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Keir Starmer confirmed that he was not contacted by Durham police about drinking beer and taking away food. with staff in constituency office last year, he said, he has always been “very careful” to comply with the self-isolation regime. rules.

The Labor leader gave his first full explanation of what’s happened on night in April last year in a few days of coverage from the Daily Mail and Conservative MPs urging the police to investigate the incident.

When asked if the police in touch with him, Starmer said, “No, I think they put out statement last a week, saying they are not reinvestigating and have not spoken to me.”

He told ITV’s Good Morning Britain that there was no violation. of in rules when he shared a meal with staff after agitation and while working late.

“We on road. At the end of the day we in in office getting ready,” he said. “Now, that evening, from memory we did online event for members… At some point it was in evening, everyone was hungry and ordered takeaway food.

“Then he was taken to the kitchen. of offices… In Durham, all the restaurants and pubs were closed, so takeaway food was really the only way you could eat. So it was brought in and in various points people went to the kitchen and ate and got on with them work”.

He added: “We have observed very carefully rules … and we did it in my family. my wife’s father very elderly and had to shield in difficult circumstances which I won’t delve into. The wife went and sat down on sidewalk outside his house. All she wanted make, like many families, she wanted go in and clean, and she didn’t because rules not allow her. So I know what is this feeling like”.

Starmer had previously blamed the Tories of “denigration” over their claims that he broke Covid rules, in in order to take a break from prime ministers own violation of the law, for which he was given fixed-penalty notification.

Johnson paid the fine for for his birthday party in June 2020 and still under investigation over his alleged presence at several other parties.

Footage appeared of Labor leader drinking beer with colleagues in April 2021 while coronavirus restrictions were in place in place. In February, Durham police confirmed that they did not believe that any wrongdoing had been committed.

representative for in force said at the time: “The Durham Police have reviewed the videotape recorded in Durham on April 30, 2021 We do not believe the crime has been established in relation to legislation and management in place at this time and therefore will not take any further action in relation to this matter.”

force subsequently confirmed that he had not reinvestigated.

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