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Tom Peck

Tom Peck is The Independent's Political Sketch Writer. He has also worked as a Political Correspondent, Sports Writer and Olympics Correspondent.

We have been plunged into a constitutional crisis that no one noticed

The crisis announced this afternoon in the House of Commons by Ian Blackford is so serious that as many as three MPs looked up from their phones

Lisa Nandy skewered Piers Morgan with seven short words

The ‘Good Morning Britain’ host has become a Borat-like creation of his own imagination, the concept behind the character no more than a calculation as to what positions it can take to maximise attention for itself

Long Reads

Tom Peck End of this decade marks lowest point in modern British politics

The end of this decade marks the lowest point in Britain’s modern political history. Tom Peck on the Tories who have broken the country, hammered its economy and ripped its social fabric to shreds

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Tom Peck Witness to History: The London Olympics, 2012

London Olympics, 2012: Were we all too easily swept up in the instant nostalgia of it all, asks Tom Peck