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Boris Johnson risks becoming the Conservatives' David Miliband: always willing to wound but afraid to strike.
RT @StewartWood: Politics has really gone all postmodern when a PM tells her Foreign Secretary in Cabinet that “Cabinet talks should… https://t.co/7Iw9cGTSvr
On NHS spending, shadow health secretary Jon Ashworth told me that he's interested in the idea of a health tax.  https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/health/2018/01/place-fear-labours-jonathan-ashworth-how-solve-nhs-crisis 
Brexit has made it harder, not easier, to increase NHS spending (OBR forecast hit of £15.2bn - or nearly £300m a week - to public finances).
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