Analysis

Video: Starmer refuses to say rail workers shouldn’t accept massive pay cut

Keir Starmer, during the Labour leadership election, promised to ‘work shoulder to shoulder’ with unions to fight unfair conditions and low pay. Now he refuses to say rail workers should not accept a pay offer that represents – as even ITV political editor Robert Peston accepted yesterday – a massive, two-year, real-terms pay cut:

He is unfit to lead the Labour party, let alone a country – and if he represents any change at all from the blight of the last twelve years it will not be for the better.

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