Keir Starmer

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Tony Blair says Labour has ‘recovered’ as he dismisses need for new party
Keir Starmer ‘doing an amazing job’ but voters still confused about what party stands for, says former PM

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @9:27 AM

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Nicola Sturgeon tells Scottish parliament she wants to hold second independence referendum next October – as it happened
Scottish first minister tells MSPs she won’t allow ‘Scottish democracy to be a prisoner of Boris Johnson’

Andrew Sparrow

28, Jun, 2022 @5:03 PM

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The Tory bill of rights is a gift to the world’s tyrants | Letters
Letters: Leaders of repressive regimes will have licence to ignore international human rights standards, warns Mike Cushman. Plus letters from Prof Julian Petley and Margaret Owen


28, Jun, 2022 @4:58 PM

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Labour will not sack frontbenchers who joined rail strike pickets
Five who defied Keir Starmer’s instructions to be warned about future conduct but will be allowed to remain in post

Heather Stewart Political editor

28, Jun, 2022 @2:21 PM

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If Labour won’t stand up for working people, unions will | Owen Jones
Labour’s decision to adopt a hostile posture to a newly assertive trade union movement could prove a costly error, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

28, Jun, 2022 @2:09 PM

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At least one Tory MP from 2019 intake in advanced talks to defect to Labour
One of the potential defectors in marginal seat while another also elected in 2019 sounded out Labour MP

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

27, Jun, 2022 @6:53 PM

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Outsourcing has eroded workers’ wages and rights | Letter
Letter: In local government, the NHS and education, there has been little protection against employers slashing labour costs, writes George Binette


26, Jun, 2022 @4:40 PM

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Jon Cruddas: ‘Labour party must support’ rail workers in pay dispute
MP says Keir Starmer’s team should not distance themselves from unions but back industrial action to defend living standards

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Toby Helm

26, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Boris Johnson admits byelection defeats ‘not brilliant’ as ex-Tory leader calls for resignation – as it happened
Latest updates: PM says he will ‘keep going’ after Labour wins Wakefield and Lib Dems take Tiverton and Honiton and party chair resigns

Geneva Abdul (now); and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

24, Jun, 2022 @5:59 PM

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The time is ripe for an anti-Tory alliance | Brief letters
Brief letters: Caroline Lucas for leader | Last wishes | Hotel Rwanda | Drawing lines | Going, going…


24, Jun, 2022 @4:57 PM

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Chalk up a win for steady Starmer, but things could still get shaky
Analysis: After Wakefield, the leader’s allies can say ‘boring’ works, but Labour is not wholly convinced

Heather Stewart Political editor

24, Jun, 2022 @2:23 PM

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Labour win in Wakefield proves party is ready for power, says Starmer
Simon Lightwood elected as MP in symbolic victory in ‘red wall’ seat won by Conservatives in 2019

Helen Pidd North of England editor

24, Jun, 2022 @2:03 PM

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