Sir Keir Starmer ‘flouts Royal protocol’ to rush out tribute before Boris Johnson

Sir Keir Starmer ‘flouts Royal protocol’ to rush out his tribute to Prince Philip 11 minutes before Boris Johnson Labour leader put out statement just 17 minutes after Palace announced death Government insider says order of the condolences had irritated Royal officials  They said that the Palace wanted the Prime Minister to speak before Sir Keir By … Read more

Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer agree to suspend election campaigning due to Prince Philip’s death

Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer agree to suspend campaigning ahead of elections in May as mark of respect following the death of Prince Philip The PM Boris Johnson and Sir Keir Starmer spoke on the phone this afternoon They agreed to suspend campaigning ahead of elections scheduled in May Political parties across UK have … Read more

Keir Starmer: Labour will not back domestic vaccine passports

Sir Keir Starmer today confirmed Labour will not back domestic vaccine passports as he labelled Boris Johnson’s plans ‘a complete mess’.  Sir Keir said during a visit to Plymouth that his party was unable to support the proposals ‘in their current form, it’s as simple as that’.  The Labour leader said he feared the so-called … Read more

DOMINIC LAWSON: Keir Starmer’s problem?

Yesterday Sir Keir Starmer chalked up a year since becoming leader of the Labour Party. It must seem longer to him — and not just because time appears to pass so slowly during the interminable lockdowns. For he has struggled unavailingly with a party membership still madly missing Jeremy Corbyn — whose evident distaste for … Read more

Sir Keir Starmer says Labour must be ready for an election within TWO YEARS

Sir Keir Starmer today warned Labour to prepare for an election in as little as two years – as he said he was looking forward to ‘taking the mask off’ after his first year in charge under Covid.  Sir Keir, who marks the first anniversary of his election as party leader today, said the party’s … Read more

New blow for Sir Keir Starmer as 60% of Labour Party members think he should campaign to rejoin EU

New blow for Sir Keir Starmer as 60% of Labour Party members think he should campaign to rejoin EU despite his desire to move on from Brexit YouGov survey found 59 per cent thought Labour should campaign to rejoin EU Sir Keir enraged pro-Brexit colleagues by leading calls for a second referendum Poll comes as … Read more

Vaccine passports are un-British says Sir Keir Starmer

Sir Keir Starmer said demanding vaccine passports for entering pubs or sporting events would go against the ‘British instinct’. The Labour leader indicated that there could be public opposition to the scheme if death rates are near zero and hospital admissions are very low.   Boris Johnson last week suggested pubs and other venues could require customers … Read more

Keir Starmer ‘could sack shadow chancellor’ amid poll woes

Keir Starmer ‘could sack shadow chancellor’ in bid to revive Labour’s fortunes as poll shows party is EIGHT POINTS behind the Tories Keir Starmer said to be looking at replacing shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds  A Deltapoll survey for The Mail on Sunday puts the Conservatives on 44 per cent  Labour behind on 36,as public supports … Read more

Union boss Len McCluskey fires warning at Sir Keir Starmer

Union boss Len McCluskey warns Sir Keir Starmer he will be ‘dumped into the dustbin of history’ if he ‘continues to attack the left of the party’ and fails to set out what Labour stands for Unite trade union boss Len McCluskey has issued a warning to Sir Keir Starmer Mr McCluskey said Labour leader … Read more