Inside Politics: Boris Johnson has full plate as parliament returns

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Adam Forrest
Tuesday 01 September 2020 07:59
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Lady Gaga says a cultural “renaissance” is coming – promising a new wave of art will inspire change through “rage” and “love”. What will the political renaissance at Westminster bring about? As MPs return to parliament today, there’s plenty of potential for rage and very little love in the air. Boris Johnson has to get children back to school, then push more of us office droids back to work. There’s a new quarantine to consider, a new government department to set up, a new cabinet secretary to welcome – and the small matter of Brexit trade talks to unblock.

Inside the bubble

Chief political commentator John Rentoul on what to look out for today:

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