Government minister Lynne Featherstone gets election date wrong

Lib Dem MP and international development minister Lynne Featherstone is a bit calendrically challenged on Twitter.

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The Lib Dem MP for Hornsey and Wood Green, and a minister at the Department for International Development, Lynne Featherstone, has announced on Twitter that the polls are opening today – for the local elections on Thursday.

You know what they say: vote two days early, vote often.

*** UPDATE ***

Featherstone's deleted the tweet, but here it is captured by Politwoops:

I'm a mole, innit.

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