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Blair and Corbyn weigh in on Keir Starmer's election troubles

Published May 12 2021 at 6:58 PM GMT
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  • Former PM thinks Labour leader is 'struggling to break through", while Corbyn says woes are not his faultKeir Starmer is facing pressure from two former Labour leaders over how he transforms the party's fortunes after its disappointing local election results.
  • Tony Blair said Labour's performance last week, in which it lost council seats and the Hartlepool byelection, was a major setback.
  • He said that while Starmer was 'intelligent, capable, moderate-minded?, he was 'struggling to break through with the public".




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  • Published May 12, 2021 6:58 PM GMT