Carole Cadwalladr+ Your Authors @carolecadwalla Late adopter. Late giver-upper. Guardian & Observer writer. Jun. 14, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

I’ve just watched #TheSalisburyPoisonings & have many thoughts but no 1 is that how extraordinary it is to have a drama - now! - in which local public health director is central hero demanding urgent & immediate contact tracing. If only someone in govt would watch it...

In today’s unfolding drama, Anne-Marie Duff as public health director for Wiltshire would be bashing a brick wall. She knows she has to protect local residents but can’t. She’s not running the op & can’t get the data. It’s all being done miles away by @didoharding & @SercoGroup

‘Like everyone else we assumed the response was led by COBRA. But what we discovered is that it was the people in the ground’

This is so crucial to what should be - & isn’t - happening now

Lovely interview with writers Adam Patterson & @DecLawn

Finally..Salisbury Plain is the heart of the UK defence establishment. The GRU successfully targeted the US presidential election. And use of chemical weapon is unprecedented. But Britain has not reckoned with any of this. Let alone Johnson’s r’ships. Where is #TheRussiaReport?


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