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16 Apr 2009
I’m now on Twitter, a free social networking and micro-blogging tool. To see my recent posts, click to view my Twitter page.
Recently, I posted my vision for Britain in 140 characters:
@lorddrayson My vision 4 UK in 140chars: Healthy Britain, Green Britain, Digital Britain (life, earth and computer sciences/technology) Tweet yours pls
Here are some of the replies he received:
@PaulSloane: ‘Government needs to focus less on process and more on results.’ Lord Drayson, Minister for #Innovation @lorddrayson – Applies to us all.
@martinstillman: @lorddrayson press for greater co-operation from the Banks for all SME’s!
@SteveHeggie: The UK should be a haven for science and rational thought, where all are given the opportunity to contribute to a better world for everyone.
@sealtree: @lorddrayson Vision for UK? Utopia! Environmentally sound. Truly democratic-zero corruption. Technologically advanced. Best health & educatn
@BirMar: @lorddrayson i basically agree with yours. healthier and greener equals happier. wary of nano and digital everythings effect on true health
@pittso: @lorddrayson UK is a highly resource efficient, dematerialised economy driven by molecule managers: chemists, engineers and biochemists
@RichardSmedley: RT @lorddrayson: My vision 4 UK in 140ch: Healthy Britain, Green Britain, Digital Britain (life, earth & computer sciences/technology) Yrs?
@Laura_B_James: @lorddrayson a sustainable, resilient society based on openness, sharing and collaboration (thanks to @glynmoody who said it right)
@martinstillman: @lorddrayson honest, fair, trustworthy, high morale standing, smart, expert, clever, humble, admired…..
@kejames: @lorddrayson My 140char vision 4 UK: Sweet on science, climate-conscious, valuing cultural & biological diversity, lots & lots of bicycles
@annastarkey: @lorddrayson A greener, healthier, simpler, sustainable life. Science supported, arts exploring, pollution free, waste less, think more.
@ed_dowding: @lorddrayson Healthy, wise, kind, green & pleasant, flourishing great & free – mankind’s genius in resilient harmony with nature.
@russelltanner: @lorddrayson A creative, innovative, collaborative, positive, educated and mutually respectful Britain
@DoNotGoGently: @lorddrayson My vision 4 UK: cosmopolitan world capital; exemplar of open science; keep us (the US) honest as u lead by example. We need it.
@joannejacobs: @lorddrayson A creative and productive Britain.
@dougmatic: @lorddrayson Britain: Creating new paradigms in education, business and international relations-Causing a world that works for everyone.
@Bubblz_n_Caz: @lorddrayson Harmonious, inquisitive, collective greater than the collection (heard that today – liked it), successful, positive, green.
@gruts: @lorddrayson Nuclear-powered, secular, educated, liberal, unsurveilled, wi-fied, Creative Commons Britain with proper, traditional pubs.
@uliandobson: @lorddrayson People before politics; values before ‘value added’; open; green; creative; continuously regenerating; equal; fair; listening.
@tom_wells101: @lorddrayson increasingly happy, sustainable, no longer focused on growth Britain
@glynmoody: @lorddrayson a sustainable, resilient society based on openness, sharing and collaboration, + a government that serves & respects its people
@claytonhirst: @lorddrayson … Britain run by elected politicians.
@physicus: @lorddrayson no.1 is an educated nation, then playing to strengths, globally aware/integrated,leading,alliance building,secular!
@IanAspin: @lorddrayson Caring, Generous, Kind, Purposeful, Prosperous, No-bull, Sustainable, Meaningful,Mind-expanding, Connected, Fun, Global Britain
@adamsapples: @lorddrayson Plus world peace; food for all; jobs for all; free speech; no more Soaps or Labour government
@KellyJS: @lorddrayson A nation of go-getting, enterprising, confident people
@jeremyspeller: Government by Twitter – cool RT @CameronNeylon: RT @lorddrayson: Tweet me! Your vision for Britain in 140 characters
@CameronNeylon: @lorddrayson fair enough engage in good faith and all that: Diverse, inclusive, efficient, effective. The best from all and all for the best
@rolandharwood: @lorddrayson for the UK to be the most connected place on the planet
@adamsapples: @lorddrayson Using our 100 years of automotive design, production and engineering excellence to lead the world in electric vehicle tech
@arlloyd: @lorddrayson – #gbvision: a country where science & tech are an accepted part of the culture (alongside music, art, literature, sport etc)
@jeremyspeller: @lorddrayson safe Britain for our children, exciting Britain for innovators and, yes, digital Britain. Are you really tweeting from Cab Mtg?
@77A: @lorddrayson Secular, meritocratic, classless, national values instilled at school as US,Private schools for problem kids as in It, de +
@mbhulo: @lorddrayson A eco-powered, tech powerhouse for the the Information Age. Part of Europe. No fear of its own children. Educated and Social
@mrstucke: @lorddrayson For the children of Britain: Safe, Digitally Literate, Prosperous, Peaceful, Aware, Connected, Inquisitive, Inspired
@bristolwestpaul: @lorddrayson fair sustainable democratic connected happy healthy peaceful respectful safe and oh yes and sunny in day rain at night