Oliver Strikes Back

After a hounding from the Lobby and the print press in the last few days, there are already those who question whether Craig Oliver will last very long in his new role. Though he may have had a rough time since accidentally briefing against Andrew, as well as being stand-offish with the darlings of the Lobby, the former Beeboid has come out fighting…

Infuriated hacks seeking to cover John Hutton’s pension review for this morning’s editions of the papers were under a strict embargo of 8 a.m., meaning the coverage could be crafted on the airwaves by interviews this morning. A grumpy spinner said last night “It’s meant to be for broadcast tomorrow and the papers the next day”, something the Mail and Express promptly ignored. Seems someone is getting the hang of this string pulling malarkey…




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Dominic Raab wrote in his letter of resignation…

“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”

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