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Starmer’s long game: party repair comes before opposition politics

There’s logic behind the Labour leader’s approach

20 March 2021

9:00 AM

20 March 2021

9:00 AM

What is Keir Starmer thinking? His approach might baffle Tory MPs, who wonder if he will ever spring to life. The answer, though, is that he’s playing a long game. He hopes he will be a strong opposition leader when the time is right.

For now, it is time to offer support to Boris Johnson’s government.

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