Why is Starmer running scared of his own policies?

Why is Starmer running scared of his own policies?

The News Agents · 2024-02-08
38:59

The worst kept secret in politics was freed from its shackles today as Sir Keir Starmer confirmed Labour would drop their 28 billion pound spending pledge on the green economy.

It will confirms Rishi's criticism of a flip-flop leader. Why is Keir running scared of spending?

Later, is Rishi's own party calling on him to apologise for his trans gag in the Commons yesterday? Why won’t he? We discuss where it’s left him.

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Emily Maitlis, Jon Sopel and Lewis Goodall – three of the UK’s top journalists – host an award-winning daily news podcast: The News Agents.

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