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Labour’s leadership crisis: Angela Rayner’s tax probe casts shadow on Labour’s security agenda

Labour’s Deputy Leader Angela Rayner is under scrutiny as a police probe into her tax affairs overshadows Keir Starmer’s defence rhetoric.



Labour’s leadership crisis: Angela Rayner’s tax probe casts shadow on Labour’s security agenda

Labour’s Deputy Leader Angela Rayner is under scrutiny as a police probe into her tax affairs overshadows Keir Starmer’s defence rhetoric.

I n what was intended as a crucial platform for discussing national security policies, Labour leader Keir Starmer found his agenda on Friday overshadowed by a brewing scandal involving his deputy, Angela Rayner.

The unfolding drama not only threatened to overshadow Labour’s defence propositions but also raised significant concerns about the potential impact on the formulation and execution of national security policies.

Angela Rayner’s tax affairs

Keir Starmer’s plan to discuss nuclear deterrence and increased defence spending on Friday was abruptly disrupted by news of an investigation into Angela Rayner’s tax affairs by Greater Manchester Police. This development came to light after the police revisited complaints regarding Rayner’s residency declarations, triggered by queries from Deputy Conservative Party Chairman and MP for Bury North James Daly.



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