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Labour has to start telling a story about Britain’s past, present and—more importantly— its future

Keir Starmer should be championing Labour's past achievements to show how they are the party to make Britain the best it can be

By Gerry Hassan  

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer delivers his keynote speech during the party's online conference from the Danum Gallery, Library and Museum in Doncaster © Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/PA Images

In his keynote party conference address Keir Starmer indicated that he wants to reclaim patriotism as a principle and thread that runs through everything the Labour Party stands for.

This on the surface might sound uncontroversial but it isn’t. The Corbynistas had an instinctive opposition to all things patriotic and to many of the traditional symbols and institutions of Britishness.


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