Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer demands protection for human rights in maiden Commons speech

NEW MP Keir Starmer has used his maiden speech in the House of Commons to demand that the Human Rights Act is saved from the axe.

He rose to his feet in the chamber on Friday for the first time since winning the Holborn and St Pancras parliamentary seat at last month’s general election, warning that the Conservative government would be making a mistake to repeal the Act.

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