Last week Guido revealed how Tory high command had called in the cavalry to train MPs in the art of tweeting the party line. Lynton Crosby went further yesterday, telling MPs they were “participants, not commentators”.
Since the meeting:
I really hope rumours of u-turn on minimum unit pricing for alcohol are not true. We must tackle problem of easily accessible cheap alcohol—
Tracey Crouch (@tracey_crouch) March 12, 2013
Now off to International Development Questions followed by PMQs. Will Ed M mention twitter I wonder. My BlackBerry at the ready!—
Michael Fabricant (@Mike_Fabricant) March 13, 2013
A check of the 174 tweeting Tories reveals that most are on message. So they mostly took heed of Lynton…