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Twitter bio: Labours Cricketing Lords Ex-Chief Whip(2008/18)former member of Labours Shadow Cabinet(2010/18) Shadow Minister for HE. BHAFC fan.2013 Twitter Peer of the Year.

Affiliation: Labour
Join Date: 3 Nov 1997
RT @jeremycorbyn: Ahead of the #FACupFinal, I think of one of our greatest ever managers. https://t.co/PwjALceg0D
RT @FisherAndrew79: Theresa May's achievements in office: *More children in poverty *More pensioners in poverty *More people in work in pov…
RT @AngelaRayner: PM has resigned, l welcome that she is leaving on June 7th. Whilst being in any leadership position is tough, I have to s…
RT @huxley06: Celebrating May’s departure. Hmm. Muted. Some even harder line Tory salivating over migration doesn’t fill me with a party ti…
Terrific lunch meeting at Soho House (thank you for hosting us) for @thebookbus discussion with children’s book pub… https://t.co/xsXYib1IkM
RT @YvetteCooperMP: “She is not fleet of foot when crises build, she digs her heels in.... ” Just re-posting this I wrote 3 years ago befo…
The Tory Party implosion on a day the UK goes to vote feels a bit like a very British coup with hard right… https://t.co/7GrZd9bYWt
RT @tom_watson: This is Saxon Spence, who joined the Labour Party in 1945. It’s was an honour to give her a hug at the Exeter EU election r…
RT @LabourLordsUK: #LordsQs Mike Watson pressing @educationgovuk Younger for Govt commitment to give #BritishSignLanguage #BSL full legal s…
RT @Bassam_Khawaja: .@Guardian: Philip Alston, the UN rapporteur on extreme poverty, accused UK ministers of being in a state of denial abo…
RT @UKLabour: The collapse of British Steel would be devastating for workers in Scunthorpe and a huge loss for British industry. That’s wh…
RT @JamesMelville: Michael Heseltine on Boris Johnson: “Well, I think that you have to see Boris as a career map. He works it out, he decid…
RT @danieljyates: Just got my 2000th follower. I stop being leader of the city council tomorrow so I guarantee I have hit peak followers 😉
RT @bridge_group: Our Chief Executive, Nik Miller says ‘our conference typifies what we do, bringing sectors together & defining practical…
RT @bridge_group: .@dannydorling shares data on the negative effects of inequality across society, for instance, status anxiety & weaker so…
RT @bridge_group: Great to hear @Blacklawslaw, President of @LawSocietyFAS, say that socio-economic background should be a protected charac…
RT @bridge_group: .@dannydorling - we need to recognise how bad social inequality is before we can really drive action to reduce it #bgconf
RT @bridge_group: Cracking and sharp comments from audience about the need for greater emphasis on the experience of financial deprivation…
RT @bridge_group: How can we make HE a universal & fair opportunity? How can we reduce stratification & increase diversity? @TimJBlackman s…