Londoner’s Diary: Raymond Blanc’s brush with Covid has left him full of beans (only on sourdough toast)

Emily Prescott
<p>Raymond Blanc</p> (Dave Benett)

Raymond Blanc

(Dave Benett)

Welcome back to the Londoner’s Diary. Raymond Blanc tells us although he worries about the “double whammy” of Brexit and coronavirus on the food industry, after his bout of severe Covid he has found a sense of optimism. Later on Ukip’s mayoral candidate Peter Gammons chats about his eventful life and Emily Blunt addresses her Irish accent in Wild Mountain Thyme. In SW1A we talk to pollster boss Damian Lyons and former Tory aide Chris White warns an early election may be on the cards.