Jumped-up baldy. Editor of https://t.co/wOraaKxK8o. Host on @RemainiacsCast. Author of Brexit: What The Hell Happens Now? New book, How To Be A Liberal, comes out 2020.
Twitter's new thing of inserting replies inside the thread is terribly irritating.
Will say more about this later if I can, but if you look at where #Labour leaders and activists now actually **are**, rather than what they **say**, they're now in a deep defence across most of GB. As they should have been all along.
I always believed in electoral reform but could never get too het up about it. Terribly boring when voting nerds started debating their models - and I really like the constituency link. MP involvement is one of the few things that has a concrete effect in immigration cases.
HOLD YOUR HORSES KLAXON
Datapraxis boss Paul Hilder says: "We have never seen as many undecided voters this late in the campaign. As many as 80-90 constituencies are still up for grabs. A much larger Conservative landslide is still possible - but so is a hung Parliament."
Really striking that the Labour activists who poured scorn at BBC’s Panorama investigation into Labour antisemitism and accused them of exaggerating evidence have literally nothing to say once the mountain of evidence they were sitting on to make that documentary came to light.
Let’s set up a debate/interview commission (as Sky has been calling for all year) and offer a programme of programmes across the networks with which leaders and parties can negotiate and accept or decline as a package. Strength in numbers.
As a vegetarian, can I just say that wrapping mashed up pig insides in slivers of the pig’s own back and then calling it ‘pigs in blankets’ is Hannibal Lecter levels of weird.
Journalist with @openDemocracy. Editor, Political Insight. Author of The People's Referendum. @FerretScot. Irish. Tweets own not employers
‘Can I have a beard trim, please?’ *Barber proceeds to tear my mien like it’s a sheep being sheared, except misses lots more than any lamber would*
Attitudes to #brexit - in NI
Numbers from @LucidTalk in today’s #SundayTimes
The polls are still giving a very mixed picture of #GE2019 (not unlike the wide range in May’s European Parliament elections). When all is said and done it might be time for a period of reflection on the methodological reasons for this.
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@MattHancock Fixed it.
Would love it if @UKLabour candidates who know they can’t win would endorse @LibDems candidate and vice versa. Only takes a few to start something big
Johnson explains part of his points-based immigration system to @SophyRidgeSky. It will allow "first violins, nuclear physicists, prima ballerinas" and not forgetting "Kings and Queens" to come in and start up.
I know you think I'm joking, but I'm not. Here is the video.
@mrjamesob I despised @GNev2 as a no-nonsense footballer. But as a no-nonsense, straight talking human being, he's an absolute legend 👍