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UK’s Labour says will hold government to promise of EU deal by year-end

Britain’s opposition Labour Party will hold Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government to its promise of securing a free trade deal with the European Union by the end of the year, the spokesman for its leader Keir Starmer said on Wednesday.

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British opposition leader Starmer takes a knee in support of Black Lives Matter

British opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer was photographed taking a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement on Tuesday.

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UK opposition leader calls for inquiry into PM’s adviser over lockdown drive

Britain’s most senior civil servant should launch an urgent inquiry into the actions of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s senior adviser Dominic Cummings over a journey made during lockdown, the opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer said.

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Labour leader Starmer says PM’s statement raises questions

British opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer said on Sunday Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s statement on easing a lockdown to tackle the spread of the novel coronavirus raised more questions than it answered.

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Labour will support any lockdown extension, says Starmer

Britain’s opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer said on Monday he would support any extension of social distancing measures, calling for a “national consensus” on the next phase of the country’s response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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UK death toll 27,241, Labour leader Starmer says

The United Kingdom’s COVID-19 death toll is probably higher than 27,241, making it one of the worst-hit countries in Europe, Labour Party leader Keir Starmer said on Wednesday as he questioned the government’s response to the outbreak.

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Labour’s Starmer to question PM in coronavirus strategy call

Labour leader Keir Starmer will question Prime Minister Boris Johnson over his strategy to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, including on testing and support for social care, in a phone call later on Wednesday.

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Johnson to meet Labour leader, parties to build coronavirus consensus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson with meet the leader of the opposition Labour Party, Keir Starmer, this week and other party leaders next week, his spokesman said on Monday, part of efforts to build consensus over plans to ease a coronavirus lockdown.