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Why is Starmer cosying up to the Sun?

7 October 2023

12:54 AM

7 October 2023

12:54 AM

It’s hard to know who has the most to gain from a Faustian pact between Keir Starmer and Rupert Murdoch. Back in 2020, when running for Labour leader, Starmer promised Liverpool he wouldn’t speak to the Sun. Now, he’s hardly ever out of the paper.

Ahead of Labour’s conference in Liverpool, Starmer has defended his decision to write for the Sun:

‘I have to make sure that what we have to say is communicated to as many people as possible in the time that we’ve got available.

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