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Tom @shakespeare_t United Kingdom

Social Liberal, British & European. 🌍 Activist for @LibDems 🔶 Yorkshire

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Joined Twitter 1/27/15


Some police forces are, in my view, making three mistakes in how they enforce the Health Protection (Coronavirus, R… https://t.co/hm54bePo4O
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3/30
2020
@blair_scott95 @HaryMcormack198 Wales only?
3/28
2020
@DeborahMeaden The difficulty is the new law makes no mention of the 'once a day' excercise rule the PM outlined earlier this weekA little concerning to hear @WestYorksPolice and others are using powers they don't have to stop people driving to… https://t.co/o3XMRAgjxMhttps://t.co/Gg5tUalnolThis decision is clearly unconstitutional and I hope that the federal appeals panel will do their job and reverse i… https://t.co/noK5PhKmwa
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3/27
2020
@RobertJenrick just suggested on #bbcqt those self-employed starting after 2018/9 would be able to apply for suppor… https://t.co/GcOcHBsEo0In hindsight this inaccurate article seems irresponsible from The Sun. Incorrect leaks suggesting that those earni… https://t.co/nttALH0A1n @pjgoodman @miss_s_b They're all on iPlayer at the moment https://t.co/tD1XnIktAW
3/26
2020
Delightfully Monty Python-esque #CoronavirusLockdown tale 👇 https://t.co/GxGxlI6eOe
Retweeted by Tom @ProfTimBale Not for now anyway! @cpaschali Yeah, they were saying on BBC News it's likely to be renewed or tightened. @XRCroydon @JBickertonUK @afneil Ok thanks. The stickers probably are but the twitter account seems pretty genuine… https://t.co/W6wmL3aPKM @XRCroydon @JBickertonUK @afneil Was your account (or any of them) centrally approved by XR, because that seems to be what they're implying? @afneil I assume none of these regional accounts are centrally approved or anything, since it's quite an organic or… https://t.co/UlU4L4BJSw
3/25
2020
@LaylaMoran @YoungLiberalsUK @nusuk Will be online in some form at Warwick, but no idea how or when @BennUniversity I'm on Tesco Mobile and have had one
3/24
2020
@justinionn @JohnSimpsonNews Don't worry!
3/23
2020
@cpaschali He is hilarious - 'bleeding out with your evil, unethical and immoral extenuating circumstances policy' 😂
3/22
2020
How have the instructions to stay home more impacted London transport and travel usage? @Citymapper has some intere… https://t.co/xSw241jqHR
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3/20
2020
@guardian £330bn buys quite an expensive peashooter
3/18
2020
Strong support for business in the Budget and today’s supplemental statement on the economic response to the virus.… https://t.co/lVPvQHjGk2
Retweeted by Tom @TheoLong1999 Yeah, although I think he also said there will be more measures for employees in the next few daysHere's a Tory MP asking someone asking about sick pay to 'get a life' https://t.co/LuFgBYvt9m
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3/17
2020
The @Telegraph's coverage of coronavirus - tone-deaf, spiteful, prejudiced - has been the paper's lowest point. Dis… https://t.co/vozu8uNzmC
Retweeted by Tom @TheoLong1999 Agree https://t.co/Y3tXkBfAM4
3/16
2020
Travel editors are having to be very creative. #coronavirus https://t.co/3r4RMCE9Gh
Retweeted by TomA temporary universal basic income guarantee is needed from the Government in the current public health crisis to i… https://t.co/UL532WKNPU
Retweeted by TomOn the bright side though, this seems a perfect time to trial UBIWell, the coronavirus lib dem leadership election will be fun. @AjMillsey1 @kevverage I chose Brown, but I'm surprised May's doing so badly. She seemed calm in a crisis.
3/15
2020
Is this the most Waitrose product ever sold? https://t.co/aPBSKrXMwp @MarkyB_62 @janemerrick23 It is, but I do love it too @janemerrick23 John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch? @MarkyB_62 @janemerrick23 Maybe not for a nine year old!One senior minister admitted that the prime minister could be forced to delay the Brexit transition period and said… https://t.co/9IyDtePcxc
Retweeted by Tom @cpaschali I just read one such tweet, had exactly this thought and scrolled to the the top of my Twitter to find it articulated hereI don’t really have any knowledge or opinions on how we should do Coronavirus planning strategies and I think none… https://t.co/aRouCOxkqr
Retweeted by Tom @DeborahMeaden Was that a pun on dear me?Been trying to explain to a reporter that if you can't find an epidemiologist to interview it's really not acceptab… https://t.co/Cl8pO7g0N2
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3/14
2020
@GeorgeAylett Thought I read Parliament is voting on the delay and legislation is being brought forward, which mitigates this point somewhat38 million died. https://t.co/YwgGNWAyvf
Retweeted by Tom🚨 Boris Johnson has postponed May's local and mayoral elections due to coronavirus. Government expects peak of the… https://t.co/wLFQmZdi8y
Retweeted by Tom @LucasMitte Shag in experts?Memo to leadership candidates: scrapping tuition fees is ineffective and unaffordable – via @LabourList https://t.co/gtPJaW6lzy
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3/13
2020
@LucasMitte And France too, just now. Plus Ireland today, which has hardly any cases. I understand they're acting… https://t.co/52PaNaUrDMShocking that this government is once again cutting subsidies for electric cars. Now cut by a third since Coalition… https://t.co/NNCTB8cMr8In normal times this would have been an enormous story. Effectively the @OBR_UK is saying all those much-maligned f… https://t.co/MpjmPZQpvu
Retweeted by Tomfrom the archives: when Boris Johnson said his hero was the mayor in Jaws who kept the beaches open… https://t.co/RMUAaivCmX
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3/12
2020
Yay! https://t.co/vF2lqQskQgA really telling ⁦@AOC⁩ quote in this story on why Warren’s not endorsing Bernie https://t.co/4E7koPJxEN https://t.co/VK4E1I7Sw8
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3/11
2020
Again, what??? @Twitter https://t.co/gsE54jsP7Y
3/10
2020
@WorrallJack I doubt it? The virus isn't that serious at the moment and it's only a week away. Mark Pack said it's going ahead as it stands. @RobertJacques I agree if the outbreak gets a lot worse, but as things stand canvassers aren't really a threat as t… https://t.co/eaM4pOMqne @RobertJacques Why? @RobertJacques I accept all these points, but it seems unlikely political parties will stop canvassing if the elect… https://t.co/2BHcIUDR8i
3/9
2020
Was great to speak to residents with @LibDemStephen @WorrallJack and @shakespeare_t in Earlsdon https://t.co/7jaM3KX9fM
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3/7
2020
@LucasMitte I mean, I'm afraid I'm struggling to give you an answer. @LucasMitte How Josh? Have you just gone on a flight to Spain or somewhere? There is no sun
3/4
2020
@WorrallJack This is a bizarre Corbyn-style argument. While Sanders protested with dedication to no effect, remaini… https://t.co/JfccnGmSiw @WorrallJack Because America I suppose
3/3
2020
Tbh all I want out of the Democratic Primary now is for Trump to lose and Warren to beat BloombergWell, this is reassuring. https://t.co/kaocri7JGmJoanna Cherry tells party to tackle trans-activist trolls. Also: transphobic trolls call a young trans woman in po… https://t.co/T1wEkahtTd
Retweeted by TomHMG’s document published today suggests the US-UK trade deal will increase the economy by just 0.07% to 0.22% from… https://t.co/QsYmGz8pY1
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3/2
2020
@michael_jshaw Yeah, agreed. They're going to have to migrate eventually anyway so they may as well do it now inste… https://t.co/oLxU2J5ftx @michael_jshaw Yeah, but I think businesses/governments can still spend ridiculous amounts of money still getting s… https://t.co/PFInxNIuRC @BennUniversity But we will need free broadband.I’m afraid there has always been a strain of this thinking in the Treasury. It is profoundly mistaken. Agricultur… https://t.co/pM4RxlNNhM
Retweeted by Tom @bornjoyful @BoardofDeputies @emmacpicken @BoDPres @JewishNewsUK @JewishChron @UKHouseofLords Ah, looks like they'r… https://t.co/gX2b7lL2Dw @bornjoyful @BoardofDeputies @emmacpicken @BoDPres @JewishNewsUK @JewishChron @UKHouseofLords This isn't a parliament e-petition. @StephieTheLefty @NateSilver538 That would be very slightly more credible if Nate's probabilities five days ago did… https://t.co/TPN1GoBKeF
3/1
2020
@frasercoppin @TheoLong1999 This is probably why it's quite good that our contest is a bit delayed. We get to see w… https://t.co/Tvgqyj6tPqWorrying and incredible: the US Secretary of State refuses to say that he doesn't believe the coronavirus is a hoax https://t.co/qHowcpvJ9p
Retweeted by Tom @hannah1_rose anti-semitism in air quotes is never a good sign😬 @AprilPreston_ Was it because you put them on a pizza? @frasercoppin Yeah, I'm not really in favour of standing down for Labour but I suppose a move like that would be up… https://t.co/fNBB9Q7WOi @frasercoppin I don't know, we didn't do badly in 1997. Depends what a pact entails I suppose. https://t.co/iCzWcD5pv2 @joshbythesea @ProfTimBale Just when you think it can't get any weirder, there are more steps we really didn't need @britom1947 @bbclaurak And all the government has to do is not brief publicly against civil servants who can't answer back. @youngvulgarian Oh, I see, the civil service are radical leftists now. @shufgy @Samfr Yeah, it seems more likely that using the hashtag 'transawaythegay' was responsible for her removal… https://t.co/0levOBI1Gl @loveradio3 @TheFourthAlbert @HHbruichladdich @FiLiA_charity @selina_todd Not sure much is open to misinterpretatio… https://t.co/0KK3LSJJGz @cpaschali I think slightly to the left of Blair? But also maybe more conservative on immigration etc.
2/29
2020
@JohnDav96486557 @pixiesheena @Jeffmister @Steven_Swinford I mean all the BBC journalists. Making a wider point about claims of BBC bias. @JohnDav96486557 @pixiesheena @Jeffmister @Steven_Swinford But when the suggestion is all the referees have a syste… https://t.co/VGfgSCN8cm @pixiesheena @Jeffmister @Steven_Swinford Ah yes of course, like Jon Humphrys, the famous lefty activist. Today has… https://t.co/Ax3nR8aqXx @TheoLong1999 No, and Corbyn has said he wouldn't. And technically he hasn't, he merely appeared in one particular… https://t.co/OGJgL0SJzs @youngvulgarian The media: AI will soon take over the world Twitter dot com: (Not once have I expressed an intere… https://t.co/vLUWEmGEH0 @ThreeUK @ThreeUKSupport Looks like it's finally being resolved. @ThreeUKSupport Yeah, I've tried doing that twice but third time lucky I suppose. @ThreeUKSupport Thanks, it's your unlimited 4g mobile broadband WiFi contract advertised at £26/month plus £29 one-off.
2/28
2020
The Conservative Party has been on quite the journey in 4 years. -EU membership ⬇️ -same benefits of single marke… https://t.co/ZPXwR5aAPQ
Retweeted by Tom @LucasMitte Looking at the comments, if anything can get us to rally around the BBC it's having it attacked by a US politician! @drogon_dracarys @AJentleson Tbf to her that refers to a two party general election race where most usually means a… https://t.co/sWFvgjtmuf @adhamrahmoney Although it's National not Nationalist (not that it makes any difference to the SNP). Pedantic point I know!Blair on the error of mistaking policies which poll well in isolation for the building blocks of a winning manifest… https://t.co/AkPsjkZRz4
Retweeted by TomMy favourite genre of Lib Dem armchair activist is the one that watched "The Great Hack" once and now demands that… https://t.co/MTjozRzfjj
Retweeted by TomYou're all in safe hands https://t.co/LWuzdM9BnV https://t.co/LJwr2Ypfuj
Retweeted by TomWe knew this day was coming. @DefraGovUK has confirmed farm payments will be reduced by up to 25% next year for far… https://t.co/12GmYlEUIT
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2/27
2020

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