Daniel Hewitt (@DanielHewittITV )

Daniel Hewitt

Bio Political Correspondent: @itvnews. Presenter: ITV Podcasts #TrumpLostWhatNow & #CallingPeston. RTS award winner, Orwell Prize nominee. From Cannock. #wba fan
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Account created 02-10-2010 00:09:51
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iPhone : This is quite a moment.

Closest thing to a concession we’ve had from Donald Trump, accepting and supporting the process for the transition of power. twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…

Twitter Web App : Have you pressed the mute button by mistake Prime Minister? Its not our end, it could well be yours.

Peak 2020.

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Twitter Web App : "Have you pressed the mute button by mistake? Prime Minister? It's not our end Prime Minister, it appears to be yours."

The House of Commons has been suspended while they try to work out why Boris Johnson's sound has gone on his video link.

iPhone : It’s still quite early days on mass testing, but just did a bit of maths on these figures.

Since the pilot began in Liverpool, the city has seen a 32% drop in cases.

Knowsley, Sefton and St Helen’s (which don’t have mass testing) have seen a bigger % fall than Liverpool itself. twitter.com/metromayorstev…

Twitter Web App : "...they must persist in arguing that however far from the path the world has veered since their departure, the destination remains the same: that the arc bends just as they prophesied."

Great piece this from Tom McTague on the myths of leadership theatlantic.com/international/…

Twitter Web App : NEW: Press conference at 7pm tonight with Boris Johnson (in isolation), Prof Chris Whitty and Andrew Pollard (Director of the Oxford Vaccine Group).

PM will announce the Covid Winter Plan, plus vaccine developments, to MPs in the Commons this afternoon.

iPhone : This is part of their story - in 2018 Mencap raised concerns about Charles’ treatment by the Home Office and at Yarl’s Wood immigration removal centre.

I spoke to the family in Yarl’s Wood where Wilson’s distressed father feared his son could die

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iPhone : An update on a story I’ve been following for the last 3 years:

Charles is learning disabled and fled Pakistan with his parents. After 9 years fighting deportation, I’ve just spoken to Charles’ father and they’ve been granted refugee status to remain in the UK. Details here👇 twitter.com/danielhewittit…

iPhone : Bit of a development on the Christmas front - Cabinet Office are saying we will be allowed “limited additional household bubbling for a small number days”.

The exact details are expected throughout the week.

iPhone : Boris Johnson will publish his ‘Covid Winter Plan’ on Sunday which will confirm the first injections of Covid vaccines can be made in December, if approved by regulators, before being rolled out more widely in January.

iPhone : No10 say the tiers will be strengthened in some areas and it’s expected more areas will be placed into the higher tiers.

On Monday SAGE are likely to publish papers stating why a tougher regional approach is needed and why the previous tiers weren’t strong enough.

iPhone : NEW: On Monday PM will confirm the national lockdown will end on Dec 2nd with England returning to a tier system. Ministers to announce on Thursday which areas will be placed into which tier. MPs to get a vote.

PM to also set out on Monday how we’ll be able to see people at Xmas

iPhone : VAR confirmed the referee’s own decision. He was right. VAR proved him right. Only he thought his own initial decision was wrong.

If VAR has one redeeming feature is that it can overturn bad decisions, but there’s just no accounting for bad refereeing #wba