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This is from HuffPost’s Paul Waugh.
Big news in Lab circles: Emilie Oldknow just appointed Assistant General Secretary & Chief Operating Officer of Unison
Dominic Cummings published a blog this week in which he explained his decision not to give evidence to the Commons culture committee. (See 1.36pm.) He said lawyers had told him to “keep my trap shut” until the Electoral Commission completes its investigation into Vote Leave this summer.
He said he had been willing to give evidence to the committee after this date, but the MPs’ decision to issue a formal summons via the media showed their priority was “grandstanding PR, not truth-seeking”.