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What’s the aim of Labour’s second reshuffle?

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Yesterday Keir Starmer’s Labour Party announced a new reshuffle of its shadow cabinet. It just coincidentally happened on the same day Angela Rayner gave a big speech on Tory sleaze, leading some to speculate on friction within the party.

‘What you can’t avoid is that they ultimately decided to do the reshuffle on a day where Angela Rayner, the deputy leader was trying to make a big statement that would lead the news.’ – Katy Balls

Isabel Hardman talks with Katy Balls and James Forsyth about Labour’s key moves, as well as the latest updates on the new Omicron variant and the plans to thwart it.

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