Jim Pickard @PickardJE Chief Political Correspondent, Financial Times Sep. 06, 2019 1 min read

I forked out £17 for Lunch With The FT with @johnmcdonnellMP

we discussed the Spanish Inquisition, Shostakovich’s 9th symphony, Trump, banning City bonuses, Antonio Gramsci, the three-day weekend, Julian Barnes and the naughtiest thing he's ever done


the shadow chancellor is an abstemious individual

you get a better class of letter writer at the @FT

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