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The year in political tweets: from the Tiggers at Nando's to Chaos With Ed Miliband

The year in political tweets: from the Tiggers at Nando's to Chaos With Ed Miliband
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It's been a busy year in British politics, and, as ever, Twitter provided MPs with an outlet. PoliticsHome rounds-up some of the more eye-catching political tweets of 2019.

Ed Miliband harks back to the the infamous bacon sandwich incident

The Tiggers went for a cheeky Nandos

The Commons catering team had a bit of fun

Astronomers captured the first picture of the black hole

The former leader of the Labour party met Basil Brush

Rory Stewart filmed a fake selfie in Kew Gardens

And Jo Swinson also gave it a go 

It was rumoured that Larry the cat would follow the PM out

As Theresa May stood down, Ed Miliband took a dig at the Conservatives

Tory MP Andrew Bridgen had a new take on the Brexit deal 

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon hit back at new PM Boris Johnson 

Labour MP Jess Phillips followed Jacob Rees Mogg’s rules to the letter

James Cleverly and Angela Rayner recreated the Commons in emoji form

David Gauke… in a pool… thinking about Brexit

Chief Mouser Larry the cat got in the way of official business

CCHQ got creative with Photoshop 

Jo Swinson had a new take on Jacob Rees Mogg’s Commons nap

Somebody put Rory Stewart on a pumpkin



James Cleverly wasn't happy about Labour sharing spoilers

Michael Gove quoted Stormzy lyrics 

Matt Hancock found the perfect snap for his debut album cover

David Gauke tried to hide from the Good Morning Britain presenters

Priti Patel got breakfast done 

Jeremy Corbyn got down with the kids


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