Isabel Hardman Isabel Hardman

Starmer wants to steal crime from the Tories

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It’s tempting to see Keir Starmer as a political wind-up merchant given the number of times he likes to quote people who annoy his own activists. Recently he adopted the ‘take back control’ slogan and today he approvingly quoted Margaret Thatcher. Hell, the man has even praised Tony Blair. 

Labour sees an opportunity in the rising salience of crime among voters

The Thatcher quote today was in a speech about crime.

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