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Keir Starmer

Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Holborn and St Pancras

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Keir Starmer: Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Holborn and St Pancras
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 identifies as a socialist and has been described as being on the soft left within the Labour Party.

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Sir Keir Starmer urges Boris Johnson to rule out Budget tax rises [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer urges Boris Johnson to rule out Budget tax rises

Boris Johnson has sidestepped calls from Labour to rule out tax rises for families and businesses in next week’s Budget.

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PM and Starmer in first PMQs since roadmap announcement [Video]

PM and Starmer in first PMQs since roadmap announcement

Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer faced each other across the despatch box at PMQs on Wednesday. The Labour leader challenged the prime minister on financial support for people who are required to..

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Sir Keir Starmer urges Government to back British farming [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer urges Government to back British farming

Labour’s history owes as much to the countryside as it does to the city, leader Sir Keir Starmer has told farmers as he promises to bring the party closer to rural communities.The Labour leader..

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Starmer: I want PM to learn lessons of last two lockdowns [Video]

Starmer: I want PM to learn lessons of last two lockdowns

Sir Keir Starmer said he will be looking for a cautious approach from Boris Johnson when he sets out his road map on Monday."I want the Prime Minister to learn the lessons of the last two lockdowns,”..

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Labour calls for Britain to seize the moment with Budget [Video]

Labour calls for Britain to seize the moment with Budget

Sir Keir Starmer says Britain needs to "seize the moment" and address the inequalities in society at the next this Budget. The Labour leader said that if PM, he would create a British recovery bond to..

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Starmer visits Heathrow ahead of new border arrangements [Video]

Starmer visits Heathrow ahead of new border arrangements

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visited Heathrow Airport to see the preparations for the new border arrangements that are starting on Monday. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer calls on Government to widen 'red list' travel countries [Video]

Starmer calls on Government to widen 'red list' travel countries

Sir Keir Starmer speaks after visiting Hearhrow Terminal 2’s Covid testing facility, amid calls from the Labour leader to increase the red flag countries to protect the UK from the South African..

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Starmer: All UK arrivals should face hotel quarantine [Video]

Starmer: All UK arrivals should face hotel quarantine

Sir Keir Starmer, who visited Heathrow Airport to see the preparations for the new border arrangements that are starting on Monday, warned that the Government's measures did not go far enough. The..

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Starmer: 10-year sentence for travel liars an 'empty threat' [Video]

Starmer: 10-year sentence for travel liars an 'empty threat'

Sir Keir Starmer has described the government's plans to hand 10-year prison sentences to travellers who try to evade coronavirus quarantine rules as an "empty threat". The Labour leader and former..

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PM accuses Labour leader of 'Bandwagoneering' at PMQs [Video]

PM accuses Labour leader of 'Bandwagoneering' at PMQs

Boris Johnson has accused Sir Keir Starmer of "bandwagoneering" after the Labour leader criticised the prime minister for "failing" British businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Johnson also..

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Starmer plays down Labour's polling woes [Video]

Starmer plays down Labour's polling woes

Sir Keir Starmer has defended his leadership of the Labour Party as polls suggest he is struggling to overhaul support for the Conservatives during the coronavirus pandemic.He acknowledged the party..

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Starmer defends his leadership of Labour Party [Video]

Starmer defends his leadership of Labour Party

Sir Keir Starmer has defended his leadership of the Labour Party as polls suggest he is struggling to overturn support for the Conservatives during the pandemic. Visiting a pub in Thurrock, Sir Keir..

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Starmer plays down reports of ‘heated’ post-PMQs row with Johnson [Video]

Starmer plays down reports of ‘heated’ post-PMQs row with Johnson

Sir Keir Starmer has sought to play down an incident after Prime Minister’s Questions in which he reportedly had a “heated” confrontation with Boris Johnson.The Labour Party leader said..

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Starmer plays down reports of 'heated' row with PM [Video]

Starmer plays down reports of 'heated' row with PM

Sir Keir Starmer has played down reports of a confrontation with Boris Johnson following Wednesday's Prime Minister's Questions. The Labour leader was forced to apologise for denying having previously..

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Starmer faces questions after denying past Brexit remarks put to him by PM [Video]

Starmer faces questions after denying past Brexit remarks put to him by PM

Boris Johnson has claimed Britain’s Covid-19 vaccine programme would still be at the “starting blocks” under Sir Keir Starmer, as the pair clashed in the House of Commons.The Prime Minister said..

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Starmer: 'Our schools are shut, but our borders are open' [Video]

Starmer: 'Our schools are shut, but our borders are open'

Sir Keir Starmer has asked Prime Minister Boris Johnson why mandatory quarantine is not being enforced for more countries and non-direct flights. The Labour leader questioned why the Prime Minister..

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Moment Keir Starmer accuses Boris John son of lying over COVID vaccines [Video]

Moment Keir Starmer accuses Boris John son of lying over COVID vaccines

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Keir Starmer pays tribute to 'hero' Capt Sir Tom Moore [Video]

Keir Starmer pays tribute to 'hero' Capt Sir Tom Moore

Sir Keir Starmer has paid tribute to Captain Sir Tom Moore, describing the fund raising veteran as a "real British hero". The Labour leader said "above all else he was an inspiration - and we've lost a..

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Starmer meets victims of cladding scandal [Video]

Starmer meets victims of cladding scandal

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has met with victims of the cladding scandal in South East London. Labour are urging the government to create a national task force on cladding to establish the extent of..

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Labour call for cladding taskforce amid crisis [Video]

Labour call for cladding taskforce amid crisis

Labour are calling on the government to establish a national taskforce to get a grip on the cladding crisis. Three-and-a-half years on from the Grenfell Tower fire there is still "Grenfell-style..

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Sir Keir Starmer backs Prime Minister's 'perfectly legitimate' Scotland trip [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer backs Prime Minister's 'perfectly legitimate' Scotland trip

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has backed the Prime Minister's trip toScotland despite criticism of the visit from First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

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Labour leader questions Prime Minister over UK Covid-19 death rate [Video]

Labour leader questions Prime Minister over UK Covid-19 death rate

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer asks Prime Minister Boris Johnson why the UKhad one of the highest death rates in the world after the UK's death toll fromthe virus reached 100,000.

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Starmer calls for teacher vaccinations over half-term [Video]

Starmer calls for teacher vaccinations over half-term

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says the February half-term should be used to vaccinate teachers and school workers. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..

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PMQs: PM and Starmer’s opening exchanges [Video]

PMQs: PM and Starmer’s opening exchanges

Boris Johnson tells the Commons that he mourns “every death” that has occurred during the Covid-19 pandemic, after the UK passed 100,000 Covid deaths on Tuesday. Report by Jonesia. Like us on..

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Labour calls for all schools in England to reopen on 8 March and for a 'debt charter'

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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said he would like to see all children back at school from next month, but admits that things will need to move forward "carefully".
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'We can't return to business as usual': Starmer sets out post-COVID vision

'we can't return to business as usual': starmer sets out post-covid vision
Sir Keir Starmer has set out his vision for a post-coronavirus Britain, declaring: "We can't return to business as usual."
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Next month's budget is a 'fork in the road' for the UK, Sir Keir Starmer warns

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Next month's budget is a "fork in the road" for the UK and should be treated as an almost post-war moment to forge a "new partnership" between business and government, according to Labour leader Sir..
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'Angry altercation' claims between Johnson and Starmer played down by allies

'angry altercation' claims between johnson and starmer played down by allies
Claims that Sir Keir Starmer and Boris Johnson had an "angry altercation" over COVID-19 vaccines in private after Prime Minister's Questions have been played down by allies of both party leaders.
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Starmer self-isolating for third time after contact tests positive

Sir Keir Starmer is self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.
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Starmer challenges PM to ensure UK is first country to vaccinate its population

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer will challenge the government to ensure the UK is the first country to vaccinate its population against coronavirus.
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National lockdown must be imposed within 24 hours, says Labour leader

The government must impose a national lockdown within 24 hours, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said.
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UK's Labour says will hold government to promise of EU deal by year-end

Britain's opposition Labour Party will hold Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government to its promise of securing a free trade deal with the European Union by the end of the year, the spokesman for its..
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British opposition leader Starmer takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter

British opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer was photographed taking a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement on Tuesday.
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UK opposition leader calls for inquiry into PM's adviser over lockdown drive

Britain's most senior civil servant should launch an urgent inquiry into the actions of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings over a journey made during lockdown, the..
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UK Labour leader Starmer says PM's statement raises questions

British opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer said on Sunday Prime Minister Boris Johnson's statement on easing a lockdown to tackle the spread of the novel coronavirus raised more questions than it..
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Labour opposition will support any lockdown extension, says UK's Starmer

Britain's opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer said on Monday he would support any extension of social distancing measures, calling for a "national consensus" on the next phase of the country's..
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UK's Labour party leader Keir Starmer says Kashmir bilateral issue between India and Pakistan

United Kingdom's Labour Party leader Keir Starmer has pitched a strong relationship with India.
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UK Labour's Starmer to question PM in coronavirus strategy call

British opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer will question Prime Minister Boris Johnson over his strategy to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, including on testing and support for social care, in a..
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UK death toll 27,241, opposition Labour leader Starmer says

The United Kingdom's COVID-19 death toll is probably higher than 27,241 making it one of the worst-hit countries in Europe, opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer said on Wednesday as he..
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UK PM Johnson to meet Labour leader, parties to build coronavirus consensus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson with meet the leader of the opposition Labour Party, Keir Starmer, this week and other party leaders next week, his spokesman said on Monday, part of efforts to..
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First fix mistakes, but government must be held accountable on coronavirus: UK Labour

British ministers must be held accountable for the mistakes they have made in fighting the coronavirus outbreak, but the priority must be for them to fix pressing concerns now, a spokesman for Labour..
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UK was too slow to act on COVID-19 initially, opposition Labour leader says

Britain was initially too slow to respond to the novel coronavirus outbreak and did not learn quickly enough from other countries, opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer said on Wednesday.
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UK must set out plan to exit coronavirus lockdown, Labour Party says

The British government must publish its exit strategy from the stringent lockdown that was imposed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer said on..
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Britain's Labour turns page on socialism with Starmer as new leader

Keir Starmer was elected as the leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party on Saturday, pledging to bring an end to years of bitter infighting and to work with the government to contain the..
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Hoping to defuse rows, Britain's Labour elects new leader

Britain's Labour Party will elect a new leader on Saturday, with Brexit policy chief Keir Starmer the frontrunner to take over a deeply divided party that, under veteran socialist Jeremy Corbyn,..
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Starmer launches UK Labour leadership bid with call to end factionalism

Keir Starmer, the frontrunner in the race to lead Britain's main opposition Labour Party, has pledged to end feuding within its ranks and take the fight to Prime Minister Boris Johnson if he wins the..
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UK election result 'blew away' argument for second Brexit vote: Labour's Starmer

Britain's December election "blew away" the argument for a second Brexit referendum and the country must move on from its divide over whether or not to leave the European Union, the frontrunner to lead..
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Starmer launches bid for leadership of UK's Labour Party

Keir Starmer, a former senior public prosecutor, launched his bid to replace Jeremy Corbyn as the leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party on Saturday with a defense of his efforts to stand up for..
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UK Labour Party Brexit spokesman Starmer ahead in leadership race-poll

Keir Starmer, Brexit spokesman for Britain's opposition Labour Party, has emerged as the early front runner in the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as leader, according to a poll of members.
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Keir Starmer 'seriously considering' running for UK Labour leadership: Guardian

British Labour Party's Keir Starmer is "seriously considering" running to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as the party's leader, the Guardian reported http://bit.ly/2M8B1cS on Tuesday.
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We don't trust PM Johnson on October 15 election date: UK opposition Brexit spokesman

Britain's main opposition Labour Party does not trust Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposal to hold an election on Oct. 15, before the country is due to leave the European Union, its Brexit spokesman..
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UK lawmakers against no-deal Brexit to bring forward legislation

British lawmakers opposed to no-deal Brexit will attempt to pass a law this week to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson allowing Britain to crash out of the European Union on Oct. 31, the opposition..
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UK's Labour will focus on preventing no-deal Brexit: Starmer

Britain's opposition Labour Party will focus on bringing forward legislation this week to stop the country leaving the European Union without a deal, the party's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on..
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