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Twitter bio: Labour peer. Shadow DWP Minister, House of Lords. Chair of @chapelst. Doing a PhD (v slowly) on church & state. Loves Twitter but tweets erratically

Affiliation: Labour
Join Date: 17 Jun 2010
RT @Edthornton: Our story on @BishopStAlbans campaign against FOBTs, including the story of someone who was addicted to them: https://t.co/…
RT @labour_history: "For fascism the British people have nothing but loathing and contempt" https://t.co/B2czS2RDkE
@MaeveSherlock I will share this suggestion with the House authorities...
I HoL I hosted a visitor raised in East Germany who was visibly moved by the chimes. Hearing them on the BBC had re… https://t.co/KID0TzAJFL
A glorious day to take a greyhound for a walk by the sea. Even if that sentence doesn't quite convey the level of n… https://t.co/j5QpKKbl66
What a joy to have a Northumbrian beach almost to myself. Tempered only slightly by the fact that this is because i… https://t.co/JmvKfYdKok
On the downside, I googled a couple of phrases from it and now my timeline is full of Spanish adverts.
This book made me cry. And think. It's about the power of love. Of not giving up on people. Of helping them to see… https://t.co/F4vNCtd332
If you enjoyed Frasier, read this. It's brilliant. https://t.co/Pu0rf4vOfH
RT @AndrewGraystone: We could withhold tax benefits from people who keep second homes empty. But what could we call it? I know...the Spare…
RT @helenlewis: This, by a recently ex-Googler, is the best thing I've read on the problem with the "anti-diversity manifesto". https://t.c…
RT @Sadgrovem: If you've watched #Broken, you'll understand a little about gambling addiction & the havoc fixed-odd betting machines can ca…
RT @MaeveSherlock: @MadsDavies @MarthaJLinden Let's call on PM to declare govt won't protect addictive high-stakes FOBT machines just becau…
Some mornings it doesn't take much to make me smile. https://t.co/lZTsIITvpc
So impressed that Bishop Christine is doing the #GreatNorthRun to raise money for refugee services. Can you spare a… https://t.co/Omt2VaXvPE
RT @politicshome: Government acted unlawfully by denying benefits appeals, judges rule https://t.co/BW7RLVdq3o https://t.co/ftKvmFOFjx
So the Camerons have a placard in their kitchen saying 'Calm down dear, it's only a recession'... https://t.co/mDytx1Ne9x via @BazaarUK
RT @bengoldacre: We can't recruit, retain, or even import doctors. Really a good time to drive junior dr's to strike and emigrate? https:/…