Sign in with Twitter

Username:

Political Correspondent at Sky and former Chairman of the Press Gallery. Northerner. Cyclist. kate.mccann@sky.uk

2,047 Following   84,912 Followers   21,886 Tweets

Joined Twitter 3/7/09


The Govt’s condition to revoke free travel for under 18s on @TFL will disproportionately affect children from disad… https://t.co/7Ugo8Xq7if
Retweeted by Kate McCann
7/11
2020
PM's comments about care homes not following procedures resonate so much because many care staff already feel like… https://t.co/RXPdyJqxYqDavid Gauke tells #KayBurley unemployment is "almost certainly going to increase very substantially." He says whil… https://t.co/C5TkP5yH55
Retweeted by Kate McCannMayor Andy Burnham says he wants to "go further" to ensure everyone using public transport in and around Manchester… https://t.co/qyThsz5Hji
7/8
2020
NEW: A dossier linked to former spy Christopher Steele accuses China of seeking to influence elite figures in Briti… https://t.co/aMwzoEDTdc
Retweeted by Kate McCann
7/6
2020
@jonathansamuels I can’t stop watching this! Seconds either way!I bet these two are having a big glass of wine tonight (and maybe buying a lottery ticket...) https://t.co/oqqXDvs2X5
7/5
2020
EXC: Afternoon lobby sessions with journalists will be televised from Downing Street. Officials have also been to… https://t.co/ZeEAwN172b
Retweeted by Kate McCann @mikeysmith @aa189 It's like a magnet. A big, sticky, three-drinks-in-and-kinda-up-for-a-dance, magnet. (And I love it) @SebastianEPayne @FinancialTimes This sounds great!x @kieronishere Don't tell me you don't know what they are either! Half the office has never heard of them! @nickeardleybbc I'm not going to lie we did just spend a good five minutes laughing at people getting soaked in Vic Gardens. @kieronishere I hate Twisters! Everything wrong with an ice lolly right there. Don't get me going on Nobbly Bobblys @tompeck You know when we're allowed to drink in Moncrieff's again... @nickeardleybbc It's muggy as anything out there, the rain has made it worse!There are many many more important issues in the world but since when did a Fruit Pastille lolly have this much sti… https://t.co/1GFACvLxyJ
7/2
2020
@IrishNames @RebeccaMaranoEP Haha no, I think I was suggesting fashion options for Piers if you’re talking about ou… https://t.co/6VZc2yP5B0 @JohnAshmore “Dolt”!! The other day a man took the time to email me to let me know that he couldn’t listen to anyth… https://t.co/8a46DniOxW @JohnAshmore I know an MP who made a point of ringing up any constituent who sent an abusive or rude email or lette… https://t.co/mPHlgGbQ8u @RebeccaMaranoEP I’ll never understand it either. There are a handful of older men who email me every time I am on… https://t.co/yfUUTiwl7k @haynesdeborah ❤️Thank you for the lovely comments after my son’s impromptu appearance mid-live-broadcast. I can confirm that his hi… https://t.co/5gglIM2DY1
Retweeted by Kate McCannA special fistbump to parents broadcasting from home. My son’s incredibly loud Fortnite celebrations almost had to… https://t.co/HSzHUkzIgd
Retweeted by Kate McCannAnd another one! 🥰. It's tough to say the things you want to say while doing TV in a quiet studio, how you manage w… https://t.co/ZVrm5GfgdB @NewtonpaulPaul @SkyNews They definitely will. Life is a messy balancing act and lockdown has made it more OK for u… https://t.co/cIuWqXHzK7 @vicderbyshire Exactly! 💪🏻I could not love our utterly brilliant @haynesdeborah any more. Everything about this is just 🥰 #multitasking https://t.co/LcS6SD9zsISignificant toughening of Labour's policy on China. Lisa Nandy tells @JPonpolitics that the Govt should stop Chines… https://t.co/yZ1Pmxr5oY
Retweeted by Kate McCann @BalvinderKullar Hey Balvinder, do you have a moment to talk? If you could follow me I can message, thanks. @NHSNurse5 Hi there, I saw your tweet - could you get in touch? Thanks. kate.mccann@sky.ukWhat a guy! https://t.co/83bSap1YNS
Retweeted by Kate McCann @JayHarwood @haynesdeborah Feel free to drop me a line about it if you want to! Kate.mccann@sky.uk @jkaffash @drpshukla @BethRigby @pulsetoday Thanks Jaimie, appreciate that. Have tweeted yours too. @MATruman @Ian21479923 @BethRigby @pulsetoday @jkaffash Hi Mike, actually that’s not the case. I wouldn’t take work… https://t.co/Nta06H97dGIt is understood the masks were part of a stockpile for a possible flu pandemic developed in 2009. The expiry dates… https://t.co/RXiUM2dazIFace masks sent to care homes during the pandemic have been recalled because of faults first identified in May. The… https://t.co/AhmxXjm9bi
7/1
2020
@louisepriestman Oh lovely, whereabouts?Theresa May is FUMING... the former PM goes for Michael Gove https://t.co/FWnTxY1zwO
Retweeted by Kate McCannTheresa May not impressed one bit https://t.co/8XW88piNXa
Retweeted by Kate McCannFact check: @michaelgove responded to a question from @theresa_may on wisdom of making @DavidGHFrost next national… https://t.co/CJax1vPdzv
Retweeted by Kate McCannLooks like link to Leicester county council site explaining lockdown is down but the map is here:… https://t.co/vJKm67cwSiTHIS is the official #Leicesterlockdown map produced by @LeicsCountyHall Includes Braunstone Town (including Fos… https://t.co/Mj2HEKV5lJ
Retweeted by Kate McCann @piersmorgan Give it a go - you'll never look back! (Though saying that, it generally works best with silk dresses… https://t.co/w95hK21ojP @Annemariealex You know me! @HannahAlOthman @Annemariealex @piersmorgan @susannareid100 💪🏻 @Annemariealex @piersmorgan @susannareid100 Me either! If things get really bad I just use the hairdryer at work wh… https://t.co/d1MsIjgTCjLeicester Mayor describes how he still hasn't been told what the boundary is for regional lockdown: https://t.co/GHA3JVimy2NEW: Leicester Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby tells @skynewsniall that the Government still hasn't set out a boundary for… https://t.co/R7pQyp1dQR
6/30
2020
Britain, we won! H/T @MrFabioC https://t.co/2gt4rQ9CsT
Retweeted by Kate McCann @hudson_roe @MrFabioC STREAMS! They meant streams?! Goodness me. @Heagartynan No but he does look like a pint of Guinness! Black with a white bib. @ChrisMasonBBC I’ve definitely said that to our dog Murphy before @n3fnbillgittens I couldn't possibly ask her to do that! It's very kind of her to want to though. @JHASTARKBAR There's always one. @n3fnbillgittens When it comes to mac and cheese I am speedy! Not to worry, I would protect that recipe too and tha… https://t.co/xGtY1Uz3cf @annemcelvoy If only! @n3fnbillgittens Ooh I would be very up for having a go at making it if you want to share the recipe? ... @jerrylatter Hmm, I put garlic in mine so it still smells good (I think!) @topmod777 No :( @AlStewartOBE @McDonaldsUK A! I'm not a complete animal 😎 @kitbradshaw Lasagne too - maybe all pasta?!Mac and cheese always tastes better reheated the day after doesn't it? (Yes I am eating my lunch at 11.30 and I'm proud I waited this long)'A lockdown is quite a long way from an extension for two weeks.' Sir Peter Soulsby says Priti Patel's suggestions… https://t.co/DCDLQPS5tk
Retweeted by Kate McCann @cr4igduncan In certain areas, yes. Or I wouldn't have said it. Great that you didn't come across the same issue.For clarity, PM was suggesting that Sir Mark wants to move on, not that the he wanted to move on from the question… https://t.co/gpymv8qLaq @JamesDAustin Ha, true. But there can't surely be anyone who hasn't already been educated in the art of using a bin… https://t.co/wdZdLqLIMl @JamesDAustin Grim. I just don't get why you'd go to somewhere so beautiful and then ruin it?This has become a big problem in the Dales too. Rubbish strewn about (wet wipes a big problem), BBQs (!), camping a… https://t.co/x5v55TIzH9 @hudson_roe @nytimes @wallaceme I've pondered on this all morning. Do we even have any swamps?! Bogs yes, but even… https://t.co/Nr62QRDs2FAsked directly about local lockdowns Williamson says they will happen in the coming months to keep on top of “incre… https://t.co/loeMxh4U9DDavid Frost doesn’t have security experience does he, @skynewsniall asks Gavin Williamson, who says that is not unu… https://t.co/oeb04qhyb2Asked about decision to move Sir Mark Sedwill Gavin Williamson says “we’re moving on to the next phase” as Govermme… https://t.co/GuiBqvHIy1 @hudson_roe @nytimes @wallaceme 🤢Gavin Williamson says getting children back to school is a “top priority”. When asked if he’s happy about kids part… https://t.co/mnES7vYWEUGavin Williamson tells @skynewsniall more than £1bn education spending is “stage one” of a much bigger 10 year plan… https://t.co/0Bs1BKiV2H @matthabusby Ha. He said he lost weight after hospital and that he used to have a libertarian attitude towards weig… https://t.co/annF4yV3QnMost interesting nugget out of that interview perhaps the PM setting out explicitly that the disaster of Covid pres… https://t.co/8tcIs95hAj"This has been a disaster... this has been an absolute nightmare for the country" PM says of covid. But, he adds, t… https://t.co/pxybqoKl6QPM says he did notice reports in the newspapers after he got out of hospital pondering whether he was as fit as he… https://t.co/bzdIOssID6PM tells @timesradio that he lost weight after having coronavirus himself. Adds that he's changed his stance on obe… https://t.co/8EcyMEEqxj @TomChivers Yup, an old favourite.PM says "whack-a-mole strategy" will curb local flare ups of coronavirus but still no clear explanation of how smal… https://t.co/W0CLw3q5PXPM tells @timesradio not to believe reports in newspapers that Sir Mark was ousted because he wants to deliver an a… https://t.co/v5JGUSAplRPM says Sir Mark Sedwill has given incredible service to the country, lavishing him with praise but won't confront… https://t.co/dHhUoXipcpStarmer says Labour has a “mountain to climb” and he is “sweating blood” to convince people the party is capable of… https://t.co/tMIft3AgUvLabour leader stands by his decision to sack Rebecca Long Bailey. She was asked to delete the tweet and she didn’t,… https://t.co/v5HSursqoMStarmer accuses PM of shifting responsibility for the impact of Covid to civil service. Says moving senior civil se… https://t.co/qBeeQNyoolStarmer says Gov has failed to plan for school reopening. ‘If you can build Nightingale hospitals you can build ext… https://t.co/z9wm0E4p3iSir Keir Starmer welcomes government school spending announcement but calls for more infrastructure spending, furlo… https://t.co/2cl59vkg1Z @hudson_roe @nytimes @wallaceme Speak for yourself.
6/29
2020
@AndrewMarr9 I’m so sorry to hear that Andrew. Best wishes x
6/19
2020
To be clear: I have full respect for the Black Lives Matter movement, and the issues driving them. If people wish t… https://t.co/nMLx0UFA2i
Retweeted by Kate McCann @TarbatNess99 The GoT reference is "bend the knee". As a symbol to protest racial oppression "taking the knee" is m… https://t.co/UxuFmNBl92 @alexwickham @johnmcternan @POLITICOEurope @Jack_Blanchard_ Congratulations!Why are protesters taking the knee? A good read on the history of the position here: https://t.co/YxCZ1Y4d7MEnjoyed this RAF source quote in ⁦@larisamlbrown⁩’a piece today, justifying the cost of repainting PM’s plane: https://t.co/fNpJtkF5PS
6/18
2020
NEW: Student nurses recruited to work on the #COVID19 frontline tell me they feel like they’ve been “stabbed in the… https://t.co/BcSQQNOD1j
Retweeted by Kate McCann @topmod777 Amazing! @topmod777 Thank you for the hope🚨 My friends have lost their much-loved miniature dachshund Florence, please help find her! She went missing during… https://t.co/T6cheBDLJ8
6/17
2020

0