Starmer tries to focus on cost of living as Durham questions continue

Sir Keir Starmer would not be drawn on providing further details in relation to allegations he broke lockdown rules while out campaigning on the last day before the elections. The Labour leader has come under pressure since footage emerged of him drinking a beer with colleagues in April 2021 in Durham during campaigning for the Hartlepool by-election. Sir Keir said he wanted to focus on the cost-of-living crisis and not Conservative “mudslinging”.

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