Willie Rennie and John Prescott crack a joke on Twitter…

The last two big Liberal Democrat by-election winners have not let their place in Liberal Democrat legend go to their heads. Mike Thornton MP (I am not going to get tired writing that in a hurry) was interviewed on BBC News this morning while, as he told us, he was heading to buy a new head for his shaver.

Willie Rennie, who pulled off a spectacular victory in 2006 and has gone on to become leader of the Scottish Party was not too grand to make the tea for us the other night as we were phone banking for Eastleigh.

Willie tweeted my photo of him serving up our drinks and sparked some interest from none other than John Prescott. I thought you might like to see the ensuing banter.

Then Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson asked him about the picture in the background.

* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

Read more by or more about , , or .
This entry was posted in News.
Advert

One Comment

  • Gavin Barrass 5th Mar '13 - 9:32pm

    “A Lib Dem and a couple of mugs” aren’t they called three party talks? Or reaching across the floor

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User Avatarmalc 27th Sep - 2:49pm
    It's a lot better in local elections there is no doubt about that. However, don't forget several parliamentary by-elections and the Scottish, Welsh and London...
  • User AvatarDavid Evershed 27th Sep - 2:48pm
    Rebecca You say "The evidence and the research does not show that reintroducing grammar schools will improve the situation ". What is the source of...
  • User AvatarLorenzo Cherin 27th Sep - 2:46pm
    Jennie Rigg So glad , Jennie , he, Jeremy Brett, was a very heroic man in his individual presence and his professional roles, stature ,...
  • User AvatarEddie Sammon 27th Sep - 2:30pm
    I agree Adrian but doctors strikes are life and death, unlike teachers strikes etc. Of course I support junior doctors but I don't support telling...
  • User AvatarAdrian 27th Sep - 2:13pm
    Eddie Sammon - you can't simply rely on the ballot box as you say. Strikes and other forms of direct action are an important part...
  • User Avatarpaul barker 27th Sep - 2:13pm
    I want to support the idea of standing every time, even paper candidates are a massive omprovement on no candidates, we seem to be getting...