Sunday interview exposes Labour’s lack of policies – and Starmer’s broken leadership campaign promise
Labour’s shadow business minister Lucy Powell was unable to name a single Labour policy on Sunday when asked by Sky’s Sophie Ridge.
Instead, Powell waffled about the public loving Keir Starmer and said that “I don’t think now’s the time” for Labour to put forward policies, remarkably claiming that this is because the UK is in the middle of the coronavirus crisis – a crisis so abysmally handled by Boris Johnson that tens of thousands have died needlessly:
When the programme was replayed later in the day, that segment had been removed, with Ridge jumping from a discussion of face masks to thanking Powell for appearing:
But Powell’s inability to name a policy confirmed what many Labour members have already concluded – that Keir Starmer has dumped his firm campaign promise to retain Labour’s policy set.
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