Robert Peston (@Peston )

Robert Peston

Bio ITV (pol ed), Speakers for Schools (founder), writer (WTF), Hospice UK (chairman), Arsenal (East Stand), Peston (as in #Peston show, 10.45pm Weds). So?
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iPhone : 1/2 New rules have been issued for Nazanin’s ward restricting children visits to only once a month as part of the wider family visit & preventing international calls. This means Gabriella can now only see Nazanin once a month & Nazanin can no longer speak to Richard #FreeNazanin

iPhone : At the Guardian we deplore the outrageous attack on Owen Jones that took place late last night. Violent assaults on journalists or activists have no place in a democratic society theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/a…

iPhone : Why is Jeremy Corbyn promising Brexit delay for an election rather than referendum? asks Robert Peston - ITV News itv.com/news/2019-08-1…

iPhone : That might have scared Johnson, reassured EU leaders and persuaded other opposition leaders his priority is to stop a no-deal Brexit...

iPhone : What he could have done - rather than promise other opposition leaders he would be a temporary PM only long enough to secure a Brexit delay to accommodate a general election - was promise he would be a temporary PM long enough to oversee a Brexit referendum...

iPhone : Also EU leaders will be despondent that the UK under Corbyn’s plan may still not have made up its mind whether to stay or go by next spring, when the EU has to set its new budget. And for most EU leaders the Brexit uncertainty simply cannot be tolerated beyond April 2020...

iPhone : And Johnson will also be delighted that he would face a warring opposition, since LibDems, Greens, SNP and Plaid are clear the UK must stay in the EU whereas Corbyn’s Labour isn’t sure...

iPhone : Because Johnson will think millions of British people will recoil at the idea of a general election followed by referendum in quick succession...