“Labour’s website lists 115 MPs and Lords* in the Shadow Cabinet and shadow teams that assist them. Yet which of those people is responsible for internet politics for the party? I ask this because the SPD in Germany has such a person – Lars Klingbeil, profiled (in German) by Cicerohere. I asked this question on Twitter and a few names of internet-savvy politicians were returned to me – people like Kerry McCarthy, Ian Lucas and Tom Watson. But the future of internet politics is not in their briefs directly. Chi Onwurah – Shadow Minister for Innovation & Science – has the closest brief.”

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