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Labour Party (UK): British political party
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom that has been described as an alliance of social democrats, democratic socialists and trade unionists. In all general elections since 1922, Labour has been either the governing party or the Official Opposition. There have been six Labour prime ministers and thirteen Labour ministries.

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Starmer says Hancock should answer allegations [Video]

Starmer says Hancock should answer allegations

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says that Health Secretary Matt Hancock should answer the allegations put to him by Dominic Cummings; in particular his claim that the government threw a "protective..

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Starmer calls for resolution to Northern Ireland Brexit dispute [Video]

Starmer calls for resolution to Northern Ireland Brexit dispute

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said: “We’ve just seen an unprecedented rebuke from President Biden in relation to the negotiations in relation to Northern Ireland.“And that comes on the back of..

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Starmer accuses PM of being all over the place on education [Video]

Starmer accuses PM of being all over the place on education

Sir Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson of being "all over the place" on education, whilst quizzing him on his new catch-up scheme for schoolchildren. The Labour Party leader added the prime..

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Starmer calls on PM to renew Middle East peace process [Video]

Starmer calls on PM to renew Middle East peace process

Sir Keir Starmer has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to advocate a renewed international agreement for a peace process in the Middle East at the G7 Summit later this week. The Labour Party..

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Labour leader calls for Government Covid-19 inquiry to be fast-forwarded [Video]

Labour leader calls for Government Covid-19 inquiry to be fast-forwarded

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called for the inquiry on the Government's handling of the pandemic to be fast-forwarded in light of allegations made by the Prime Minister's former chief advisor..

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PM defends handling of pandemic: No decisions have been easy [Video]

PM defends handling of pandemic: No decisions have been easy

Boris Johnson has defended the Government's handling of the pandemic in PMQs, saying "none of the decisions have been easy".Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer, opened Prime Minister’s Questions by..

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Labour: Govt advice ‘appalling’ in Indian variant hit areas [Video]

Labour: Govt advice ‘appalling’ in Indian variant hit areas

Labour’s David Lammy says the government’s advice to local authorities who have witnessed spikes in the Indian coronavirus variant has been “appalling”. The shadow justice secretary also says..

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PM and Starmer clash over travel list during PMQs [Video]

PM and Starmer clash over travel list during PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer have clashed over the coronavirus travel list during PMQs. Sir Keir questioned why the PM had "chosen to weaken travel restrictions by..

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Boris Johnson: We have increasing confidence vaccines are effective against all variants [Video]

Boris Johnson: We have increasing confidence vaccines are effective against all variants

Boris Johnson said there is “increasing confidence” that the Covid-19 vaccines are effective against all variants.Opening Prime Minister’s Questions, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer asked Mr..

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Labour calls for June 2022 deadline to solve cladding crisis [Video]

Labour calls for June 2022 deadline to solve cladding crisis

Labour is calling on the government to "step up and act" over what they are calling a "building safety crisis". Coming up to the four-year anniversary of the Grenfell Tower Fire, Shadow Housing..

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Daily politics briefing: May 12 [Video]

Daily politics briefing: May 12

The key facts behind the day's headlines on May 12 as Labour’s deputy leader, Angela Rayner, speaks out after being sacked as the party's chairwoman.

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Prime Minister mocks Angela Rayner over new shadow cabinet titles [Video]

Prime Minister mocks Angela Rayner over new shadow cabinet titles

Boris Johnson has lampooned Sir Keir Starmer over his bungled reshuffle and joked his deputy will be “hungrier” for more power.Angela Rayner was given greater authority within the shadow cabinet..

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Starmer ignores questions over shadow cabinet reshuffle [Video]

Starmer ignores questions over shadow cabinet reshuffle

Sir Keir Starmer has ignored questions over whether his recent reshuffling of the shadow cabinet is a new start for Labour. Angela Rayner has been moved from party chair, whilst Rachel Reeves has been..

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Keir Starmer is right person to lead party, says Labour MP [Video]

Keir Starmer is right person to lead party, says Labour MP

Shadow Education Secretary Kate Green insists Keir Starmer is the right person to lead the Labour Party adding voters could see him as a future prime minister. On his Shadow Cabinet reshuffle, she..

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Dodds 'fine' within new role in Labour Party [Video]

Dodds 'fine' within new role in Labour Party

Anneliese Dodds says she's "fine" in her new role within the Labour Party after being sacked as shadow chancellor by Keir Starmer. Ms Dodds has now become the party's chair, replacing Deputy Leader..

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Burnham believes mayoral wins show Labour has bright future [Video]

Burnham believes mayoral wins show Labour has bright future

Labour Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham says the party needs to focus on positivity rather than left-right in-fighting.

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Keir Starmer asked about Labour Shadow Cabinet reshuffle [Video]

Keir Starmer asked about Labour Shadow Cabinet reshuffle

Labour leader Keir Starmer is asked about his Shadow Cabinet reshuffle following the party's poor performance in the local council elections. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at..

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Daily politics briefing: May 10 [Video]

Daily politics briefing: May 10

The key facts behind the day's headlines on May 10 as Diane Abbott reviews the missteps of the Labour Party after the election.

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Change at the top as Keir Starmer completes Labour shadow cabinet reshuffle [Video]

Change at the top as Keir Starmer completes Labour shadow cabinet reshuffle

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has sacked his shadow chancellor and chief whip as part of an overhaul in the wake of the party’s poor performance in the local elections.Rachel Reeves has been..

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Sadiq Khan re-elected as Mayor of London [Video]

Sadiq Khan re-elected as Mayor of London

Labour’s Sadiq Khan has been re-elected as Mayor of London in a closer contest for the capital than many had predicted.Opinion polls had suggested his Conservative rival Shaun Bailey would be a..

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Angela Rayner sacked as as Labour Party chairman [Video]

Angela Rayner sacked as as Labour Party chairman

GVs of the career of the Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner, following the news that she has been sacked from her role as chairman after the party’s poor showing in the Super Thursday elections, PA..

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Starmer vows to do ‘whatever is necessary’ after Hartlepool defeat [Video]

Starmer vows to do ‘whatever is necessary’ after Hartlepool defeat

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said he will do “whatever it takes” to rebuild trust in the party following its “bitterly disappointing” by-election defeat in Hartlepool.Sir Keir said his..

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Starmer: I will do whatever is necessary to rebuild trust [Video]

Starmer: I will do whatever is necessary to rebuild trust

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says that he will do "whatever is necessary" to rebuild trust in the party following its "bitterly disappointing" by-election defeat in Hartlepool. The Conservatives took..

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'Lose, lose, lose, Blair, Blair, Blair, lose, lose, lose, lose’: Blunt message to Labour after dire defeat [Video]

'Lose, lose, lose, Blair, Blair, Blair, lose, lose, lose, lose’: Blunt message to Labour after dire defeat

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has been told to urgently change the party’s direction after its by-election disaster in Hartlepool.Lord Peter Mandelson, who was a cabinet minister under Tony Blair,..

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Labour's Hartlepool candidate leaves by-election without speech after crushing defeat [Video]

Labour's Hartlepool candidate leaves by-election without speech after crushing defeat

Dr Paul Williams was filmed leaving the Hartlepool by-election hastily, without giving a concession speech, after the Conservatives won the seat by nearly 7,000 votes.

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Rayner sacked as Labour Party chair by Starmer, Sky News understands

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