Robert Colvile (@rcolvile)

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Director of @CPSThinkTank, EIC of @CapX, columnist on @thesundaytimes, author of 'The Great Acceleration'. 'A #thinktanking #wonking #Megastar' - @trussliz

London

2008-12-23 12:23:58

We're hiring a Deputy Editor for  @CapX. Please apply! https://capx.co/capx-is-hiring/

The latest wave of polling shows that people who know about Sir Keir Starmer — which is still not all that many — feel vaguely positive, but he has few superfans: he is the electoral equivalent of beige, says  @Robert Colvile https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/starmer-the-charmers-the-perfect-pm-he-lacks-only-principles-and-...

The latest wave of polling shows that people who know about Sir Keir Starmer — which is still not all that many — feel vaguely positive, but he has few superfans: he is the electoral equivalent of beige, writes  @Robert Colvile https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/starmer-the-charmers-the-perfect-pm-he-lacks-only-principles-and-...

TIL that Daddy Pig is the voice of Mayor Humdinger and my mind is blown.

Have just realised my son has Donald Trump’s hair

Have just realised my son has Donald Trump’s hair

😳 “Thats one I’ve heard of” says person wanting to lead successor party.

Who is your favourite Liberal PM? "Gladstone... as that is one I've heard of!" -  @Layla Moran 🔶🟡 "Lloyd-George... the transformation he made to our country was really quite striking." -  @Ed Davey MP 🔶🇪🇺

What a day. Cricket really is the most amazing game.  #ENGvsPAK

A good day to be watching the cricket.

Obv a career highlight to have made the lead item on Popbitch

Obv a career highlight to have made the lead item on Popbitch

I've had a wonderful time at  @CapX as Deputy Editor but have decided to move on to pastures new from Sept (more on that v soon). It's a top gig + you get to work with stars like  @John Ashmore and  @Robert Colvile - apply away and join a great team! https://capx.co/capx-is-hiring/

Want to work at  @CapX? We're hiring a new Deputy Editor - a great job working with the brilliant  @John Ashmore https://capx.co/capx-is-hiring/

A reminder that Gareth Bale still has 22 months left on his Real Madrid contract. 

He's set to earn $60 million in that time 🤑

A reminder that Gareth Bale still has 22 months left on his Real Madrid contract. He's set to earn $60 million in that time 🤑

Well,  @Helen Pluckrose &  @James Lindsay, leading an otherwise vacuous life's "Cynical Theories" sets out how large numbers of "educated" people have come to believe things that are simply untrue. Me in  @The Critic on how "Theory" burst its academic banks, feat. Winnie-the-Pooh. https://thecritic.co.uk/reality-has-been-cancelled/

Taxing the family home is the wrong way to repair Britain’s balance sheet. Interesting viewpoint from  @Robert Colvile https://www.propertychronicle.com/taxing-the-family-home-is-the-wrong-way-to-repair-britains-balance...

🚨 Priti Patel has ordered a review into UK maritime presence in channel opening door to Navy deployment after record day of migrant boat crossings and pressure from Border Force union and  @Tobias Ellwood MP - full details in  @The Sun tomorrow

"[T]he group announced it had uncovered a plot by three of its own members, Comrade Nigel, Comrade Imogen and Comrade Gary, to “thwart the progress of Mao Zedong thought in Lewes”."

Good. Bloody stupid idea

Premier League clubs have voted against continuing to allow five substitutions in a match for the 2020-21 season.

More 👉  #bbcfootball

Premier League clubs have voted against continuing to allow five substitutions in a match for the 2020-21 season. More 👉 https://bbc.in/3gtMq41  #bbcfootball

Yes I see the  @⁶ᵍᵒᵈ at work. Glad to see more opportunity for small operators &  #SMEs Will we get the acceleration in housing & infrastructure we need given our huge demographic pressures?

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