Abby tomlinson

Milifandom founder joins Starmer’s army

It’s not just Ed Miliband making a comeback under Sir Keir: now the former Labour leader’s biggest fan has signed up to join the Starmer army too. Back in 2015, ‘Milifandom’ briefly swept the internet when it looked like the Doncaster MP could defeat David Cameron in that year’s general election. The cult movement was started by then 17 year-old Abby Tomlinson, who became quite a star during the campaign, following a spat with Louise Mensch and a number of opinion pieces written about her strange obsession. Now in her mid-twenties, she has since finished school and university and done stints at Hope not Hate and left-wing news site JOE, which had a run-in