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Political editor of the Guardian, Londoner, mum. heather.stewart@theguardian.com

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@PickardJE The tuba in lots of Anna Meredith tracks - especially Nautilus. If that counts as rock/pop.
2/28
2020
This scheme gave me opportunities I could only ever have dreamed of three years ago. Apply!!! https://t.co/RfIGezuZVt
Retweeted by Heather StewartAm in a cafe reading a dog-eared paperback - one of my greatest pleasures - and a hipster couple at a nearby table… https://t.co/u8M7nSQo01 @RobDotHutton @peterwalker99 I was at home making pancakes with the kids because I’m off this week - you’re clearly missing me, Rob.
2/26
2020
So if CLP nominations are a reasonable proxy for wider membership, Starmer should be cruising to victory. Campaign… https://t.co/YOSGbUbqnuRepresenting that well known northern stronghold of Welwyn in Hertfordshire https://t.co/0CQOGHWWPM
Retweeted by Heather Stewart @mattholehouse @mlexclusive That's great news, Matt - congrats, you'll be great!Plenty of work to get on with: Downing Street still unable to say this afternoon whether budget will go ahead as pl… https://t.co/71xc5HJprpNEW - Johnson’s slimmed-down cabinet has agreed a new points-based migration system to be introduced in Jan 2021. N… https://t.co/0fWvRU4RMNNice tale from our @dansabbagh on Boris Johnson's latest fantasy bridge... https://t.co/csenq5q92CConstituency school visits almost always hit the nail on the head. Today no exception: Child - 'do you know Boris J… https://t.co/BfFssPFZJa
Retweeted by Heather StewartNEW - Jewish Labour Movement nominates @lisanandy for Labour leader, and @IanMurrayMP for deputy, after balloting members.PM: When is the right time to fight crime? Cabinet, in unison: The night time. PM: Who would do a better job than a… https://t.co/24atEyORZP
Retweeted by Heather Stewart.@RLong_Bailey said she will set up new creative digital unit within Labour to provide 'viral content' to bypass th… https://t.co/ZVVCNWcXqa
Retweeted by Heather StewartGreg Hands, who resigned over Heathrow (unlike the PM, who just absented himself) is back in the government. https://t.co/D8RzqjcERtTense day/evening ahead for team Thornberry: she is three nominations short, and the deadline is midnight... https://t.co/jJYtxGLa3MWhat are Julian Smith’s plans now he’s been kicked out of the Cabinet? “I think my future plans are things like g… https://t.co/zrdKbUjEhi
Retweeted by Heather StewartIt is epic... https://t.co/WtWHcajbrl
2/14
2020
@jonnymorris 30!
Retweeted by Heather StewartI make that another three nominations for ET tonight? So close... https://t.co/7iOK0W68xZhttps://t.co/qvdFuJvJ7M
Retweeted by Heather StewartThe irony of all this is that Cameron, pushed by Andy Coulsen, made it a condition for Gove to become Education Sec… https://t.co/Ni46rAAWbH
Retweeted by Heather StewartPolitics can be brutal. @PeterCardwell, until this morning special adviser to Robert Buckland, tells @IainDale that… https://t.co/S1vfqA85HU
Retweeted by Heather StewartJavid's resignation letter, says he couldn't accept the conditions of his reappointment (viz, sacking his advisers)… https://t.co/NXKrX9TMbSAdios https://t.co/5JJuQQT1ex
Retweeted by Heather StewartNot just ministers being reshuffled today - Number 10 taking the opportunity to move some Spads on, too... https://t.co/7EUrOghhNDRespect. Also, Sajid Javid was the only Tory MP who contacted me directly on Friday to express support & solidarity… https://t.co/yKBK66V2hP
Retweeted by Heather StewartLessons from the reshuffle so far: if you want to get on in Team Boris, don't have the audacity to restore democrac… https://t.co/SRbD9MpM5u
Retweeted by Heather StewartBREAKING: Labour has lodged formal complaint with Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards asking for Boris Johnson… https://t.co/lZo9sQ8CGn
Retweeted by Heather Stewart* Then constructively dismiss him and replace him with a billionaire https://t.co/QMF2Fn8rKT
Retweeted by Heather StewartSeriously - you've got a Budget in under a month & this is the year the government basically takes all the big econ… https://t.co/8mtRsAzNdB
Retweeted by Heather StewartIt's official... https://t.co/dVRDWtH4CwSo. Farewell then Sajid Javid You liked to tell us You were the son of a bus driver Now Cummings has thrown you un… https://t.co/MyAuEoOEeg
Retweeted by Heather StewartSeems like an age ago now since Boris told @johnestevens this: "I'm going to give you an absolutely categorical ass… https://t.co/E5brpnRq6f
Retweeted by Heather StewartTo be fair a joint No10/No11 team was how it was 2010-15 and it worked pretty well. Though of course those bonds ha… https://t.co/0xAgfC8wYo
Retweeted by Heather StewartObviously it’s BabyChino https://t.co/K32wAyKlrE
Retweeted by Heather StewartShadow chancellor John McDonnell: “Dominic Cummings has clearly won the battle to take absolute control of the Trea… https://t.co/hNzLQExGYxLove an IfG chart on a day like today! Nexus between PM and chancellor is absolutely critical to any government: a… https://t.co/zaOoqGFYlp"This will be a hugely unpopular decision in both Belfast & Dublin, & will leave some wondering why the PM would sa… https://t.co/EOrsH5cgtZ
Retweeted by Heather StewartI believe that the @JewishLabour hustings tonight might be the biggest hustings so far. 700 people signed up.
Retweeted by Heather Stewart @PippaCrerar @labourwhips @peterwalker99 .@instituteforgov have too: McVey's departure means we'll have a TENTH hou… https://t.co/ofkilbxrb2
Retweeted by Heather StewartPromotion later today??? https://t.co/lBb6soHcRN
Retweeted by Heather StewartWith work on HS2 set to begin in weeks, @anandmenon1 joined @GuardianHeather on #PoliticsWeekly to talk about why B… https://t.co/JtdCgg2xTd
Retweeted by Heather StewartServing the people of Northern Ireland has been the biggest privilege. I am extremely grateful to @BorisJohnson fo… https://t.co/nYCdkJAbVU
Retweeted by Heather StewartNorthern Ireland Sec Julian Smith has left the Cabinet. Caught him in the Commons and tells journalists he's out. #reshuffle
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2/13
2020
Right: eyes down for the @BBCNewsnight Labour leadership debate!I found it pretty shocking that the PM would think nothing of accepting - and declaring - a £15k holiday from a Tor… https://t.co/Nq2Q3hwLnMEXC: Boris Johnson facing serious questions over Mustique freebie PM declared to Commons that villa was £15k gift… https://t.co/ZFtTG78Fhj
Retweeted by Heather StewartThank you for your support. We need just 7 more nominations to get on the ballot. Your CLP can make all the diffe… https://t.co/i135zQpfGC
Retweeted by Heather StewartJohnson's Caribbean Christmas holiday was a gift from Tory donor https://t.co/AaIOynmQsZ
Retweeted by Heather StewartScotland to hold drugs summit a day before UK's at same venue https://t.co/QKNmvZCdTg
Retweeted by Heather StewartAnd you can hear Paul giving some of his reminiscences in person - together with our other top guests… https://t.co/kLO76ynmZbWhiteboards, biscuits and fruity language: Theresa May's press secretary Paul Harrison with an insider's view of re… https://t.co/wSRL6Cf6TNGeoffrey Cox signals he would accept lead role in review of judiciary https://t.co/pTCpGYHGCAHome Office tells man, 101, his parents must confirm ID for settled status after government app failed to recognise… https://t.co/YFi3RlOPhp
Retweeted by Heather StewartSteve Baker tells state aid event in parliament that recent weeks have seen “establishment victories on HS2 and Hua… https://t.co/jInpgtRFCp
Retweeted by Heather Stewart'One rule for black boys and another for white': Corbyn attacks PM https://t.co/Ixo0xKo3LZ
Retweeted by Heather StewartEmily Thornberry absolutely not going down without a fight...deadline for amassing 33 CLPs is Friday. https://t.co/IbbZXqJIad
2/12
2020
My @guardian story: Thousands of vulnerable people - especially those with mental ill health - at risk of destituti… https://t.co/4tvI4Jjymb
Retweeted by Heather StewartOur @JohnJCrace on top form here, on the "high-speed narcissistic rush" of the PM's transport revolution... https://t.co/fLuheeWu9eJeremy Corbyn points out he has consistently highlighted the importance of buses. Says the Tories have, "cherry-pic… https://t.co/uzha5uClgEJohnson says he'll wrap HS2 north of Birmingham together with Northern Powerhouse rail and other transport projects… https://t.co/1iNmK380npThe cabinet has "given HS2 the green signal," Johnson says: the must "get this done." Services could be running by… https://t.co/xO6UeEZ8xwJohnson says local improvements are fine, but "we also need to fix the spine" - by going ahead with HS2. "Poor mana… https://t.co/ja1LERCvhD"The transport revolution is local: because it must be local," Johnson says. No mention of HS2 yet.Boris Johnson making his big transport infrastructure speech: says bus passengers will see a "dramatic improvement,… https://t.co/lQvsyMizgl"Cummings is still seen as a very powerful figure in No 10, despite reports saying that he is increasingly losing b… https://t.co/mIca1ypu2t
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2/11
2020
HS2: confirmed, but with a six month review for the northern legs, designed to cut costs. Broadly northern figures… https://t.co/qj8O6mD1MS
Retweeted by Heather StewartWhat does that have to do with frictionless trade? https://t.co/2VGgYWCk0P
Retweeted by Heather StewartWindrush: ministers asked how many died before payout Powerful speeches from @davidlammy @kateosamor @lucympowellhttps://t.co/jhTrA9Uiyh
Retweeted by Heather Stewart'We needed to get the muppets out': voters on backing Sinn Féin https://t.co/jt5fKu7lfr
Retweeted by Heather StewartThis will at a stroke remove any benefits from any business trading with the EU of @sajidjavid red tape challenge..… https://t.co/at7NHE4LXd
Retweeted by Heather StewartMichael Gove confirms full panoply of border checks will be imposed on "operational border" from Jan 2021. Tells b… https://t.co/g74Qpj311a
Retweeted by Heather Stewart“In questions and answers his officials talked of an ‘operational border’ from the beginning of 2021 which they sai… https://t.co/IvYCIyRv0JPriti Patel apologises to Yvette Cooper after Tory activist is jailed https://t.co/RLUkgUXC1o
Retweeted by Heather StewartIt's a mystery why don't we have more faith in the PM's infrastructure schemes https://t.co/IHLq83ZHHY https://t.co/Y5uOHIDFxG
Retweeted by Heather StewartCould Mary Lou McDonald be new Irish leader? Probably not, but she could be tanaiste, deputy prime minister a role… https://t.co/V0XKJZDjYb
Retweeted by Heather Stewart📢 BREAKING NEWS📢 I have activated the emergency Bellwin scheme to support communities affected by Storm Ciara in W… https://t.co/Q5SGCBlVUd
Retweeted by Heather StewartJust been listening to @michaelgove being pretty definititive about no extension to transitional period. Preference… https://t.co/kNyNE5iWNo
Retweeted by Heather StewartDiscuss... https://t.co/Z6Udy3fhfmOne UQ granted at 3:30pm @DavidLammy to ask @patel4witham to make a statement on the suppression of the Windrush L… https://t.co/3L9mfPLbYJ
Retweeted by Heather StewartRLB's campaign spox says row over data breaches "should not be allowed to distract," from leadership race. "As Rebe… https://t.co/YnmHfdVAZGWhat a distraction. Ministers say Johnson is serious about this. Given weekend election results this might be his l… https://t.co/v438obTJ57
Retweeted by Heather StewartTo talk about free ports today, No 10 have sent Rishi Sunak, their current favourite go-anywhere, do-anything, born… https://t.co/3TCLxXqig5
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2/10
2020
Exit poll shows statistical dead heat in Irish General Election. This is vote share not seats so different to UK… https://t.co/JA90kL0N14
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2/8
2020
Uhoh. Mike Pence has just said "we'll see" when asked if Huawei will be "deal-breaker" for UK-US trade deal. After… https://t.co/P3Oe5hRNqq
Retweeted by Heather StewartNo shortage of legality, not much sign of humanity - the Shamima Begum verdict https://t.co/lVQd7dyFKq
Retweeted by Heather StewartThis looks very odd 👇 https://t.co/NtY0qeXwKmThis year's Order of Sycophancy goes to the National Association of Manufacturers which today chose Ivanka Trump fo… https://t.co/TOiXEv4szE
Retweeted by Heather StewartI’m very pleased that @KarenPierceUN, a brilliant, highly professional diplomat, is to be our ambassador in DC and… https://t.co/gct6EIBOM3
Retweeted by Heather StewartThere’s been something very sad as well as very grim about having to deal with this. Politics should be better than… https://t.co/FuL7LZh5yg
Retweeted by Heather Stewart @soniasodha Good for you, Sonia - exciting! xAt least 69 suicides linked to DWP's handling of benefit claims from@patrickjbutler https://t.co/3NpiKHVHT0
Retweeted by Heather Stewartamazing stuff - President Trump’s Attorney General Bill Barr gave a published speech yesterday floating idea that t… https://t.co/JH0c81oNnD
Retweeted by Heather StewartAndrea Jenkyns’ young friend Joshua Spencer (who was at her Big Brexit Bash last week and stood as a Tory councillo… https://t.co/gFLjKiAG9y
Retweeted by Heather StewartTory MP Andrea Jenkyns has provided a character statement for a young Conservative who has pleaded guilty to sendin… https://t.co/bdXItYrxll
Retweeted by Heather StewartConfirmed by Downing Street @KarenPierceUN will be the UK's new ambassador to the US. Spokesman: "One of the UK's m… https://t.co/bxm6ikyBmw
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2/7
2020
Ed Boules https://t.co/4XTgMOFf20
Retweeted by Heather StewartPM's father Stanley Johnson passed on Chinese message to minister: "Johnson Sr, a passionate environmentalist, is b… https://t.co/p6lw6qT99I
Retweeted by Heather StewartBREAKING: Derek Mackay quits as finance secretary after Scottish Sun texting scoop
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2/6
2020

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