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Starmer is wrong to defend the National Trust

22 January 2024

10:43 PM

22 January 2024

10:43 PM

Keir Starmer is drawing up his battle-lines for the next election. First, he came for the public schools, pledging to whack VAT on school fees. Now he’s going for the traditionalist wing of National Trust members.

In a speech today, he accuses the Tories of ‘waging a war’ on charities and civic society.

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