Sir Keir Starmer investigated over alleged lockdown breachon May 6, 2022 at 12:48 pm

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Police say they have new information about a visit during which the Labour leader drank beer in an MP’s office.

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Durham Police are investigating whether Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer broke lockdown rules on a visit last year during which he drank beer in an MP’s office.

The force initially concluded that no offence had occurred on 30 April, but said it had since received “significant new information”.

It added that it had delayed announcing the investigation until after Thursday’s local elections.

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