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If I’m the man who ends Keir Starmer’s reign as Labour leader, so be it. I’m happy to give the people of Britain their wish

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Sir Keir Starmer, the former director of public prosecutions who played a key role in the persecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, may turn out to be the shortest-lived leader of the Labour Party and the least successful. And it falls to me to make that happen on July 1.

Batley and Spen, a constituency which will cease to exist under new parliamentary boundaries just announced, has a chance to write its name in history – before it disappears – in an unexpected by-election which has turned into a last chance saloon for the Labour leader.

If he loses, as now seems certain (not least in the minds of many in his party itself), he will be the first opposition leader in history to lose TWO by-elections in quick succession to the government. Mid-term by-elections are supposed to go the other way around.

In disastrous elections in May, Labour........

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