Dr Catherine Haddon (@cath_haddon )

Dr Catherine Haddon

Bio Senior Fellow @instituteforgov - History and Whitehall-watching geekiness and general constitutional agony aunt
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TweetDeck : The Coronavirus Act is exceptional for the breadth of powers it gives gov. As we Institute for Gov raised previously, keeping tabs on when powers are turned on/off is key to effective scrutiny

Good to see gov is making this easier. Good spot Alex Nice

gov.uk/government/pub…

iPhone : Very timely!

Interested in their view on how scientific advisers in government balance the independence of their advice and perception of that independence to everyone outside. twitter.com/jameswilsdon/s…

iPhone : NEW: No10 spokesman: "The police have made clear they are taking no action against Mr Cummings over his self-isolation and that going to Durham did not breach the regulations..." and the prime minister, "regards this issue as closed".

iPhone : BREAKING: Durham Police say on Dominic Cummings “there might have been a minor breach of the Regulations that would have warranted police intervention. Durham Constabulary view this as minor because there was no apparent breach of social distancing”

iPhone : Commons will sit at 11:30am on Tuesday the Speaker says in a letter to MPs. He says new evidence from Public Health England means divisions can’t be conducted safely.

iPhone : Look on the bright side. At least ministers don’t have to answer the ‘do you think he broke the law?’ questions anymore. twitter.com/PickardJE/stat…