Each new year I compile a list of people whose tweets I have most enjoyed during the previous 12 months. I follow about 2000 people on Twitter, which is far too many to be honest, but I whenever I try to cull the number I end up giving up because it’s so difficult. Anyway, these are the ones who have entertained, informed, educated, annoyed and, most of all, made me laugh most this year. So here are my Top 100, including a massive 33 new entries, in no particular order…


@PickardJE – Jim Pickard, FT political journalist (NEW)
@BenGlaze – Mirror political reporter (NEW)
@ChrisDeerin – Journalist, Scottish Daily Mail
@ShippersUnbound – Political Editor, Sunday Times
@ZoesqWilliams – Columnist, the Guardian
@Montie – Columnist, The Times
@JohnRentoul – Columnist, Independent on Sunday
@TonyGallagher – Editor, The Sun
@Y_Alibhai – Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, The Independent
@GrantTucker – My former PA & Diary Reporter for The Times
@DavidWooding – Political Editor, Sun on Sunday (NEW)
@SamCoatesTimes – Deputy Political Editor, The Times (NEW)
@OwenJones84 – Guardian columnist (NEW)
@VinceGraff – Columnist
@DAaronovitch – Columnist – The Times


@AFNeil – BBC presenter
@PiersMorgan – Presenter, GMB
@ReporterBoy – (Giles Dilnot), Reporter, Daily Politics
@MichaelLCrick – Political Correspondent, Channel 4 News
@KayBurley – Sky News presenter
@AdamBoulton – Sky News presenter
@FaisalIslam – Political Editor, Sky News
@DMcCaffreySKY – Political reporter, Sky News
@AlStewITN – Presenter, ITN


@PaulWaugh – Editor, Huffington Post UK
@FleetStreetFox – Susie Boniface
@GuidoFawkes – Editor in Chief, Guido Fawkes blog
@Nero – Milo Yiannopoulos (NEW)
@Dizzy_Thinks – Phil Hendren (NEW)
@OwenJBennett – HuffPo political correspondent (NEW)


@HeidiAllen75 – Conservative MP (NEW)
@JessPhillips – Labour MP (NEW)
@Suzanne Evans1 – Deputy Chairman, UKIP (NEW)
@LordAshcroft – Businessman & philanthropist
@Jacqui_Smith1 – Former Labour Home Secretary
@Andrew_Kennedy – Conservative Party Agent in Kent
@NadineDorriesMP – Conservative MP
@NichStarling – Former LibDem leader on Broadland District Council
@Edwina_Currie – Former Conservative MP
@ThereseCoffey – Conservative MP
@Tracey_Crouch – Conservative MP
@LiarPoliticians – Anti politics tweeter
@MrTCHarris – Former Labour MP (NEW)
@RuthDavidsonMSP – Leader, Scottish Conservatives (NEW)
@CampbellClaret – Alastair Campbell (NEW)
@GeorgeGalloway – Candidate for London Mayor (NEW)

RADIO (28)

@HattMarris84 – My producer on LBC
@StephenNolan – 5 Live presenter
@ShelaghFogarty – LBC presenter
@TheJamesMax – BBC London presenter
@JaneGarvey1 – Presenter, Woman’s Hour, Radio 4
@JuliaHB1 – Former afternoon presenter, LBC
@SuttonNick – Editor, World at One, Radio 4
@Rachel_Hump – Producer, LBC
@RobinLustig – Former Presenter, The World Tonight, Radio 4
@StanCollymore – TalkSport radio host
@TheJeremyVine – Presenter, Radio 2
@MrJamesOB – Morning show presenter, LBC
@NickyAACampbell – 5 Live presenter
@Tweeter_Anita – Presenter, Any Answers, Radio 4
@DuncanBarkes – Late show presenter, BBC London
@JohnMyersTeam – Chairman, Radio Academy
@DavidLloydRadio – David Lloyd, Orion Radio
@PaulEaston – Radio consultant
@IainLee – Radio presenter
@Grvlx001 – Jamie Angus, editor of Today
@NRDBrennan – Online Journalist, LBC (NEW)
@Hemmch – Chris Hemmings, Producer LBC (NEW)
@TomSwarbrick1 – Presenter, LBC (NEW)
@TheoUsherwood – Political Editor, LBC (NEW)
@B1Lou – Louise Birt, Managing editor, BBC Essex (NEW)
@Jags_dave – Jagruti Dave, My Drivetime producer, LBC (NEW)
@JamesCridland – Radio commentator (NEW)
@Sherls – Online editor, LBC (NEW)

SPORT (13)

@Dean36Ashton10 – Former Norwich City & West Ham footballer
@Joey7Barton – QPR footballer
@HenryWinter – Football journalist, The Times
@LeeClayton_ – Sports editor, Daily Mail
@DavidGold – Co chairman of West Ham United
@ClareBalding – BBC & BT Sport presenter
@JimmyBullard – Ex footballer
@BoringMilner – Spoof James Milner account
@MattyEthers – Matt Etherington, ex West Ham winger (NEW)
@Trevor8Sinclair – Ex West Ham winger (NEW)
@ArchieRT1 – German football journalist (NEW)
@ExWhuEmployee – West Ham news (NEW)
@MirrorDarren – Darren Lewis, Daily Mirror (NEW)


@_YouHadOneJob1 – Comedy account poking fun at people who fail at the one job they had to do (NEW)
@RoyCropperNot – Spoof Roy Cropper sayings (NEW)
@AwkwardGrindr – Cringeworthy moments from Grindr
@2010LeeHurst – Comedian (NEW)


@SohailPakBrit – Gay muslim (NEW)
@WMaryBeard – Classics academic & author
@Alistairgriffin – Singer, songwriter
@AdamLake – Public Affairs Specialist
@Brit_Battleaxe – Christine Hamilton
@JamesWharton – Author of OUT IN THE ARMY
@GylesB1 – Gyles Brandreth
@Bishmanchester – David Walker, Bishop of Manchester (NEW)
@StirringTrouble – Aleksander Nekrassov