Keir Starmer says Labour will not side with Tory rebels to vote down 10pm pub curfew

Jon Stone
Labour leader Keir Starmer said he will not oppose the government on the issue (Getty Images)
Labour leader Keir Starmer said he will not oppose the government on the issue (Getty Images)

Labour will not side with Tory rebels to defeat the government over its 10pm coronavirus pub curfew, Keir Starmer has indicated.

The leader of the opposition said on Thursday morning that his party would not vote down restrictions that were currently in place.

It comes ahead of a parliamentary vote on the issue next week in which Conservative backbenchers are expected to voice concerns about the measures.

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