Labour front-bencher says it’s obvious Labour hasn’t ‘got over the line’
The Labour party has just publicly conceded defeat in the Hartlepool by-election – and the result appears not even to be close.
Labour front-bencher Jim McMahon told Sky News that it was clear that Labour had not ‘got over the line’ – and this was with hours to go before the count is completed, so Starmer and his dire imposed candidate appear to have lost by a distance to a party that has driven the needless deaths of 150,000 people and counting.
The admission comes as a disastrous night unfolds for Starmer’s appalling tenure – ‘the bland leading the bland’, as one wag put it – and as locals say that Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham, who unlike Starmer has stood up to the Tories, is set for a ‘landslide’ in his re-election bid.
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