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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, he identifies as a socialist and has been described as being on the soft left within the Labour Party.

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Starmer dubs second wave a ‘failure of government’ [Video]

Starmer dubs second wave a ‘failure of government’

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has addressed the nation this evening in response to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new coronavirus restrictions. The opposition leader said the second wave was 'not an..

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Full Statement: Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer address [Video]

Full Statement: Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer address

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has addressed the nation this evening in response to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new coronavirus restrictions. The opposition leader said the second wave was 'not an..

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Keir Starmer responds to PM's coronavirus statement [Video]

Keir Starmer responds to PM's coronavirus statement

Leader of the Opposition Keir Starmer highlights some of the shortcomings ofthe Government including its testing system and no further updates on thefurlough scheme

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Keir Starmer accuses prime minister over Brexit deal [Video]

Keir Starmer accuses prime minister over Brexit deal

Sir Keir Starmer has said Boris Johnson has questions to answer over "breaking international law" by tabling legislation which would breach the Brexit divorce deal brokered with Brussels last year. The..

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Boris Johnson accused of being 'out of touch' over school testing shortage [Video]

Boris Johnson accused of being 'out of touch' over school testing shortage

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer accused the Prime Minister of being “out oftouch” with the experiences of parents with school-age children. He alsosuggested the Government had not done enough to..

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Sir Keir Starmer questions the PM on Government's test and trace scheme [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer questions the PM on Government's test and trace scheme

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer questioned why Boris Johnson said the test andtrace system has “very little or nothing” to do with the spread or thetransmission of Covid-19, after previously hailing..

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PM criticises opposition attack on coronavirus testing [Video]

PM criticises opposition attack on coronavirus testing

Boris Johnson has criticised opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer describing his “continual attacks” on Baroness Dido Harding as “unseemly and unjustified”. Sir Keir accused the prime minister of..

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Labour leader questions Government's approach to curbing spread of Covid-19 [Video]

Labour leader questions Government's approach to curbing spread of Covid-19

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer questions the Government's latest measures tocurb the rise of coronavirus infections.

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Starmer: We warned the Prime Minister months ago [Video]

Starmer: We warned the Prime Minister months ago

Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer has said he along with The Academy of Medical Scientists warned of testing issues months ago. The leader of the opposition added that a second lockdown is not inevitable..

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Starmer: Second national lockdown would be sign of Government failure [Video]

Starmer: Second national lockdown would be sign of Government failure

Sir Keir Starmer has said a second national lockdown would be a “sign ofGovernment failure, not an act of God”, and would take an “immense toll” onpublic health and the economy. Speaking from..

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Starmer: This government is holding us back [Video]

Starmer: This government is holding us back

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has accused the government of holding the country back, during a keynote speech at the party’s virtual conference. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer: There should be nothing ‘inevitable’ about lockdown [Video]

Starmer: There should be nothing ‘inevitable’ about lockdown

Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, has said there should be ‘nothing inevitable’ about a second lockdown. His comments come as Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to lay out new restrictions to..

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Battle of Britain:  Flypast at Westminster Abbey [Video]

Battle of Britain: Flypast at Westminster Abbey

A Hurricane and three Spitfires carry out a flypast to mark the 80thanniversary of the Battle of Britain after a memorial service at WestminsterAbbey. This year’s service, which is the venue’s..

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Starmer: PM must apologise for Covid testing mess [Video]

Starmer: PM must apologise for Covid testing mess

Labour leader Keir Starmer has called on the Boris Johnson to apologise for the Covid-19 "testing mess", adding he was "frustrated" at the government's approach to the track and trace system. Report by..

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Johnson and Starmer arrive at Battle of Britain service [Video]

Johnson and Starmer arrive at Battle of Britain service

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Keir Starmer arrive at a Service of Thanksgiving for the victory gained in the Battle of Britain at Westminster Abbey. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on..

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Hancock and Starmer arrive at Andrew Marr Show [Video]

Hancock and Starmer arrive at Andrew Marr Show

Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Labour leader Keir Starmer arrive at the Andrew Marr Show on Sunday morning. Mr Hancock said the nation was at a "tipping point" in the Covid-19 pandemic and warned..

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Keir Starmer visits Walsall Football Club ahead of reopening [Video]

Keir Starmer visits Walsall Football Club ahead of reopening

Labour leader Keir Starmer visits Walsall Football Club to learn about its community work during the pandemic, and discuss its efforts to reopen sports stadium in a Covid-secure way. Report by..

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Sir Keir Starmer: Government has not got control of Covid [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: Government has not got control of Covid

Sir Keir Starmer says the government hasn't got sufficient control over the coronavirus situation and has urged the Prime Minister to hold a COBRA meeting. The Labour leader accused the government of..

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Sir Keir Starmer makes first in-person visit to Scotland [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer makes first in-person visit to Scotland

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has made his first in-person visit to Scotland, visiting the University of Edinburgh's Queen's Medical Research Institute. Mr Starmer made the journey after spending days..

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PMQs: Boris Johnson criticised over Covid-19 test shortage [Video]

PMQs: Boris Johnson criticised over Covid-19 test shortage

Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner has attacked government failings in the coronavirus testing system at today's PMQs, opening her statement with a "note from someone called Keir" - referring to..

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Angela Rayner reads message from 'a man called Keir' as she deputises for Labour leader at PMQs [Video]

Angela Rayner reads message from 'a man called Keir' as she deputises for Labour leader at PMQs

Angela Rayner opens PMQs by reading a message from “a man called Keir” – asshe deputised for Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer. Sir Keir Starmer has beenself-isolating due to his child having..

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Starmer: The PM has 'failed on every count' with Covid [Video]

Starmer: The PM has 'failed on every count' with Covid

Sir Keir Starmer slammed Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying he's 'failed on every count' when preparing and protecting the nation from Covid. The Labour leader added that the PM should have used the..

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Sir Keir Starmer in precautionary coronavirus self-isolation [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer in precautionary coronavirus self-isolation

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has gone into coronavirus self-isolation aftera member of his household developed symptoms. He will continue working fromhome, but will not take part in Commons..

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Starmer: Government’s reneging on EU deal ‘wrong’ [Video]

Starmer: Government’s reneging on EU deal ‘wrong’

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer describes the government’s proposal to undermine elements of the EU Withdrawal Agreement Act as “wrong”. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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Boris Johnson: Government taking the tough calls to take country through pandemic [Video]

Boris Johnson: Government taking the tough calls to take country through pandemic

Sir Keir Starmer pushes Boris Johnson to admit there is a problem with thetest, trace and isolate system and the PM counters saying the Tories are'taking the tough calls'.

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UK must set out plan to exit coronavirus lockdown, Labour Party says

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UK election result 'blew away' argument for second Brexit vote: Labour's Starmer

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Starmer launches bid for leadership of UK's Labour Party

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UK Labour Party Brexit spokesman Starmer ahead in leadership race-poll

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