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# keir-starmer - Last week 20th November 2022 - 26th November 2022

Keir Starmer plans to abolish House of Lords
# Oh Lord
# Oh Lord

Keir Starmer plans to abolish House of Lords

Nov 20th 2022, 8:27 AM 22,295 Views 15 Comments

The UK Labour leader wants to radically reform constitutional politics with a new elected chamber.

# keir-starmer - This year 2022

Labour leader Keir Starmer calls for a general election 'now' after Liz Truss resigns as PM
# Uk General Election
# Uk General Election

Labour leader Keir Starmer calls for a general election 'now' after Liz Truss resigns as PM

Updated Oct 20th 2022, 4:00 PM 15,998 Views 26 Comments

‘The Conservative Party has shown it no longer has a mandate to govern,’ said Keir Starmer.

Truss admits mistakes over mini-budget but stands by tax-cutting package
# Tory Conference
# Tory Conference

Truss admits mistakes over mini-budget but stands by tax-cutting package

Updated Oct 2nd 2022, 9:43 AM 26,829 Views 21 Comments

Truss rejected calls to sack Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng over his mini-budget turmoil.

UK Labour's Starmer vows to reverse ‘wrongheaded’ cut to income tax for rich
# UK
# UK

UK Labour's Starmer vows to reverse ‘wrongheaded’ cut to income tax for rich

Sep 25th 2022, 11:41 AM 10,443 Views 10 Comments

Keir Starmer rejected the UK Government’s “trickle down” economics approach.

Russia blacklists 39 more British citizens including Keir Starmer and David Cameron
# Russia
# Russia

Russia blacklists 39 more British citizens including Keir Starmer and David Cameron

Aug 1st 2022, 4:14 PM 15,278 Views 18 Comments

Moscow has banned several dozen British politicians and journalists from entering Russia.

Sacked Labour spokesman says he ‘absolutely’ believes Starmer should become UK Prime Minister
# Here For Keir
# Here For Keir

Sacked Labour spokesman says he ‘absolutely’ believes Starmer should become UK Prime Minister

Jul 30th 2022, 1:40 PM 16,365 Views 4 Comments

Sam Tarry was sacked from the front bench on Wednesday hours after joining strikers at an RMT picket line at Euston station.

UK Labour member sacked by Keir Starmer says it is time to 'reclaim' the party
# Gone From The Frontbench
# Gone From The Frontbench

UK Labour member sacked by Keir Starmer says it is time to 'reclaim' the party

Jul 29th 2022, 2:41 PM 13,440 Views 21 Comments

His removal as a spokesperson earlier this week was met with fury from unions and the party’s left wing of the party.

Labour leader Keir Starmer accused of 'own goal' for sacking an MP after he joined a rail picket
# Explainer
# Explainer

Labour leader Keir Starmer accused of 'own goal' for sacking an MP after he joined a rail picket

Jul 28th 2022, 3:30 PM 17,517 Views 36 Comments

The British Labour leader has been accused of turning ‘a Tory transport crisis into a Labour story’.

Boris Johnson wins late night confidence vote after bruising Commons debate
# Confidence Vote
# Confidence Vote

Boris Johnson wins late night confidence vote after bruising Commons debate

Jul 18th 2022, 10:33 PM 45,883 Views 26 Comments

The UK Prime Minister is now expected to continue in his role for the next seven weeks.

Keir Starmer denies using Holocaust memorial for political purposes
# Keir Starmer
# Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer denies using Holocaust memorial for political purposes

Jul 18th 2022, 3:25 PM 12,392 Views 11 Comments

The British Labour leader said a visit to the Berlin memorial was part of his duty as a leader to prevent future atrocities.

Starmer and Rayner will not be fined over ‘beergate’, say police
# Beergate
# Beergate

Starmer and Rayner will not be fined over ‘beergate’, say police

Jul 8th 2022, 12:47 PM 12,447 Views 15 Comments

The British Labour leadership duo had vowed to quit if police had taken action against them.

Johnson ‘full of optimism’ as voting closes in two crucial UK by-elections
# UK By-election
# UK By-election

Johnson ‘full of optimism’ as voting closes in two crucial UK by-elections

Updated Jun 23rd 2022, 10:06 PM 25,572 Views 25 Comments

The two by-elections, both triggered after the previous Tory MPs resigned due to scandals, are seen as key tests for Boris Johnson’s leadership.

On Dublin visit, Keir Starmer accuses Johnson of taking 'wrecking ball' to UK-Irish relations
# UK Labour
# UK Labour

On Dublin visit, Keir Starmer accuses Johnson of taking 'wrecking ball' to UK-Irish relations

Updated Jun 9th 2022, 5:18 PM 25,418 Views 13 Comments

Starmer’s visit comes as the UK Government revealed plans to introduce legislation that would override parts of the Brexit.

British Labour leader Keir Starmer to meet political leaders in Dublin amid NI Protocol row
# Visit
# Visit

British Labour leader Keir Starmer to meet political leaders in Dublin amid NI Protocol row

Updated Jun 8th 2022, 10:15 PM 16,983 Views 11 Comments

Starmer will meet Taoiseach Micheál Martin and President Michael D Higgins during the visit.

Keir Starmer says he'll resign if he is fined for alleged lockdown breaches
# UK
# UK

Keir Starmer says he'll resign if he is fined for alleged lockdown breaches

May 9th 2022, 5:46 PM 19,144 Views 14 Comments

UK police have reopened an investigation into an event Starmer attended in Durham which was dubbed ‘Beer-gate’ by critics.

Keir Starmer ‘not ducking scrutiny’ over Covid questions, ally insists
# Beergate
# Beergate

Keir Starmer ‘not ducking scrutiny’ over Covid questions, ally insists

May 9th 2022, 10:30 AM 3,750 Views 3 Comments

UK ahadow health secretary Wes Streeting defended the Labour leader from what he called Tory mud-slinging.

Tories step up pressure on Keir Starmer over ‘beergate’ row
# Ah Keir
# Ah Keir

Tories step up pressure on Keir Starmer over ‘beergate’ row

May 8th 2022, 8:32 AM 10,953 Views 12 Comments

A leaked memo suggested the beer and curry Starmer had with colleagues during UK coronavirus restrictions was planned in advance.

Boris Johnson accused of putting off voters as Tories down hundreds of council seats
# Local Elections
# Local Elections

Boris Johnson accused of putting off voters as Tories down hundreds of council seats

May 7th 2022, 9:28 AM 16,254 Views 7 Comments

Labour celebrated gains but their joy was overshadowed by the announcement of a police probe into whether Keir Starmer broke lockdown rules.

Keir Starmer to be investigated over ‘beergate’ allegations - Labour leader denies Covid breach
# Ah Keir
# Ah Keir

Keir Starmer to be investigated over ‘beergate’ allegations - Labour leader denies Covid breach

Updated May 6th 2022, 6:47 PM 22,678 Views 18 Comments

The Labour leader has been under pressure since footage emerged of him drinking with colleagues in 2021.

Labour's Starmer accuses Boris Johnson of inciting mob with violent fascist conspiracy theory
# Savile Slur
# Savile Slur

Labour's Starmer accuses Boris Johnson of inciting mob with violent fascist conspiracy theory

Feb 10th 2022, 7:07 AM 16,123 Views 17 Comments

Starmer said the UK Prime Minister had used a ‘deliberate slur without any basis in fact’.

Police step in as Labour leader Keir Starmer targeted by mob near UK Parliament
# London
# London

Police step in as Labour leader Keir Starmer targeted by mob near UK Parliament

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 8:00 PM 41,562 Views 0 Comments

The Labour leader faced baseless allegations of “protecting paedophiles” after the Prime Minister used a widely criticised smear.

Four of Boris Johnson's key advisers quit in one day as political pressure mounts
# No 10
# No 10

Four of Boris Johnson's key advisers quit in one day as political pressure mounts

Updated Feb 3rd 2022, 8:35 PM 67,349 Views 31 Comments

Today, Johnson backtracked on the criticised and debunked claim that Starmer failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile.

Johnson refuses to withdraw accusation that Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile
# Westminster
# Westminster

Johnson refuses to withdraw accusation that Labour leader failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile

Feb 2nd 2022, 1:29 PM 22,424 Views 13 Comments

Keir Starmer said the UK Prime Minister is “parroting the conspiracy theories of violent fascists to try to score cheap political points”.

Boris Johnson’s Jimmy Savile comment about Labour leader Keir Starmer branded a 'disgrace'
# Sue Gray Report
# Sue Gray Report

Boris Johnson’s Jimmy Savile comment about Labour leader Keir Starmer branded a 'disgrace'

Jan 31st 2022, 5:53 PM 63,252 Views 0 Comments

The UK Prime Minister was hitting out at Labour criticism over the Sue Gray report in a fired-up House of Commons showing today.

# keir-starmer - Last year 2021

Boris Johnson under pressure from Christmas party claims as Covid Plan B comes into effect
# London
# London

Boris Johnson under pressure from Christmas party claims as Covid Plan B comes into effect

Dec 10th 2021, 9:03 AM 15,385 Views 11 Comments

A senior Tory MP urged Boris Johnson to “get a grip” on matters.

'Wind That Shakes The Barley' director Ken Loach ‘expelled’ from British Labour Party
# Ken Loach
# Ken Loach

'Wind That Shakes The Barley' director Ken Loach ‘expelled’ from British Labour Party

Aug 14th 2021, 2:38 PM 58,320 Views 55 Comments

The life long socialist said he had been ejected after he refused to ‘disown’ other critics of the party leadership.

Keir Starmer: Northern Ireland doesn’t trust Boris Johnson as an ‘honest broker’.
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Keir Starmer: Northern Ireland doesn’t trust Boris Johnson as an ‘honest broker’.

Jul 8th 2021, 9:29 PM 15,604 Views 28 Comments

The Labour leader was speaking during two days of official engagements in the region.

UK Conservative Party wins Hartlepool by-election and unseats Labour for first time in almost 50 years
# Jill Mortimer
# Jill Mortimer

UK Conservative Party wins Hartlepool by-election and unseats Labour for first time in almost 50 years

May 7th 2021, 7:18 AM 17,350 Views 42 Comments

The defeat will be a blow to Keir Starmer’s leadership of Labour.

‘I make absolutely no apology at all’ over texts to businessman James Dyson, says Boris Johnson
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

‘I make absolutely no apology at all’ over texts to businessman James Dyson, says Boris Johnson

Apr 21st 2021, 6:08 PM 38,104 Views 30 Comments

Johnson sent the businessman a text about the tax status of his workers: “I will fix it tomo! We need you.”

UK Labour party leader clashes with pub landlord in lockdown row
# Keir Starmer
# Keir Starmer

UK Labour party leader clashes with pub landlord in lockdown row

Apr 19th 2021, 8:20 PM 26,107 Views 14 Comments

The Raven pub later said on Twitter that it had not intended to ‘hijack’ the Labour leader’s visit to Bath.

# keir-starmer - All time

UK mulls move to one-metre distancing as expert says earlier lockdown could've saved thousands of lives
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

UK mulls move to one-metre distancing as expert says earlier lockdown could've saved thousands of lives

Jun 11th 2020, 7:07 AM 14,479 Views 14 Comments

Professor Neil Ferguson said that if the UK government imposed restrictions a week earlier, the death toll could’ve been halved.

'We will be a responsible opposition': Keir Starmer announces new look Labour team
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

'We will be a responsible opposition': Keir Starmer announces new look Labour team

Apr 5th 2020, 8:55 PM 13,622 Views 36 Comments

The new Labour leader appointed leadership rival Lisa Nandy as shadow foreign secretary.

So who exactly is new UK Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer?
# NEW LEADER
# NEW LEADER

So who exactly is new UK Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer?

Apr 4th 2020, 3:00 PM 29,068 Views 26 Comments

Starmer was elected as leader of the party earlier today, replacing Jeremy Corbyn.

Keir Starmer launches bid for UK Labour leadership with video emphasising trade union roots
# Another Future Is Possible
# Another Future Is Possible

Keir Starmer launches bid for UK Labour leadership with video emphasising trade union roots

Jan 4th 2020, 8:02 PM 10,360 Views 15 Comments

The video also features words of support from Stephen Lawrence’s mother, saying he was “instrumental” in getting justice.

Keir Starmer is front runner to succeed Jeremy Corbyn, according to new poll
# Labour Leadership
# Labour Leadership

Keir Starmer is front runner to succeed Jeremy Corbyn, according to new poll

Jan 2nd 2020, 10:38 AM 14,987 Views 31 Comments

Starmer would beat Rebecca Long-Bailey, who has been seen as the Corbyn camp’s favoured successor.

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans
# Crucial Vote
# Crucial Vote

Another showdown for Johnson in the Commons as Labour plots to hijack PM's plans

Oct 21st 2019, 6:57 AM 18,783 Views 11 Comments

The prime minister believes he has the numbers to push his withdrawal agreement through parliament.

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London as MPs delay decision
# Second Referendum
# Second Referendum

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London as MPs delay decision

Updated Oct 19th 2019, 7:34 PM 23,494 Views 40 Comments

Thousands of people took to the streets of London today to call for a second referendum.

Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'
# Yellowhammer
# Yellowhammer

Road blocks, protests and a hard border: UK's Northern Ireland plans 'likely to prove unsustainable'

Sep 12th 2019, 7:33 AM 25,622 Views 22 Comments

Businesses in the North are likely to face an immediate adverse effect from a no-deal, according to the Yellowhammer documents.

MPs to propose law to stop no-deal Brexit - Gove won't rule out ignoring it if it passes
# Brexit
# Brexit

MPs to propose law to stop no-deal Brexit - Gove won't rule out ignoring it if it passes

Sep 1st 2019, 7:00 PM 31,952 Views 47 Comments

Opposition MP Sir Keir Starmer said Gove’s comments were “breathtaking”.

'Compromise requires change': Labour says May not offering any changes to Brexit deal
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Compromise requires change': Labour says May not offering any changes to Brexit deal

Apr 5th 2019, 6:12 PM 13,278 Views 30 Comments

Labour is pushing May to accept a much closer post-Brexit alliance with the bloc.

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