Tag: Sir Keir Starmer
5 months ago
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Labour urges restraint in Middle East following deadly attack on US base

Starmer said those responsible for the attack should be 'held to account' but expressed fears about conflict spreadin...

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5 months ago
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Labour’s spending trap: reverse Tory tax cuts or slash public services

One party grandee who served under Tony Blair urged the party not to commit to matching Conservative tax plans

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5 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

Commons speaker recalls final phone call with 'great man of Manchester' Sir Tony Lloyd

The MP for Rochdale died from leukaemia last week aged 73

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5 months ago
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Labour calls on PM to show airstrikes are effective in deterring Houthi rebels

Rishi Sunak is to update MPs on the strikes in a Commons statement amid pressure on the Government not to sideline Pa...

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5 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

'Labour are making the right noises about the North... but we need substance'

The party is under-promising, leaving us in the dark on details

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5 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

A&E doctor's emotional plea to Sir Keir Starmer over 'national scandal' - as thousands of patient...

'I routinely see elderly, vulnerable patients on trolleys in the corridor waiting over 24 hours for a bed'

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5 months ago
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Only a 'handful' of Post Office cases prosecuted under my watch, Keir Starmer says

Most cases against subpostmasters weren't handled by the Crown Prosecution Service which the Labour leader was in cha...

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5 months ago
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UK permitted to strike Houthis in self-defence, Government legal advice says

The Government does not require Parliamentary approval before instigating military action but some opposition parties...

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5 months ago
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Sir Keir Starmer grilled by Greater Manchester schoolkids on knife crime, drill music, the north....

'Put your fingerprints on the future', the Labour leader told them as he urged them to open up about their fears and ...

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5 months ago
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Rishi Sunak grants Labour permission to start access talks with civil service

The meetings will be an opportunity for Labour to discuss its agenda for government

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5 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

The Manchester Evening News' exclusive interview with Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer - in full

EXCLUSIVE: In a wide-ranging interview, Sir Keir set out his plans for Greater Manchester if he becomes Prime Ministe...

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5 months ago
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Keir Starmer says he will work 'hand in glove' with Andy Burnham and give him more power

The Labour leader promised to devolve more power to Greater Manchester, but did not specify what form of devolution h...

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5 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

Labour leader Keir Starmer says he's ruled out bringing HS2 to the North

The leader of the opposition said it would be 'impossible'

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5 months ago
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Government criticised for lack of planning as 2,000 properties flooded

As of Monday 2,000 properties have been flooded, environment minister Robbie Moore told MPs

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5 months ago
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No tax cuts for two years under Labour, Starmer hints

Sir Keir Starmer said economic growth would precede any tax cuts - and was unable to say whether he would be able to ...

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5 months ago
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The four big holes in Labour's policies ahead of general election

There are still some big gaps in the party’s policy that will - if they remain unanswered - be brought up again and a...

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5 months ago
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Keir Starmer rules out income tax cuts under Labour until the economy is growing

Pressed on whether he would not be pledging tax cuts until the economy improves, Starmer said the "first lever" for G...

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6 months ago
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Reform launches six-year plan to replace Tories

Leader Richard Tice said Tory MPs had been pleading with the party not to stand in their seat - but ruled out any ele...

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6 months ago
manchestereveningnews.co.uk

The five things Rishi Sunak promised us this time last year as general election looms

The prime minister asked us to judge him on how well he delivered his five priorities for 2023 - which is exactly wha...

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6 months ago
express.co.uk

Sir Keir Starmer unveils his five-point plan in a New Year message

Sir Keir Starmer outlines his five-point agenda in a New Year message, aiming to secure power in 2024.

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6 months ago
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Strap in for a rollercoaster 2024

The coming year will burst into life almost immediately, with both main parties firmly in election mode

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6 months ago
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Starmer warned against adopting Rwanda-style asylum policy by Labour left

The Opposition is willing to consider sending asylum seekers abroad to have their claims processed but would not sett...

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6 months ago
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Bankers and stock traders to help write Labour manifesto

It marks the latest move from Labour to assert itself as the party of business - attempting to utilise the disintegra...

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7 months ago
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Blair is a divisive figure but his help on Middle East shows Starmer is serious

The Israel-Hamas conflict may still be raging by the time of the next UK election, leaving Sir Keir with an inexperie...

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7 months ago
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Inside Labour tensions over Gaza as rebels accused of fuelling backlash against leadership

Labour MPs felt it was time to send a stronger signal than Sir Keir Starmer was offering

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7 months ago
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Keir Starmer braced for rebellion as three frontbenchers say they will vote for Gaza ceasefire

Starmer instructed Labour MPs to abstain on the vote, and instead back a Labour amendment calling for longer "humanit...

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7 months ago
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Labour frontbenchers face the sack as Starmer orders MPs to support Gaza ceasefire compromise

Starmer faces the threat of a revolt after party sources warned his compromise amendment would not be enough to quell...

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7 months ago
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Gaza ceasefire vote 'could destroy Labour' and see 10 frontbenchers go, Starmer warned

Several insiders suggested the Labour leader would order his MPs to abstain on the ceasefire vote to avoid it ripping...

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7 months ago
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Keir Starmer faces more Gaza pressure as Labour MP tables amendment calling for ceasefire

Imran Hussain resigned after being informed by Labour whips he could no longer formally support a ceasefire and maint...

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7 months ago
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Labour frontbencher resigns in order to 'strongly advocate for a ceasefire in Gaza'

The shadow minister said his view on the "humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza" differs "substantially" from Sir Keir Sta...

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8 months ago
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Keir Starmer's support for Israeli retaliation in Gaza is not unconditional, sources say

When pressed, the Labour leader refused to be drawn on what 'red lines' Israel would need to cross for him to shift h...

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8 months ago
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Pressure on Starmer grows after Gaza bombing as more MPs join calls to end violence

Alex Sobel joined more than a dozen Labour frontbenchers and a third of the party's MPs who have backed a ceasefire

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8 months ago
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Labour splits over Gaza ceasefire calls set to widen, insiders warn

More MPs are poised to call for a ceasefire while the Labour leader could face more direct criticism as pro-ceasefire...

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8 months ago
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Lord Blunkett warns Gaza rebels Labour must 'offer more than emotion'

Internal pressure on Labour is likely to intensify as Palestinian death toll mounts, insiders say

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8 months ago
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Khan warned Starmer he would call for Gaza ceasefire as Labour divisions grow

The Mayor of London broke ranks, warning of a worsening 'humanitarian crisis' and said he was calling for a ceasefire

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8 months ago
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Starmer battles to stop more Labour resignations over Gaza stance as he loses council majority

A ninth councillor on Oxford City Council has resigned reducing the party to a minority leadership

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8 months ago
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Gaza challenges Starmer’s iron grip

There are few topics more emotive than the decades-long Israel-Palestine dispute. The Labour leader knows he has blun...

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8 months ago
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Sir Keir Starmer meets Greater Manchester Muslim MPs amid anger over Gaza position

There is reported to be growing anger among the grassroots and some in the parliamentary party over comments made by ...

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8 months ago
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Labour in crisis as Starmer battles to quell mounting revolt over stance on Israel

After a meeting with Muslim MPs the Labour leader put out a new statement condemning the 'completely insufficient' le...

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