Is Keir Starmer up to the job?

As Stephen writes in his latest political column, a concensus is growing among the commentariat that Keir Starmer is not up to the job. But does this underestimate the gains he’s made outside of the Westminster bubble?


On this episode of the New Statesman Podcast, Stephen Bush, Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea discuss why this matters for the future of Starmer’s leadership.

Then, in You Ask Us, they take your questions on whether Labour needs to embrace flags, veterans and dressing up smartly.


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