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Bio Sam Coates, Deputy Political Editor, Sky News

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Twitter Media Studio : But how much will it cost?

Final part of the film/online/tv series on the trouble facing the local coronavirus frontline

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iPhone : 'Boris Johnson was probably right to kick off a much-needed conversation about devolution of power last week, even if the manner of doing so was for many Tories the kind of quip the head-exploding emoji 🤯 was invented for,' writes Sam Coates Sky trib.al/UdsOaCn

iPhone : Rishi Sunak was once local government minister

Will he forget old friends in the Spending Review

Tory council leaders are worried

Short film with @mollie_malone1

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iPhone : Local, regional and nations governments have never been as important as now because of the pandemic.

But the system is a mess...

... and in desperate need of cash. Will Rishi Sunak heed their call

Long read:

news.sky.com/story/trouble-…

iPhone : Excellent piece by Sam on how the spending review could illuminate the dilemma of devolution.

It’s an issue that is only going to get more difficult, and it’s about power not party politics. Here’s why... [1/7] twitter.com/samcoatessky/s…

iPhone : Local, regional and nations governments have never been as important as now because of the pandemic.

But the system is a mess...

... and in desperate need of cash. Will Rishi Sunak heed their call

Long read:

news.sky.com/story/trouble-…

Twitter Media Studio : Rishi Sunak was once local government minister

Will he forget old friends in the Spending Review

Tory council leaders are worried

Short film with @mollie_malone1

  • Start Video

iPhone : Chancellor Rishi Sunak to Sophy Ridge on Public sector pay freeze?
Austerity?
“You will not see austerity next week.” BUT points to thinking about the “context” of the “wider economic climate” when it comes to public sector pay.... #Ridge

iPhone : Thirty years on to the day from her tearful resignation to cabinet - @lilleypeter recalls the pain of having to tell his boss her time was up.

The Fall of Thatcher -... - podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the… #iTunes

iPhone : Cracking scoop from Chris Smyth

Quarantine for contacts of Covid-19 cases will be halved or eliminated altogether in pilot that could free hundreds of thousands of people from needless isolation

Pilot due to begin in Liverpool next week

thetimes.co.uk/article/mass-t…