Labour party leader Keir Starmer could be Britain's next PM

Opposition, led by lawyer, is determined to present itself as viable govt alternative

Labour elected Mr Keir Starmer in April in the hope of pulling the party back from the wilderness.
Labour elected Mr Keir Starmer in April in the hope of pulling the party back from the wilderness.PHOTO: REUTERS

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is already under siege, accused of bungling his government's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the country's departure from the European Union.

But it is likely to get even more uncomfortable for him.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 25, 2020, with the headline 'Labour's Starmer could be Britain's next PM'. Print Edition | Subscribe