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aka Sir Flip Flop, has sent everyone into a tail spin on the Right and Left with his newly discovered admiration of the Iron Lady. Throughout his front-bench career, Starmer has lambasted Margaret Thatcher and her policies. Now he’s lauding her for unleashing ‘entrepreneurialism’ in Britain.

That’s a huge stretch for a man who, not so long ago, was backing the ultimate socialist, Jeremy Corbyn.

By citing Thatcher as an inspiration, Starmer is seeking to draw in even more disillusioned Tory voters while further alienating what remains of the pesky, Corbynista rump in his own party. Cynical, yes. But for him, it’s a win-win strategy — and recent poll figures are in his favour.





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