Starmer’s contract a promising start

This article first appeared in the Jewish News on 7 January 2022

Security, prosperity and respect. As objectives for Government goes, these really should be as uncontroversial as it gets. But it was politically vital — and morally right — for Labour leader Keir Starmer to make them the centrepiece of the contract with voters he unveiled this week.

That’s not simply because this Conservative government and prime minister have comprehensively failed to deliver on them. But also because, under his predecessor, Labour had surrendered any…

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Mike Katz

Mike Katz

National Chair, Jewish Labour Movement. Member, Labour Party Antisemitism Advisory Board & Daily Mirror Editorial Advisory Panel. Sadly Spursy.