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Most British MPs used to avoid tweeting about the EU, leaving Eurosceptics to fill the gap

Umit, Resul (2017) Most British MPs used to avoid tweeting about the EU, leaving Eurosceptics to fill the gap. LSE Brexit (25 Oct 2017). Website.

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Abstract

There was a time when the topic of the EU had little salience in British politics. Resul Umit (Vienna Institute for Advanced Studies) analysed the tweets of MPs in Ireland, Westminster and the devolved governments and found that few tweeted much about EU affairs in 2014-15, especially if they were in unsafe seats. This allowed Eurosceptical parliamentarians to fill the gap ...

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Collections > LSE Brexit
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2017 17:00
Last Modified: 16 May 2020 23:30
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/85563

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