News breaks as Starmer tries to spin local election flop
Durham police force now says that it will be reinvestigating Keir Starmer over his beer gathering during the coronavirus lockdown. Starmer had told Sky News only yesterday that the investigation was not being reopened and that police had not spoken to him again. The gathering was clearly against both lockdown laws in place at the time and Labour’s own rules on campaigning.
Deputy leader Angela Rayner will also feature in the investigation, after Labour’s ‘mistake’ in claiming she was not present was exposed by photographic evidence and the party u-turned.
As Keir Starmer’s excuse for not resigning when he has called for Johnson’s resignation over ‘partygate’, the fact that police are now investigating him becomes a massive issue and Starmer would have to resign if he had any moral backbone.
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