Keir Starmer accused of ‘running scared’ after pulling out of keynote speech

The Metro says Keir Starmer has pulled out of a keynote speech today as pressure mounts over the ‘beergate’ scandal.

Keir Starmer accused of ‘running scared’ after pulling out of keynote speech

The Metro says Keir Starmer has pulled out of a keynote speech today as pressure mounts over the ‘beergate’ scandal.

The Labour leader is facing a police investigation into whether he broke the law by sharing a £200 takeaway with activists after a day of campaigning in Durham last April – a time when Covid restrictions banned indoor mixing, aside from at work.

A leaked memo appeared to show the politician’s meal was pre-planned, calling into question his insistence he followed all coronavirus rules.

He has said he continued working after the food, but the only business listed after 10pm on the document was a 15-minute walk back to his hotel.

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