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Starmer says Government made mistakes in coronavirus response

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Starmer says Government made mistakes in coronavirus response

Starmer says Government made mistakes in coronavirus response

Sir Keir Starmer says the Government has made mistakes and been slow to act in its response to the coronavirus.

The Labour leader says he suspects Dominic Raab is taking time to put forward an exit strategy in regard to lockdown restrictions until Prime Minister Boris Johnson has recovered more fully from his bout of Covid-19.

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Keir Starmer Keir Starmer Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Holborn and St Pancras

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Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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Dominic Raab Dominic Raab British Conservative politician, UK Foreign Secretary

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Dominic Raab said Lebanon’s prime minister Hassan Diab told him there would bea full investigation into the devastating explosion in Beirut. A “full,thorough and rigorous” investigation has been promised into the cause of theblast which ripped through Lebanon’s capital as the UK offered medical andsearch and rescue experts to help deal with the aftermath.

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Labour Party (UK) Labour Party (UK) Centre-left political party in the United Kingdom

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