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Centre-left political party in the United Kingdom

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Labour Party (UK): Centre-left political party in the United Kingdom
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom that has been described as an alliance of social democrats, democratic socialists and trade unionists. In all general elections since 1922, Labour has been either the governing party or the Official Opposition. There have been six Labour prime ministers and thirteen Labour ministries.

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Deputy Labour leader accused of ‘scum’ insult during debate [Video]

Deputy Labour leader accused of ‘scum’ insult during debate

Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner was engulfed in a row as she was accused of calling a Tory MP "scum" during a Covid-19 debate in the House of Commons. Conservative MP Chris Clarkson said the insult..

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Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win [Video]

Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has described her landslide electionvictory as an endorsement of her government’s efforts to stamp out thecoronavirus and reboot the economy. A day after..

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New Zealand's Ardern wins 'historic' re-election [Video]

New Zealand's Ardern wins 'historic' re-election

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivered the biggest election victory for her center-left Labour Party in half a century on Saturday as voters rewarded her for strong leadership, particularly throughout..

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Labour MP Wes Streeting condemns the government's approach t [Video]

Labour MP Wes Streeting condemns the government's approach t

Shadow Minister for Schools Wes Streeting says the government's approach to local restrictions is "not working." He added that it is "unacceptable in this century" for children to go hungry as a result..

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Raab accuses Labour of 'political confusion' over lockdown [Video]

Raab accuses Labour of 'political confusion' over lockdown

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has accused the Labour Party of "political confusion" after Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham refused to place his city in the highest tier of coronavirus..

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Sir Keir Starmer accuses the Prime Minister of abandoning the science [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer accuses the Prime Minister of abandoning the science

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer accused the Prime Minister of rejecting theadvice of his scientific advisers to introduce a so-called circuit-breaker tocurb Covid infections. During PMQs, he asked Boris..

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Starmer and Johnson clash over coronavirus 'circuit-breaker' [Video]

Starmer and Johnson clash over coronavirus 'circuit-breaker'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson of rejecting the advice of his scientific advisers to introduce a so-called circuit-breaker to curb Covid infections. But the Prime Minister..

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Labour: Let's use a circuit break to get a grip on the virus [Video]

Labour: Let's use a circuit break to get a grip on the virus

The Labour Party is calling on the government to implement a two-to-three week lockdown or "circuit-breaker" in England to help control the rising rates of coronavirus. Labour MP Rachel Reeves said a..

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'National lockdown is not right approach' says minister [Video]

'National lockdown is not right approach' says minister

Thérèse Coffey has dismissed Labour's call for a national "circuit-breaker" saying that "national lockdown is not what is needed right now". The Work and Pensions Secretary said the current localised..

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Labour call for a short 'circuit break' to slow down virus [Video]

Labour call for a short 'circuit break' to slow down virus

Sir Keir Starmer called for a two to three-week "circuit-break" lockdown in England in an effort to bring coronavirus cases down. Speaking at a press conference, the Labour leader claimed government..

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Sir Keir Starmer urges Government to impose 'circuit breaker' lockdown in England [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer urges Government to impose 'circuit breaker' lockdown in England

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer urges Boris Johnson to impose a “circuit-breaker” lockdown lasting up to three weeks across England to bring thecoronavirus resurgence under control. He says the..

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Labour: Government should explain why they ignored advice [Video]

Labour: Government should explain why they ignored advice

Labour's Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth has said ministers "need to explain" why they "rejected" the advice of their own scientists after documents revealed Prime Minister Boris Johnson..

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Starmer questions PM's new Covid measures in Liverpool [Video]

Starmer questions PM's new Covid measures in Liverpool

Labour leader Keir Starmer has questioned whether the new Covid alert system, announced today by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is enough to "bring the country back from the brink" of the pandemic...

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Sir Keir Starmer criticises the Government on Covid-19 U-turns [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer criticises the Government on Covid-19 U-turns

The Labour leader has accused Boris Johnson’s Government of “serialincompetence” when dealing with the pandemic, when speaking at a Co-operativeParty virtual conference. With new restrictions..

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Starmer: Labour will not ‘vote down' 10pm pub curfew [Video]

Starmer: Labour will not ‘vote down' 10pm pub curfew

Sir Keir Starmer has said that Labour will not be “voting down" the 10pm curfew for pubs next week, but has urged the government to “reform” the rule. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer: ‘Test, trace and isolate has got to be fixed' [Video]

Starmer: ‘Test, trace and isolate has got to be fixed'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has stressed the importance of needing to fix the test, trace and isolate system in order to “chase down” coronavirus cases within the country. Report by Patelr. Like..

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Starmer: ‘Put trace & isolate powers with local authorities' [Video]

Starmer: ‘Put trace & isolate powers with local authorities'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says he would "put trace and isolate powers with local authorities" in order to stem the rising number of coronavirus infections across parts of England. Report by..

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PM and Starmer’s full exchange on local lockdowns [Video]

PM and Starmer’s full exchange on local lockdowns

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has challenged Boris Johnson at PMQs on the effectiveness of local lockdowns, saying: “Twenty local areas in England have been under restrictions for two months. Prime..

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Angela Rayner call government 'incompetent' [Video]

Angela Rayner call government 'incompetent'

Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Angela Rayner has taken the government to task on its approach to the furlough scheme and local lockdown measures. Rayner is also calling on the Prime Minister to..

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Starmer: Current state of Brexit is ‘absurd’ [Video]

Starmer: Current state of Brexit is ‘absurd’

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has said with only weeks to go until the Brexit deadline that "it's absurd" that the focus is on legal action, rather than negotiations Report by Browna. Like us on..

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Starmer calls for 'rapid review' of local lockdown strategy [Video]

Starmer calls for 'rapid review' of local lockdown strategy

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer called for a “rapid review” of the locallockdown strategy and urged the Government to consider whether the 10pm curfewshould remain.

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Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer pay tribute to Sergeant Matiu Ratana [Video]

Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer pay tribute to Sergeant Matiu Ratana

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer pay tribute toMetropolitan Police sergeant Matiu Ratana, who died after being shot at apolice station in Croydon, south London on Friday.

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Starmer dubs second wave a ‘failure of government’ [Video]

Starmer dubs second wave a ‘failure of government’

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has addressed the nation this evening in response to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new coronavirus restrictions. The opposition leader said the second wave was 'not an..

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Full Statement: Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer address [Video]

Full Statement: Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer address

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has addressed the nation this evening in response to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new coronavirus restrictions. The opposition leader said the second wave was 'not an..

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Keir Starmer accuses prime minister over Brexit deal [Video]

Keir Starmer accuses prime minister over Brexit deal

Sir Keir Starmer has said Boris Johnson has questions to answer over "breaking international law" by tabling legislation which would breach the Brexit divorce deal brokered with Brussels last year. The..

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