Tim Durrant (@timd_IFG )

Tim Durrant

Bio Associate Director @instituteforgov, looking at the role of ministers. Recovering Brexitologist and former civil servant. Views my own. 🌈
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Account created 23-11-2017 22:54:21
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iPhone : Great thread on latest Institute for Gov #Brexit report which looks at other ways UK & EU could secure more time (for negs or prep) if they miss the WA June deadline

spoiler alert: its legally & politically v complicated - so should take June v seriously!

instituteforgovernment.org.uk/publications/i… twitter.com/GeorginaEWrigh…

iPhone : Lots of sassy Cummings commentary over the last couple of days. Am enjoying the sharpened pens, *but*, there's another big unanswered question:

What does this mean for a civil service reform agenda? twitter.com/PippaCrerar/st…

iPhone : PODCAST 🎙️ What does the Dominic Cummings row mean for the governments coronavirus strategy? Bronwen Maddox Hannah White and Jill Rutter discuss on Inside Briefing with guest Tim Montgomerie instituteforgovernment.org.uk/podcast

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iPhone : 🚨NEW Institute for Gov paper: Implementing #Brexit: securing more time. We know GOV.UK does not want to extend the Brexit transition period - but what if businesses needed more time to adapt to new UKEU relationship? THREAD instituteforgovernment.org.uk/publications/i…

iPhone : And here is the moment Chancellor Rishi Sunak mentions Institute for Govs new report on coronavirus and unemployment in tonights press briefing.

Read the full analysis from Thomas Pope Gemma Tetlow and Grant Dalton here instituteforgovernment.org.uk/publications/c… twitter.com/tompope0/statu…

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iPhone : Ordered beer from a local brewery this morning and then promptly forgot about it, so got a nice surprise when it arrived just now!

TweetDeck : On extending the transition period: Stefaan De Rynck says there wd be NO surprises re: UK's contribution to EU budget. UK wd not be expected to pay into EU's COVID pot. UK cd opt out of EU programmes. The decision to extend is a JOINT decision #IfGBrexit

TweetDeck : On security, Stefaan De Rynck says that there is good progress on agreement on the security instruments, but binding commitment to human rights is a pre-requisite. There is also an element of having your cake and eating it #IfGBrexit

TweetDeck : "the situations are not comparable" says De Rynck - UK asking for more than Canada has

Security cooperation a big difference between what the UK wants and what third countries have twitter.com/jillongovt/sta…

iPhone : Starting soon👇

Should be a really interesting conversation about where negotiations on the future relationship between the EU & UK currently stand🤝

Tune in & send in your questions! #IfGBrexit twitter.com/instituteforgo…

Twitter Web App : As Rishi Sunak prepares to announce how the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be scaled back, it is worth emphasising quite how successful UK government policy has been at limiting the rise in unemployment since March thetimes.co.uk/article/corona…

iPhone : What Rowland said...

Earning the public's trust is *absolutely vital* if government wants to make effective, ethical and equitable use of our data twitter.com/rowlsmanthorpe…

TweetDeck : Secretary of State Matt Hancock is required to report on the non-devolved provisions of the Coronavirus Act every two months. The CV Act was granted Royal Assent on 25 March, but the report has not yet been published