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Labour MP for Wigan. Shadow Foreign Secretary 🌈

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Joined Twitter 12/5/09


Wow. He really is saying he’s too important to follow the rulesIf Dominic Cummings turned up this late to the job centre he’d be sanctionedBrilliant to see a Prime Minister showing such cool, clear leadership in a crisis. Sadly not ours https://t.co/22grMTX4EBThis is a breathtaking interview from Gavin Williamson on @BBCr4today. Absolutely no answers to basic questions abo… https://t.co/WNFwiCcza9
5/25
2020
Spot on from @GaryGibbonBlog - you said Cummings was following his instincts, the rest of the country was following… https://t.co/aW6Zto5U1UThe Prime Minister confirms it’s one rule for his friends and another rule for the rest of us. All that sacrifice,… https://t.co/vWq8tbxwB4Surely those who set the rules must follow them - or do they think rules are just for the rest of us? https://t.co/dnxjmMdH7oTo everyone celebrating Eid al-Fitr here and around the world, I wish you #EidMubarak https://t.co/b7K2pAEBrUAs @SarahOwen_ rightly says, in recent weeks East Asians have been spat at, beaten up, verbally attacked and had th… https://t.co/IeVRnHzOch
5/24
2020
The Government asked us to follow the rules and we have, missing funerals, final goodbyes and meeting new grandchil… https://t.co/cTlij8H1hI
5/23
2020
The government has been silent about what is happening in Hong Kong for weeks. Britain has a particular obligation… https://t.co/2D7pKLdjvZRight the way through this crisis disabled people have been discriminated against. My personal story is just one ex… https://t.co/qKqTQ3kbFF
Retweeted by Lisa NandyThis is awful news for hundreds of people in Wigan and seaside towns. SLG is an established, healthy business whose… https://t.co/GgfxRuADUPThe government's response to international travel during this crisis has lacked clarity, urgency and coherence. A s… https://t.co/V5EtTC3I6pFor all those who lost their lives at #ManchesterArena 3 years ago today, the many survivors still struggling to co… https://t.co/PC4MGTVDLk
5/22
2020
As we #clapforourcarers never again must allow them to be called low skilled, denied decent pay or the resources th… https://t.co/cQUDhxVSH7If we have a ‘special relationship’ with the US, why aren’t we working to beat coronavirus together? | Lisa Nandy https://t.co/qW6RjtPxCYA stark reminder that we are only as strong as our most vulnerable. Defeating COVID-19 here means defeating it acro… https://t.co/wfZPTwV3PD
5/21
2020
If Ministers had paid attention to the countries who experienced COVID 19 earlier than us, they would have realised… https://t.co/IFgLZz8Ufx"If the UK chooses not to step up at this moment, it will be a tragedy for our citizens and for the rest of the wor… https://t.co/uEy4wAggt0
Retweeted by Lisa NandyThere’s been no effective tracing for 10 weeks. @keirstarmer is right to highlight this huge hole in our defences.… https://t.co/wNmyohwk01This is now the seventh time the government’s plans on quarantine have collapsed in chaos just hours after being an… https://t.co/HAAIE8G9XT
5/20
2020
Tonight 194 countries agreed to collaborate finding a vaccine and treatments for COVID 19. It’s one small step but… https://t.co/TfiD8j3MzeNo more back of the envelope plans. It's time to get test, track and trace up and running, and to begin solving som… https://t.co/o7Plc3sKvPHours after announcing that travellers coming from France would not be subject to quarantine measures, the governme… https://t.co/FhRHt4l4fNDespite repeated requests for clear guidance to be given to passengers returning to the UK, the government continue… https://t.co/vkhzNg6Kk0Travellers returning from around the globe are still not being tested for COVID-19, either before they board flight… https://t.co/23aqLig1DXToday's announcement that 'air bridges' could link the UK to countries with low infection rates risks opening trave… https://t.co/5QVj1lkvIYThese figures today are a human tragedy. The response must match the scale of the crisis https://t.co/rEotb97Rhr
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5/19
2020
Today, my thoughts are with the British Tamil Community as they mark the 11th anniversary of Mullivaikkal, a day of… https://t.co/VL55u563uD
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5/18
2020
Here and across the world it takes courage and bravery just to be who you are. I’m proud to stand in solidarity wit… https://t.co/uLfEM8Zvr0
5/17
2020
As I said in the @FT, the confusion regarding France is worrying. Ministers need to be open about the evidence thei… https://t.co/egaCIv2wOw
Retweeted by Lisa NandyRead @WayneDavid_MP on why the UK Government must go beyond rhetoric and take concrete steps to prevent the propose… https://t.co/rCzmc6k5XuWe had a message this week from our school that said “we miss you, and we are always here for you”. They’ve been in… https://t.co/eGNPXet1wV
5/15
2020
The government must be honest that we were unprepared and our frontline workers are paying the price. As… https://t.co/Nyy2u6tvICOur carers deserve all the cheering in the world but they also deserve fair pay and proper funding. They go above a… https://t.co/Zz5WzwLzoK
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5/14
2020
With so many heartbreaking deaths in care homes it is deeply concerning that the Prime Minister doesn’t even appear… https://t.co/pXA5JaDGOc
5/13
2020
Two years today and never forgotten. One of the many things Tessa taught me is that the legacy you leave is in the… https://t.co/SSvFGPC1LeThe decision to delay quarantine measures is inexplicable. The government must take measures to keep people safe -… https://t.co/hWaULNeFdjRight now, nurses are risking their lives to save ours. They’re a lifeline for so many families and their commitmen… https://t.co/Cb3jorb48wDeveloping a COVID-19 vaccine demands a global effort. But the decision by the US not to engage in last week's inte… https://t.co/AeuVCHU9wv
5/12
2020
Nobody should have to choose between keeping their family safe and keeping their job. Safety is not an optional ext… https://t.co/2pKGYc1f3hThousands of passengers will be returning to the UK in the coming days - many of them travelling on overcrowded pla… https://t.co/auvFvbLGuLThe Prime Minister said he was setting out a roadmap but if we’re to complete the journey safely a roadmap needs cl… https://t.co/KOJE3o17xr
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5/11
2020
Not just trade unions who are worried https://t.co/9kOXEW9Q5O
Retweeted by Lisa NandyWhat the nation was looking for from the Prime Minister was clarity and consensus. We didn't get either. https://t.co/66xRdzNvp3
Retweeted by Lisa NandyDeeply concerned that people are being asked to go to work tomorrow, but avoid public transport, and before workpla… https://t.co/Qwxm04gnX7After weeks of contradictory media briefings the Prime Minister has confirmed quarantine measures will be introduce… https://t.co/Hg4R7uHK0e“At a time when we need maximum clarity the PM has decided to go it alone on messaging. We need a UK wide approach… https://t.co/bYcmGuf4Dm
Retweeted by Lisa NandyIn his statement later today, the Prime Minister must provide clarity about what comes next - and why. We need an e… https://t.co/RjXSbFGIY7
5/10
2020
On five separate occasions I have raised concerns with Ministers about the lack of guidance for travellers coming b… https://t.co/ofQpjvb8RiGlad the UK is finally coming into line with other countries and bringing in quarantine measures for those returnin… https://t.co/bc4bhvvgox
5/9
2020
Lisa Nandy: UK faces 'serious reckoning' about global role https://t.co/Ll2zYEbnIK
Retweeted by Lisa NandyOn #VEDay take a moment to remember the women and men across Europe who took incredible risks to defend their neigh… https://t.co/VzHTy7YMVHThe search for a vaccine presents the world with a clear choice: to pull together, or to pull apart. https://t.co/VONsU7JBSCFor the 75th anniversary of VE Day, my short video commemorating the sacrifices of the wartime generation - and wha… https://t.co/MPV1NxTQ1C
Retweeted by Lisa Nandy“They came together to build a better world” - watch @Keir_Starmer pay tribute to our veterans on #VEDay (and keep… https://t.co/PQ9yZogQEHThis is a hard #VEDay for many veterans. We may not be able to come together, but we will remember and honour their… https://t.co/6F4qI9Dz60
5/8
2020
Thank you to our frontline workers. You go the extra mile for us, we need to go the extra mile for you. We will not… https://t.co/cPclfGNDSC
5/7
2020
@Winstamike You got the gold chains Michael!Ten years today. Thank you Wigan 🙏 https://t.co/NpHMgbIyFFIn recent weeks I’ve discussed the COVID crisis with leaders, experts and advisers across the world and there is a… https://t.co/41RORf3OYFIt will take coordinated and global effort to develop, manufacture and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine. The U.K. must… https://t.co/zNffwbNZjZAcross the world people are looking at the UK and asking how we came to have the highest death rate in Europe.… https://t.co/Kmkvegw6SK
5/6
2020
In Wigan we’ve been able to find and support people fast in this crisis because our local leaders have deep roots i… https://t.co/e9a2bFs3201. We now have the highest official death rate in Europe - a tragic reminder of the severity of this horrific disea… https://t.co/EjL0Ja8nLM
Retweeted by Lisa Nandy"We must now use our influence around the world to encourage others to join this collective fight." - @lisanandy https://t.co/U8JEpjYlid
Retweeted by Lisa NandyOnly a handful of people arriving back into the UK have been quarantined - important questions raised here by… https://t.co/0eBaUKDLVaFlights bringing stranded Brits home also have few safety measures in place. I’m told there is little advice, no so… https://t.co/e22OT2VG1f
5/5
2020
Today’s international pledging conference is a crucial first step in defeating COVID-19. The U.K. must take this op… https://t.co/5Jk90RVLJ2
5/4
2020
23 years ago today, Mo Mowlam was appointed Northern Ireland Secretary, the first woman to hold the post. Within 1… https://t.co/Rx6WBP6wyP
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5/3
2020
To the cleaners, porters, caterers, administrators, nurses and doctors who are the beating heart of our NHS, thank… https://t.co/tf8409myhT
5/1
2020
Tens of thousands of British travellers are still stranded overseas, with many growing anxious about how and when t… https://t.co/40hVEezKD4It’s about dozens and dozens of amazing people who are amazing everyday. We must come out of this a changed country… https://t.co/fAcnnpyx7JLabour is coming back to the communities we lost - and we are determined not just to listen but to learn. Great to… https://t.co/cMGML5I1zl
4/30
2020
On this #PostalWorkersDay I want to say a huge thank you to the posties who are out on the frontline every day, put… https://t.co/R3gHmN3FbT
4/29
2020
I’ve called on the Foreign Secretary to take three immediate steps to help bring them home swiftly and safely. https://t.co/oPPvdnPOMPMore than 5 weeks after the U.K went into lockdown, tens of thousands of British citizens are still stranded abroad… https://t.co/XKIbLhxwC1The numbers of deaths in care homes are devastating. We must take immediate steps to bring death rates down and pro… https://t.co/S5fjN2vXxmOn this International Workers’ Memorial Day, my thoughts are with those who have lost their lives caring for and su… https://t.co/S4KUtZtwJqThe most emotional #IWMD as we remember the workers who have lost their lives in the fight against COVID-19, here a… https://t.co/ZUnFUCwVlL
4/28
2020
A national crisis needs a national plan. In every nation and region of the UK our frontline workforce must be part… https://t.co/G1ckL5pJZc
4/26
2020
Coming up 8pm @bbcradio4 @bbcsounds, @chrismasonBBC presents Any Questions? Hear listeners put their Qs to… https://t.co/RMVtSkKHMI
Retweeted by Lisa NandyWorryingly, this reduction in confidence is *worse* than that in the Eurozone. Government must urgently recognise… https://t.co/sMu29qolTV
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4/24
2020
Really important reading from @centrefortowns - some places will feel the impact of COVID-19 harder than others and… https://t.co/LXBZFpmmoT👨🏻To the nurses, 🧕🏾 the care workers, 👳 the bus drivers, 👨🏻 the paramedics, 👩🏽the shop workers, 👨🏼 the police off… https://t.co/MYFqLvvc5rFive members of the shadow cabinet have recommended great books to read for #WorldBookDay in lockdown. Here’s mine… https://t.co/8AuyakpJf4
4/23
2020
Shadow Foreign Secretary @lisanandy and Shadow Middle East Minister @WayneDavid_MP hold video call with Jewish comm… https://t.co/5WRJAmeshL
Retweeted by Lisa NandyGreat to see @Keir_Starmer offering to put Ministers in touch with dozens of UK firms who could help with protectiv… https://t.co/wIPaxhj355Today I’ve written to the Foreign Secretary to seek his assurance that the British Government will use its diplomat… https://t.co/70jZQCX3OB
4/22
2020
Labour calls for clarity after senior civil servant says UK took a "political decision" not to join an EU scheme to… https://t.co/DIBRJrgrYu
Retweeted by Lisa NandyIf this was not a political decision, Ministers must explain why the decision was taken and how the Permanent Secre… https://t.co/plNAGfj9AwThis raises serious and important questions that the government must urgently answer. The Permanent Secretary was c… https://t.co/hAHmAqh7iG
4/21
2020
Since I sent this letter to Michael Gove, I've had lots of manufacturers tell me that they have contacted the Govt… https://t.co/mVGls1YbU1
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4/20
2020
Sending so much love to Linda Clarke’s family tonight and the whole midwifery family who are hurt and grieving. Our… https://t.co/uKDQqQj9Pw
4/18
2020
Incredibly powerful to hear first-hand accounts from key workers on the front line today. They are the best of our… https://t.co/9EM7EZX5nU
Retweeted by Lisa NandyAbsolute privilege to call in to today’s @AngelaRayner @Keir_Starmer meeting with our frontline heroes. They told u… https://t.co/DFoHAqnsxYThe response to the crisis in our care homes was too slow. What matters right now is that the 1.2 million people wo… https://t.co/GXISuc16iVThousands of British citizens are still stranded overseas and waiting for the support they need to get home. The Go… https://t.co/cZLPf1k8mr
4/17
2020
“It’s really hard to overstate how scared people are” Labour’s @lisanandy says the government were ‘too slow’ to r… https://t.co/IRSmWJqCda
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4/16
2020

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