What Keir Starmer should have said about the budget

5 March 2021

This article originally appeared on the Labour Grassroots website.

On last night’s discussion about the Spring Budget, we heard from activists all over the country who are either experiencing severe hardship during the pandemic or are helping others who are struggling to get by.

The overall picture looks bleak with foodbanks struggling to keep up with demand and more people facing the choice between heating and eating.

While Andrew Fisher saw a small glimmer of optimism from some of what Keir Starmer said in his reaction to the budget, Howard Beckett was brutally honest.


You can watch the whole discussion below:


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