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Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Holborn and St Pancras

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Keir Starmer: Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Holborn and St Pancras
Sir Keir Rodney Starmer is a British politician serving as Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2020. He has been Member of Parliament for Holborn and St Pancras since 2015. Ideologically, he identifies as a socialist and has been described as being on the soft left.

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Sir Keir Starmer joins final 'Clap for Carers' event [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer joins final 'Clap for Carers' event

Labour Party Leader Sir Keir Starmer has joined a national round of applause in the final 'Clap for Carers' event outside his London home. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer: PM 'weak' through Cummings saga [Video]

Starmer: PM 'weak' through Cummings saga

Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer has criticised Prime Minister Boris Johnson's handling of Dominic Cummings row, describing him as 'weak'. He further criticised Mr Johnson for preventing government..

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Sir Keir Starmer: Labour supports gradual easing of lockdown [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: Labour supports gradual easing of lockdown

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said the party supports the easing of some lockdown restrictions if safe. Speaking after Thursday's Downing Street press conference, he said: "We support the gradual..

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Labour: PM has 'failed test' in not sacking Cummings [Video]

Labour: PM has 'failed test' in not sacking Cummings

Labour leader Keir Starmer says Boris Johnson has failed a huge test in failing to sack Dominic Cummings over allegations he broke lockdown rules. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at..

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Sir Keir Starmer: Boris Johnson treated the British public with contempt in not sacking key adviser [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: Boris Johnson treated the British public with contempt in not sacking key adviser

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer responds to Boris Johnson's assertion that he backs Dominic Cummings, following the senior aide's visit to Durham during the Covid-19 lockdown. Sir Keir said Mr Johnson..

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PM, Sunak and Starmer join Clap for Carers [Video]

PM, Sunak and Starmer join Clap for Carers

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer joined the nationwide Clap for Carers at 8pm on Thursday. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer welcomes PM’s NHS surcharge U-turn [Video]

Starmer welcomes PM’s NHS surcharge U-turn

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has described the Government’s U-turn on NHS surcharges as a “victory for common sense”. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Keir Starmer: Government must obtain coronavirus consense [Video]

Keir Starmer: Government must obtain coronavirus consense

Answering questions from people in Cornwall, Labour Leader Sir Keir Stamer says that the Government must get a general consensus from the public on the forward strategy in dealing with coronavirus..

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Sir Keir Starmer: Prime Minister's U-turn on foreign health workers' fee a good thing [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: Prime Minister's U-turn on foreign health workers' fee a good thing

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer makes a statement in response to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's U-turn on the fee for foreign health and care workers. Overseas health and care staff will be exempted..

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Keir Starmer and Boris Johnson spar over care homes and contact tracing during PMQs [Video]

Keir Starmer and Boris Johnson spar over care homes and contact tracing during PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Leader of the Opposition Sir Keir Starmer clash over contact tracing measures and care home provisions during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. Sir..

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Starmer challenges PM on care homes [Video]

Starmer challenges PM on care homes

Sir Keir Starmer MP has challenged Boris Johnson on the Government’s record on care homes during the Covid-19 pandemic. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Johnson and Starmer join Clap for Carers [Video]

Johnson and Starmer join Clap for Carers

Boris Johnson, Carrie Symonds and Sir Keir Starmer joined in with the nationwide Clap for Carers at 8pm on Thursday evening. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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PM challenged on care home deaths [Video]

PM challenged on care home deaths

Labour leader Keir Starmer has challenged the prime minister to explain the number of Covid-19 deaths in care homes. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..

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UK's COVID-19 death toll tops 40,000, worst in Europe [Video]

UK's COVID-19 death toll tops 40,000, worst in Europe

The United Kingdom's COVID-19 death toll now exceeds 40,000, by far the worst yet reported in Europe, raising more questions about Prime Minister Boris Johnson's handling of the coronavirus crisis...

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UK PM Boris Johnson reveals lockdown exit plan amid confusion [Video]

UK PM Boris Johnson reveals lockdown exit plan amid confusion

Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out a cautious plan on Monday to get Britain back to work, including advice on wearing home-made face coverings, though his attempt to lift the coronavirus lockdown..

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Starmer calls on Johnson to provide ‘clarity and reassurance’ in Covid-19 crisis [Video]

Starmer calls on Johnson to provide ‘clarity and reassurance’ in Covid-19 crisis

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to provide “clarity and reassurance” as the Government begins easing the coronavirus lockdown. In his response to the Prime Minister’s..

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Sir Keir Starmer asks PM for 'clarity and reassurance' on lockdown plan [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer asks PM for 'clarity and reassurance' on lockdown plan

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to provide “clarity and reassurance” as the Government begins easing the coronavirus lockdown. He was responding to the Government's..

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Labour leader calls for national consensus [Video]

Labour leader calls for national consensus

Labour leader Keir Starmer says a national consensus is needed to tackle the coronavirus crisis, but criticised the Prime Minister’s roadmap for its lack of clarity. Report by Etemadil. Like us on..

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Starmer challenges PM over confusing roadmap message [Video]

Starmer challenges PM over confusing roadmap message

Labour leader Keir Starmer has challenged the Prime Minister in the Commons over his 'confused' lockdown roadmap, amid concerns over a lack of guidance for business and divergence among the four..

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