I’m back in London and just want to make a quick plug for a new website I’ve launched this weekend. It’s TMP Online, a multi-user blog system for those on the centre left from a diverse range of backgrounds to discuss political issues they feel are important. It will be run by Chuka Umunna, a Labour Party activist I know from Streatham. The priorities for the site were ease of use and a short turnaround time – so it runs on Wordpress with an adapted Freshy theme, with a newsletter running poMMo.
Latest blog posts by e-mail
"Oxford COVID-19 study: face masks and coverings work – act now" https://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2020-07-08-oxford-covid-19-study-face-masks-and-coverings-work-act-now
Masks were non-existent in Berlin before mid-March. Now they are an everyday occurrence. On this - like many other COVID issues - the UK has been slow...
Straight out of “Yes Minister” - looks dodgy to me, but you’re the boss and I’ll do as I’m told, but don’t come crying to me when it goes wrong. https://twitter.com/bbclaurak/status/1281154987477925888
And a second 'direction' to the Chancellor from boss of HMRC about uncertainties around the meal deals... https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/899017/Direction_letter_-_Jim_Harra_to_Chancellor_-_Eat_Out_to_Help_Out_Scheme.pdf