Heather Stewart (@GuardianHeather )

Heather Stewart

Bio Political editor of the Guardian, Londoner, mum. heather.stewart@theguardian.com
Location London
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Account created 31-03-2009 17:16:24
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iPhone : Farewell Twitter, I’m off to beautiful Scotland for a couple of weeks, to walk off the lockdown blues in the (socially-distanced) wild country. 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

iPhone : I hope this materialises, because it is a really positive set of commitments

Priti Patel promises 'compassionate' Home Office after #windrushday Windrush scandal theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/j…

iPhone : Rishi Sunak warns public sector workers of new pay squeeze and orders Whitehall departs to find cost savings in response to Covid-19 economic shock - prompting questions over whether he plans a return to austerity: theguardian.com/business/2020/…

TweetDeck : Notable in the Pompeo presser, as often in his public appearances, he kept talking about the ‘Chinese Communist Party’ rather than the ‘Chinese Government’. The former sounds scarier than the latter.

TweetDeck : It is extraordinary that the Prime Minister took the political decision last October ahead of the General Election to block the publication of this important report that systematically goes through the threat Russia poses to the UK’s national security. #RussiaReport

iPhone : This whole approach of not asking the awkward questions - or rather, not even allowing them to be asked - will be very familiar to devotees of Le Carré...

iPhone : ISC criticises ministers for ignoring possible Russian interference in Brexit referendum and demands government inquiry - theguardian.com/world/live/202…

Twitter Web App : First take: Russia report reveals UK government failed to address Kremlin interference - ministers turned a blind eye.

You can see why it was suppressed:

theguardian.com/world/2020/jul…

iPhone : Test and trace in England less successful in poorer areas, leaked figures show

☎️ In Blackpool, 37% of at-risk people were not reached by tracers; 46% in Blackburn; 34% in Knowsley; 34% in Rochdale; 31% in Oldham
☎️ Compares to 10% in wealthier areas theguardian.com/society/2020/j…

TweetDeck : RBS tells its staff to carry on working from home until next year - interesting to see if more firms come out with similar over the next few weeks theguardian.com/business/2020/…

iPhone : Just in case you weren't confused enough about the takeaway/shop rules.. how about shopping centres/shops? twitter.com/soult/status/1…