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Keir Starmer: Has Labour leadership candidate moved to the left to appeal to members?

5 February 2020

Keir Starmer is the frontrunner in the race to become the next Labour leader but, asks The Express, has he moved to the left to appeal to Labour members? They spoke with Dr Patrick Diamond, a Senior Lecturer in British Politics from Queen Mary about the frontrunner in the contest. He said: “Keir Starmer has been very careful about diverging from the Jeremy Corbyn agenda. He wants to tax the highest earners but not the same band as Corbyn’s manifesto.

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