Arj Singh (@singharj )

Arj Singh

Bio Deputy Political Editor @HuffPostUK. Commons People podcast host (bit.do/CPpod). LUFC. Ex-PA and The Yorkshire Post. DMs open. arj.singh@huffpost.com
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Twitter Media Studio : Complete rubbish to suggest red wall voters back the decision to cut foreign aid, Tory ex-cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell says.

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Twitter Web App : Suggesting 'red wall' voters back aid cuts is insulting, ex-cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell tells our Commons People podcast

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Twitter Web App : 💀Whitty said touching them was not a good idea “if you want them to survive to be hugged again”.

Twitter Web App : ☠️Don’t hug and kiss your elderly relatives at Christmas, Chris Whitty says☠️ huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/coronavi…

Twitter Web App : Tory backlash as 99% of England placed in tier 2 and 3 lockdown huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/coronavi…

Twitter Web App : Scrapping of 0.7% aid target is a blow to David Cameron's legacy as PM. But he'll always have Brexit

Twitter Web App : More:
- trade deals with likes of US will only have "modest" effect, while those already struck, e.g. with Japan, "do not provide any benefit relative to being a member of the EU"
- income from tariffs will be massively outweighed by smaller tax receipts from "smaller economy"

Twitter Web App : 😬🇬🇧🇪🇺No-deal Brexit will delay Covid recovery by a year to 2023, bleak OBR report warns:
- up to 6% hit to economy (4% leaving EU, 2% extra no deal)
- prices rising 1.5%
- industries that did ok in Covid suffering worst Brexit impact

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Twitter Web App : BREAKING Rishi Sunak freezes public sector pay for all but NHS and low paid huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/rishi-su…

iPhone : The OBR's forecast will not just look at the impact of coronavirus on the economy today

It also includes a scenario showing the impact of a no-deal Brexit vs the central forecast, which anticipates a deal

It will also include a coronavirus 'upside' & 'downside' scenario

iPhone : Hancock, asked if another national lockdown could be imposed between now and Spring, says “no, I very much hope not to”.