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Lewis Goodall @lewis_goodall lewis.goodall@bbc.co.uk

Policy Editor @BBCNewsnight. I cover politics, policy, economics and government in the UK and beyond | Author: Left for Dead. Buy here- https://t.co/5P5LrZxTl9

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@joncraig Thanks chief! Though I’m not surprised given how many times you’ve seen the state of my desk! @Revoludoray Yeah it’s very good. If its time- but good. @kitbradshaw I LOVE them @Desdelisa Naturally- I’m supplying half of south LondonMerry Christmas folks https://t.co/IMYw0YHfWqJoint statement from both sides. As ever, differences remain. As you were.NEW: @vonderleyen confirms that UK/EU negotiators will reconvene tomorrow in Brussels to continue Brexit talks and… https://t.co/Rr26YLE06tUK-EU trade talks will continue Johnson and von der Leyen statement: “Whilst recognising the seriousness of these… https://t.co/1FQ7wT4Rw9
Retweeted by Lewis Goodall.@Keir_Starmer self isolating for the second time, after a member of his office staff tested positive for coronavir… https://t.co/xDKSa26rI9Important points in this 🧵 on standards in public life. Matt Hancock etc have not corrected the public record over… https://t.co/Wxkimc0QLZ
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallThe UK's approval of Pfizer's Covid vaccine was made under regulation 174 of the Human Medicine Regulations 2012, a… https://t.co/7AWv9nEs1L
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12/5
2020
We're live now on @BBCTwo with Faisal Islam - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/mSYz2fdiF6
Retweeted by Lewis Goodall @SkyTNewton Well isn’t this melancholyTalks to reach a post-Brexit trade deal have been paused, as UK and EU negotiators say "significant divergences" re… https://t.co/MZ7sxywFpT
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallQuite the moment. US House passes bill to decriminalise cannabis. Won't pass the Senate but continues to amaze how… https://t.co/4gl0K4Uib6Here is a statement from myself and @MichelBarnier about the state of play in our negotiations. https://t.co/P5Uhg7RQUz
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallVery important clarification: UK vaccine authorization took place under EU law. #Brexit did not speed up the proces… https://t.co/Fu6ip4FqXg
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallBut it hasn't happened yet. I've approached the Department for Health and Social Care and Number 10 for a comment… https://t.co/wg8qt5L97fimportant matters of public policy. Pg 27 of the ministerial code is clear. It carries an annex of The Seven Princi… https://t.co/Hl9mDXUThcThis has been fact checked by others but this isn't really a story about Brexit anyway at this point. Rather given… https://t.co/LVW9iSzPwmThis is presumably why the Prime Minister, despite entreaties to suggest this was a "Brexit bonus" declined to endo… https://t.co/GQA8U6EtHu....they acknowledge this grace period. They confirm that EU legislation (in UK law) permits emergency approval of… https://t.co/Zo2WfQKt9z...because we have left the EU. Because, again for regulatory purposes we haven't, which ministers should probably… https://t.co/vDUepTvTbD"Last month we changed the regulations so a vaccine did not need EU approval which is slower." This time the truth… https://t.co/PzYDTl0psvIndeed, Hungary (a full EU state) is doing it to licence the Russian Sputnik vaccine, to the EU's chagrin, but they… https://t.co/qCijqxUMddIt's possible that had we still been a full member, the government of the day might have chosen to stick with the E… https://t.co/fNOqzQZRGlBecause- to repeat, we haven't really Brexited yet, because we're still subject to EU law. If the referendum had n… https://t.co/VFNApzdePH"waiting if we hadn’t. Thanks to #Brexit we can now move ahead swiftly and safely." The first part is true, we did… https://t.co/KtvGO2b3J3This should be obvious because we are still obeying EU law because the transition period isn't over yet. Several o… https://t.co/nMNR2eeI9C...might be able to distribute the vaccine differently, separated from EU law. That's a point Matt Hancock was aske… https://t.co/Dg8pqrGPFTAs the MHRA are saying this isn't right. It would always have been possible for the UK to do this under Regulation… https://t.co/sXmoQwLo3F"...of the Europeans who are moving a little bit more slowly. We do all the same safety checks and the same process… https://t.co/mMYza9h4xYProblem is, several prominent ministers have said something quite different. Matt Hancock told Times Radio that “… https://t.co/9u2h4IAuVCThat's been the case as part of the EU. Indeed, that Reg comes via European directive 2001/83/ECAs transposed into… https://t.co/6rQilA7m6jIn the EU, drugs are licensed by the European Medicines Agency. But since 2012 the UK MHRA has been allowed (using… https://t.co/3z7788jFOrNEW: MHRA issues statement to me on whether or not Brexit accelerated the Pfizer vaccine licencing process. They c… https://t.co/JeM9QYX30SAnderson has recently become a prominent national figure. But he's dominated Liverpool politics for a long time. He… https://t.co/NgxnlLCnfLUnderstood that Joe Anderson is administratively suspended from the Labour Party, pending the outcome of the case,… https://t.co/3V9PBT8j7x
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallIt has been four months today since the #BeirutBlast. Elie runs my local corner shop. He has managed to reopen. But… https://t.co/oroWZ0PETP
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallBig news emerging tonight in Liverpool. https://t.co/P0MRoUQT4jBREAKING: Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has been arrested https://t.co/bw6WZ7Lll3
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallThe EU has advanced its process to ensure channel tunnel train keep running - whether or not there is a Free Trade… https://t.co/kESPov1gJO
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallThese are attendance figures several Black Country councils have provided for me for the last few months. Note that… https://t.co/ojAApPzuZH
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallIt’s why so many businesses and especially manufactures are desperately hoping for easements, to see them into the… https://t.co/MvVktHdbZaBlunt hardly starts to describe this letter. I've been asked a few times whether business is ready for January 1 an… https://t.co/cFwCvxWK3t
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallThere are v strong lines in Donnelly's letter to Gove "The lack of information is alarming and government official… https://t.co/wr6YyKo98Q
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallLots happening in the NI/Brexit world: - Meat industry writes to Gove warning they won't be ready by Jan 1, need a… https://t.co/kvRLctbzxI
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallAmerica recorded 3,156 deaths on Wednesday, the highest single-day death toll to date. But still the main focus o… https://t.co/yt3GOMW6Hv
Retweeted by Lewis Goodall @sophable Me too! @RobertJCarroll4 It’s not about any individual criticism being sexist. It’s about aggregate criticism being levelle… https://t.co/jqDyqgF522Do hope that unlike my dearest Mother most of you didn’t drop off just as I came on air last night. https://t.co/2DEhAvxoRwThese are attendance figures several Black Country councils have provided for me for the last few months. Note that… https://t.co/ojAApPzuZH @IV_XXsthodge Indeed, to my knowledge Truss hasn’t landed the government in scandal or had any major problems of la… https://t.co/gKcOMNdyWa @IV_XXsthodge It’s not about criticisms of her, it’s about the fact that my timeline is almost filled entirely by c… https://t.co/FwWglODHf3I have to say, though everyone is entitled to their views on Truss, the fact my timeline is now almost entirely pre… https://t.co/7sHdbvDvv7Last night we passed the 50% mark of our crowdfunding target! And we need YOUR help. Can YOU help us get to 60% of… https://t.co/CzKWE6SNjd
Retweeted by Lewis Goodall📢 This is tomorrow - last chance to sign up! https://t.co/XsGOZL7Hqf
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallGood to see that @educationgovuk expert group will look into flagging pupils suffering from significant learning lo… https://t.co/ndoHwciiWl
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallQuite an admission by Mandelson https://t.co/yY2Ym0ggby https://t.co/SSVXO9vc43
Retweeted by Lewis Goodall @grhydian Glad to be able tell their stories. As I say, very kind of you.Good news for @trussliz though, she‘s top of the table for the first time..@ConHome panel of Tory party members puts the Prime Minister’s popularity below virtually every other member of hi… https://t.co/NG7ghPqcTPDr Fauci has now rowed back on his comments, telling the BBC: “Our process is one that takes more time than it take… https://t.co/lumm2oiesm
12/4
2020
President-elect Joe Biden tells CNN's Jake Tapper he will ask Americans to wear masks for the first 100 days after… https://t.co/LkrQUptdnN
Retweeted by Lewis Goodall @Cavolfiore66 Glad someone noticed 😉 @grhydian Very kind. Thank you..Former Head of OfSted Michael Wilshaw tells @Emmabarnett that if the government doesn’t address the problems throw… https://t.co/pOuTGLjWGRWe're live now on @BBCTwo with Emma Barnett - you can also watch online at https://t.co/7kmessYy9v #Newsnight |… https://t.co/MaCeFN93dX
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallMajoring on the school absence issue on tonight’s programme. Make sure you’re watching, BBC2, 2245pm https://t.co/XSEWeJXmtZTONIGHT: Extra measures to "boost fairness and support students" will be used for next year's GCSE & A-level exams… https://t.co/P14UfKmFaO
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallScottish independence voting intention: Yes: 53% (-2) No: 41% (+2) via @IpsosMORI, 20 - 26 Nov Chgs. w/ Oct https://t.co/d3x9WGLrRw
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallScottish parliament, voting intention(s): Constituency: SNP: 55% (-3) CON: 22% (+3) LAB: 14% (+1) LDEM: 6% (-2) R… https://t.co/DBhTo2EThH
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallMy school has a handful off, mainly due to parents waiting for tests. Neighbouring secondary 40% absence, around 10… https://t.co/UOwzunnAOJ
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallNEW: @MHRAgovuk (lengthily) responds to Dr Fauci’s criticisms. Says “we have rigorously assessed the data in the sh… https://t.co/fxNhxEqBcJFor example, Beacon Hill Academy in Dudley where Ive been filming today: the whole of Y7 and Y8 are in self isolati… https://t.co/xBmpzmwPKL @bowie1_bowie That whole election was freezing. I don’t think I’ve been warm since.I’ve had worse livepoints thoughOne year ago on the campaign trail- feels like a lifetime... https://t.co/a2gwg2FCOo @ErdmuteD Absolutely there’s variation even in Cornwall- that’s part of the point. I’m just taking it as an example… https://t.co/gi19JLd60Q @p_surridge 😱😱😱NB bear in mind this is also a cohort who missed months of their education in the first half of 2020. Many are stil… https://t.co/khXFD9ZDaoThere is no easy answer to this- Gavin Williamson has said that the the DfE is looking for ways to address the equi… https://t.co/zamNpCc5UsSo question is, is it far for a student in Cornwall say, who has had little to no disruption to their education sin… https://t.co/6SwemPH1ylAnd that’s before we get on to staff isolation, which is also proving a nightmare in many places. In other words,… https://t.co/kYOw8Lki3LSome students are in isolation, return to school and within days are in isolation again. As I’ve reported before,… https://t.co/Bf4ZXeH5c8But that’s just an average. Some schools’ attendance are at levels where they can’t really function, or certainly p… https://t.co/62sI3JVDGJLet's take the most recent attendance stats which I still don't think have really registered. Most recent data- at… https://t.co/snsxLZoAtZMore study aids and generous grade boundaries for 2021's exams will be welcomed by many teachers and students. But… https://t.co/QxMY1VJccpDr Fauci has also criticised the speed of the UK vaccine process: “We have the gold standard of a regulatory approa… https://t.co/O7ecRSeBJCIt'll be interesting to see the outcomes of the different assessments by the regulators once completed given EMA ha… https://t.co/U3t8nsmbVr
Retweeted by Lewis GoodallNumber of people in US hospitals with Covid-19 exceeds 100,000 for the first time. This will largely exclude any ho… https://t.co/35214uKZzn
12/3
2020
One of the oldest living former heads of government, Valery Giscard d’Estaing has died. He was the third President… https://t.co/rjpwRkSOzO @richardosman !!! that is incredible. Congratulations!“...many people have been working on this for a long time, I pay tribute to all of them.”Second time is asked directly if vaccine speed is a Brexit bonus PM says: “I’m going to exercise a self denying ord… https://t.co/kCQFpf4t0LPM was asked twice about this, first time he attributed the fact Britain was ahead of the curve “to the vaccines ta… https://t.co/E6O8UFty1l @Anyerfillag Ha yes I’ve found that tooThis was more notable. https://t.co/jFwqKhlaeLI'm really not sure the JVT/BJ thing was that big a deal. JVT clearly meant that mask wearing and the like will pro… https://t.co/dnJKNai2dEJVT goes on to say that he thinks we may get to a position where it's seasonal
12/2
2020

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