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13 May 2020updated 06 Oct 2020 9:45am

PMQs analysis: Starmer sets the agenda

By Samuel Horti

Today’s Prime Minister’s Questions shows that Labour leader Keir Starmer won’t hold back in exposing government failures, but has found a way to do so constructively, writes New Statesman political correspondent Ailbhe Rea.

In Starmer’s best PMQs yet, he highlighted government failures over discharging people from hospitals into care homes and set the agenda for questions down the line, she writes.

You can read the full analysis here.

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