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Labour MP for Holborn and St Pancras. Shadow Secretary of State for Brexit. Former Director of Public Prosecutions (2008-13).

383 Following   322,955 Followers   4,536 Tweets

Joined Twitter 4/3/14


The tragic death of Caroline Flack shines a torch into the soul of the nation when it comes to how we treat each ot… https://t.co/EMjcv0IVxN“He has the skills and the ability to build up the trust and confidence in the country that will return a Labour go… https://t.co/iDx7t1QLg8I would urge the Prime Minister to reconsider this decision and give communities the support they need to deal with the horrendous flooding.This is an appalling decision. The recent flooding is a stark reminder that the Government is not doing enough to g… https://t.co/F22DLWDb4b“We need someone with the vision, the values to unite the Labour Party and lead us into power and that person is Ke… https://t.co/LtSytLKTSrSupressed "reports on proposed trade deals must be released immediately. If Boris Johnson wants to risk European tr… https://t.co/BseN4AOIhY
Retweeted by Keir StarmerLast night in London was fab. WALES its now our turn. Come and see Keir. Hear him speak. Be inspired an… https://t.co/2JPU2Cj2xM
Retweeted by Keir StarmerWe’re making history this week. Join us and #CallForKeir: https://t.co/2ZMcWQmVTC https://t.co/jfpNyaJUbt
2/17
2020
Together, we can achieve the impossible. https://t.co/t7Jdhda43v“He is the best person to rebuild trust with voters and lead us into government in 2024.” @PaulJSweeneyhttps://t.co/S9AtIXysPxToday marks a momentous moment for our people powered campaign. Hundreds of volunteers in over 100 phonebanks acro… https://t.co/OJfV8TYahfI’m determined to lead our party and fight for our NHS. #AnotherFutureIsPossible https://t.co/Ounpq0XvnDLet’s make history this week. Join us: https://t.co/2ZMcWQmVTC #CallForKeir #AnotherFutureIsPossible https://t.co/pXCUlPdzD6
2/16
2020
My campaign will stand for restoring trust in Labour, based on unity and our radical values. Join me tomorrow to… https://t.co/jnbEnosxfSBoris Johnson will want us to fight each other – we must be resolute in refusing to give him what he wants.   With… https://t.co/XkuUmp6SVmWe are candidates for the same position, but we are not opponents.   It is my intention to spend the next phase of… https://t.co/1HEo4WjmpUWe are assembling a coalition from across the different strands of our movement in order to unite the party and tak… https://t.co/pPv9HLcgXjI am proud of the nominations of UNISON, USDAW, the Musicians Union, Community and TSSA. Unions are a vital link… https://t.co/nhNTNsy0xoThe range of nominations our campaign has attracted shows unity in practice. The most nominations in ten out of e… https://t.co/jbM4l69J4ZNow that the nominations phase is over, I want to thank every single person and organisation that nominated, suppor… https://t.co/83AGX2GJq1So proud to be endorsed by @UNISONtweets. Their work on employment tribunal fees is just one example of how they’re… https://t.co/zv6prjAuKO
2/15
2020
United, we are unstoppable. #AnotherFutureIsPossible https://t.co/yHeyxrUfXQAged 18-30, interested in or confused by politics?🤔 See our local MP and Labour Leadership contender @Keir_Starmerhttps://t.co/WnPi8kI1Yi
Retweeted by Keir StarmerReally enjoyed going back to my former university in Leeds to talk to students about why I first became a human rig… https://t.co/frVIlhLEirOur councillors and mayors are not marginal to our politics, they are central to it. Proud to support these pledges. https://t.co/XAHGYPlhBEFrom 87 to 4 months old, Labour coming together in #Sunderland with ⁦@Keir_Starmer⁩ #AnotherFutureIsPossible https://t.co/2CtNT0hGtw
Retweeted by Keir Starmer“I’m backing him because of his commitment to public service and his ability to lead a large, complex organisation.… https://t.co/NSmVOAV00VHonoured to be nominated by @TSSAunion. Thank you for your support! If elected leader, I promise to stand shoulder… https://t.co/7HXkI6LeIiGreat to speak with members in Stockton this morning. Thank you for such a warm welcome! https://t.co/7LQiNItoDUhttps://t.co/HcYVzfA7P6Thank you for your support @LabourHousing! #AnotherFutureIsPossible https://t.co/FqkzFLtLmX
2/14
2020
This weekend we are planning something big. Make sure you're there to hear all about it. https://t.co/rimBsCt8X3 https://t.co/wQJCnCjdz8I came into politics to change lives and you don't change lives in opposition. Together, we can win.… https://t.co/JI0p7xjx3CReally honoured to have your support - thank you. #AnotherFutureIsPossible https://t.co/SQ357bERqm“He is the leader Labour needs to hold the Tories to account and lead us back to power.” @SarahSackmanhttps://t.co/SejYWLttbMAnother world is possible, but it needs the UK to once again play a key role in shaping the development agenda for… https://t.co/9p91Vzj9MtI will rebuild Labour’s relationship with the Jewish community. #Newsnight https://t.co/PCSPPhL63oThese pledges and @LGBTLabour have my full support. I stand in full solidarity with our LGBT+ members and the wider… https://t.co/9PROohX58x
2/13
2020
Labour founded the NHS. As leader, I would defend it. #AnotherFutureIsPossible https://t.co/U4X6sRltbHJoin me for a special event at the Roundhouse on Sunday. We’ve got some exciting plans and we need you involved!… https://t.co/Nr1sJh06h5Thank you @SocLabLaw. Really appreciate your support and the brilliant work you do. #AnotherFutureIsPossible https://t.co/dn5BCgbiSgThese are my pledges to unite Labour, defend its radical values and beat the Tories. You can read them all here.… https://t.co/eymPrtQLUrForensic opposition to the Tories in Parliament – linked to our mass membership & a professional election operation… https://t.co/7xTfL6mZePPull down obstacles that limit opportunities and talent. We are the party of the Equal Pay Act, Sure Start, BAME re… https://t.co/2rUX0lJsgGPush power, wealth and opportunity away from Whitehall. A federal system to devolve powers – including through regi… https://t.co/dffiamOwbVWork shoulder to shoulder with trade unions to stand up for working people, tackle insecure work and low pay. Repea… https://t.co/1ajO1egQjfFull voting rights for EU nationals. Defend free movement as we leave the EU. An immigration system based on compas… https://t.co/P91sfxLe0pPublic services should be in public hands, not making profits for shareholders. Support common ownership of rail, m… https://t.co/0jEZv5kQfkNo more illegal wars. Introduce a Prevention of Military Intervention Act and put human rights at the heart of fore… https://t.co/xU4CxZpQ1vPut the Green New Deal at the heart of everything we do. There is no issue more important to our future than the cl… https://t.co/gLlxwWEDk4Abolish Universal Credit & end the Tories’ cruel sanctions regime. Set a national goal for wellbeing to make health… https://t.co/UCo9HTuRWtIncrease income tax for the top 5% of earners, reverse the Tories’ cuts in corporation tax and clamp down on tax av… https://t.co/MlI4Ab5y09My promise to you is that I will maintain our radical values and work tirelessly to get Labour in power – so that w… https://t.co/RI1RiZIeqn
2/12
2020
Under the Tories, tuition fees have tripled and young people are leaving university with nearly £60,000 worth of de… https://t.co/KldhviH4GIReally appreciate your support @LabourIrish! Another future is possible but we have to fight for it. Join our campa… https://t.co/0wQcr9GKe8We’re planning something big and I want you involved. Come to the Roundhouse on Sunday and I’ll tell you all about… https://t.co/KJa9Gccvq5“If anyone is going to lead us to victory over this dreadful government then I think it’s Keir." Thank you for you… https://t.co/UJWY9o7qTKThank you for your support! #AnotherFutureIsPossible https://t.co/bjP1GZtSKz
2/11
2020
Thank you @NickTorfaen - all reports are about just how great you were tonight & I really appreciate it. https://t.co/d9nTv4zm7jThank you to the hundreds who turned up in Sheffield! Join our campaign and together, we can unite our party and ta… https://t.co/NEvD7tYKjC“Keir will make a great Prime Minister. That is why the Tories fear him most. That is why I want him as our leader”… https://t.co/CcPkjDKYIRBack on the campaign trail today with a primary school visit in Kentish Town this morning, before up to Sheffield s… https://t.co/SQRql1L0poI have spent my life campaigning for human rights across the world and believe that our party is at its best when i… https://t.co/QeKynFhpzQLabour’s mission over the next four years should be to unite, not divide. Our opponents are the Tories, not each ot… https://t.co/JtiXRO2T3bFrom the Wapping picket line to fighting the mine closures and supporting families affected by the P&O dispute, I’v… https://t.co/E4PDvoAWZo
2/10
2020
No words can express the depth of our thanks to all the incredible staff at St Mary’s Hospital intensive care unit… https://t.co/n87Pk9G8omGetting some help preparing for the next hustings... #TeamKeir https://t.co/SirKWx5mWH“Keir took the government to court over its decision to deny welfare benefits to asylum seekers, he prioritised cha… https://t.co/RfmOiTQbzr
2/9
2020
SERA asked Labour’s Leadership & Deputy Leadership candidates for 60 seconds on why the environment & climate emerg… https://t.co/PcXDJjuiNN
Retweeted by Keir Starmer“Our councillors and mayors are not marginal to our politics, they are central to it – breathing life into our Labo… https://t.co/IZyrMnD8V7For personal reasons, I am cancelling campaign events this weekend. My team will continue to post about the campai… https://t.co/dKEPkHMbNk
2/8
2020
"He'll effectively fight against poverty and inequality and fight for a better future whilst holding the Tories to… https://t.co/TRhMPnZdKfGreat to meet with Labour Friends of Somalia and the Association of Somali Labour Councillors today. Thank you for… https://t.co/G6b4l3oFz7Labour councils are engines of innovation that power new ideas in our party and in our country. We must listen and… https://t.co/iYI6l7pEUUI first met John and Penny Clough when they were seeking justice for their daughter. They’ve gone on to change the… https://t.co/1bPFVg5azaLots going on at the moment, but today it’s constituency advice surgery so I’m with my brilliant casework team read… https://t.co/IB5KUMs2PiUniversal Credit should be scrapped and replaced with a social security system fit for the 21st century. Until th… https://t.co/Ltv400AJD7
2/7
2020
I would really like to hear your thoughts and get your input into these proposals. You can read the full paper belo… https://t.co/MhyPZvTBSOWe must ensure everyone has the basic reading, writing, maths and digital skills they need for work, including crea… https://t.co/BkQbiF8RoTGovernment can and should set the rules for businesses. We should incentivise good quality jobs by driving out the… https://t.co/1NQNpDMo5yWe should introduce a Public Right to Control unused buildings or community assets, and encourage the creation of n… https://t.co/MIAob8uGHZWe must devolve powers and resources to harness the vibrancy in local communities so that public services can best… https://t.co/oLIWudWiY1It’s crucial that we invest in early years services and radically shift resources to a preventative approach. As we… https://t.co/4aEqCcUcOfWe must set a national goal for wellbeing to make health as important as GDP. We can learn from examples around the… https://t.co/bod1XZGu6jWe must end destitution and the rise of foodbanks by ensuring that benefit gaps, sanctions and debt recovery do not… https://t.co/1nKUDGAGzvWe must scrap the inhuman Work Capability Assessments and private provision of disability assessments (e.g. ATOS),… https://t.co/Wo6nGCi8llIt’s time to scrap Universal Credit and create a social security system fit for the 21st century with compassion an… https://t.co/wSsh8BecAWAnother future is possible, but we have to fight for it. Here are my ideas for how we can tackle the vast social injustice in our country.Too many people today are struggling to make ends meet, held back by jobs that don’t pay enough; a social security… https://t.co/2HrOoJXrH0NHS staff across the country work tirelessly in very difficult situations. It was great to visit Addenbrooke’s Hosp… https://t.co/cHVv3rUvfkPrioritising economic growth alone is outdated and wrong. We need to create a healthy society where everyone can t… https://t.co/D1J3ODTcLm
2/6
2020
Thank you @WeAreTheMU. Great to have your support. https://t.co/p553GbvLMNTogether, we must stand up, rebuild and deliver the radical change our country needs. https://t.co/4YOQa6OtrIIncredibly proud to be nominated by the Socialist Health Association. I will continue to fight everyday against th… https://t.co/wBeG8SH9HV“He’ll hold the Tories to account. He already has done. That’s the truth.” Thank you for your support,… https://t.co/YmM5k54qp2
2/5
2020
Great to see you today @LeeCowen4Labour & thanks for all the hard work you & all Labour councillors put in. https://t.co/YTqPOIV3goThanks @huxley06 - great chair tonight & great event in Brighton! https://t.co/vz22c2davSGreat event in Brighton today followed by a video call with hundreds of members to discuss our proposals to reform… https://t.co/dPSO3N3uw0I want to lead a Labour Party that is open, respectful, creative and engaging. Join me for a video conference cal… https://t.co/fcGBIpHZjWI’ll be hosting an online video conference call tonight at 7.30pm to discuss these ideas. Please join me. https://t.co/fVjSkpGKxFWe must never forget that we are the party of the Labour movement. In the era of austerity, the relationship betwee… https://t.co/ygfSVP1Cq0
2/4
2020

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