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Tim Shipman @ShippersUnbound In the thick of it

Political Editor, Sunday Times. Author of All Out War (https://t.co/qNz4BLqhF5) & Fall Out (https://t.co/cuhpr2nGsd) Speaking: https://t.co/svGo7vvVQM

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6/5
2020
Not after you sacked your excellent British team. Jog on https://t.co/D5uNslnIPGMay 17: STimes reveals Boris/Sedwill clash over who is in charge May 21: James Forsyth reveals Simon Case’s new rol… https://t.co/nYM2kB53nm
6/2
2020
The credit is not mine sadly. I first read it in, I think, the Telegraph several days ago https://t.co/prZptnSh9S @almurray Loving the podcast! It is the idea of the distinctly non martial Gove intervening between a keen boxer an… https://t.co/ySCVcL8vne
5/31
2020
@Sabato0612 @janemerrick23 @paulwaugh @juliamacfarlane @BethRigby @PippaCrerar @matthew_weaver @MatthewdAnconahttps://t.co/39egjsncGI
5/30
2020
@hugobrady @MehreenKhn @duncanrobinson @eloisetodd @simontaylor71 @lewis_crofts @APHClarkson @SamuelMarcLowehttps://t.co/hhWof1CfE3 @hugobrady @MehreenKhn @duncanrobinson @eloisetodd @simontaylor71 @lewis_crofts @APHClarkson @SamuelMarcLowehttps://t.co/zi6e3YNx54
5/29
2020
@MarxMedia @alexmassie I never watch it these days but I had a quick look after several messages like this. Massie… https://t.co/rpQxlUDgaC @MattTee @alexmassie He is quoted on the cover!Let the barbecues begin. More deaths pending from undercooked meatStrange that Whitty and Vallance have only just noticed that they are up to their necks in politics
5/28
2020
Gavin Williamson choosing his words very carefully here. Saying that Cummings has made the details clear to Johnson… https://t.co/3CLdZJL0mH
5/25
2020
“We will be ready to move to step two...get out children back into the classroom”. Lockdown rules a very considerable dead cat @KayBurley Educated guesswork. I’m not working @AlistairGriffin No. I’m just guessing what will happen. Loved “just drive” btw @duckford10 It was leaked that she was cleared. No10 insists the inquiry continues and every day at Lobby they are… https://t.co/j1YVb2PD0BIf I was Boris Johnson, I’d get out there and announce an inquiry and then answer every question at PMQs and the li… https://t.co/goROCK0EY7 @patrick_kidd I was thinking more of Family Fortunes for the scoring @patrick_kidd I said “very few” and you have found one of them, perhaps the top answerThere are very few things more likely to get Cummings to grip more firmly on his perch than Steve Baker telling him to let goLots of history between them here but yesterday no one wanted to go on the record. Cummings is the govt’s spirt ani… https://t.co/HJdb1IuxMG
5/24
2020
After that Shapps performance I don't think Jack Leach can any longer claim that he played the greatest 1 not out innings of all time"generation defining". Thank god someone cleared that up https://t.co/BC2juJlxI6This is very funny but Shapps has not actually screwed up here. The bigger problem is Harries saying the safeguardi… https://t.co/TrJYHuIjyfI wonder which job Shapps demanded to take this one for the teamShapps showing excellent chutzpah here. Now preparing A66 big read @patrick_kidd A source tells me @ShippersUnbound is currently rewriting his front to lead on a bike maintenance voucher.
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5/23
2020
it’s only 7.30am and we already have the most bonkers anecdote of the day - via ⁦@MattChorley⁩… https://t.co/DqhG3E3cYm
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5/21
2020
@riccimike It will. Due out next March @RobertS27014990 Book 3 will end on Jan 31 but is not out until next year now. If there is a quick deal I can see i… https://t.co/ceiJLOaPu3If you yearn for memories of a calmer time, my first Brexit book, All Out War, is available for £1.99 on Kindle for… https://t.co/DeRLiQwimW
5/19
2020
Britain should lead the international response to the virus say Jeremy Hunt and David Miliband write for the… https://t.co/NeWmx6uDZi
5/17
2020
Peak District plod is back on the shrooms https://t.co/TiCqLXSsybAs someone who has also spent lockdown with two women (one of them a highly opinionated 15 month old) this is a cra… https://t.co/BBjE1AOpyL @JohnTHopkins1 Thanks John. Hope you are well and are staying safeDo the Lib Dems want to be a serious party or not asks one of their shrewdest former aides https://t.co/hNvavytirf @oflynnsocial @FraserNelson @hugorifkind Surely that was the easy one "Lerts, Britain needs them, be one..." @FraserNelson @hugorifkind I had this line last weekend and was told that it was not right - and lo it was not an a… https://t.co/oLo6gODoQN
5/16
2020
@MotoClark I have been known to drag those onto the stumps so phew @MotoClark Genuinely two of my favourite people in journalismA bittersweet moment for me. I wouldn't be at the Sunday Times if it weren't for Sarah, who was a rival in Washingt… https://t.co/0MnmAbfjvJ
5/15
2020
I don’t have much to add to what has already been said about @BuzzFeedNews but they were the best of the new entran… https://t.co/PKXR5LIDcn
5/13
2020
Nicola Sturgeon has announced that Scottish people are now allowed to exercise more than once a day, lifting a rest… https://t.co/vz2JcsLtA9
Retweeted by Tim ShipmanAnother cracking long read by ⁦@ShippersUnbound⁩ and ⁦@cazjwheeler⁩ in the Sunday Times. Unions flexing their muscl… https://t.co/4hIDJBNhEc
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5/10
2020
@jamespriceglos @HugoGye @trussliz I’m just glad to see them there at all
5/4
2020
@aljwhite correct @amalab My dad and grandpa both worshipped Knott. Russell was the nearest thing we've had since. Also a nuggety bat and similarly eccentric @MotoClark fairI never saw Alan Knott live. I guess most people of my age put Gilchrist as their (wk) in the best 11 they've seen.… https://t.co/qjwXMdQm0x @gcolinreid7 I read it a few years ago. I never liked his non Gunther stuff as much, but they're all worth a goBritish politicians take note. When the face coverings edict is issued make sure you've practised first. This is a… https://t.co/nUzVTW04hg @gaynorw79750133 Thanks Gaynor. I very much hope Rupert is involved again. It's not up to me but the audiobook has… https://t.co/iy41hQsUE2 @JohnnyJenkinsDJ I'm glad. Trying to write the third while juggling paper and childcare has ruined mine... @gaynorw79750133 Not entirely clear. It has been delayed. But then it isn't finished so this may be no bad thingMy books are multipurpose. A lot of coronadesk for your money https://t.co/Uo7R5PyCpaFive years ago today. Another epoch https://t.co/P6nZzUNdcU
5/2
2020
@guywalters Oh wow, I’ve been waiting for you to appear. A treat for when I’ve filed... @GrantTucker Don't do yourself down. It's a great likeness @alexmassie Correct
4/30
2020
@RJ_MacReady Ah wondered what you would pickThere are many good answers (Spielberg: Raiders, Pvt Ryan, Schindler’s being one; Kubrick, Coppola, Scorsese, Stone… https://t.co/Fk59hUJ8G9 @AnthonyGlees Writing about the future
4/19
2020
i’ve watched this at least a dozen times and it just keeps getting funnier https://t.co/HcvcTDKkXG
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4/18
2020
The last time we had five tests they were designed to make sure something didn’t happen
4/16
2020
@ZachElsbury I haven't had a single question at a press conference @PeterWoodifield @RobDotHutton The problem Peter, is that these questions are asked every single day on the lobby c… https://t.co/hHN9voUxfh
4/15
2020
@TomSwarbrick1 This was exactly what I was thinking about at that moment @HarryDECarter @edballs enjoy!
4/14
2020
@Ian_Ladyman_DM Very kind
4/13
2020
I was too young to see Stirling Moss race but I’ve watched formula one for nearly 40 years and a decent number of n… https://t.co/mOLkBsaGsX‘Coronavirus: Boris Johnson’s aides were told his survival chances were ‘50-50’’ - @ShippersUnbound’s in-depth look… https://t.co/nfukRoAmdM
Retweeted by Tim ShipmanWhat the plan to lift the lockdown looks like. Tim Shipman’s big political read also reveals that Boris Johnson’s a… https://t.co/CuncXPYdpH
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4/12
2020
@MattChorley @hendopolis @NoPlumIntended @GoodwinMJ and yet you have...award-winning, you know @GoodwinMJ Red Box ( of course) and 538 for all things US politics, the political party with @mattforde @henrymance You have assuaged some guilt and added some more. But my favourite "people" in the world are currently The Twirlywoos @snedz2 @RobertJenrick Bu the paper and find out
4/11
2020
@James1940 Brilliant, well done. Such a good feelingThis is ridiculous. The rules explicitly allow you to use your garden https://t.co/5tX6rKuxor
4/10
2020
Amen. And rivalry which has driven both countries forward https://t.co/Vhgf4765r9
4/9
2020
A lovely thread https://t.co/THD67GrD4SA lovely genuine man https://t.co/hCNZLd4Rfz @michaeljswalker the discrepancy is "worst case" numbers v "central estimate". The 100k was a central estimate @BritsUnchained Just take out a subscription https://t.co/qYiefosQXK
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4/8
2020
Something to take your mind off things https://t.co/JXokv5opTt
4/7
2020
You don't need a take.
Retweeted by Tim ShipmanNo10: ‘Over the course of this afternoon, the condition of the Prime Minister has worsened and, on the advice of h… https://t.co/YODPNC34j5
Retweeted by Tim ShipmanThe Prime Minister has been taken to intensive care
Retweeted by Tim ShipmanCurious that Raab is chairing meetings but has not spoken today to Johnson, who we are told is in charge. This situ… https://t.co/7L6FbJ4MhP
4/6
2020
Raab will chair tomorrow's Covid-19 meeting at 9.15. Johnson in charge but prepared to delegate at least for that meeting.
Retweeted by Tim ShipmanBest in the business https://t.co/UgBrjghc6iSo the PM is hospitalised and the Scottish CMO is finally quitting. Good moment to bury bad news. Politics is a cyn… https://t.co/GiCGMu1HcRPM undergoing tests in hospital... No10 v tight lipped yesterday about temperature or even whether he was seeing a… https://t.co/CnGtD9leBP
Retweeted by Tim ShipmanNick de Bois is a proper Brexiteer. He was in the room when Dominic Raab was banging heads with the Commission. Her… https://t.co/Cg3pApdDoUPlease buy a newspaper today or subscribe: the owners of the ExCel centre have backed down after this story, and ar… https://t.co/vb20Ptk8qr
Retweeted by Tim ShipmanAs clear cut a case that demands instant resignation as I have ever seen in public life https://t.co/eH66VCljkg
4/5
2020

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