsLiaison Ctee and MP for Harwich & North Essex. RTs not endorsements. I do not respond to Twitter messages. Please contact me via my website.

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Joined Twitter 12/4/10


PM isn't bluffing — it’s sod EU if we don’t get trade deal like Canada’s https://t.co/WgDUv2hz1A
10/18
2020
@mattwridley @DanielJHannan Yes, but it also means avoiding too many becoming infected at any one time. So how many… https://t.co/BkUnVGDmNKThis will prove to be a more significant moment than the EU seems capable of appreciating. Some of us always said t… https://t.co/kVsydJNcvqWe have written to the Leader of the House @Jacob_Rees_Mogg relating to the use of hybrid proceedings in the Chambe… https://t.co/tk2LqNFnvN
Retweeted by Bernard JenkinMy thoughts are with the people of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine this evening following reports of a truly horrific atta… https://t.co/v7NOZfOwRx
Retweeted by Bernard JenkinDid I hear one of the authors of the Sage report agree on @BBCr4today that the circuit-breaker would postpone, not… https://t.co/3n0dW0cugf
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10/17
2020
The threat of the virus to the NHS hasn't gone away. How it could overwhelm hospitals – and intensive care. Govt ne… https://t.co/TlN8Q0Bwmw
10/13
2020
Congratulations @HarwichFestival this is brilliant news! #HereForCulture https://t.co/EXQzRAtH4sToday is #WorldArthritisDay2020 and congratulations to https://t.co/I2rurEejvL for the fantastic work they do to su… https://t.co/R5Y3uuCqOv
10/12
2020
If test and trace is to succeed, a centralised approach won't work | Conservative Home https://t.co/lUUmEDB7fn "The… https://t.co/HTG41ttJ3a
10/11
2020
In July @DCMS announced a £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund administered by @HistoricEngland & @HeritageFundUK. I’m ple… https://t.co/UnPogoCXN0I'm delighted to have joined the new @AppgMuseums. This group has been a long time coming and I look forward to pro… https://t.co/IUBLEmohzc
10/9
2020
💬"I'm very much still - in my head - I think, a serving officer but wearing civilian clothing, doing a different jo… https://t.co/kksio1VEKj
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10/8
2020
Why Sunak has only one choice: repeat the success of the golden decade and cut taxes https://t.co/A8v0VfRrMJ
10/7
2020
@lord_forsyth Like UK govt, if Scottish govt had better grip of test and trace, then it would be in better control… https://t.co/r3WFncSwvlLike UK govt, if Scottish govt had better grip of test and trace, then it would be in better control of the spread… https://t.co/AUWL9NmBJG
10/6
2020
Perhaps we should concentrate more on how to support improvement in govt response to COVID rather than just being f… https://t.co/bGc0DwrOYfWhat should a ‘minister for COVID response’ as proposed by ⁦@the times⁩ actually do? ⁦@CommonsLiaison⁩ already gav… https://t.co/93gBPDFdXk
10/5
2020
Former UK Ambassador to the US Sir Christopher Meyer says if Donald Trump comes out of hospital "in a reasonable sh… https://t.co/oyeEQ5HyHK
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10/4
2020
***BREAKING*** This morning PM and minister for the 🇬🇧Union @BorisJohnson has launched a review into transport con… https://t.co/J694nHEmvz
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10/3
2020
My vote was recorded “Aye” on third reading of the UK Internal Markets Bill, but missed out of Hansard. So the reco… https://t.co/808kE0jJj5COVID-19: In times of crisis, parliamentary democracy cannot be put 'on hold' https://t.co/99nTWoZUfyPlease be aware that the twitter tag @CommonsSpeaker has nothing to do with today's @HouseofCommons or with the pr… https://t.co/COXgmdQ4TZI have signed the @grahambradymp amdt and would dearly love to vote for it, but if @HoCSpeaker selects no amdt toda… https://t.co/zgM7ihF2RI
9/30
2020
Terrific @Alison_McGovern ! https://t.co/EpfoiVRWFjThis is the considered consensus of select ctee chairs in @HouseofCommons: reflects what the relevant select ctees… https://t.co/HK2VDOUWxmFollowing our session, we have written to @BorisJohnson regarding test and trace operations and Parliamentary scrut… https://t.co/AeB8QC9822
Retweeted by Bernard JenkinA herd immunity policy would mean hundreds of thousands dead. If that's what's meant by a Swedish option, forget it… https://t.co/UYxMExtAyv
9/29
2020
Has Govt used Public Health & Control of Diseases Act to avoid Parliamentary scrutiny? Govt could end latest farce… https://t.co/x5BnAudBxv
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9/27
2020
Let us give thanks for our @EssexPoliceUK who every day are at risk on the front line against crime and terrorism.… https://t.co/zSloNDeBRQTerrible things happen and are really bad, but some things are just pointlessly bad and so very depressing, and her… https://t.co/aKAAtXAa7g
9/26
2020
The question you should also ask is: how optimistic should we be about the kind of deal that could be agreed....?… https://t.co/7mpNhm0OcIHere is the @IWA_Wales report on ‘The Missing Link’ in our devolution settlement is here - @cabinetofficeuk take no… https://t.co/ZSSsC1v13YVideos - Institute of Welsh Affairs... The missing link in UK devolution sttlmt ...needs formal Joint Ministerial C… https://t.co/uYnvj7hTPu
9/25
2020
and I am just adding my name too https://t.co/mUQ0knKxYJThe Telegraph. I was sailing off that coast this summer. No orcas then. But what is @Rya recommended procedure for… https://t.co/EXBR7bXyZk
9/24
2020
He’s a pretty good judge of these things. @SteveBakerHW https://t.co/ZvyLI7SjT9Today, the Commons will vote for the Overseas Operations Bill, which will protect UK veterans from unscrupulous law… https://t.co/VYRzhufvkaI endlessly use 2nd-hand clothes; I hate throwing away clothes which are not absolutely worn out; I wear sons' cas… https://t.co/fGGKt8Nx66People are bulk/panic buying again. Please DON’T. https://t.co/5lErpjaZpN
Retweeted by Bernard JenkinKEY POINT: “a military HQ such as 101 Logistic Brigade could again be deployed at scale, but this time to support t… https://t.co/NyF8GrzwcB
9/23
2020
"I can assure this house, in the long run, nothing is going to stand in the way of the British people re-establishi… https://t.co/t3P8YNfe2R
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9/22
2020
The question which must be asked is why the government is hold off calling in the armed forces' logistics capabilit… https://t.co/qZKDfMPRwRNo questions at the end of that briefing - but it was crystal clear- very serious wave of disease coming unless cou… https://t.co/DNk9O6mpxq
Retweeted by Bernard JenkinThe question which must be asked at the Covid press conference is why the government is hold off calling in the arm… https://t.co/4DH7OOhisTThe question which must be asked s why the government is hold off calling in the armed forces' logistics capabiliti… https://t.co/6UNob9NJTGThe question which must be asked at the Covid press conference is why the government is hold off calling in the arm… https://t.co/oj0rljgJuCCall in the Army to see off a second wave https://t.co/RldfxXxdSk
9/21
2020
Time for the PM to take back control from unaccountable advisers – and bring in the Armed Forces https://t.co/OUozsKYXppIt's time for the PM to take back control from incompetent advisers – and bring in the Armed Forces https://t.co/OUozsKYXpp
9/20
2020
To be clear, thr is no COVID at @ManningtreeHigh school. The need for these tests is related to the home or other c… https://t.co/USq5S9sDTcThis was after citing figures from @ManningtreeHigh school. 13 pupils and one staff member staying home due to wait… https://t.co/p9YqpEdS42Pleased to see the Prime Minister re-confirm that he will not sign any FTA with a role for EU law or the European C… https://t.co/ZMVLKZt3WPToday I took the opportunity to raise with the Prime Minister the importance of pursuing green initiatives as we re… https://t.co/h6d5vwpo9F"If the schools start falling over for lack of tests, that will disrupt everything," says Liaison Committee chairma… https://t.co/PpzMlmXLVj
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9/16
2020
The sale of @Arm raises questions of sovereignty. Control of tech is an essential element of independence and… https://t.co/McPD3dA0h9
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9/15
2020
We learned that @Ed_Miliband and @UKLabour indeed think that the EU ha negotiated so far in good faith. Happy to h… https://t.co/ZHYdqJUGks
9/14
2020
Totally agree! We are listening too. https://t.co/RJ8oCSkyBC @BBCkatyaadler EU clutching at straws. How would Boris sell that to his voters? How would any future Cons PM expla… https://t.co/w8pJ64ptBjThe EU is not acting in good faith. It’s time for Britain to walk away from this mess https://t.co/bZULkIknLpIt is essential we back @BorisJohnson on the UK Internal Market Bill An advanced FTA plus arrangements in Ireland… https://t.co/Pz6QVAuMn3
Retweeted by Bernard JenkinBravo @trussliz ! https://t.co/51bFDrBqpNWe are right to reject the Withdrawal Agreement's worst excesses and will gain international respect for doing so.… https://t.co/KPTwG6SqvyWe are right to legislate to reject the Withdrawal Agreement's worst excesses and will gain international respect f… https://t.co/isGN7RfwDa
9/12
2020
Please ⁦@BBCkatyaadler⁩ make clear I was referring to the NI Sec’s statement and I SUPPORT the UK Int Mkt Bill and… https://t.co/sFYhHmn3suBernard Jenkin: If necessary, we must pass legislation that will nullify the direct effect and direct applicability… https://t.co/UzcgzPgS0q
9/11
2020
Some are seeking to misconstrue this as criticism of the key provisions of the UK Internal Market Bill. Have no dou… https://t.co/yw7wj1XPw2
9/10
2020
Article 184 of the Withdrawal Agreement commits the parties to negotiate on the future relationship "in good faith… https://t.co/sLUFOq3mzz
Retweeted by Bernard Jenkin @Steven_Swinford The Code was changed in 2010 to make this clear.... let's discuss....But if @Keir_Starmer joins the throng of remainers who insist that the EU has a monopoly of wisdom on how the EU Wi… https://t.co/9MA8d80EeLFor clarity, I have been referred to as "Chair" of ERG. I am not Chair, but I am chair of the ERG Steering Group -… https://t.co/3ZWOxF0KDjBILL CASH, MP - TODAY'S HERO He drafted clause 38 of the Withdrawal Act which was duly passed by the UK parliament… https://t.co/afoQAScFZn
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9/9
2020
We have two options: legislate to nullify the direct effect and direct applicability of the EU laws, or repudiate t… https://t.co/uMazyCFa2mI cannot believe it! The heating is on in my @portcullishouse @HouseofCommons office and I cannot turn it off. Te… https://t.co/7rdqy4YxSP
9/8
2020
Please also read this... https://t.co/ZZV0HJxP0Q ... the only true means of transforming Whitehall.PM’s troubleshooting trio plot to transform Whitehall? Reorganising structures will achieve very little, unless the… https://t.co/S47YopAYLk
9/6
2020
Case's appointment could mark a fresh start: an opportunity – after deteriorating confidence between Ministers and… https://t.co/evCjruM0z6
9/4
2020
Thoughtful and considerate on the shortcomings of Whitehall @ConHome - BUT REMEMBER! All of these problems come bac… https://t.co/WIb4gMw8AC
8/31
2020
Committee chief criticises ministers for scapegoating officials and quangos over blunders https://t.co/wDRHcfe0tY
8/20
2020
Health Secretary @MattHancock promised me a statement on lessons learned so far from the Coronavirus crisis - and h… https://t.co/OFpQKvCaRk
8/10
2020
Applications for the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage are now open! The deadline is midday 17 August. You can fi… https://t.co/bAAEzO1Jr5
8/4
2020
Europe's Ode to Joy has become the Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves - Reaction https://t.co/NVxwcmpaxz
7/30
2020
With .⁦@bernardjenkin⁩ hearing from Paul Milsom ⁦@milsomhotels⁩ that they are open for business and that customers… https://t.co/Eyd8wxtrt1
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7/18
2020
I think @MattHancock @DHSCgovuk just agreed to table a Written Ministerial Statement to summarise lessons learned f… https://t.co/Qu35Zs9Rl5
7/16
2020
My policy proposal on corporate governance and Bradwell B, which I have submitted to the government, is available t… https://t.co/oVVDBiVPZXHear my interview on @BBCWorldatOne today after 1pm on @BBCr4today ... China will still be there, and we must enga… https://t.co/nhOBtlycyLNicola Richards: What happened when I explained to Barnier why EU law is no longer supreme in Germany | Conservativ… https://t.co/DGoqlJtLIZ
7/15
2020
See @ConHome Bernard Jenkin: The Government should not allow China a role in our nuclear industry without new safeg… https://t.co/jWV1d2q5dS
7/14
2020
Celebrating reopening with Piers Baker, of the ⁦@SunInnDedham⁩ - a great achievement! Support you local pubs and re… https://t.co/jPhJMX7g9l. @bernardjenkin enjoying a pint at @thesuninndedham. Good to be back! https://t.co/JeU53WNJYq
Retweeted by Bernard Jenkin⁦@bernardjenkin⁩ enjoying our first meal out ⁦@pierharwich⁩. Delicious as always and very busy I am happy to report… https://t.co/2HEqJ0O4tO
Retweeted by Bernard JenkinInspired choice! https://t.co/2BPkgI0ITH
7/11
2020
Britain needs to unwind its dependence on China https://t.co/oLL6ul6jsQ
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7/10
2020
The government has declared that it wants to shake up the civil service. But what are the consequences of the gover… https://t.co/8QMPjHCHMV
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7/8
2020
Pleased to be joining the ExcludedUK APPG organised by @Jamie4North. https://t.co/eANpKVoMHu @Jamie4North As emailed, afraid I cannot make it due to Select Committee business but please add me to the APPG. https://t.co/eANpKVoMHu
7/7
2020
Proud to stand alongside @SteveBakerHW to campaign for #NATO and Britain to act now to stop the persecution of Chri… https://t.co/93xrc74rpA
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7/1
2020
More political appointees in the civil service is not the answer https://t.co/zj3jQLEm4y via @instituteforgovPoliticians need to reflect on the failures of their own political culture https://t.co/zj3jQLEm4y via @instituteforgovWere officials too timid to tell ministers the truth about the UK's pandemic preparations? https://t.co/zj3jQLEm4y via @instituteforgov
6/30
2020

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