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Mike Buckley @mdbuckley Sheffield, England

Director @CampaignCentUK @LabourEuropean | Host @Remain_Reform | Fmr NGO guy, Community Organiser, @UKLabour adviser | Write @BylineTimes

3,854 Following   6,180 Followers   23,206 Tweets

Joined Twitter 8/24/08


A lesson we forget to our cost. https://t.co/JCSUcnJxAE"The EU is the best example in the history of the world of conflict resolution" John Hume, 1998 Nobel Peace Prize.… https://t.co/RpqoLHHVip
Retweeted by Mike Buckley'Prime minister is in cloud cuckoo land on EU trade deal, says his father Stanley Johnson' I mean I'm not going to… https://t.co/ZW7HCpi5ha @SamuelMarcLowe If only eh.Still slightly astonished that it’s the people who made things up about GATT 24 and the like who have been rewarded… https://t.co/Al6IOArjZn
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8/3
2020
@ayeshahazarika Pretty sure it’s the Human League tbh.“There are serious ethical and moral questions around building a society where the healthy and young are left to ci… https://t.co/tQYGOW5qGz
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyThis was the same day that he removed home-delivered meals from the most vulnerable in Greater Manchester. https://t.co/B1ggfnJWmd
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyThe PM nominating Claire Fox-who was a member of the Revolutionary Communist Party that defended the 1993 Warringto… https://t.co/VbOljINtZj
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyThe claim that saving lives is causing unnecessary economic mayhem isn't just callous, it's untrue. Look at this gr… https://t.co/LxzdCPKQmQ
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyNewsround has been a staple of children’s television since the year I was born. It’s throughly depressing that th… https://t.co/ABO6NCrshN
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyWith infections rising, it’s frankly negligent ministers have failed to deliver on their promise to regularly test… https://t.co/RtgcqDAjVr
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyThis. And yes it is grim - I’ve had so many conversations these past few days with people who’ve dealt with everyt… https://t.co/k0Hs2okFhkSadly for Labour she’s not alone. Most Dec 19 Lab-Tory switchers in the Red Wall still give Johnson & the Tories th… https://t.co/lrsKeTaxm4Astounding - to me - to see this voter in Dudley North not only excuse Johnson’s handling of the pandemic but even… https://t.co/Y08mmwZ8RH @JasonHolyhead When a knight won his spurs. A cracker.
8/2
2020
This is incredible. https://t.co/3V4HyTJD6oWe ha e a moral duty to get this right. https://t.co/lUiFKlxu6O @MatthewdAncona @Keir_Starmer He will be.Thread on rising Covid cases from the great @chrischirp 👇👇 https://t.co/XbTIIc5xZo @PickardJE Have a great time awayThe difference between wanting to be Prime Minister & wanting to govern has never been clearer.
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyItaly has gone from the worst in Europe in March to having among the lowest cases in Europe and the world now. Ho… https://t.co/uh80Kb4Gy9 @mdbuckley https://t.co/kfWYubCqtZ
Retweeted by Mike Buckley @MattRedmore ‘Generally expect to be with the client all the time’ 😐Suddenly reform of our archaic constitution is a top political issue. Hollowing out the Lords. Abuse of the Royal p… https://t.co/a9yFPSb3za
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyIf Steve Bannon admires something best to assume it’s toxic. Here he is professing his love for our very own Domini… https://t.co/04JepnMBVq @juniordrblog That much is true, sadly for all of us. Great job on the book.I thought this was very good from @JGForsyth. We are only at the end of the beginning, not the beginning of the end… https://t.co/owWncEzyeN
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyBrutal cartoon in The Times of all places. Governments in control of events don’t let stuff like this happen. https://t.co/gayZUq9dDs @OxfordStays @BestForBritain @williamnhutton @ChrisGray @pimlicat @mikegalsworthy Thanks!Boris Johnson: "Cool, let's put her in the House of Lords" https://t.co/v9P1Tsvsva
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyAs of today, support for businesses and jobs begins to end. By refusing to tailor support to hard-hit sectors, the… https://t.co/QB96ngFLyz
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8/1
2020
Considerable change in language and tone from the PM. A few weeks ago there was talk of a potential return to norma… https://t.co/RqSCKQq9TP
Retweeted by Mike Buckley @NicoleSykes_ @ProBonoEcon Congratulations NicoleWe need a better politics. Up to us to describe what that looks like and get public backing by 2024. https://t.co/wYwHPhuDkG @SamuelMarcLowe It’s a travesty.Friday digital front page - FOR A WIDER VIEW - headlines by @StephenD_ @Otto_English @mdbuckley @WritesBrighthttps://t.co/stMDTxBULa
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyThey either don't know or care how this makes them look. All the more foolish given Barnard Castle and its flash… https://t.co/5RzlXmvRmZMeet Huddersfield lawyer and Labour man Hugh Goulbourne, who wants to be West Yorkshire's first ever elected mayor… https://t.co/SeBoGRsHLD
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyYesterday I chatted to Labour's Hugh Goulbourne, who wants to be the party's choice on the ballot paper when West Y… https://t.co/mT5vmsMWC8
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyGreat to see that @HughGoulbourne has put his name forward to be Labour’s candidate for West Yorkshire mayor, parti… https://t.co/Cx2wLZ1ZrYGreat to see that ⁦@HughGoulbourne⁩ has put his name forward to be Labour’s candidate for West Yorkshire mayor, par… https://t.co/tnJkBtaVJ5Great to see that ⁦@HughGoulbourne⁩ has put his name forward to be Labour’s candidate for West Yorkshire mayor, par… https://t.co/VfZvtHPAUn @margtna I think so, but I'm not in charge.The public know who's in charge - people aren't dumb.The Tories may come to regret calling and winning the 2019 election. With an 80 seat majority they evidently have n… https://t.co/VPku3v7BtD @SatbirLSingh Sorry to hear about your bike.Estimated new UK daily cases on the Kings app went up c.300 in the last 24 hours. https://t.co/Mpv9El1QHIIt won’t be forgotten either. https://t.co/AoDEJvdkWDTories already looking pretty desperate. https://t.co/MtKOO9lqihBlame game full underway in UK. Scientific advisors, health workers, social care workers, Europeans, ethnic minorities, & which group next?
Retweeted by Mike Buckley @RomanM08634567 I wouldn’t say that to my Mum tbh. Tho she’s quite clued in she’d probably work it out for herself.Well put. https://t.co/qS6JssUYhv @lewis_goodall Tricky.The racism (both overt and more subtle) that has been unleashed on social media since further lockdown measures wer… https://t.co/jJkAPWf4hA
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyVile comments - and completely untrue. https://t.co/NvYiPtNMDMDespicable for a Conservative MP to blame minority communities when we're more likely to be: - on front lines figh… https://t.co/OL8RqrNbNN
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyTo dog whistle racists. Coronavirus is exacerbated by economics not race, you: 🚗 use taxis they drive 🍛 eat take aw… https://t.co/K4QqtHCWwA
Retweeted by Mike Buckley @margtna They've already got my address (obviously), I have a https://t.co/nco0CfwKRv ID, NI number and NHS number.… https://t.co/XMmJ5ZvyAJThe CBI warns that most companies are unprepared for a hard Brexit. 'We want a trade agreement with the EU that gua… https://t.co/zTuxHNoZXgSocialite is just another word for unemployed isn't it.On this note - I did a home test this week (still no result but hey). Does anyone know why the Govt force you to… https://t.co/wVI5eACvS0The biggest story right now should be that test and trace *still* doesn't work - in part because it's been gifted t… https://t.co/wyWAyWE9ftFive pages apart in today's Times... https://t.co/6OMmk36DB9
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyToday Labour is launching our jobs, jobs, jobs campaign to fight for jobs, keep workers safe and back our business.… https://t.co/fyTbIi2Dps
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyThis may well be true - but it’s a big argument to win in the next four years and there are no politicians even on… https://t.co/gc0xGjwxxz @bpwilliams72 I dearly wish that were true. It's an actual article in an actual serious newspaper. And it's not even August (quite).Peak Guardian. https://t.co/mCU6v2BRXo @nikhewitt @BylineTimes Thanks for sharing NikA new era of turmoil could well be imminent for #NorthernIreland, says @mdbuckley - https://t.co/HOU7rqAoYa #brexit https://t.co/LIvWqydM4D
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyBrexit Beckons a New Era of Turmoil in Northern Ireland Read @mdbuckley in @BylineTimeshttps://t.co/qc7cLxGtZS
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyBrexit a Bigger Threat to U.K. Food Supplies Than Virus, says DEFRA committee. We’re heading into an already diffi… https://t.co/GcXWLbDcTZtonight’s @Independent front page https://t.co/BHBi47kc7T
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyBrexit is a bigger threat to food supplies than Covid, the DEFRA committee warns This is such an important point… https://t.co/z4JKf730XO
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyThe government aren’t very good at being the government, episode 4,672. https://t.co/OPjzZAKOzg
7/31
2020
That didn’t last long. https://t.co/iyre2ZPRHL11,000 redundancies on rhe car sector in 2020 already, and that’s before a possible return of the virus and the Joh… https://t.co/0olKXRpu9o @PickardJE It really does. The whole of the north doesn’t monitor Matt Hancock’s twitter account at all times.Understand that local lockdowns may be necessary to reduce transmission of virus, but messaging from @MattHancock t… https://t.co/AXsnWQzWGc
Retweeted by Mike Buckley“As well as publishing a list, I’m sure all of us would welcome the Government adding what more they will do to sup… https://t.co/JeMKGdC6WSDitto security cooperation. https://t.co/MdtYeW0BexWe're going to see a lot of explainers over the next few months which educate us about why everyone thought the Cus… https://t.co/B7Ptr5y7NPRules. Of. Origin. https://t.co/RSOkQfWbgb
Retweeted by Mike BuckleyThe Govt will either listen and act or continue to parrot Brexity platitudes about people having voted for X and no… https://t.co/XhBw6OsV7yThe Lords committee has done a lot of good work on this - and the Annex contains loads of detail. But this is the N… https://t.co/3B4vLIQTmN8. 'Serious concerns have been raised with us, which we encourage the Government to consider urgently. We look forw… https://t.co/8bSMhFM37S6. 'We are particularly concerned that the UK has yet to develop the required capacity in the customs intermediary… https://t.co/U16ze5rvVH4. Any decisions on divergence should only be made after careful assessment and consultation with the sectors invol… https://t.co/DVr4D7dO5U2. Smaller businesses do not feel ready for the new UK-EU trading relationship or know what they should be preparin… https://t.co/nNxZUhdiiVAmong other things they state: 1. There is a serious risk that some businesses, particularly SMEs, will not be ab… https://t.co/Zxk2zDIlvPThread 👇 The EU Goods Sub-Committee of the House of Lords have written to Michael Gove following their inquiry int… https://t.co/OokdAFzcQ9Like clockwork. https://t.co/kReO96ZULZ @JonathanODea @BBCr4today Well that's true too. @adamsmet66 @BBCr4today It's an option.England had the highest level of excess deaths in Europe in the first half of this year, the ONS confirms. And reme… https://t.co/SieCXgkNrt
Retweeted by Mike Buckley @jameswjacobs @BBCr4today No doubt. And then get blamed by his colleagues in the hope that we're all foolish enough… https://t.co/ATs0YZWeBm @JonathanODea @BBCr4today That's a great idea. Not sure if he's tried that yet but hopefully someone will suggest it to him.Matt Hancock sounded proper miserable on @BBCr4today.this month Boris Johnson said "too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures". now public accounts commi… https://t.co/KJPMBNJw0w
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7/30
2020

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