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Keir Starmer's devastating secret weapon to rally voters against Boris Johnson exposed

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Keir Starmer rose to the top role in the Labour Party after being the Shadow Brexit Secretary under Jeremy Corbyn and was incredibly vocal on wanting a second referendum. His career in law could make him an impressive opponent for Boris Johnson during PMQs, according to , Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London. Professor Bale said: "Boris Johnson, he is a very effective communicator but he's not actually good in Parliament. Therefore I think he will find it quite difficult, certainly much more difficult than when he was against Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs. Nor was he particularly good on detail and that in some ways is Keir Starmer's forte."

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