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ITV (pol ed), Speakers for Schools (founder), writer (WTF), Hospice UK (vice pres), Arsenal (East Stand), Peston (as in #Peston show, 10.45pm Weds). So?

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Given my earlier tweet, I naturally would ask you to read what the Met police say happened and why https://t.co/5bqzeWJOahThis is jaw-droppingly shocking and upsetting https://t.co/kolYfOtDPRIn latest Calling Peston podcast, I discuss challenge for NHS Test & Trace to obtain information on #COVIDー19 infec… https://t.co/HOXIM4Jipq
7/5
2020
Moving, funny and touching interview with Vinnie Jones by ⁦@chedwardes⁩. Great writing https://t.co/66bAbuwJ3DWill it be safe to send kids back to school in September? @shehabkhan, @DanielHewittITV and @Peston have all the i… https://t.co/NTkOpGafUQ
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7/4
2020
For Tom #Stoppard’s 82nd birthday, a picture I took of him backstage at the Royal Festival Hall reading of IF THIS… https://t.co/aSqnA3esDe
Retweeted by Robert PestonAttached is the advice from the Texas Medical Association on which activities carry the most risk of transmitting C… https://t.co/0jOfuMSbNHAs it happens government already employs a “senior broadcaster” who would be ideal to be press secretary for the da… https://t.co/Z0wiKxSk5wLive TV broadcasting or livestreaming of daily briefing of political journalists by prime minister’s spokesman? Wha… https://t.co/9UxsMLonRo
7/3
2020
The daily in camera briefings of lobby journalists are to be televised, reports ⁦@Laura_K_Hughes⁩. Do you approve?… https://t.co/tDPyslj7GsQuick question. Government wants you to give your name and phone number, to be passed to NHS Test and Trace in case… https://t.co/d8fr9sh5U9Will it be safe to send kids back to school in September? @shehabkhan, @DanielHewittITV and @Peston have all the i… https://t.co/K16LJ2Fke9
Retweeted by Robert Peston🎧We’re live: Episode 58 out now🎧 Schools re-opening, lessons from Leicester’s lockdown and a Dragon enters our pod… https://t.co/3CRkwiBQhy
Retweeted by Robert PestonSouthampton’s Nuffield Theatre is closing for good. 60yrs of investment, training & serving its community. All prof… https://t.co/VxXqLz3uGp
Retweeted by Robert Pestonaverage turnaround time for the commercial labs in Pillar 2, which do the vast bulk of the community testing, is si… https://t.co/UFQNMfMKqFThe average test turnaround time for NHS labs - according to NHS spokes - is 14 hours and more than 90% of labs hav… https://t.co/uGlrW80B1PPM @BorisJohnson promised 100% COVID-19 test results that don’t depend on vagaries of post would be delivered in 24… https://t.co/pMi6YvKwj4Worth a listen if you are interested in the probability of second wave and second lockdown - and whether UK has any… https://t.co/gwr4crbQMy𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗣𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗻 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁 👂 Hong Kong, Leicester and the Second Wave [36 mins] @Peston w/ Foreign Sec @DominicRaab, shado… https://t.co/23rM0LbeNN
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7/2
2020
Not sure how reassured the government should be by this hypothetical. The public aren’t always great at predicting… https://t.co/iWyVYHe2vs
Retweeted by Robert PestonOutstanding https://t.co/Xm2tCglLP0
Retweeted by Robert Peston“I think the government should be worried when William Hague and Theresa May complain about this.” @jnpowell1 sh… https://t.co/aKV3tHQL8i
Retweeted by Robert Peston“It’s difficult to have an accurate idea of what's really going on on a national and local level.” Professor John… https://t.co/ACCHcATC4K
Retweeted by Robert PestonThis week's exclusive polling with @JLPartnersPolls shows the public look set to blame people not following lockdow… https://t.co/40tJxixKTk
Retweeted by Robert Peston“Mixing indoors is much riskier than mixing outside” Professor John Edmunds says that he expects the epidemiology… https://t.co/MZo36HkeTD
Retweeted by Robert Pestonfew HK Chinese likely to come.Strong #Peston show ITV now: Jonathan Powell is proud to be called a moron by Dominic Cummings, John Edmunds agrees… https://t.co/veljzFFSLJ.@DominicRaab tells me that if China decided to stop Hong Kong Chinese coming to Britain, the UK government would n… https://t.co/GwyCpj0Sn2"There would be little that we could do" @DominicRaab tells @peston that there's very little that the British Gov… https://t.co/qlXIVBTrCK
Retweeted by Robert PestonHuge show, on Leicester lockdown and whether 3m Hong Kong Chinese will be coming here https://t.co/0mHe5KaQAk🌎 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄 🌎 Use #Peston to join the convo 👇 @Peston & @AnushkaAsthana are joined by Foreign Secretary @DominicRaab,… https://t.co/2IGCKhVaYc
Retweeted by Robert PestonBut I understand from DHSC UK has adequate stocks of Remdesevir for expected need in coming months. Time will tellSays it all, this picture. Just the perfect friendship https://t.co/MiIa1BscC9The UK government could over-rule and block US purchases of Remdesivir, the antiviral thought to be effective again… https://t.co/cwXoOe3lTLCarl Reiner (RIP) and Mel Brooks, best friends enjoying each other. [📷Robert Trachtenberg] https://t.co/3l6nUKwRFQ
Retweeted by Robert PestonA former FCO colleague of David Frost says there are serious and concerning constitutional implications of Frost’s… https://t.co/CMUqa2MmAC
7/1
2020
Sir Peter Soulsby, @CityMayorLeic, tells Boris Johnson over the phone they need a 'better understanding' of the cor… https://t.co/QEH61Mnhqi
Retweeted by Robert PestonHow will Boris Johnson fight the scourge of mass unemployment? https://t.co/0VdOCJCXgStold the press notice is wrong, and that the £12bn is still to be disbursed over five years. So in respect of affor… https://t.co/cPR2iPFwBlIt looked as though @BorisJohnson's Project Speed for infrastructure spending was in fact Project Stretch, because… https://t.co/5fpLkcGLiSAt Euston station you can put a bet on but impossible to buy a sandwich. Slightly weird reopening priorities perhaps."How can you give those people the skills, rapidly, to find work?" asks Robert @Peston on the threat of unemploymen… https://t.co/HrKH3a2E2f
Retweeted by Robert PestonRobert @Peston quizzes the PM on how the government can keep unemployment levels from soaring as the furlough schem… https://t.co/bR9lfvpkLB
Retweeted by Robert Peston“The dangers have not gone away. The virus is still out there, cycling like a shark” https://t.co/8BjVxq3xOO“My friends I am not a communist” @BorisJohnson https://t.co/PeVNoQScdp.@BorisJohnson promises an “opportunity guarantee” that promises “every young person a choice of an apprenticeship or in-work placement”“You are telling your feet to run and your feet won’t move”. ⁦@BorisJohnson⁩ describes how it felt in the early sta… https://t.co/zIL6ulHLmvWaiting for ⁦@BorisJohnson⁩‘s “New Deal”. In Dudley FE college https://t.co/dQdN7exX86This is where FDR is launching the New Deal. The anticipation is electric https://t.co/wS84UPFRHHWork like this - the development of a statistically sound model to compute which of us are most at risk of becoming… https://t.co/RHlWwncBgp
6/30
2020
😂 I was just waiting for @Peston to finish his reporting with.... I’ll just go and get the door. Professional as ev… https://t.co/MjXVnylQct
Retweeted by Robert PestonJust been out in the garden looking for whoever just rang our doorbell. Then realised it was @Peston 's doorbell... @itvnews
Retweeted by Robert PestonThanks for being impressed. I have literally no idea what I said on air as I was wondering whether the dog would st… https://t.co/aFJhzEbRjeWhy these are the critical days for Boris Johnson's government https://t.co/FceAcjAlo4Interesting that @BorisJohnson picks up @michaelgove suggestion that be needs to be the UK’s FDR at this critical j… https://t.co/30zCfa98Yr
6/29
2020
Boris Johnson makes controversial political appointment of Brexit aide David Frost as National Security Adviser https://t.co/23xYudJJbYPS sorry that the bulk of this thread became disconnected from the first tweet in the thread. But you probably work… https://t.co/Ji6g2N3jT0they would have expected.secretary “Mark has been invisible”. One important question - that will be answered by an expected future public in… https://t.co/LTQoL0B2Ufleading industrial countries. But there has been gossip in Whitehall for months that he was not performing the cent… https://t.co/nVOirsNMGrPS Johnson is bound to be generous to Sedwill as he departs, thanking him for being a bridge to the new order of th… https://t.co/RdoI7LD1ZhBut back to Frost - whose appointment is bound to cause a bit of a big gulp among the spooks and military top brassmore details on Cummings’s long-standing plan to end Whitehall groupthink by replacing traditional mandarins with d… https://t.co/MirEoVg4DLAs I am sure you all know, Frost is close to Dominic Cummings. So anyone who has persuaded themselves that Cummings… https://t.co/IJOyOWdTJEan unusual appointment because Frost is a political appointment, a special adviser, in his current role. There will… https://t.co/GEBEQhwtuAOne of @BorisJohnson’s closest allies, David Frost - who has been negotiating the terms of UK’s future relationship… https://t.co/eVvSVeO2KGNext week you can see me talking about my book the Consequences of Love, with the fantastic @chedwardes thank you s… https://t.co/igHP0m8Hir
Retweeted by Robert PestonNext week on the site we have a brilliant interview with @chedwardes talking to novelist @weinberg_kate about… https://t.co/x8yOujL1dq
Retweeted by Robert PestonYou’ve got to love @Ed_Miliband’s reply. Watch the clip. https://t.co/QrN6yseyLA
6/28
2020
First coronavirus local lockdown '”could happen in days” - and could be Leicester if “driven by the data” https://t.co/DJi1z333yl
6/27
2020
Update exsplainer. The flag design looks odd because the design is as if the wind is going upwards from the body of… https://t.co/7eU6TMk8Of
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6/26
2020
The £900.000 paint job on the #RAFvoyager has resulted in an upside-down flag painted on the tail of the plane indi… https://t.co/7ySBsh6C6p
Retweeted by Robert Peston𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗣𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗻 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁 👂 COVID19: What happens next? [28 mins] @Peston interviews Health Secretary @MattHancock, Nobel… https://t.co/SUwEANbtWo
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6/25
2020
“The economic brunt is definitely falling on women’s shoulders.” Cherie Blair (@CherieBlairFndn) tells @Peston th… https://t.co/5qYWYzJHzG
Retweeted by Robert Peston.@matthancock tells @peston that people will have to leave their contact details at pubs and restaurants (name, pho… https://t.co/DCowhh5GHE
Retweeted by Robert Peston“The liability for that will not lie with the pub or restaurant.” @matthancock tells @peston that establishment… https://t.co/apWKx0X3Yd
Retweeted by Robert Peston“I’m not putting a date on it.” @matthancock definitely won’t put a date on when the Government’s ‘world-class’… https://t.co/oLz2L1S0DP
Retweeted by Robert Peston.@matthancock tells @Peston that he won’t be following @Jeremy_Hunt’s recommendation to test all NHS staff every we… https://t.co/PLWI0ykn7J
Retweeted by Robert Peston“The scientific approach is to learn lessons” @GregClarkMP tells @Peston why he’s in favour of an inquiry into th… https://t.co/aAfPVSikYi
Retweeted by Robert Peston“This phrase ‘we’re all going to follow the science’ is naive” Nobel Prize winner, Sir Paul Nurse, tells @Pestonhttps://t.co/fiGKllIpWw
Retweeted by Robert Peston“I think he is wrong.” Sir Paul Nurse says that it’s wrong that @matthancock will not move to comprehensive weekl… https://t.co/A9boE5TYtR
Retweeted by Robert Peston“There is a smell of exceptionalism” Sir Paul Nurse questions whether Britain’s view of itself prevented the gove… https://t.co/tY6x4arHyN
Retweeted by Robert PestonNobel prize winning scientist Sir Paul Nurse tells Peston he worries that not speaking out more about the Cummings… https://t.co/WBRWaROacu
Retweeted by Robert Peston“It wasn’t diverse enough, maybe it wasn’t nimble enough” Sir Paul Nurse tells @Peston that SAGE needs to be tru… https://t.co/66v1HxBQDF
Retweeted by Robert PestonOn #Peston now, Nobel-prizewinner Paul Nurse on what government needs to do to make us safe, @MattHancock on whethe… https://t.co/vbZoNsIF06Watch here now. On ITV at 10.45 https://t.co/HZ3S0J3h4O🌎 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄 🌎 Use #Peston to join the conversation @Peston & @AnushkaAsthana are joined by Sir Paul Nurse (@TheCrick),… https://t.co/1hWPFYXpX3
Retweeted by Robert PestonOn here now! https://t.co/qM0Za8ryJVWe have a new temperature testing gizmo that takes our temperatures every time we enter the building where the… https://t.co/n6oWtREiCWGoodbye, daily Downing Street briefings https://t.co/03XQvSQneB https://t.co/dcGoLj3Fi4
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6/24
2020
@smitharrytv Harry was a total gent and professional, in this world of chancers. Much missed by all his ITV colleagues and friends"We are going to be living with this virus for a very long time" says Prof Chris Whitty in answer to ITV News' Robe… https://t.co/iR8bQcojWM
Retweeted by Robert PestonWe’ve JUST recorded an emergency podcast on the new rules. I talk through the changes with @romillyweeks and… https://t.co/EjLT1ev57C
Retweeted by Robert PestonI am slightly surprised that the re-opening of model villages is not getting more traction here. Live theatre - ban… https://t.co/Ch8NcUMjJoIt is slightly odd that the daily press conferences are being abolished, as of today, when the appalling economic p… https://t.co/JN7yA1CjZein revenues could yet be lethal.everyone on the table, not just the person booking. Third tables must be at least a metre apart. The notion this wi… https://t.co/ScQ7k3cRCjtwo households at most, and then must sit no less than 1m away from each other (and even then, if face to face, the… https://t.co/Bh8K7PP07dI am sure there will be an answer in the relevant government guidance documents when they are published, but I am s… https://t.co/mCMAW6WirtSee my earlier tweet about which balls - tennis or cricket - are (in the words of @BorisJohnson) the worst "vector… https://t.co/5SxXcRgWc8
6/23
2020

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