UK: 100 Most Followed British Politicians on Twitter

Last updated: 14 September 2015

  1. Boris Johnson MP • Mayor of London | Conservative – 1,497,012
  2. Sarah Brown | Labour – 1,223,105
  3. David Cameron MP • Prime Minister • Leader of the Conservative Party | Conservative – 1,173,924
  4. Ed Miliband MP | Labour – 508,701
  5. William Hague Peer | Conservative – 274,488
  6. Nick Clegg MP | Liberal Democrat – 256,902
  7. George Aylett Councillor | Labour – 254,107
  8. George Galloway Leader of the Respect Party | Respect – 243,894
  9. Nigel Farage MEP • Leader of the UK Independence Party | UK Independence – 242,759
  10. John Prescott | Labour  – 233,170
  11. Nicola Sturgeon MSP • First Minister for Scotland • Leader of the Scottish National Party | Scottish National – 223,934
  12. Jeremy Corbyn MP • Leader of the Labour Party | Labour – 193,678
  13. Tom Watson MP • Deputy Leader of the Labour Party | Labour – 187,732
  14. Ed Balls | Labour – 178,212
  15. Alex Salmond MP MSP | Scottish National – 170,189
  16. David Miliband | Labour – 168,350
  17. Caroline Lucas MP | Green – 138,209
  18. George Osborne MP • Chancellor | Conservative – 126,393
  19. Chuka Umunna MP | Labour – 122,095
  20. Tony Blair | Labour – 120,255
  21. Sayeeda Warsi, Baroness Warsi Peer | Conservative – 109,509
  22. Louise Mensch | Conservative – 95,405
  23. Diane Abbott MP • Shadow International Development Secretary | Labour – 93,888
  24. Natalie Bennett Leader of the English and Welsh Green Party | Green – 89,244
  25. Harriet Harman MP | Labour – 84,528
  26. Grant Shapps MP | Conservative – 81,586
  27. Yvette Cooper MP | Labour – 66,415
  28. Vince Cable | Liberal Democrat – 65,168
  29. Andy Burnham MP • Shadow Home Secretary | Labour – 58,361
  30. Jeremy Hunt MP • Health Secretary | Conservative – 57,617
  31. Sadiq Khan MP | Labour – 49,760
  32. Martin McGuinness MLA • Deputy First Minister for Northern Ireland | Sinn Féin – 47,548
  33. Lord Ashcroft Peer | Conservative – 44,324
  34. Eric Pickles MP | Conservative – 41,636
  35. Douglas Alexander | Labour – 41,201
  36. Evan Harris | Liberal Democrat – 39,089
  37. Humza Yousaf MSP | Scottish National – 37,530
  38. Douglas Carswell MP | UK Independence – 35,036
  39. Tessa Jowell | Labour – 33,524
  40. Ken Livingstone | Labour – 31,988
  41. Tim Farron MP • Leader of the Liberal Democrats | Liberal Democrat – 30,124
  42. Nicky Morgan MP • Education Secretary | Conservative – 30,030
  43. Gordon Brown | Labour – 29,742
  44. Liz Kendall MP | Labour – 29,366
  45. Nick Griffin | British National – 29,239
  46. Ben Bradshaw MP | Labour – 28,187
  47. Danny Alexander | Liberal Democrat – 27,182
  48. Nadine Dorries MP | Conservative – 26,919
  49. Mhairi Black MP | Scottish National – 26,887
  50. Justine Greening MP • International Development Secretary | Conservative – 23,666
  51. Angus Robertson MP | Scottish National – 20,302
  52. Lynne Featherstone Peer | Liberal Democrat – 20,180
  53. Carwyn Jones AM • First Minister for Wales | Labour – 19,674
  54. Norman Lamb MP | Liberal Democrat – 19,607
  55. John McDonnell MP • Shadow Chancellor | Labour – 19,564
  56. Alistair Darling | Labour – 19,317
  57. Jo Swinson | Liberal Democrat – 19,188
  58. Patrick O’Flynn MEP | UK Independence – 19,016
  59. Charles Kennedy | Liberal Democrat – 19,010
  60. Jenny Jones, Baroness Jones of Moolescoomb London AM Peer FSA | Green – 18,529
  61. Pete Wishart MP | Scottish National – 17,246
  62. Kenny MacAskill MP | Scottish National – 17,193
  63. Angela Eagle MP • Shadow Business Secretary | Labour – 16,878
  64. Joe Anderson Mayor of Liverpool | Labour – 16,855
  65. Kezia Dugdale MSP • Leader of the Scottish Labour Party | Labour – 16,429
  66. Maria Eagle MP • Shadow Defence Secretary | Labour – 15,956
  67. Stewart Hosie MP • Deputy Leader of the Scottish National Party | Scottish National – 15,717
  68. Julian Huppert | Liberal Democrat – 15,573
  69. Tom Brake MP | Liberal Democrat – 15,288
  70. Angus McNeil MP | Scottish National – 14,538
  71. Emily Thornberry MP | Labour – 14,518
  72. Greg Mulholland MP | Liberal Democrat – 14,021
  73. Ruth Davidson MSP | Conservative – 13,970
  74. Natalie McGarry MP | Scottish National – 13,792
  75. Peter Robinson MLA • Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party | Democratic Unionist – 13,707
  76. Christina McKelvie MP | Scottish National – 13,279
  77. Alex Neil MP | Scottish National – 12,828
  78. Suzanne Evans | UK Independence – 12,754
  79. Paddy Ashdown, Lord Ashdown Peer | Liberal Democrat – 12,494
  80. Sajid Javid MP | Conservative – 12,175
  81. Edwina Currie | Conservative – 11,783
  82. Leanne Wood AM • Leader of Plaid Cymru | Plaid Cymru – 11,683
  83. Tasmina Sheikh MP | Scottish National – 11,801
  84. Paul Burstow | Liberal Democrat – 11,495
  85. Mark Reckless | UK Independence – 11,286
  86. Paul Monaghan MP | Scottish National – 11,271
  87. Johann Lamont MSP | Labour – 11,031
  88. Fiona Hyslop MSP | Scottish National – 10,327
  89. Amelia Womack Deputy Leader of the English and Welsh Green Party | Green – 10,125
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