Labour’s Upset at John Curtice

Responding to his downcast assessment of Labour’s performance in Wakefield, a Labour source tells HuffPo’s Kevin Schofield:

“People here are furious about him yet again setting the narrative totally unchallenged. There should have been an internal inquiry at the Beeb after his nonsense during the locals & now he’s at it again.”

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Chief Secretary to the Treasury on the Triple Lock

Simon Clarke on how the government is going to help pensioners with inflation

“Next year, the Triple Lock will apply for the State Pension. Subject to the Secretary of State’s review, pensions and other benefits will be uprated by this September’s CPI which, on current forecasts, is likely to be significantly higher than the forecast inflation rate for 2023/24.”

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Lord Young’s Anti-Stoke Move Argument

Lord Young rises in the Lords to argue against Michael Gove’s suggestion the Lords moves to Stoke should only happen if the Commons moves too:

“Sauce for the ermine goose is surely sauce for the plebeian gander”

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Ethics Adviser Resigns

Lord Geidt has enough…

“With regret, I feel that it is right that I am resigning from my post.”

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Government’s Hyperactive House Fly Policy Making

Anonymous lobbyist tells Politico...

“No think tank, charity or lobbyist achieving their policy aims right now has nailed their lobbying strategy, they just got lucky aiming their shot at a super, super tiny, rapidly-moving Overton window that’s acting like a hyperactive house-fly (both in terms of life-span, size and attention-span).”

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Zelenskyy on Boris Surviving

Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Boris surviving the confidence vote

“I am glad we have not lost a very important ally”

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