And will he insist on a meaningful answer?
ITV political editor Robert Peston asked Twitter today to tell him what he should ask Labour leadership candidate Keir Starmer when he appears on his programme.
The question generated hundreds of responses:
Most of those hundreds of responses demanded that the question be “Who funds you?” or some variant:
Starmer was asked the question on Sky News earlier, after major spending on large posters of himself sent out by mail to huge numbers of Labour members.
So the high level of interest in Starmer’s sources of funding is easy to understand – but will Peston ask the overwhelmingly popular question?
And just as important, in a bad week for Starmer: will Peston insist on a meaningful answer?
Update: Peston has tweeted that he has asked – and that Starmer says his donors will be published by next Monday. It’s not good enough, as many votes will have been cast by then.
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