Beergate: Memo calls into question Starmer's claim that he did not break lockdown rules

Summary by Ground News
Labour leader said he was working and stopped to eat when he was filmed having a beer in a room in Durham last April. COVID rules banned household mixing indoors apart from working. But a leaked memo indicated the dinner had been listed on the schedule for a day in April 2021 during the local election and Hartlepool by-election campaign.
15 days ago·London, United Kingdom

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BBC News

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Daily Express

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The Telegraph

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Sky News

Beergate: Memo calls into question Sir Keir Starmer's claim that he did not break lockdown rules

Police announced on Thursday they are investigating a gathering at which Sir Keir Starmer was pictured drinking a beer with colleagues while lockdown rules stipulated that nobody from different households could mix indoors apart from for work.

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Metro News

Keir Starmer under fire as leaked memo shows lockdown curry was 'pre-planned'

Diane Abbott became the first Labour MP to say he should step down if he is fined.

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