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.@Peston believes the breakdown in collective responsibility “dates to Cameron’s decision to allow Gove to stay in… https://t.co/PlC3fO59sv
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7/30
2021
sort of amazed anyone should think that is controversial or tendentioussaid then that my presumption was that the downward trend is real and important. My concern however was that the qu… https://t.co/TF1jqi10OAOn 19 July, the dashboard showed 39,950 Covid-19 cases reported. 26 July, reported cases numbers are 24,950. That i… https://t.co/JnOw9LpIoaTom Daley is an inspiration! https://t.co/gG0R6HOx5K https://t.co/Y9RSEwK43k
7/26
2021
PS in other respect, autumn booster jabs and so on, government policy is conditioned by the serious risk of reinfec… https://t.co/VuwbNTRo0Hare compiled in this way, but no one at the top of Public Health England or the Department of Health and Social Car… https://t.co/l5bVTRiGsbtroubling. And although it probably remains true, as I said on Friday, that we are past the peak of the pre 19 July… https://t.co/uh3uDlDnO4is not included in the daily dashboard figures. We know people are being reinfected. And if the pandemic were to be… https://t.co/fnAUWSM8YEIn case you didn’t know - and I didn’t till a senior government official told me - the daily tally of infections se… https://t.co/0CDlxUXsYy
7/25
2021
Why Boris Johnson’s religion is a matter of public interest ✍️ Robert Peston https://t.co/Gt2FBckSvM
Retweeted by Robert PestonWill Boris Johnson surrender his role in appointing the Archbishop of Canterbury? https://t.co/gzY4kcN86W
7/24
2021
In case you haven’t noticed, daily infection numbers have been falling gently for three or four days. Monday’s remo… https://t.co/r0US5VhMaXThe Atomic Kitten edition. Really https://t.co/RzBoRqYQNyMy debut thriller, the Whistleblower, is published in just a few weeks. Eek! If you want to learn about it, and hav… https://t.co/Hb0bkLXOwK“You’re expendable”. The Queen to Heath. Hilarious https://t.co/fgY1e6pVaD
Retweeted by Robert Peston
7/23
2021
“Lucky Johnson”. Episode 100 of Calling Peston. Including @Keir_Starmer interview on the future of Labour https://t.co/RzBoRqYQNyKeir Starmer: 'Boris Johnson is lucky...the road will run out' | ITV News https://t.co/nGOkmQdr2F⏰Have a passion for current affairs?⏰ @MultiStoryTV are hiring a Production Intern for their politics show, Peston… https://t.co/jCAtyDXA2j
Retweeted by Robert Peston
7/22
2021
spending review, or outside of it, to ensure that the award to nurses and other staff doesn’t impair vital health p… https://t.co/hENbiuNJ7JTo elaborate on earlier tweet about how the NHS pay rise of 3% for nurses and other staff is being funded, the mone… https://t.co/KYLzz3LjQYat a time when the burden on hospitals is massive and almost unprecedented or will the chancellor and Treasury fund… https://t.co/FWt5dpeCPeThe most striking thing about the 3% pay rise being awarded to NHS staff, including nurses, paramedics, consultants… https://t.co/6G8FRLP3VTTo celebrate the launch of our new Youth Card app, we're giving 13-25 year olds the chance to WIN BIG! Simply down… https://t.co/eOxLARbuEK
Retweeted by Robert Peston
7/21
2021
Oh dear. As you were https://t.co/nlPihLdxEySlightly alarmed by JVT’s image of drinking beer in garden shed with friends or strangers and with the door closed.… https://t.co/we1nT2geiqrisk of serious illness and death.@uksciencechief says 60% of those in hospital have been double vaxxed. He explains this as simply the corollary of… https://t.co/wyCVe8zXTtPM also says there will be a daily testing alternative to isolation for truly essential workers - those who drive t… https://t.co/4VKHrBUywcBy end of September, entry to nightclubs will be restricted to those who have had two jabs, says @BorisJohnson.And in case you missed https://t.co/oKvn0CT1jAIf you’ve been hoping that the risk of being pinged will be lessened by the government reconfiguring the contact tr… https://t.co/NNWdA0Dg96How ‘freedom day’ became ‘chaos day’ https://t.co/V2oo0yN6nRWhy freedom day, the ending of almost all Covid restrictions in England, didn’t have to be chaos day https://t.co/oKvn0CT1jA
7/19
2021
could still se serious disruption to hospitals and NHS, with treatment backlog lengthening again. And the pinging a… https://t.co/ojXEmLgxW1should be shorter than last wave - so bed occupancy would not hit the 36k peak seen in January and probably no more… https://t.co/bHsb7XbYCeFollowing what @neil_ferguson said today, official government SAGE predictions of infections and hospitalisations s… https://t.co/ySdMxQSoMJWow. ⁦@BorisJohnson⁩ and ⁦@RishiSunak⁩ have now chosen to isolate and not participate in the exemption pilot. They… https://t.co/Ze3fGA9mg9So @RobertJenrick disclosed this morning that even within the cabinet there is an Animal Farm style hierarchy, and… https://t.co/MbJ3MDBz2afreedom day really go ahead tomorrow with no tweaks or modifications?the absence of almost any legally enforceable social distancing, viz the arrival of "freedom" day tomorrow, and tha… https://t.co/Tc8nzdvw1BAnd with @neil_ferguson telling Marr this morning that 100,000 cases a day is pretty much inevitable and 200,000 a… https://t.co/Vuz17Et8X3Downing St. You can read about it in the attachment. The point is that it does institutionalise an exception to qua… https://t.co/4b0bqQ0QOTTo clear this up (I hope) the PM and chancellor have been exempted from isolation as a result of a different pilot… https://t.co/EOTA8Ph7wz🚨New Calling Peston episode out now🚨 @DanielHewittITV and @Peston discuss how much freedom people will have after… https://t.co/pHswquUppn
Retweeted by Robert PestonThere will be some who will feel that in using the pilot to avoid isolation the PM has institutionalised Barnard Ca… https://t.co/kdOtNuaC41PS the government’s own press release on the daily testing pilot, which allows participants to avoid isolation, say… https://t.co/MPmYfF439vThe political question of the day: in a time of national crisis, should different rules to the rest of us apply to… https://t.co/kCGN1qRPZz.@BorisJohnson and @RishiSunak have both been told by NHS Test and Trace to isolate. But both are using the “daily… https://t.co/suBTB1FyjU
7/18
2021
know, I am not anti Israel. Quite the oppose. But this is an injustice that would be important to highlight whereve… https://t.co/ijqRZw12xJusually with professional qualifications. This is a picture of the house opposite the el-Kurds that is occupied by… https://t.co/4EumqNzqDoattached to a kite. Imagine the police doing that in London to someone flying the England or Scotland flag. This is… https://t.co/aWfMJxcmVbevicted from West Jerusalem. Under Israeli law they have no equivalent right to evict those who now occupy their an… https://t.co/V3ZSdvltVLWhile @chedwardes was interviewing the el-Kurd twins in East Jerusalem, I filmed this outside their house. It gives… https://t.co/ZHc6hsgiEbMy debut thriller, the Whistleblower, will be published on 2 September. It is set in the era that shaped this count… https://t.co/F5wbfGWvNZHow two young Palestinians are using social media to protect their homes in East Jerusalem. Important interview by… https://t.co/MVCAx7Cuft
7/17
2021
.@chedwardes⁩ highly commended in UK press awards’ interviewer of the year. « Always a pleasure to read, provides t… https://t.co/dmQwPCjC2fPS it is the hospital admissions rate per 100,000 peoplea log scale so in a visual sense it overstates the hospitalisations of and risks to children. But it is a reminder… https://t.co/BoM48i0GYfat their peak levels and are still rising. Remember these hospitalisations lag by at least a week, and probably a b… https://t.co/fqmBADVWXrAttached is the seven-day rolling rate on a log scale of hospital admissions by age group. As expected, hospitalisa… https://t.co/16lXy6WPD4.⁦@BorisJohnson⁩ wants none of us to be more than 15 minutes from a high quality football training pitch. That soun… https://t.co/sXqLxGJsMQ'Levelling up is not a jam-spreading operation' Boris Johnson rejects claims the levelling up agenda would be to t… https://t.co/7LPmstVuti
Retweeted by Robert PestonI sat through the PM’s levelling up speech. At the weekend Downing St briefed the PM would say that restaurant and… https://t.co/2azjJvHLCoThe heart of @BorisJohnson levelling-up speech is imperative of transferring power back to regions and localities.… https://t.co/aJfW9dKqPj.@BorisJohnson says « the ketchup of catchup » is « leadership ». And he says he is not talking about himself but the importance of mayors« Levelling up is not a jam spreading operation » says @BorisJohnson« We don’t think we can make the poor parts of the country richer by making the rich parts poorer » says… https://t.co/WbUsl88hFO
7/15
2021
I drew your attention to a petition urging that racist fans should be banned from football matches for life. Almost… https://t.co/toRJc3VQFIJust had one of the worst brain freezes ever on @itvnews. I feel an utter moron. Could not remember @OfficialTM_3 T… https://t.co/q2bev9vgfOGovernment advice to the clinically extremely vulnerable is to go to shops “at quieter times of the day”, after 19… https://t.co/zIWfnDOcOTthe government’s failure to condemn the booing partly legitimised a toxic culture, and allowed the racists to belie… https://t.co/DwwjnQTClyI asked business secretary @KwasiKwarteng if he would criticise those who boo footballers taking the knee. He said… https://t.co/pywtMHqv7LAmidst the anger at racist football supporters and the anxieties caused by ending all Covid19 restrictions, a big s… https://t.co/3JBiDb0pVk
Retweeted by Robert Peston
7/13
2021
budget never be fully restored. There will be a vote on all this. If MPs back the government and its conditions for… https://t.co/WhosOosPKwit will only be reversed if they first limit funding increases for British public services. It is setting up the ki… https://t.co/pTIem3YHUYnot this side of the election. And perhaps the most important - and some would argue the most pernicious - implicat… https://t.co/FJqAEvLlDVby tax revenues on a “sustainable” basis and public sector debt in “underlying” terms is falling as a share of nati… https://t.co/I02WiLla7XAmidst the anger at racist football supporters and the anxieties caused by ending all Covid19 restrictions, a big s… https://t.co/3JBiDb0pVkI’ve been trying to find a compelling ethical or practical reason why decent people would not want racists banned f… https://t.co/eeNVL6Fb9Rweeks of compensation and support for clubs and other businesses reliant on socialising at close quarters. The unlo… https://t.co/Vc9mFh3LD3will see as shocking is the absence of any rigorous cost benefit analysis by government to compare the expected fou… https://t.co/w6IizGwO9fMost of us would sympathise with clubs, entertainment, events and other businesses forced to be closed or seriously… https://t.co/Q1DyzzOpD8"We must rule nothing out" says @BorisJohnson, when asked whether there is a risk of Covid19 restrictions being rei… https://t.co/9VkOz0z8OHIf businesses or services impose a mask-wearing obligation, will they be vulnerable to legal challenge, when they e… https://t.co/7dSexb2zgq
7/12
2021
I am proud to identify with the England manager and every member of that team. They showed honour, decency, commitm… https://t.co/yacnehCG8iJust to be clear, for that England team this was a beginning not an end. There are reasons to be excited and optimisticBravo Southgate for applauding the Italians.Feels odd that @BukayoSaka87 not starting.Is Kate Moss the only woman that UEFA has ever heard of? https://t.co/Jvw4mJhnRHCovid19 daily hospitalisations in England are rising sharply again. They were 461 on 7 July, the highest since 10 M… https://t.co/Y9uyqkCLgu
7/11
2021
How England's failures forged my bonds with my dad and my boys - and why Southgate and Sterling are the antidote to… https://t.co/dHOdZ50eMX
Retweeted by Robert PestonRobert Peston: I bonded with my dad over England's failures - I wish he was here to see their success https://t.co/MTrCnW2ZPE
Retweeted by Robert PestonHow England's failures forged my bonds with my dad and my boys - and why Southgate and Sterling are the antidote to… https://t.co/dHOdZ50eMX
7/10
2021
I hope this isn’t hubris https://t.co/vu0FbjNoji
7/9
2021
The mystery of who paid for Boris Johnson’s Mustique trip has apparently been solved by the Commons committee on st… https://t.co/9Ohme0MmcV
7/8
2021
Gary Neville says standard of leaders in this country has been poor over last two years, and that Southgate is a true leader.I can’t really believe it #englandvdenmarkThank goodness https://t.co/mrqXY8FPrfUnfortunately all I can think is England Poland 1973. This is a nightmare
7/7
2021

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