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Polly Toynbee
Same work there as here. The unglamorous work on real issues and mending a fractured society (or not) @pollytoynbee bit.ly/ptoynbee
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Join us for our fringe today 7pm in the labourlist marquee with @lisanandy @JonCruddasMP @pollytoynbee john harris and clive lewis #lab14
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"All public sees of political leaders is their attempts to survive bullying jousts with TV interviewers jabbing for a gaffe." @pollytoynbee
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@pollytoynbee argues at Labour Humanists event that a Labour govt must make getting an assisted dying bill through parliament a priority
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Labour can't please all of the people all of the time, but its instincts are right. Read this : gu.com/p/4xnhk by @pollytoynbee
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Labour conference 2014: How easy to call for political fizz. How tough to deliver it gu.com/p/4xnhk (@pollytoynbee)
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#lab14 Humanist No Prayer b'fast great, funny indignant,packed non congregation Owen Jones brill ditto Angela Eagle Tom Copley Andrew Copson
#Lab14: How easy to call for political fizz. How tough to deliver it gu.com/p/4xnhk < good thoughtful stuff from @pollytoynbee
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Such Good Mtng+@pollytoynbee @pollyn1 @YvetteCooperMP @SeemaMalhotra1 @womensaid We will legislate 4 consistent standards of VAWG provision
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@pollytoynbee paints a great picture of real-life Labour delegates. But why aren't they in charge? theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
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Heading to British Humanists breakfast at #lab14 with @pollytoynbee and @OwenJones84 and @andrewcopson. Join us! Hilton Deansgate
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#lab14 #noprayers Fantastic non congregation at humanist No Prayer breakfast Join us Hilton hotel:no faith schools, no 26 bishops in Lords
Jobseeker whose benefits had been stopped & who'd not eaten in 3 days, sets fire to jobcentre to get meal in custody bit.ly/1sLxZYg
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LAB lead moves to 5% in the S Times/YouGov poll LAB 36% (+1) CON 31% (-2) UKIP 16% (+2) LD 7% (-1) GRN 5% (=)
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This front-page just says "buy me, read me". I miss the (hard copy) Saturday Guardian. pic.twitter.com/qDyqB8pewr
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Significant: Dominic Grieve on #newsnight agreeing Brown Burn's Night timetable too fast "I don't think that's possible" he tells Kirsty
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@pollytoynbee We need to get on the front foot and demand a written consitution before the Tories bend this Ref to their advantage
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A big no victory gives some more breathing space to get constitutional change right. For the whole UK. #ukchange
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Good warning of dangers of rush to #DevoMax from @pollytoynbee - I work in local govt & wouldn't want TOO much! ... theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
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"Localists, beware your allies." @pollytoynbee warns of the dangers of Devo Max gu.com/p/4xtcq/tw
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"it can be worse to be poor in a Tory area." @pollytoynbee This is true for Tory Monmouthshire, in Wales. They are often forgotten.
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.@pollytoynbee questions the “dash for devo” arguing that localism “is no panacea”: ow.ly/By5oS
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@GroomB @pollytoynbee probably true but it is the current system that created the unfair society we live in. Something has to change
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As everyone becomes a localist ahead of Thursdays vote, @pollytoynbee urges caution: theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
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@rob_laker: Excellent article by @pollytoynbee - localism won't solve everything gu.com/p/4xtcq/tw”really?
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@GroomB @pollytoynbee Manchester seen as best prospect but gets net £4.7 bn spending per year on own figures agma.gov.uk/cms_media/file…
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Worth thinking about: England is so unequal, more devo could be disaster for deprived regions says @pollytoynbee theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
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Excellent article by @pollytoynbee - localism won't solve everything gu.com/p/4xtcq/tw
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New to our #indyref site via @guardian, 'Devolution and localism are not panaceas' writes @pollytoynbee: bit.ly/1uCViI5
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Has localism replaced party political consciousness and/or desire for real structural change? @pollytoynbee on devo bit.ly/1tYeDot
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Yes or No on Thurs, I'm all for a North East Assembly but @pollytoynbee makes good points against all out localism gu.com/p/4xtcq/tw
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#indyref Scotland.The world is upside down I agree with @pollytoynbee! Localism can lead 2 more austerity, more poverty, more race to bottom
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Tony Travers featured in @pollytoynbee piece in the @guardian on Scotland and the future of localism theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
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@pollytoynbee @SimonFParker 300 MPs, 100 Senators, Whitehall devolved with only FCO, MOD as now. Why not?
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@RichardJMurphy @pollytoynbee gu.com/p/4xtcq" "The logic of localism risks ...less fair distribution of wealth" Very interesting.
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"We need a great constitutional convention" says @pollytoynbee theguardian.com/commentisfree/… - too right! It must be citizen-led and inc. all of UK
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"House of Lords sited in Derby." Great constitutional suggestion from @pollytoynbee (plus reference to Sykes-Picot) theguardian.com/commentisfree/…
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'The referendum has spurred dash for devo but localism is no panacea' @pollytoynbee leads today's Top Ten Must Reads: polho.me/top10
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@pollytoynbee, how about devolution across Britain's regions/cities coupled with written constitution enshrining social and economic rights?
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@WOWpetition DWP says if vulnerable person is suspected of fraud cut their support - if Corporation proved to commit fraud give more money
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