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Beergate: Labour Completely Dismisses Idea Keir Starmer Could Be Fined

Wes Streeting defended Keir Starmer over beergate on Sky NewsLabour’sWes Streeting completely dismissed any notion that the police might find Keir Starmer did break social distancing rules last year on Monday.The shadow health secretary was passionately defending the leader of his party after a weekend of new headlines about so-called “beergate”, an event where Starmer has been accused of breaching social distancing rules.Although Durham Police previously said they believed no offence […]

today9 May 2022


Analysis: The Last Thing The Tories Want Is For Keir Starmer To Resign Over Beergate

Labour leader Keir Starmer Despite a devastating set of local election results, many Tories were cock-a-hoop on Friday night.With exquisite timing, Durham Constabulary had announced that they would, after all, be re-opening their investigation into whether Keir Starmer broke lockdown rules by having curry and a beer with colleagues in April, 2021.After weeks of miserable headlines over lockdown-busting parties in Downing Street, during which time the Labour leader had repeatedly called […]

today8 May 2022 1


Jacob Rees Mogg Suggests Keir Starmer Should Not Have To Resign Over Beergate

Minister for Brexit Opportunities and Government Efficiency in the Cabinet Office Jacob Rees-Mogg.Keir Starmer should not have to resign if he is fined for breaking lockdown rules, Jacob Rees-Mogg has suggested.The Brexit opportunities minister said the beergate affair was “in the same category of seriousness” as the partygate scandal, which he has previusly described as “fluff”.Starmer’s leadership of the Labour Party has been thrown into crisis after Durham Constabulary confirmed […]

today8 May 2022 1


Labour Civil War Returns As Starmer Feels The Heat Over Beergate

Keir Starmer makes a statement outside Labour Party headquarters following the announcement that he is to be investigated by police amid allegations he broke lockdown rules last year.Bitter divisions in the Labour Party have re-emerged after Keir Starmer faced fresh allegations about the beergate saga threatening his leadership.Durham Police have said they will re-investigate claims the party leader broke lockdown rules while having an Indian takeaway and drinks with colleagues.At […]

today8 May 2022


Labour MP Says Starmer Beergate Investigation Is A ‘Non-Story’ And A ‘Smear’

Labour Party leader Keir Starmer arrives to meet with winning Labour Councillors at StoneX Stadium on May 6, 2022 in Barnet, England.The probe into Keir Starmer’s beer-drinking is a “non-story” and a “smear”, a Labour MP said today. Jo Stevens said Labour were “confident” no Covid rules had been broken when Starmer was pictured with a beer while campaigning in Durham last year.However, local police announced yesterday that they were launching […]

today7 May 2022