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Keir Starmer

Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Holborn and St Pancras (born 1962)

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Keir Starmer: Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Holborn and St Pancras (born 1962)
Sir Keir Rodney Starmer is a British politician and former lawyer who has served as Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2020. He has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Holborn and St Pancras since 2015. Ideologically, Starmer has been described as being on the soft left within the Labour Party.

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Dominic Raab’s bizarre wink at Angela Rayner at PMQs [Video]

Dominic Raab’s bizarre wink at Angela Rayner at PMQs

Dominic Raab appeared to wink across the despatch box at Angela Rayner in the Commons on Wednesday, just before he criticised the Labour MP of being “a champagne socialist”. The deputy prime..

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Starmer reiterates call for emergency budget [Video]

Starmer reiterates call for emergency budget

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has reiterated his call for an emergency budget to tackle the cost-of-living crisis. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..

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Keir Starmer welcomes Labour's newest MP to Parliament [Video]

Keir Starmer welcomes Labour's newest MP to Parliament

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer welcomes his party's newest MP Simon Lightwood to the Houses of Parliament after his victory in the Wakefield by-election last week. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook..

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Leaders clash over rail strikes at Prime Minister's Questions [Video]

Leaders clash over rail strikes at Prime Minister's Questions

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer accuses the government of not attending any meetings to help stop the rail strike by RMT members. In response the prime minister insists the government is doing..

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Labour accuses government of wanting rail strikes [Video]

Labour accuses government of wanting rail strikes

Shadow Culture Secretary Lucy Powell accuses the government of wanting rail strikes as part of creating "wedge issues" against the Labour Party. She also defends her leader Sir Keir Starmer, who has..

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Labour MP says it's good for party to visit picket lines [Video]

Labour MP says it's good for party to visit picket lines

Labour MP Richard Burgon defied Sir Keir Starmer's orders by visiting a rail strike picket at Victoria station on Tuesday. He says it's important the party shows union members they're "on their side"...

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Starmer 'confident' over standards investigation into gifts [Video]

Starmer 'confident' over standards investigation into gifts

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer says he's "absolutely confident there's no problem", after the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards launched an investigation over whether football tickets he..

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PMQs: NHS dominates PM and Starmer’s exchange [Video]

PMQs: NHS dominates PM and Starmer’s exchange

Sir Keir Starmer faces Boris Johnson across the Despatch Box at PMQs for the first time since the prime minister survived a confidence vote. The Labour leader challenged Mr Johnson’s claim that the..

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Starmer: Johnson ‘utterly unfit’ for office [Video]

Starmer: Johnson ‘utterly unfit’ for office

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer says Boris Johnson is “utterly unfit for the great office he holds”, adding the Labour party promise to “get Britain back on track". Report by Lewisl. Like us on..

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Politicians arrive at St Paul's for Jubilee Service [Video]

Politicians arrive at St Paul's for Jubilee Service

Politicians including Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and Prime Minister Boris Johnson have arrived at St Paul’s Cathedral for a National Service of Thanksgiving marking the Platinum Jubilee. Report..

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Starmer asks PM what 'attracted' him to windfall 'U-turn' [Video]

Starmer asks PM what 'attracted' him to windfall 'U-turn'

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer asks what "attracted" Boris Johnson to a "U-turn" on a windfall tax on the week the Sue Gray report is published. The Prime Minister responds by accusing Labour of being..

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Labour: Time for PM to pack his bags after Gray report [Video]

Labour: Time for PM to pack his bags after Gray report

Responding to the prime minister's statement, Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer tells the House of Commons that the Sue Gray report "laid bare the rot" in No 10 and called on Tory MPs to tell Boris..

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Starmer: PM cannot hide, we must see Sue Gray report now [Video]

Starmer: PM cannot hide, we must see Sue Gray report now

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer says there are "no further hiding places" for Prime Minister Boris Johnson after police announced that their Partygate investigation had concluded. He calls on the PM to..

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Starmer: Govt windfall tax U-turn inevitable, get on with it [Video]

Starmer: Govt windfall tax U-turn inevitable, get on with it

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer says a government U-turn on a windfall tax on energy companies is "inevitable" and the fact that Prime Minister Boris Johnson continues to "dither" shows that he does not..

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‘Will your gamble pay off, Mr Starmer?’ [Video]

‘Will your gamble pay off, Mr Starmer?’

Sir Keir Starmer is asked: “Will your gamble pay off?” as he leaves home on Wednesday morning. Sir Keir has said he will resign as Labour Party leader if he receives a Fixed Penalty Notice for a..

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Labour: Contrast between Starmer and PM ‘could not be clearer’ [Video]

Labour: Contrast between Starmer and PM ‘could not be clearer’

Shadow cabinet minister Bridget Phillipson says the difference between Sir Keir Starmer and Boris Johnson “could not be clearer”. Sir Keir is under investigation by Durham Constabulary over a..

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Labour confident Starmer did not break lockdown rules [Video]

Labour confident Starmer did not break lockdown rules

Labour believes it can show Sir Keir Starmer did not break lockdown rules after the party leader vowed to resign if he is fined by police. Sir Keir is under investigation by Durham Constabulary over a..

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Stamer leaves HQ after insisting no wrongdoing [Video]

Stamer leaves HQ after insisting no wrongdoing

Keir Starmer leaves building after announcing that he will step down if he is issued with a fixed penalty notice for breaking lockdown rules last year. Report by Nelsonr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Keir Starmer: I will step down if I'm fined [Video]

Keir Starmer: I will step down if I'm fined

Sir Keir Starmer says that he will step down if he is issued a fixed penalty notice for breaching Covid lockdown ruleds last year. In a press conference, Starmer said: "The British public deserve..

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Tory Minister calls for clarity from Keir Starmer [Video]

Tory Minister calls for clarity from Keir Starmer

Universities minister Michelle Donelan calls for clarity from Sir Keir Starmer over 'beergate' and describes it as a "very different" from 'partygate', with Boris Johnson taking responsibility and..

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Starmer dodges resignation question over beergate [Video]

Starmer dodges resignation question over beergate

Sir Keir Starmer is doorstepped by press outside his home as he faces questions about the future of his leadership of the Labour Party amidst allegations he broke lockdown rules in Durham last..

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Labour MP: Keir Starmer 'broke no rules' [Video]

Labour MP: Keir Starmer 'broke no rules'

Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Kyle says Labour leader Keir Starmer broke no rules when having a beer with campaign staff during lockdown last year and says he was working "flat out" and that..

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Beer Starmer v Boris: Have the Tables Turned? [Video]

Beer Starmer v Boris: Have the Tables Turned?

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer is being questioned on his indoor beer and curry consumption after a day of campaigning in April 2021. 'Beergate' happened in Durham, while England was under stage two..

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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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Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner receive questionnaires from Durham police over 'beergate'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and deputy leader Angela Rayner have both received questionnaires from Durham Constabulary in relation to a potential breach of lockdown rules in April 2021.
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Boris Johnson accused of dithering over windfall tax amid cost of living 'nightmare'

boris johnson accused of dithering over windfall tax amid cost of living 'nightmare'
Sir Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson of dithering over more help for households struggling as inflation hits a four-decade high.
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Labour confident it can prove Starmer's innocence after vow to resign if fined over 'beergate'

Labour is confident it can prove Sir Keir Starmer did not break lockdown rules after he pledged to offer his resignation if issued with a fixed penalty notice by police.
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Sir Keir Starmer says he will 'of course' quit over 'beergate' if fined for breaking COVID rules

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has pledged to offer his resignation if he is issued a fixed penalty notice for breaking COVID rules.
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Sir Keir Starmer pulls out of keynote speech as pressure mounts over beergate

sir keir starmer pulls out of keynote speech as pressure mounts over beergate
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has pulled out of a keynote speech he is due to give today - as pressure mounts on him over so-called 'beergate' claims.
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'It was not illegal to eat': Lisa Nandy defends 'Mr Rules' Keir Starmer over beergate claims

'it was not illegal to eat': lisa nandy defends 'mr rules' keir starmer over beergate claims
Labour's Lisa Nandy has defended "Mr Rules" Sir Keir Starmer and said it was "not illegal to eat" after latest claims about alleged COVID rule breaking by the party leader.
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Beergate: Memo calls into question Starmer's claim that he did not break lockdown rules

A memo obtained by a national newspaper has cast doubt on the Labour leader's claims that he did not breach any rules when he had a beer and a takeaway with colleagues while COVID restrictions were in..
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Keir Starmer should 'consider his position' if fined over beergate, Diane Abbott says

keir starmer should 'consider his position' if fined over beergate, diane abbott says
Diane Abbott has become the first Labour MP to publicly say Sir Keir Starmer should "consider his position" if he is fined by police over "beergate".
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Crumbs of comfort for Johnson and rays of hope for Starmer - but Lib Dems the clear winners

crumbs of comfort for johnson and rays of hope for starmer - but lib dems the clear winners
These local elections were billed as the acid test for Boris Johnson.
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Police to investigate Keir Starmer over 'beergate' allegation he broke lockdown rules

Sir Keir Starmer will be investigated by police over "beergate" - the allegation he broke lockdown rules while drinking with colleagues.
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Labour has chalked up some big symbolic wins but questions remain for Keir Starmer

labour has chalked up some big symbolic wins but questions remain for keir starmer
This is not an easy election to analyse: the picture is mixed and messy. As dawn breaks on Friday, nobody - perhaps with the exception of the Lib Dems - should be overly happy with the results.
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Labour victorious in Wandsworth as Tories lose control of flagship council

The Conservatives have lost former leader Margaret Thatcher's 'favourite council' Wandsworth to Labour in a significant boost for Sir Keir Starmer's party.
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Labour 'almost certain' to win Wandsworth, elections analyst says - as PM braced for Tory losses in London

labour 'almost certain' to win wandsworth, elections analyst says - as pm braced for tory losses in london
Sir Keir Starmer's Labour Party are "almost certain" to win Wandsworth Council, a leading elections analyst has told Sky News, as the Conservatives prepare for losses in London.
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'At a national level, I'd probably think twice': What is driving votes in the key target of Bury?

'at a national level, i'd probably think twice': what is driving votes in the key target of bury?
If Sir Keir Starmer has an electoral mountain to climb to become prime minister at the next general election, Bury is in the foothills of that struggle.
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What would success in the local elections look like for Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer?

what would success in the local elections look like for boris johnson and keir starmer?
Votes are starting to be counted in a set of elections that will help us gauge the political fortunes of Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer.
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Police should reopen investigation into Starmer lockdown beers, minister says

Durham Police should reopen an investigation into whether Sir Keir Starmer broke coronavirus laws, a minister has said.
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Starmer accuses Tories of 'mudslinging' over lockdown beers footage

starmer accuses tories of 'mudslinging' over lockdown beers footage
Sir Keir Starmer has accused Conservative MPs of "mudslinging" over footage of him drinking a beer with colleagues at a time when COVID restrictions were in place.
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Rayner was present at Starmer lockdown beers, Labour confirm

rayner was present at starmer lockdown beers, labour confirm
Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner did attend an event where Sir Keir Starmer was caught on camera drinking beer with activists during lockdown, the party has confirmed.
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PM accused of 'slandering decent people' in private but lacking 'backbone to repeat it in public'

pm accused of 'slandering decent people' in private but lacking 'backbone to repeat it in public'
Sir Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson of choosing to "slander decent people" in private but lacking the "backbone to repeat it in public".
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Starmer brands Johnson 'dishonest' as senior Tory MP submits letter of no confidence in PM over partygate

Sir Keir Starmer has branded Boris Johnson "dishonest" and "a joke" as a senior Tory MP said the prime minister is no longer "worthy" to be in his role following his partygate fine.
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Starmer: Sunak has 'very serious questions to answer' over wife's tax affairs

Sir Keir Starmer has said Rishi Sunak has "very serious questions to answer" over his wife's tax affairs after a report she had claimed non-domicile status.
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Labour asks voters to send a message to Boris Johnson over cost of living

labour asks voters to send a message to boris johnson over cost of living
Sir Keir Starmer called for voters to send a message to Boris Johnson over his "pathetic" response to the cost of living crisis - as he launched Labour's local election campaign.
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Johnson and Starmer clash over 'widespread criminality' found by partygate probe

johnson and starmer clash over 'widespread criminality' found by partygate probe
Sir Keir Starmer has clashed with the Prime Minister after police announced 20 fines over partygate - saying the investigation had found "widespread criminality" and asking why the PM had not resigned.
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JK Rowling accuses Starmer of 'misrepresenting equalities law' on trans women

jk rowling accuses starmer of 'misrepresenting equalities law' on trans women
JK Rowling has accused Sir Keir Starmer of misrepresenting equalities law after the Labour leader said that according to statute, "trans women are women".
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Boris Johnson may now be safe as PM, but war and an economic crisis mean his job has never been harder

boris johnson may now be safe as pm, but war and an economic crisis mean his job has never been harder
When Boris Johnson was deep in the quagmire of the partygate scandal, his rival Sir Keir Starmer said the country needed "a serious leader for serious times" and called on the prime minister to go. 
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Starmer presses Johnson to U-turn on govt support for energy bills amid price hike

Boris Johnson has announced he will set out an Energy Independence Plan in the "course of the next few days" as April price hike looms.
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Ditch 'Stop the War' left wing MPs or lose the next election, Labour leader told

ditch 'stop the war' left wing mps or lose the next election, labour leader told
Sir Keir Starmer should kick out Labour MPs who back the Stop the War campaign or face losing the next election, according to shadow cabinet ministers.
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Johnson and Starmer a choice between the 'naughty boyfriend' or 'the stable one', says Rayner

johnson and starmer a choice between the 'naughty boyfriend' or 'the stable one', says rayner
Boris Johnson is like an "edgy, naughty boyfriend", Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner has declared in an interview in which she admits Sir Keir Starmer is not as "racy" as the PM.
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Ending free COVID testing a mistake and will make pandemic worse, Sir Keir Starmer says

Ending free COVID testing would be a mistake and make the pandemic worse in the long run, Sir Keir Starmer has said.
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Sir Keir Starmer confirms he has received death threats following PM's Jimmy Savile remarks

sir keir starmer confirms he has received death threats following pm's jimmy savile remarks
Sir Keir Starmer has confirmed he has received death threats following the discredited Jimmy Savile remarks Boris Johnson made about him.
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Met Police investigating death threats against Starmer following PM's Savile 'slur'

met police investigating death threats against starmer following pm's savile 'slur'
The Metropolitan Police is investigating death threats against Sir Keir Starmer following Boris Johnson's use of the discredited claim that the Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile when he..
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Johnson to face PMQs after Number 10 'reset' - as Savile 'slur' controversy grows

johnson to face pmqs after number 10 'reset' - as savile 'slur' controversy grows
Boris Johnson is being urged to use Prime Minister's Questions today as a "golden opportunity" to issue an apology over his discredited claim that Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer personally failed to..
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Savile 'slur' aimed at Starmer was 'not personal', minister says, as Johnson to face PMQs

A minister has warned that "everyone needs to reflect carefully on the language they use" as Boris Johnson faces increasing pressure to apologise over his discredited claim that Sir Keir Starmer failed..
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Were protesters who mobbed Sir Keir Starmer really influenced by PM's Jimmy Savile accusation?

were protesters who mobbed sir keir starmer really influenced by pm's jimmy savile accusation?
Sir Keir Starmer was mobbed by protesters shouting "Jimmy Savile" and accusing him of "protecting paedophiles" - but were they influenced by Boris Johnson's remarks?
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PM 'won't apologise' for Savile remark to Starmer as commons speaker warns MPs 'words have consequences'

Boris Johnson will not apologise for using the discredited claim that Sir Keir Starmer personally failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile, Downing Street has said.
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PM's Savile remarks 'did not prompt' intimidation of Starmer by mob, minister says

Boris Johnson's discredited claim that Sir Keir Starmer personally failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile "did not prompt the terrible harassment and intimidation" of the Labour leader, a minister has told..
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Commons speaker warns MPs 'words have consequences' after intimidation of Starmer by mob

commons speaker warns mps 'words have consequences' after intimidation of starmer by mob
Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has warned MPs that "words have consequences" after Sir Keir Starmer was confronted by a mob shouting "traitor" and "Jimmy Savile" at him.
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Keir Starmer mobbed in street by protesters as police escort Labour leader to safety near Parliament

Sir Keir Starmer has been mobbed by dozens of protesters shouting "traitor" at him in Westminster and had to be escorted through the crowd by police officers.
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Starmer in the clear over claim he broke lockdown with office beer

starmer in the clear over claim he broke lockdown with office beer
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has been cleared of an allegation he broke lockdown rules after he was photographed drinking a beer in an office.
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'Perfectly reasonable': Minister defends PM's use of Savile 'slur' against Starmer

It was "perfectly reasonable" for Boris Johnson to attack Sir Keir Starmer over the failure to prosecute Jimmy Savile when he was director of public prosecutions, a minister has told Sky News.
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No 10 policy chief quits over PM's use of Savile 'slur' against Starmer - and Sunak says: 'I wouldn't have said it'

no 10 policy chief quits over pm's use of savile 'slur' against starmer - and sunak says: 'i wouldn't have said it'
Boris Johnson's policy chief has quit over the prime minister's use of a discredited claim that Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer personally failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile.
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Downing Street policy chief quits over PM's use of Savile 'slur' against Starmer

Boris Johnson's policy chief has quit over the prime minister's use of a discredited claim that Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile.
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PM tries to 'clarify' Savile 'slur' against Starmer after days of criticism

pm tries to 'clarify' savile 'slur' against starmer after days of criticism
Boris Johnson has stepped back from his use of a discredited claim against Sir Keir Starmer that he failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile when he was director of public prosecutions (DPP).
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Starmer accuses PM of using 'conspiracy theories of violent fascists' with Savile 'slur'

Sir Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson of using the "conspiracy theories of violent fascists" to make political points as the pair clashed at Prime Minister's Questions.
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Jimmy Savile's victims call on Boris Johnson to withdraw Sir Keir Starmer accusations

jimmy savile's victims call on boris johnson to withdraw sir keir starmer accusations
Jimmy Savile's victims have called on Boris Johnson to "straight away" withdraw his discredited claim that Sir Keir Starmer failed to prosecute the sex offender.
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'Taken for mugs': Starmer says those who followed rules will be angry with PM

People who followed COVID rules "will feel like they've been taken for mugs" by the prime minster, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has told Sky News.
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PM and Starmer issue solemn Christmas messages in nod to COVID sorrow

pm and starmer issue solemn christmas messages in nod to covid sorrow
Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer have each issued a solemn Christmas message to the nation expressing sorrow at the heartbreak of families who have lost a loved one to COVID this year.
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