Keir Starmer

Total 17 Posts
Leader of the Labour Party of the United Kingdom. A former lawyer who has served as Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the Labour Party since 2020. He has been a Member of Parliament for Holborn and St Pancras since 2015.

Winter of discontent: How similar is today’s situation?

6 min read
With everyone from rail workers to civil servants going on strike over the winter, it’s hard to see this ending well. To say the least, Rishi Sunak’s government is in a very difficult position.

Labour’s same old waffle on Lords reform

6 min read
Labour promising yet again to abolish the House of Lords is just more of the same old waffle, which will lead to an upper chamber which serves the interests of the government of the day.

Preparing to win the next UK General Election

6 min read
It is safe to say now that the Conservative party has made a catastrophic mistake by choosing Liz Truss as its leader and as Prime Minister.

Keir Starmer needs to tell a bolder story about Britain’s future to convince voters to back him

5 min read
Keir Starmer has never made the creation of a story of us central to his leadership; his storytelling is an occasional practice. When he brings it out, his instincts are spot on, but so far he has lacked the courage of his convictions.

Why Labour will resist calls for electoral alliances, even when facing the prospect of a hung parliament

5 min read
Forming a pact with the Liberal Democrats to form a ‘Progressive Alliance’ would make electoral sense in England – but Keir Starmer does not see it as a risk worth taking.

Will Keir Starmer lead Labour back into government?

5 min read
There’s a mountain to climb but there are positive signs for the opposition in the first few weeks of Liz Truss’s government.

How might Labour’s Brexit policy be made to work?

14 min read
Professor Chris Grey’s analysis on how Keir Starmer's timid policy could become less constipated, the implications of his foolish stance on post-election cooperation and the best/worst scenarios that follow.
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