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Labour Party (UK)

Centre-left political party in the United Kingdom

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Labour Party (UK): Centre-left political party in the United Kingdom
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom that has been described as an alliance of social democrats, democratic socialists and trade unionists. In all general elections since 1922, Labour has been either the governing party or the Official Opposition. There have been six Labour prime ministers and thirteen Labour ministries.

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Bereaved families call for a National Day of Reflection [Video]

Bereaved families call for a National Day of Reflection

End of life charity, Marie Curie is spearheading a campaign to hold a NationalDay of reflection on 23rd March 2021, the first anniversary of the UK goinginto lockdown. At the peak of the pandemic,..

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Ashworth: We could’ve avoided these restrictions [Video]

Ashworth: We could’ve avoided these restrictions

Shadow Health Secretary, Jon Ashworth has said the new restrictions brought in by Boris Johnson could’ve been avoided. The Labour MP urged the government to put local health experts back in control..

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Labour leader questions Government's approach to curbing spread of Covid-19 [Video]

Labour leader questions Government's approach to curbing spread of Covid-19

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer questions the Government's latest measures tocurb the rise of coronavirus infections.

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Starmer: We warned the Prime Minister months ago [Video]

Starmer: We warned the Prime Minister months ago

Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer has said he along with The Academy of Medical Scientists warned of testing issues months ago. The leader of the opposition added that a second lockdown is not inevitable..

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Starmer: This government is holding us back [Video]

Starmer: This government is holding us back

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has accused the government of holding the country back, during a keynote speech at the party’s virtual conference. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at..

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Starmer: There should be nothing ‘inevitable’ about lockdown [Video]

Starmer: There should be nothing ‘inevitable’ about lockdown

Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer, has said there should be ‘nothing inevitable’ about a second lockdown. His comments come as Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to lay out new restrictions to..

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Jeremy Corbyn calls for end of health inequality [Video]

Jeremy Corbyn calls for end of health inequality

Former Labour leader and MP for Islington North speaks at a virtual rally forthe Socialist Campaign Group. The former Labour leader called for an end tohealth inequality.

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Anneliese Dodds on Covid-19: How did it come to this? [Video]

Anneliese Dodds on Covid-19: How did it come to this?

Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds gives a speech at the 2020 virtual LabourParty conference. Ms Dodds heavily criticises the Government's handling of thecoronavirus pandemic.

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Battle of Britain:  Flypast at Westminster Abbey [Video]

Battle of Britain: Flypast at Westminster Abbey

A Hurricane and three Spitfires carry out a flypast to mark the 80thanniversary of the Battle of Britain after a memorial service at WestminsterAbbey. This year’s service, which is the venue’s..

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Starmer: PM must apologise for Covid testing mess [Video]

Starmer: PM must apologise for Covid testing mess

Labour leader Keir Starmer has called on the Boris Johnson to apologise for the Covid-19 "testing mess", adding he was "frustrated" at the government's approach to the track and trace system. Report by..

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Angela Rayner: Labour will be campaigning on 'jobs, jobs, jobs' [Video]

Angela Rayner: Labour will be campaigning on 'jobs, jobs, jobs'

Labour Party deputy leader Angela Rayner says Labour will be campaigning on"jobs, jobs, jobs", as she gives a speech on what would have been the firstday of the Labour Party conference - cancelled due..

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Johnson and Starmer arrive at Battle of Britain service [Video]

Johnson and Starmer arrive at Battle of Britain service

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Keir Starmer arrive at a Service of Thanksgiving for the victory gained in the Battle of Britain at Westminster Abbey. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on..

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Hancock and Starmer arrive at Andrew Marr Show [Video]

Hancock and Starmer arrive at Andrew Marr Show

Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Labour leader Keir Starmer arrive at the Andrew Marr Show on Sunday morning. Mr Hancock said the nation was at a "tipping point" in the Covid-19 pandemic and warned..

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Keir Starmer visits Walsall Football Club ahead of reopening [Video]

Keir Starmer visits Walsall Football Club ahead of reopening

Labour leader Keir Starmer visits Walsall Football Club to learn about its community work during the pandemic, and discuss its efforts to reopen sports stadium in a Covid-secure way. Report by..

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PMQs: Boris Johnson criticised over Covid-19 test shortage [Video]

PMQs: Boris Johnson criticised over Covid-19 test shortage

Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner has attacked government failings in the coronavirus testing system at today's PMQs, opening her statement with a "note from someone called Keir" - referring to..

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Angela Rayner mocks Dominic Cummings' as she criticises testing system [Video]

Angela Rayner mocks Dominic Cummings' as she criticises testing system

Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner makes a dig at the Prime Minister's chiefadviser Dominic Cummings as she criticised the government's testing system.

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Angela Rayner claims PM 'cannot deliver' on Covid-19 testing promises [Video]

Angela Rayner claims PM 'cannot deliver' on Covid-19 testing promises

Labour’s Angela Rayner says the Prime Minister “can’t deliver on his promises”on testing. Boris Johnson responds by claiming the government has deliveredthe ”most thorough going testing..

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Labour: Privatised Covid-19 testing shortfall was avoidable [Video]

Labour: Privatised Covid-19 testing shortfall was avoidable

Shadow Education Secretary Kate Green says the decision to privatise the Covid-19 testing and contact tracing infrastructure has been a 'mistake', as it does not maximise pre-existing resources like..

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Angela Rayner reads message from 'a man called Keir' as she deputises for Labour leader at PMQs [Video]

Angela Rayner reads message from 'a man called Keir' as she deputises for Labour leader at PMQs

Angela Rayner opens PMQs by reading a message from “a man called Keir” – asshe deputised for Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer. Sir Keir Starmer has beenself-isolating due to his child having..

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Labour amendment to block Brexit Bill second reading defeated [Video]

Labour amendment to block Brexit Bill second reading defeated

Labour’s amendment to block the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill fromreceiving a second reading was defeated by 349 votes to 213, majority 136.

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Ed Miliband slams Johnson over Northern Ireland Protocol [Video]

Ed Miliband slams Johnson over Northern Ireland Protocol

Shadow Business Secretary Ed Miliband slammed Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the Northern Ireland Protocol. The former Labour leader added; “this is not an argument about Remain vs Leave, it is an..

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Sir Keir Starmer in precautionary coronavirus self-isolation [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer in precautionary coronavirus self-isolation

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has gone into coronavirus self-isolation aftera member of his household developed symptoms. He will continue working fromhome, but will not take part in Commons..

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Miliband: Government are failing basic test of competence [Video]

Miliband: Government are failing basic test of competence

Ed Miliband has said the Government needs to get a Brexit deal so they can then focus on tackling coronavirus. The Shadow Business Secretary added although the Labour party support the new..

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Gordon Brown calls Government's Brexit approach 'self-harm' [Video]

Gordon Brown calls Government's Brexit approach 'self-harm'

Former Labour prime minister Gordon Brown described the Government’s Brexitapproach as “a huge act of self-harm”.

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Starmer: Government’s reneging on EU deal ‘wrong’ [Video]

Starmer: Government’s reneging on EU deal ‘wrong’

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer describes the government’s proposal to undermine elements of the EU Withdrawal Agreement Act as “wrong”. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at..

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British opposition leader Starmer takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter

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UK's Labour Party calls for inquiry into PM adviser's lockdown trip

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UK Labour leader Starmer says PM's statement raises questions

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We will hold PM Johnson to his new testing target: UK's Labour

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Labour opposition will support any lockdown extension, says UK's Starmer

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UK Labour's Starmer to question PM in coronavirus strategy call

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UK death toll 27,241, opposition Labour leader Starmer says

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UK PM Johnson to meet Labour leader, parties to build coronavirus consensus

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