Fast-track indeed. And outside the Home Office rules. Parliamentary standards watchdog Sir Alastair Graham, chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life (dressed correctly in black-tie) told Paxman last night that the inquiry was a bit “ad hoc”. He did not say its a fix – but the prime minister did.

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John McDonnell tells the Gallery/Lobby lunch what the priest told him to do…

‘He persuaded me to do this. He said you need to soften your image. So do Mumsnet and do this…. I’m trying to soften my image.’


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