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Its own opposition: Labour’s conference was all about in-fighting

Labour’s conference was all about in-fighting

2 October 2021

9:00 AM

2 October 2021

9:00 AM

As the Tories faced multiple crises this week, Keir Starmer’s party was busy in Brighton doing what it does best: arguing with itself. The Labour conference has been dominated by internal rows about rule changes, a shadow cabinet resignation and whether or not Tories can be called ‘scum’.

Labour’s failure to focus on the chaos at petrol stations or chastise the Tories for incompetence was enough to baffle international visitors.

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