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Labour’s sewage scheme backfires

HARTLEPOOL, ENGLAND - APRIL 03: Labour Party leader Keir Starmer gives a media interview on April 3, 2023 in Hartlepool, England. The Labour Party leader met community members affected by anti-social behaviour, reiterating Labour's pledge to tackle crime. Local elections are scheduled to be held on May 4 in England. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

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