Whipping Boy

Keir Starmer was once a leading figure in Labour’s shift to backing a second referendum. However, now he’s in charge of the party, he looks set to whip MPs to back a Tory Brexit deal. Does this dramatic shift show Starmer has acted dishonestly over the past four years, or is he just adapting Labour to changing circumstances?

Plus: why shielders are still being let down by our government; The Tory backlash against ‘The Crown’; and Angela Rayner threatens to suspend ‘thousands’ of Labour members.

With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.

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