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Starmer faces backlash after Margaret Thatcher praise.

Labour leader in hot water after the comments that he made in admiration of Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.


In an article written for The Telegraph Mr Starmer writes in an attempt to swing the pendulum towards himself and away from his opposition Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. The article highlights a keen persuasion to gain votes from a Conservative audience.


The article was a think piece where Starmer spoke on adopting different practices of British political leaders. The article sights Tony Blair and Clement Attlee. But it was his words regarding Margret Thatcher that garnered the most feedback.


Margeret Thatcher was the leader of the Conservative Party, she served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990. Thatcher was a controversial leader with many disapproving of her policies. She also remains a disliked public figure by the Labour party.


Starmer mentions Thatcher in a courageous light writing ‘Margaret Thatcher sought to drag Britain out of its stupor by setting loose our natural entrepreneurialism.’ The comments made by the labour leader left him under major criticism from left-leaning labour supporters and slight ridicule from members of the Conservative party.


MP Michael Fabricant addressed Starmer's comments at Prime Minister's Questions hailing him a Thatcher ‘Fanboy’ the Prime Minister also joined in on the teasing saying "I am always happy to welcome new Thatcherites from all sides of this House.” He adds "But it does say something about the Leader of the Opposition that the main female strong leader he could praise is Margaret Thatcher and not his own fantastic deputy."


Out of all the comments made it was Stephen Flynn the SNP Westminister leader who received the most laughs when he questioned Prime Minister Sunak "Is the prime minister worried that he is projected to be the first Conservative Party leader to lose a general election to a fellow Thatcherite?"


In reference to Sir Starmer stating that he will adopt some of Thatcher's methods of leadership Mr Sunak said "I don't think we have too many concerns. He is not really fit to lace the boots of Baroness Thatcher."


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