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Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale

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Twitter bio: Member, UK House of Lords. Campaigning against global poverty and working for peace. Education. Knowledge. Music. Sports. First Minister of Scotland 2001/07.

Affiliation: Labour
Join Date: 28 Jun 2010
RT @MatthewRycroft1: Every year at school has the potential to transform children’s lives. #GlobalGoal 4 Quality Education is a human right…
RT @AliStibyHarris: End of a fantastic day with this group of MPs. We worked them very hard and they still had amazing questions for each m…
Good to see @DFID_UK shining a light on #Goal16 #SDGs in huge side event tonight @UN - Excellent youth speaker high… https://t.co/Zi5js9l5ST
RT @PreetKGillMP: Wonderful to meet @MarkLowcock Under Sec for OCHA. An open discussion on humanitarian crisis, SDGs and development. https…
After a year of debate and advocacy - and 4 years after the ⁦@GlobalGoalsUN⁩ were first agreed - ⁦@RoryStewartUK⁩ p… https://t.co/isEPDEAnpp
Richard Curtis from @SDGAdvocates and Project Everyone calls for a Decade of Delivery starting in 2020. Let’s seize… https://t.co/76kW66ea8C
Here we go. #HLPF2020 begins. Three days of dialogue to report on progress towards @GlobalGoalsUN and to push for m… https://t.co/tSiMQyFYla
RT @scotathletics: MEDIA COVERAGE . . . great to see @BBCSportScot focus on @JemmaReekie after unprecedented Euro U23 gold double with @Bri
RT @AliStibyHarris: A moment of calm before the whirlwind of the #HLPF. Looking forward to the next few days with @LordMcConnell @StephenGe
The best ever. @rogerfederer is 5 years OLDER than Usain Bolt and 6 years older than Lionel Messi. #special
RT @scotathletics: DOUBLE GOLD FOR JEMMA! What a moment @gavle2019 as @JemmaReekie adds 1500m victory to 800m gold yesterday at Euro U23. S…
Outstanding @JemmaReekie - what a weekend. @scotathletics smashing it again. #Gavle2019 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇬🇧 https://t.co/L8Gspb0mhV
Oops. After a positive weekend of balanced discussion on partnerships for development #GPEDC #2019SLM ⁦@UN⁩ the fin… https://t.co/sVa0jjLaMs
Day 2 @DevCooperation #2019SLM #GPEDC - good to hear many more references to #Agenda2030 although yesterday afterno… https://t.co/QlUHj36Tlb
Dark night in the big 🍎 Lights, lifts, air conditioning, computers all down. Everyone pretty calm for now. But coul… https://t.co/HO0QeXmn5e
RT @SaraEdw31969611: @LordMcConnell Working in the public sector, unfortunately I'm well used to union officials who think it's ok to speak…
RT @MrDNicholson: Well said @LordMcConnell I think some folk forget that you can make robust political points through being courteous and…
It is not ‘blunt language’. The working class trades union leaders of the past did not have to resort to vulgarity… https://t.co/UwiVZThcdG