Starmer gives statement after being cleared over 'beergate'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has welcomed the findings of a Durham Police investigation which found that he did not break Covid regulations during a visit while campaigning last year. Speaking to reporters, he says: "People said to me I was taking a risk by saying I would step down if I was fined. But it was never about that. For me it was a matter of principle.”.

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