Only yesterday he claimed his sister was a low-paid care-worker struggling to make ends meet, now he won’t back a pay-rise for struggling nurses. Starmer in Number 10 would be as bad or worse than he is now and that’s very bad indeed
Keir Starmer – just a day after the multi-millionaire barrister claimed his own sister is a low-paid care worker who struggles to make ends meet ‘every week, yes, every week’ – refused to say he would oppose a real-terms pay-cut for nurses, when repeatedly grilled about it on ITV.
Instead he hid behind the official process for pay awards that has underpaid NHS workers and other public servants for more than a decade, in a scene that was reminiscent of how he hid behind parliamentary processes during the Labour leadership election in order to conceal the large donations he accepted from anti-Corbyn donors:
As well as his claims about his sister, Starmer also used his TUC speech yesterday to reassure billionaires and corporations that he’ll continue Tory austerity. It’s clear whose side Starmer is on and it’s not that of striking nurses and other workers.
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