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Keir Starmer comforts emotional veteran during cafe visit

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Keir Starmer comforts emotional veteran during cafe visit

Keir Starmer comforts emotional veteran during cafe visit

Sir Keir Starmer comforted an army veteran who became emotional when he explained how he set up a charity after the suicide of a fellow ex-serviceman.

Dan Smith explained how he started the Darlington Veterans’ Community, a charity which helps local ex-servicemen suffering with the cost-of-living crisis, after his friend committed suicide during the pandemic.

He became visibly emotional with the Labour leader, who reassured him to take his time.

Sir Keir was joined in Darlington by Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves, during a visit to businesses ahead of next week's local elections.

Report by Kennedyl.

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