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Starmer: Pandemic shows strength of the Union

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Starmer: Pandemic shows strength of the Union

Starmer: Pandemic shows strength of the Union

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says that the Covid-19 crisis had underlined the importance of the Union and urged Boris Johnson to prioritise coronavirus recovery during today's visit to Scotland.

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

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