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Starmer's plan shows Labour are focused on election campaign - but Sunak didn't get the memo

Sky News Friday, 17 May 2024
It's mid-May, we have just completed the local and mayoral election races and the Prime Minister, to all intents and purposes seems to be going for an election anytime from October onwards.
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Sir Keir Starmer has unveiled a pledge card with six "first steps" the Labour Party would take if it were to form a government after the next general election. The steps include measures to invest in the NHS, education and policing, to set up a new national energy company and an elite border force,...

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