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Ashley Cowburn
Political Correspondent, The Independent
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Katy Balls Aug 20
‘The focus is the country rather than the Westminster bubble' - how Team Johnson plan to shake-up the Prime Minister's media strategy. My column
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Olivia Alabaster Aug 20
”Those against the backstop and not proposing realistic alternatives in fact support reestablishing a border. Even if they do not admit it.” by
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Ashley Cowburn Aug 20
Boris Johnson: "Our friends and partners on the other side of the Channel are showing a little bit of reluctance at the moment to change their position. “That’s fine – I’m confident that they will." Donald Tusk:
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Rob Merrick Aug 20
Tory chairman James Cleverly not denying that “out of date” document outlining meltdown after no-deal Brexit was written on....August 1 It’s less than 3 weeks “out of date”
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Lizzy Buchan Aug 19
Boris Johnson accused of having 'no negotiating strategy' after letter to Donald Tusk - by
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Ashley Cowburn Aug 19
Replying to @SadiqKhan
“By putting the rights and freedoms of EU citizens in the UK at risk in such a careless and brutal fashion, these plans would be a fundamental affront to British values of tolerance and respect."
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Ashley Cowburn Aug 19
Excl: writes to Priti Patel demanding gov drop ‘cruel’ plans to instantly end free movement after a no-deal Brexit. He says plans "risk providing encouragement and cover for perpetrators of hate crime and discrimination".
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Henry Zeffman Aug 16
Replying to @jimwaterson
As good a time as any to revisit 's magnum opus
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Ashley Cowburn Aug 15
Replying to @ashcowburn
Bebb has already said he will resign at the next election - so he has nothing to lose. But this also indicates he'd be willing to vote down Boris Johnson in a no confidence motion to stop a no-deal.
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Ashley Cowburn Aug 15
Tory MP Guto Bebb tells BBC: "A short-term Jeremy Corbyn government is less damaging than the generational damage that would be caused by a no-deal Brexit."
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Tom Peck Aug 15
Replying to @tompeck
Jo Swinson would do anything to stop a no-deal Brexit. But she won’t do that. (Fully demented) sketch here...
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Ashley Cowburn Aug 15
I think someone needs to tell Virgin Active we no longer live in the 1980s
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Katy Balls Aug 15
No. 10 is taking back control - eleven hour days, government by grid, PM letters to ministers, aides ordered to report on their bosses if they misbehave - my column on how under Johnson and Cummings the government is being rewired
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Ashley Cowburn Aug 15
Quite telling that Jo Swinson just refused to answer whether it would be worse to have Corbyn in Number 10, or a no-deal Brexit.
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Ashley Cowburn Aug 15
Labour to attempt to bring down Boris Johnson's government within 'days' of parliament resuming
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Ashley Cowburn Aug 14
It’s 5:57am on Radio 4 and farmers are calling each other idiots & throwing liar accusations around over their opposing views on Brexit. Time to change station.
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Independent Minds Aug 13
Will Boris Johnson be able to make an election all about Brexit? |
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Ashley Cowburn Aug 13
Former Tory foreign secretary Malcolm Rifkind tells it would be a "self-damaging gesture" for Boris Johnson to pull UK diplomats out of EU meetings ahead of Brexit deadline.
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Ashley Cowburn Aug 13
Conservatives' attempt to do more digital is going well.
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Ashley Cowburn Aug 13
Legal bid to stop Boris Johnson suspending parliament to force through no-deal will be heard on 6 September
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