Desperate Keir Starmer to axe Shadow Cabinet duds as Labour braces for election bloodbath
DESPERATE Sir Keir Starmer is expected to clear out duds from his Shadow Cabinet amid predictions of a bloodbath in yesterday’s polls.
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Desperate Sir Keir Starmer is expected to clear out duds from his Shadow Cabinet[/caption]
Sir Keir and his wife Victoria leave after casting their vote in north London[/caption]
Grim-faced Labour MPs even warned the party could be wiped out altogether unless Sir Keir works out how to woo back workers in their old heartlands.
One told The Sun: “It’s time to get real.
“There’s no God-given right for the Labour Party to exist.”
As millions of Brits went to the polls yesterday, the latest YouGov poll put the Tories a whopping ten points ahead of Labour.
The stonking vaccine roll-out and big ticket announcements like the new Freeport at Teesside has sent Tory popularity soaring across former Labour strongholds.
Insiders reckon a thrashing would see the hard-left circling. One said: “You do not need a crystal ball to see there are people ready and waiting to send their ‘sack Keir’ hashtags.”
But moderates are terrified at the prospect of Corbynistas seizing control again, and are gearing up to rally round their leader.
Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds faces the axe after she failed to land a blow on Rishi Sunak at the despatch box[/caption]
Leftie Richard Burgon is being tipped as a possible leadership challenger[/caption]
Boris Johnson and his fiancée Carrie Symonds go to cast their vote in the local and London Mayoral election[/caption]
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