PMQs: Keir Starmer goes for our hearts – through the NHS

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By Sascha O’Sullivan As nurses go on strike in England, Keir Starmer has used ambulance wait times as an emotional bit of rhetoric to drag Rishi Sunak’s attempt to be a “good manager” of Britain, writes Sascha O’Sullivan If the Labour Party really was in the pockets of the unions, they should ask that any strikes going forward always fall on a Wednesday. Maybe it’s a perverse kind of home advantage, but the nurses on picket lines today inspired a Keir Starmer seen only once a blood moon. The strike laws, known by their drier name of “minimum service legislation”, sounded perfectly reasonable l…

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