A promotional word from my colleague Laura Kuenssberg, who so ably stood in for me over the summer:
"I'm going to be covering this year's party conferences in a number of ways - obviously on the BBC News channel throughout the next few weeks, but also for the first time on Twitter too. If you'd like to follow my updates, you can do so via this page: twitter.com/BBCLauraK. You don't need a Twitter account to read my updates on that page, but if you want one (they're free), you can get one there by clicking the "Join today" box.
I'd be interested to know what you think of this, so either send me a message via Twitter - I'm @BBCLauraK - or you can add a comment at the bottom of this entry.
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