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Boris Johnson accused of dithering over windfall tax amid cost of living 'nightmare'

Sky News Wednesday, 18 May 2022
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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News video: Starmer: Govt windfall tax U-turn inevitable, get on with it

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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 "get" how serious the current cost of living crisis is for most people. He claims the PM is...

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

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 at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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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..
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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 "everything" it can, to stop the industrial action and accuses Labour of taking "10 million pounds from the unions". Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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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 been criticised of being in hiding over the dispute, insisting "he's been very clear" that he doesn't want the strikes to go ahead. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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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". Report by Lewisl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2019

May attacks Johnson's 'illegal' plan to ditch parts of Brexit deal - and makes pointed remark about his future as PM

Theresa May has delivered a stinging rebuke to Boris Johnson's plan to override parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol ahead of a Commons vote.
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PM insists G7 leaders remain united in support for Ukraine [Video]

PM insists G7 leaders remain united in support for Ukraine

Boris Johnson says G7 leaders remain united in their support for Ukraine in the face of Russia's ongoing offensive on its territory. Speaking at the G7 summit in Germany, the prime minister says: "What has really struck me in the last couple of days is the amazing consistency of our resolve and the continuing unity of the G7”. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PM appeals to EU for 'flexibility' over NI Protocol [Video]

PM appeals to EU for 'flexibility' over NI Protocol

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he remains "optimistic" that the government can solve the problems around the Northern Ireland Protocol, appealing for the EU negotiators to show "flexibility". MPs are set to vote on controversial new legislation to give ministers powers to override parts of the post-Brexit deal in the province. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PM: Plans to override parts of Northern Ireland Protocol could become law 'fairly rapidly'

Government plans allowing ministers powers to override parts of the post-Brexit deal on Northern Ireland could become law "fairly rapidly", Boris Johnson has..
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