Keir Starmer

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Keir Starmer is new Labour leader; regaining ‘Indian’ support key task

Keir Starmer, who was on Saturday elected leader of the Labour party after Jeremy Corbyn resigned after the party’s heavy defeat in the December election, has a full in-tray before him that includes trying to regain the support of large sections of the Indian community.

Starmer, 57, who was first elected MP in 2015 and served as the shadow Brexit secretary, defeated Rebecca Long-Bailey and Indian-origin Lisa Nandy in the contest. He has often participated in events of the Indian community.

Source: Hindustan Times