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Daily politics briefing: May 12

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Daily politics briefing: May 12

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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Angela Rayner Angela Rayner Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, MP for Ashton-under-Lyne

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 following intense criticism of Labour leader Sir Keir’s initial move to strip her of key roles as party chairwoman and campaign co-ordinator following the elections.

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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 promoted to shadow chancellor, replacing Anneliese Dodds who steps into Ms Rayner's former position. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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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 Angela Rayner, whom Mr Starmer sacked from the role. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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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 promoted to shadow chancellor as part of Sir Keir’s reshuffle of his “refreshed and renewed” top team, with former incumbent Anneliese Dodds relegated to party chairman.Deputy leader Angela Rayner, fired as party chairman and elections co-ordinator on Saturday following Labour’s shock Hartlepool by-election defeat, will take Ms Reeves’ former post as shadow chancellor to the Duchy of Lancaster.

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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 ring" around care homes. He adds that the government has received an "unprecedented rebuke" from President Joe Biden for "undermining the peace process" in Northern Ireland over their treatment of the border. Report by Taylorjo. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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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 months of chaos, of lack of preparedness and, frankly, the Government misleading the public."

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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 minister only "pretended to be here, and on the side" of kids, Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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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 leader asked the state of Palestine be finally recognised, and stop the expansion of illegal settlements. Report by Alibhaiz. 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 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 Dominic Cummings.

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