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Keir Starmer

Leader of the Opposition in the United Kingdom since 2020

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Keir Starmer: Leader of the Opposition in the United Kingdom since 2020
Sir Keir Rodney Starmer is a British politician and barrister who has served as Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labour Party since 2020. He has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Holborn and St Pancras since 2015. He was previously Director of Public Prosecutions from 2008 to 2013. Ideologically, Starmer has been described as being on the soft left within the Labour Party.

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Starmer criticised by PM over Labour MPs on picket lines [Video]

Starmer criticised by PM over Labour MPs on picket lines

Sir Keir Starmer asks Rishi Sunak Minister how "tough" he is going to get with his backbenchers who are "blocking the new homes this country so badly needs". In response, the prime minister attacks the..

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Starmer attacks Sunak over private schools' charity status [Video]

Starmer attacks Sunak over private schools' charity status

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer takes aim at the prime minister's old private school which has a rowing club, a rifle club and an extensive art collection, asking why it receives "taxpayers' money". In..

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Starmer watches Wales v England match in bar [Video]

Starmer watches Wales v England match in bar

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer watches the Wales v England World Cup final group stage match in a bar with his local constituents. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn..

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Keir Starmer watches England v Wales in his constituency [Video]

Keir Starmer watches England v Wales in his constituency

Keir Starmer, Leader of the Labour Party, watches Wales vs England in the World Cup at a venue in his constituency. The Labour leader will watch with Welsh and English LGBT+ supporters' groups, in a..

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Starmer says nurses strikes are ‘badge of shame’ for govt [Video]

Starmer says nurses strikes are ‘badge of shame’ for govt

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says the nurses strikes were a "badge of shame" for the government. Speaking during a visit to Birmingham, the MP says: "The nurses have been driven to this by the..

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Starmer presses PM on UK’s low growth at PMQs [Video]

Starmer presses PM on UK’s low growth at PMQs

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer presses the prime minister on why Britain faces the lowest growth of any OECD nation over the next two years. Rishi Sunak replies: “This country has experienced, since..

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Keir Starmer says UK must end overreliance on immigration [Video]

Keir Starmer says UK must end overreliance on immigration

Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer says that the UK economy must end its overreliance on immigration at a conference of business leaders in Birmingham. Sir Keir tells Confederation of British..

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Autumn Statement: Starmer says govt. is locking country in a ‘doom loop’ [Video]

Autumn Statement: Starmer says govt. is locking country in a ‘doom loop’

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says the government is locking the country "in a doom loop" with its Autumn Statement, saying his party would have put "a plan for growth" on the table. Report by Patelr...

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Starmer: Govt migrants deal a step in the right direction [Video]

Starmer: Govt migrants deal a step in the right direction

Sir Keir Starmer describes the government’s multi-million-pound deal with France to curb illegal migrants crossing the Channel as a "small step in the right direction". The Labour leader says there..

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Starmer honours the fallen at Euston war memorial [Video]

Starmer honours the fallen at Euston war memorial

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer bowed his head as he laid a wreath at the Euston war memorial, he also stood in silence to mark Armistice Day. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at..

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PM: Pie in the sky for no fossil fuels in green transition [Video]

PM: Pie in the sky for no fossil fuels in green transition

Rishi Sunak says it is "pie in the sky" to pretend fossil fuels will not be part of the UK's transition to low carbon sources, as Sir Keir Starmer labels the prime minister a "roadblock" to swifter..

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Sir Keir Starmer visits Imperial College London [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer visits Imperial College London

Sir Keir Starmer is in Imperial College London in the capital to visit a carbon capture pilot plant. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Starmer calls Rishi Sunak 'weak' over Gavin Williamson texts [Video]

Starmer calls Rishi Sunak 'weak' over Gavin Williamson texts

Sir Keir Starmer, leader of the Labour party, calls Rishi Sunak "weak" in light of leaked text messages sent by Gavin Williamson to former chief whip, Wendy Morton. Report by Czubalam. Like us on..

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Starmer asks PM, ‘Who broke’ UK’s asylum system? [Video]

Starmer asks PM, ‘Who broke’ UK’s asylum system?

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer challenges Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on the UK’s asylum system following criticism of the government’s handling of overcrowding at the Manston asylum centre. Report..

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'Prime minister should be going to COP' says Labour leader [Video]

'Prime minister should be going to COP' says Labour leader

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says Prime Minister Rishi Sunak should be going to next month’s COP27 climate summit, saying: “He needs to show leadership.” Speaking during a visit to Essex, he..

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Starmer: 'It's not just me who wants a general election' [Video]

Starmer: 'It's not just me who wants a general election'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer renews calls for a general election, saying: “It’s not just me who wants a general election.” He goes on to say that “the whole discussion about cuts has become..

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Starmer: skills report to grow UK's economy [Video]

Starmer: skills report to grow UK's economy

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer launched the skills report to modernise skills across the country saying that it is "a blueprint to take us forward to an economy that works for everyone and to actually..

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Labour Leader calls for general election [Video]

Labour Leader calls for general election

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer questioned Prime Minister Rishi Sunak suggesting to "let working people have their say and put it to general election." Report by Guzzardib. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer: Tories put 'party first and country second' [Video]

Starmer: Tories put 'party first and country second'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer confronted Prime Minister Rishi Sunak about his decision to appoint Suella Braverman as home secretary, saying that ''there is another Tory at the top, but as always with..

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Doorsteps outside the BBC incl Starmer, Raab and Mordaunt [Video]

Doorsteps outside the BBC incl Starmer, Raab and Mordaunt

Doorsteps outside the BBC including: Sir Keir Starmer MP, Conservative MPs Penny Mordaunt, Dominic Raab, Iain Duncan Smith and Mervyn King. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer: Tories must put country first and call general elex [Video]

Starmer: Tories must put country first and call general elex

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer calls on the Tories to "put country first" and call a general election following economical turmoil, U-turns and resignations. Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at..

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Keir Starmer reacts to notion of Boris Johnson comeback [Video]

Keir Starmer reacts to notion of Boris Johnson comeback

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer shares his reaction to the idea of Boris Johnson making a political comeback to Number 10, following the resignation of Liz Truss. He says: "To go from the kamikaze..

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Starmer: 'We've got to get away from revolving door of chaos' [Video]

Starmer: 'We've got to get away from revolving door of chaos'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says “we’ve got to get away from this idea of a revolving door of chaos”, as he calls again for a general election following the resignation of Liz Truss. Report by..

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‘We need a general election now’, says Starmer [Video]

‘We need a general election now’, says Starmer

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer says Britain deserves better than “this revolving door of chaos” and the public is entitled to have their say. Report by Burnsla. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer: This cannot continue, we need a general election [Video]

Starmer: This cannot continue, we need a general election

Labour Leader Keir Starmer delivers a keynote speech at the Trades Union Congress, saying: “They can dance around the U-turn, they can sack this chancellor or the prime minister, but the damage is..

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'Trickle-down education': Starmer attacks Sunak over private school tax breaks

'trickle-down education': starmer attacks sunak over private school tax breaks
Sir Keir Starmer accused Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of "trickle-down education" as he called for an end to the "scandal" of tax breaks for private schools.
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Starmer vows to cut taxes for working people 'clobbered' by Tories

starmer vows to cut taxes for working people 'clobbered' by tories
Sir Keir Starmer has said he wants to cut taxes for working people and ruled out a Swiss-style deal with the EU if he wins the next election.
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Starmer to pledge new partnership between business and Labour in CBI speech

starmer to pledge new partnership between business and labour in cbi speech
Sir Keir Starmer will say that the British economy must be helped away from its "immigration dependency" in his keynote speech at the Confederation of British Industry's (CBI) annual conference.
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Starmer reveals talks with Blair and Brown about becoming PM

starmer reveals talks with blair and brown about becoming pm
Sir Keir Starmer has revealed that he has held discussions with former prime ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown about how to achieve his aim of becoming the country's next leader.
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Starmer would work with France to stop people smugglers initiating Channel crossings

starmer would work with france to stop people smugglers initiating channel crossings
Sir Keir Starmer has said he would "work upstream" with Emmanuel Macron to stop people smugglers from initiating Channel crossings if he were prime minister.
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Starmer tells Sunak to 'start governing and get a grip' on immigration at PMQs

starmer tells sunak to 'start governing and get a grip' on immigration at pmqs
Sir Keir Starmer has told Rishi Sunak to "start governing for once and get a grip" as he blamed 12 years of Tory leadership on the "broken" asylum system.
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Sunak vs Starmer: How do they measure up in the eyes of voters?

sunak vs starmer: how do they measure up in the eyes of voters?
The mood music in Westminster is that Rishi Sunak will win the Tory leadership contest and become the next prime minister of the UK.
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Starmer urges Truss to decline £115,000 annual allowance for former PMs

starmer urges truss to decline £115,000 annual allowance for former pms
Sir Keir Starmer has called on Liz Truss to decline an annual allowance of up to £115,00 given to former prime ministers to help them fund their public duties.
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Demands are growing for a general election - here's how it could happen

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and many voters are calling for a general election after the resignation of Liz Truss.
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Hope has turned into belief that Starmer will be UK's next PM | Beth Rigby

hope has turned into belief that starmer will be uk's next pm | beth rigby
Boris Johnson deposed, turmoil in the markets triggered by Trussonomics, Sir Keir Starmer finds himself catapulted from the Labour leader who didn't have a chance to one who could win the next general..
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Starmer calls for recall of parliament over economic crisis

Sir Keir Starmer has called for a recall of parliament to discuss the financial market turmoil following Friday's mini-budget.
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Truss is a 'danger' to the economy and has 'lost control', says Starmer

truss is a 'danger' to the economy and has 'lost control', says starmer
Liz Truss is a "danger" to the economy and has "lost control" after the fallout from the government's mini-budget, Sir Keir Starmer has told Sky News.
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Labour MP's 'superficially black' comment was 'racist and wrong' - Starmer

labour mp's 'superficially black' comment was 'racist and wrong' - starmer
Sir Keir Starmer has condemned a Labour MP for "racist" comments she made about Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng.
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Starmer cuts different figure as he faces real opportunity to reach No 10 | Beth Rigby

starmer cuts different figure as he faces real opportunity to reach no 10 | beth rigby
Outside the Labour conference hall in Liverpool, the winds were up and the rain pouring down.
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Free breakfast for all primary school children in England under Labour

free breakfast for all primary school children in england under labour
Labour will tomorrow unveil plans to ensure every primary school child in England has access to fully funded breakfast clubs under a government led by Sir Keir Starmer.
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Starmer's conference speech went heavy on patriotism in pitch to 'hero voters'

starmer's conference speech went heavy on patriotism in pitch to 'hero voters'
As an exercise in party management, this has been the most successful conference for Labour since Tony Blair's last in 2006.
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Labour pledges to create publicly owned energy company to 'cut bills and create jobs'

labour pledges to create publicly owned energy company to 'cut bills and create jobs'
Keir Starmer has announced that a Labour government will create Great British Energy - a new, publicly owned company that will generate renewable sources "to cut bills, create jobs and deliver energy..
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Labour surge to biggest poll lead over Tories since 2001 ahead of Starmer's keynote speech

labour surge to biggest poll lead over tories since 2001 ahead of starmer's keynote speech
Sir Keir Starmer will claim a "changed" Labour can turn the UK into a "growth superpower" in his keynote conference speech - as a new poll gave the party its largest lead over the Conservatives in more..
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Starmer urged to let Corbyn stand as Labour candidate at next election

starmer urged to let corbyn stand as labour candidate at next election
Sir Keir Starmer faced renewed calls for Jeremy Corbyn to be allowed to stand as a Labour candidate at the next general election on the first day of his party's conference in Liverpool.
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Keir Starmer says he will reverse tax cut for top earners if he wins next election

Labour will reverse the cut in the higher rate of income tax if it wins power at the next election, Sir Keir Starmer has said
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Starmer hoping for a calmer, happier Labour conference in Liverpool... but will he get one?

starmer hoping for a calmer, happier labour conference in liverpool... but will he get one?
After last year's showdown with the Labour left on party rules and the resignation of a shadow cabinet minister, Sir Keir Starmer is hoping for a calmer, happier conference in Liverpool.
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Labour conference begins with pledges on policing and clean power - as Starmer says 'change is on the way'

labour conference begins with pledges on policing and clean power - as starmer says 'change is on the way'
The Labour Party's annual conference begins today - and policies on neighbourhood policing and clean energy are among those on the agenda.
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RMT chief says Starmer must 'cosy up to working class people' amid ongoing rail strikes

rmt chief says starmer must 'cosy up to working class people' amid ongoing rail strikes
A union boss has said Sir Keir Starmer must "cosy up to working class people" to be effective in Opposition against the Conservative government.
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Sir Keir warns mini-budget 'does nothing' for working people - but doesn't say if he would reverse tax cuts

sir keir warns mini-budget 'does nothing' for working people - but doesn't say if he would reverse tax cuts
Sir Keir Starmer has accused the Conservatives of showing their "true colours" by unveiling tax cuts that will benefit the wealthiest most.
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Revealed: The contents of the secret note passed to Labour leader Keir Starmer in the Commons on 8 September

revealed: the contents of the secret note passed to labour leader keir starmer in the commons on 8 september
Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner has revealed the mystery note she was passed in the Commons on 8 September told her the Queen was unwell, and she had to discreetly persuade her boss to immediately..
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Starmer 'beergate' inquiry cost police £101,000

starmer 'beergate' inquiry cost police £101,000
An investigation into whether Sir Keir Starmer broke COVID rules cost Durham Police over £100,000, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
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'Don't ruin it': Starmer says anti-monarchy protesters should show 'respect'

'don't ruin it': starmer says anti-monarchy protesters should show 'respect'
Sir Keir Starmer has urged anti-monarchy protesters to "respect" people mourning the Queen and not "ruin" their experience.
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Truss and Starmer clash over energy bills - as new PM confirms announcement tomorrow

Prime Minister Liz Truss says she will take "immediate action" to deal with soaring energy bills - and will make an announcement tomorrow.
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Truss to face Starmer at the despatch box in PMQs on her first full day as prime minister

New Prime Minister Liz Truss will go head-to-head with Sir Keir Starmer for the first time today as the pair cross swords in Prime Minister's Questions at noon.
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Our phone was cut off months at a time - Starmer reveals family's struggles to pay bills as a child

our phone was cut off months at a time - starmer reveals family's struggles to pay bills as a child
Sir Keir Starmer has revealed his family had their phone cut off for "months at a time" when he was a child as they couldn't afford to pay the bills.
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Truss says 'jury is out' on whether Macron is 'friend or foe'

truss says 'jury is out' on whether macron is 'friend or foe'
Liz Truss refused to say if Emmanuel Macron is a "friend or foe" during the penultimate leadership hustings which also saw her take aim at "extremely boring" Keir Starmer.
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'We can't go on like this': Starmer calls for home insulation plan to save households cash

'we can't go on like this': starmer calls for home insulation plan to save households cash
Sir Keir Starmer has reiterated his plea for the government to roll out a home insulation programme across the country, claiming it could save households an average of £1,000 a year on energy bills.
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Labour MPs should not be on picket line if they want to be in government, Starmer says

labour mps should not be on picket line if they want to be in government, starmer says
Labour MPs should not be on picket lines if they want to be in government to help those struggling with the cost of living crisis, Sir Keir Starmer has said.
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Labour's plan for 'national emergency' of soaring energy bills is 'robust', Starmer says

labour's plan for 'national emergency' of soaring energy bills is 'robust', starmer says
Sir Keir Starmer has said Labour's plan to deal with the "national emergency" of spiralling energy costs is "robust" and a "real answer" to soaring household bills.
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Starmer reveals Labour's 'emergency' plan to tackle cost of living crisis

Sir Keir Starmer has pledged that people will not "pay a penny more" on their winter energy bills as he prepares to unveil Labour's plan for easing the cost of living crisis.
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Labour to call for energy price cap freeze amid cost of living crisis

labour to call for energy price cap freeze amid cost of living crisis
Sir Keir Starmer is tomorrow expected to call for the energy price cap to be frozen this autumn as households across the UK feel the pinch amid the cost of living crisis.
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Sir Keir Starmer breached MPs' code of conduct eight times

sir keir starmer breached mps' code of conduct eight times
Sir Keir Starmer has been found to have breached the MPs' code of conduct eight times.
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Starmer, Blackford and Cameron among latest names on Russia sanctions list

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford, and former prime minister David Cameron are among the latest figures who have been added to Russia's sanctions list.
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Nandy visits picket line despite Starmer's instruction frontbenchers should not attend

nandy visits picket line despite starmer's instruction frontbenchers should not attend
Labour's Lisa Nandy has been pictured visiting striking workers on a picket line despite Sir Keir Starmer warning his frontbench MPs that they should not attend them.
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Starmer says he sacked minister for making up policy 'on the hoof' at strikes picket line

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said one of his ministers was sacked yesterday for making up policy "on the hoof" as he stood on a picket line during rail strikes.
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Top Labour MP John McDonnell calls for general strike and hits out at Sir Keir Starmer over strike position

Senior Labour MP John McDonnell has called for a general strike and criticised Sir Keir Starmer for sacking a junior minister after he stood on the picket line during yesterday's rail strike.
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Labour frontbencher sacked after appearing on picket line during rail strike

A Labour MP has been removed from the party's frontbench by Sir Keir Starmer after appearing on the picket line during a rail strike.
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Starmer U-turns on leadership election pledge to renationalise railways

starmer u-turns on leadership election pledge to renationalise railways
Sir Keir Starmer has suggested Labour would drop its pledge to renationalise the railways, despite repeated promises to do so.
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Starmer denies being 'boring' as he lays out Labour's priority for next election

starmer denies being 'boring' as he lays out labour's priority for next election
The Labour Party's next general election campaign will focus on "wealth creation", Sir Keir Starmer has said - as he denied being "boring."
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'Arms race of fantasy economics' - Keir Starmer set to take aim at Tory leader hopefuls

'arms race of fantasy economics' - keir starmer set to take aim at tory leader hopefuls
Sir Keir Starmer will take aim at Conservative leadership contenders later today, claiming more than £200bn of commitments made in an "arms race of fantasy economics" are not funded.
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Starmer cleared by police over 'beergate' after vowing to resign if he received fine

starmer cleared by police over 'beergate' after vowing to resign if he received fine
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has been cleared by Durham Police after an investigation into whether he breached lockdown rules by sharing a beer and curry with party workers in April last year.
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Labour leader has 'not lost control of his MPs' over rail strikes

labour leader has 'not lost control of his mps' over rail strikes
Sir Keir Starmer has "not lost control of his MPs" after dozens turned out to show support for striking rail workers in defiance of his instructions, a Labour frontbencher has insisted.
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Sir Keir Starmer returns questionnaire to police investigating 'beergate' episode

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has returned a questionnaire to police investigating the so-called 'beergate' episode.
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Starmer says he's done nothing wrong as MPs' rules investigation revealed

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said he was confident he had done nothing wrong after it emerged he was being investigated over potential breaches of rules on earnings and gifts
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