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Sienna Rodgers @siennamarla London, England

@LabourList editor | sienna.rodgers@labourlist.org

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Steve Reed told Ridge: "We don't have a single rate of infection for this disease... The way to deal with that is t… https://t.co/RW2rEZeRl8Labour seems to endorse a local approach to the reopening of schools, however.The GM mayor @AndyBurnhamGM has warned against a “local lockdown policy” and called this plan a "recipe for chaos": https://t.co/tsCXEEGDHvAsked whether he would lock down e.g. Greater Manchester if there was an uptick there, Raab said: "We will target s… https://t.co/T4tBpYgJTDRaab tells #Marr: "What we really want to avoid is a reentering of the lockdown... If there’s any uptick in one par… https://t.co/GgyFwH7aYc
5/31
2020
I was so so moved by this, so I’m sharing it https://t.co/ahup1fOacw
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5/30
2020
Also refusing to talk properly about the coronavirus threat level. The PM indicated that it would be cut but No 10… https://t.co/dVucAjq6okThey are simply refusing to explain why they have stopped telling us the number of people tested daily.Downing Street Daily Briefing Government was unable to reduce Coronavirus threat level below 4. Boris Johnson sig… https://t.co/VZWLuFK8iH
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersMinnesota police arrest CNN reporter and camera crew as they report from protests in Minneapolis… https://t.co/wGI9BPQ66B
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5/29
2020
"It is not safe or acceptable for the government to leave prisoners isolated in cells and throw away the key until… https://t.co/KAiz55AmrpThe latest press conference. PM allowed no follow-ups. Medical advisers tried to make out that clarifying rules wou… https://t.co/PU8jt5ApsUWith an ally in control of the party machine, Keir Starmer’s victory is complete | Sienna Rodgers https://t.co/WotThK0pId
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersDido Harding just told me on an MPs’ conference call that Test, Trace & Isolate won’t be fully operational at local… https://t.co/tm0xD7WSQF
Retweeted by Sienna Rodgers @AlenaPIvanova I assume it's said in many places that it was introduced in 2012 by May because her changes extended its use so much?This loan company is accused of hijacking NHS branding to promote loans to NHS employees (charging an annual intere… https://t.co/Za6D2GO08U
5/28
2020
Shadow Home Secretary says this is "extraordinarily worrying", adding: “We’ve called for its suspension in this pub… https://t.co/8iPENYNNDa"Clearly people who work hard for this country, who live and work here, should have support of one kind or another"… https://t.co/cbbX0vnDd7 @twitlifebalance Yes - should have said, the story Timms told was about a family with a husband who has been sacked rather than furloughed @LabourDesign Deal, but ideally there should be several splinter groups @LabourDesign Could've given this to us an exclusive. ShameHow many is enough women? “Oh boy…” (laughs) “That’s a question on which I’m not competent to pronounce” (looks at… https://t.co/7upuGmWn5eOn visibility of women: "We will do our best, Caroline and… erm… what can I say?" Can having women in the room make… https://t.co/eCfrrZqOgNI guess he didn't read this letter sent to him by @TaiwoOwatemi: https://t.co/HbetVep13h- Hang on Stephen, why aren’t they eligible for UC or ESA or any of the other…? - That’s because they have no recou… https://t.co/HhWBUKx19KOh my god, the PM doesn't know about no recourse to public funds. He is literally finding out about this right now.Asked about universities, PM has a panicked look, peers at notes being handed to him, replies: "You’re piling on so… https://t.co/3sM7xrSYs7“I’ve been forbidden from announcing any more targets and deadlines," says PM. He thinks this is charmingYou’ve introduced a 24 hour target? “Yes, absolutely, that’s her goal" (Dido Harding)"We did not have the capacity in PHE. To be absolutely blunt, we just didn’t have the volume," says PM. Jeremy Hunt… https://t.co/1R46JABMVgWill 'stay at home' be compulsory? "We will be asking people to stay at home. If they don’t follow that advice, wha… https://t.co/6uHe6CVZSwPM claims "I do understand why people feel such indignation at the whole business of the lockdown" – again making o… https://t.co/PcMt8GFbEBPM says public want to move on from "a political ding dong about what one advisor may or may not have done".Yvette Cooper presses PM on what parents without local childcare should do. "I think you’d have to look at each ind… https://t.co/IhVuLcyyskPM rejects call for evidence, which he has seen, to be passed to cabinet secretary or to be published. He claims "I… https://t.co/Pc4nOc8ORdPM asks everyone to move on from Cummings and Stephen Crabb decides to do just that.SNP's Pete Wishart not holding back. He says the PM "managed to unite a country in condemnation" – but Johnson clai… https://t.co/THVljatXASOn the Cummings press conference, PM says: "We had a long go at it and, yeah... it’s been a very frustrating episode."PM suggests that instead of the Cummings story "the public do want us to focus, as far as we possibly can, on uniti… https://t.co/87hW3g2molSubject: Coronavirus: the science, the impact, and the way ahead. Witness: Boris Johnson, The Prime Minister. 🍿 https://t.co/Hl7BTOfA1r"The appointment of David Evans as Labour’s general secretary represents another win for Keir Starmer." My… https://t.co/IVEWn6RAns @charliemansell @ronanburtenshaw @paulasherriff @LizMcInnes60 @TheresaEurope @chris_bpool @TribuneMPshttps://t.co/71JKJV9Yja @Sabrina_Huck 😂New: David Evans just hosted a Zoom all for staff alongside Starmer and Rayner. He said: - Labour must get back to… https://t.co/lKse4QdVQw
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersExclusive: @paulasherriff, @LizMcInnes60 and @TheresaEurope are standing on a Tribune platform – backed by… https://t.co/qCK6GmKCMR
5/27
2020
Positive reactions from the movement in the @LabourList write up: https://t.co/tjpJtpQVMw"Keir & Angela both stood on election platforms promising to unite the party. Members won't forgive them if they al… https://t.co/QmPXldOrzmAnother NEC source: "Keir urged NEC members to vote for David Evans. If Evans now takes us back to the toxic cultur… https://t.co/Qj9ZW4bc4BHere's one NEC member going public with their reaction to the new GS 👇 https://t.co/iUUGJ0tkC3A victory for Keir Starmer but close – I hear the vote was 20-16.NEW: David Evans named Labour's new general secretary: https://t.co/T9hL3Z4PKi
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersNEW: David Evans is Labour's new general secretaryRichard Leonard is in the Scottish parliament, not the NEC call – one less vote on Labour's next gen sec, though pe… https://t.co/YOjKxEExaLThe Dominic Cummings story and Labour's next general secretary: left-backed Byron Taylor or leadership-favoured Dav… https://t.co/GJObikrPaF
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5/26
2020
Other edits he has recently made (26th March) include adding the tag “pandemics” to several old blogposts. cc @faisalislamDominic Cummings not knowing about the Wayback Machine is just too much.MORE: info on Way Bank machine internet archive corroborated by info on actual blog sitemap -hat tip @martbrowhttps://t.co/6ZN7ZnL0Lp
Retweeted by Sienna Rodgers @Bfletcher249 @LabourList Don’t know yet - imagine late afternoonAssume nobody has forgotten Labour’s new general secretary is being appointed tomorrow! NEC sources say it’s left p… https://t.co/nkTPMXAHyDShouting at the telly now. This is insulting.Boris Johnson now pretending he doesn’t understand the question being asked.PM not allowing follow-ups and using Cummings press conference as an excuse not to answer questions.He’s saying they needed to go somewhere with childcare because they might have both had coronavirus but he’s also e… https://t.co/HJ6RGeMjU0
5/25
2020
Up for 10 minutes now... https://t.co/xZycYZKods https://t.co/MfY51PF7cQLabour’s Sarah Jones says the PM took a “nakedly political decision to shift the rules” to defend Cummings at the p… https://t.co/x75ZIVkCXgPMQs would have been very useful this week, with @Keir_Starmer asking the pertinent questions – no wiggle room – in… https://t.co/vVIYGFvtTBReally excellent questions from @GaryGibbonBlog there: what does the PM’s message about following your instincts mean for contact tracing?On BBC News just a few minutes ago talking about the Cummings story and Labour's response 📺 @AngelaRayner Omg 😂I came on the programme to talk about transport #Marr #GrantShapps https://t.co/L329KQmz67
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersShapps tells #Marr he hasn't spoken to Cummings directly. Extraordinary.So now the police did speak to the Cummings family. "The police were actually advising about some security matters,… https://t.co/JEqQPulaFzOn whether Dominic Cummings made stops on his journey, Grant Shapps says he knows Cummings is a "stickler for rule… https://t.co/SJ3uqj3ll0
5/24
2020
So @SophyRidgeSky will ask @grantshapps: When did Mr Cummings first display symptoms? On what date did he travel t… https://t.co/i20qMMDaaj
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersEXCLUSIVE: Dominic Cummings broke coronavirus lockdown rules for a *second* time with a later trip to Durham. https://t.co/L52Qhx9YXb
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersNEW: Labour has called for an urgent inquiry into allegations that Cummings broke the lockdown rules.… https://t.co/5QbA486QBQ“If you’re symptomatic, stay at home,” Harries says, “unless there’s an extreme risk to life”. Right then.Excellent questioning by @iainjwatson. Poor answers as usual.Everyone tuning in? 📺My whole family went into isolation for 2 weeks when I had symptoms including my sons who both have respiratory hea… https://t.co/iynX5q9kC3
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5/23
2020
Right the way through this crisis disabled people have been discriminated against. My personal story is just one ex… https://t.co/qKqTQ3kbFF
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersJust in... an email from a private tenant, registered blind, with mice, cockroaches and bed bugs. ‘I can’t see th… https://t.co/1kfThKrmle
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersKeir's winning streak – my morning email on the immigration health surcharge U-turn and the appointment of Labour's… https://t.co/QAU5KJHmhh"Covid-19 shouldn’t be an excuse for yet more wasteful, toxic outsourcing." @JonAshworth starts a series of weekly… https://t.co/HjsQPeA2Wk
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5/22
2020
NEW: Shortlist of six drawn up for Labour general secretary job: https://t.co/eWaCYAKEly
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersThe shortlist leaves it open for full NEC to choose someone favoured by the leader’s office. Compare this length to… https://t.co/5Ve96Xt4pJNEW: David Evans, Bryon Taylor, Andrew Fisher, Neena Gill, Karen Christiansen, Amanda Martin on the shortlist
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersBoris Johnson is right to have u-turned and backed our proposal to remove the NHS charge for health professionals a… https://t.co/Rh2R2V1R5K
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersEXCLUSIVE: Labour calls on UK government to use diplomatic influence to secure support for a global ceasefire amid… https://t.co/pr4f9g9PAT
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersNew: The resistance to Keir Starmer's pick for general secretary begins Left NEC members have received this briefi… https://t.co/ppqZ0KM4rC
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersExclusive: Two affiliated unions have warned against appointing general secretary frontrunner David Evans, with the… https://t.co/1fYc91rzOnEXCLUSIVE: FBU leader Matt Wrack has warned that general secretary frontrunner David Evans is a "factional figure"… https://t.co/aH1J3wekCF
Retweeted by Sienna RodgersLabour's push to exempt NHS and care workers from the immigration health surcharge, plus an update on the general s… https://t.co/Ud1sVOfVfS
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5/21
2020
@JadeFrancesAzim This looks much better than anything you cooked in our flat last year tbf"But we are looking at the constitutional implications of the decision that has been taken."On conference rule changes made necessary by EHRC: "That is one of the areas that the NEC will be looking at. The d… https://t.co/z2Co8NZlUwOn conference alternatives, KS spokesperson said: "We’re looking at what kind of virtual arrangements could be put… https://t.co/ttVaBvdSak"We have always said that we would scrap the surcharge for health workers, and that the surcharge as a whole should… https://t.co/MARGuVfSISAsked whether Labour is in favour of scrapping the immigration health surcharge altogether or just exempting NHS/ca… https://t.co/lMzc7uWvF4Keir Starmer says Labour will table an amendment to the immigration bill to exempt NHS and care workers from the im… https://t.co/2vBjRvkpwV
5/20
2020

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