Girl from a council estate who makes hats and costumes, and sometimes still says 'advocado'. Leeds College of Art alumni. PS I don't read DMs.

Wakefield, Yorkshire, UK
Joined August 2011
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Shame that the Private Eye piece has diverted us all, in Clinton/Lewinsky style, away from the important allegations about Carriegate 1. Johnson tried to get his then gf a job for 100k funded by us 2. The Times censored the story
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Privatisation of NHS care accelerated by Tory policies in 2012 corresponded with a decline in quality and “significantly increased” rates of death from treatable causes, the first study of its kind says.
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If @DominicRaab is going bananas that @AngelaRayner is at Glyndebourne, he is going to LOSE HIS MIND when he finds out that I - state school, working class, WELSH (!) woman - am directing a whole show there next year!
Dominic Raab won’t approve but I did indeed go the opera last week (it cost me £62). Tom Eisner, a working-class lad from Buxton near where I grew up kindly invited me. He’s been playing violin at Glyndebourne for 36 years. Never let anyone tell you you’re not good enough. 🎻
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Thatcher's Tories were selfish and cruel. Major's were mired in sleaze and corruption. Cameron's were too posh to understand real life and too lazy to try, and May's were a flailing, incompetent, squabbling mob. Somehow, Johnson's have managed to be all of those things at once.
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Be warned. @pritipatel's #NationalSecurityBill could jail journalists who share leaks of official information. Email your MP to tell them you want the bill changed to protect media freedom do.opendemocracy.net/media-f…
I’m standing with @cpre and calling for the government to put a stop to the #CumbrianCoalMine@BorisJohnson, make the right call for the sake of our countryside, communities and climate. 🌎 💚
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Many people here seem to think that the function of the voting system is to give you a warm feeling because you voted with your heart. In the voting booth your brain is more use, frankly. Vote for whoever is more likely to defeat the Tory.
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Here's what I think is currently happening and why it is a danger to our democracy. 1. The Tories piled pressure on a Durham police to open an investigation into Starmer. They knew he is the type to be honourable and resign if fined. 2. Currently piling pressure on for the fine.
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This thread is about the Republicans. But it fits just as well, if not better, with the modern Tories. #ToriesUnfitToGovern
This is a thread on Republican messaging. The press doesn’t want to have a direct conversation with you about this. So as a former Republican who is now a consistent Democratic voter, I will. Thread.
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BREAKING: The BBC has reported that a woman protesting in Hong Kong could receive up to 10 years in prison. I bet you're glad you live in a western democracy like the UK where the punishment for peaceful protest is only 10 years in prison x
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Some criminal courts are now offering trial dates in 2024 if anyone is wondering what ‘tough-on-crime’ looks like on the ground.
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For the first time in 35 years. Also known as 'since the last time the Tories were in charge'. Solidarity. #ToryStrikes
📢We believe the Government has failed to make the case for repealing and replacing the Human Rights Act with a Bill of Rights in the form proposed. We've written to @DominicRaab with our concerns. Read the full letter: committees.parliament.uk/pub…
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The Foreign Affairs Committee has been far more clear sighted than Government over Russia. Our Moscow’s Gold report warned them in 2018. Today we publish a new report. Ministers’ complacency over “morally bankrupt billionaires using the UK as a safe deposit box” has led to
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Join a Union. You’re going to need one. You can thank me later.
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Tractor porn, fellatio on the office couch and winking at the dispatch box...Tories are revolting.
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