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# keir-starmer - Friday 7 May, 2021

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

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

Fri 7:18 AM 17,222 Views 40 Comments

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

# keir-starmer - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

‘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 38,030 Views 30 Comments

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

# keir-starmer - Monday 19 April, 2021

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 26,028 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 - Thursday 11 June, 2020

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 14,461 Views 14 Comments

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

# keir-starmer - Sunday 5 April, 2020

'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 13,597 Views 36 Comments

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

# keir-starmer - Saturday 4 April, 2020

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 29,020 Views 26 Comments

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

# keir-starmer - Saturday 4 January, 2020

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 10,342 Views 15 Comments

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

# keir-starmer - Thursday 2 January, 2020

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 14,953 Views 31 Comments

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

# keir-starmer - Monday 21 October, 2019

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 18,766 Views 11 Comments

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

# keir-starmer - Saturday 19 October, 2019

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 23,471 Views 40 Comments

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

# keir-starmer - Thursday 12 September, 2019

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 25,585 Views 22 Comments

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

# keir-starmer - Sunday 1 September, 2019

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 31,925 Views 47 Comments

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

# keir-starmer - Friday 5 April, 2019

'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 13,260 Views 30 Comments

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

# keir-starmer - Monday 25 May, 2015

"Put up or shut up" - Mairia Cahill's challenge after Gerry Adams 'uncle' claims
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

"Put up or shut up" - Mairia Cahill's challenge after Gerry Adams 'uncle' claims

May 25th 2015, 2:14 PM 27,741 Views 84 Comments

Cahill says her family are considering legal action.

# keir-starmer - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Special prosecutor to lead Hillsborough investigation - report
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

Special prosecutor to lead Hillsborough investigation - report

Oct 20th 2012, 2:32 PM 2,266 Views 2 Comments

The Liverpool Echo reports that the British government will announce the highly-unusual move on Monday when the Hillsborough Independent Panel report will be debated in parliament.

# keir-starmer - Friday 12 October, 2012

Up to 200 police could face charges over Hillsborough tragedy
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

Up to 200 police could face charges over Hillsborough tragedy

Oct 12th 2012, 2:14 PM 3,396 Views 9 Comments

The news comes as the Independent Police Complaints Commission is set to launch the “the largest independent inquiry that has been launched into the actions of the police in the United Kingdom.”

# keir-starmer - Friday 21 September, 2012

DPP in UK set to issue social media guidelines
# Social Media
# Social Media

DPP in UK set to issue social media guidelines

Sep 21st 2012, 4:36 PM 2,246 Views 4 Comments

The announcement was made by the Director of Public Prosecutions in the UK in order to ‘assist them [prosecutors] in deciding whether criminal charges should be brought’.

# keir-starmer - Friday 3 February, 2012

Watch: UK minister resigns after being charged over speeding offences
# Resignation
# Resignation

Watch: UK minister resigns after being charged over speeding offences

Feb 3rd 2012, 11:50 AM 1,782 Views 24 Comments

The Environment Secretary and his estranged wife have been charged with perverting the course of justice.

# keir-starmer - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Police officer who hit man at G20 protests to face manslaughter trial
# UK
# UK

Police officer who hit man at G20 protests to face manslaughter trial

May 24th 2011, 1:26 PM 289 Views 0 Comments

Ian Tomlinson, a London newspaper vendor, died after being hit and shoved by police using “excessive and unreasonable” force as he tried to make his way home from work during the G20 protests in 2009.