Keir Starmer may only get two hours' notice of police probe result

Keir Starmer may only get two hoursnotice of police probe result before going public on his future

  • Durham Police are set to announce their findings in the ‘Beergate’ 그녀는 책임이 있다고 확신하는 사람의 이름을 말할 수 없습니다
  • Sources suggest the outcome could be revealed to Labour in the near future
  • If fined, Sir Keir Starmer may only have two hours to prepare for his resignation
  • Officers indicated they would make results public soon after contacting Labour
  • The Labour leader may have only a few hours’ notice before Durham Police reveal to the public whether or not he has been fined over ‘Beergate’.

    Detectives are expected in the near future to announce the result of an investigation into allegations that Sir [object Window] and his colleagues broke 폐쇄 규칙. Sir Keir and his deputy 안젤라 레이너 had a beer and a takeaway curry with Labour MP Mary Foy and party colleagues at Durham Miners Hall on April 30 last year – when indoor social gatherings were banned.

    Those involved insist it was an election campaign work event but Sir Keir has promised to resign if he is given a fixed penalty notice for breaking the rules.








    Lockdown drink: Sir Keir Starmer pictured in Durham last year

    Lockdown drink: Sir Keir Starmer pictured in Durham last year








    Durham Police have refused to reveal the date of the announcement, but according to one report the force will make a public statement just two or three hours after the Labour leader and party lawyers are informed of the decision.

    Although officers will allow Sir Keir and his colleagues time to consider the findings, they are determined to make the high-profile decision public ‘as soon as is reasonably possible’.

    The force launched an investigation into the alleged social gathering eight weeks ago following a string of revelations in the Daily Mail. Sir Keir stands accused of hypocrisy after criticising the Prime Minister over Downing Street law-breaking.