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Starmer drafts in Gordon Brown to enhance electoral prospects in Scotland


ir Keir Starmer has drafted in Gordon Brown to assist the Labour Social gathering enhance its electoral hopes north of the border.  

The previous Prime Minister will advise the Labour chief on plans to devolve extra duty to cities and communities throughout the UK.  

It comes as Sir Keir makes an attempt to reverse Labour’s fortunes in Scotland and head off rising calls for for a second independence referendum.  

Sir Keir informed Scottish voters: “Beneath my management, we’ll do the whole lot we are able to to win again your belief.

“In Labour – however equally importantly, in the UK. I do know that gained’t be simple.

“Labour has a mountain to climb, nowhere greater than in Scotland. And nowhere issues extra to me than Scotland.”

The Labour Social gathering has been hammered by the SNP north of the border with only one Labour MP remaining holding onto a Scottish constituency – Ian Murray.

Profitable again seats north of the border might be the important thing to bettering Labour’s probabilities of successful a Basic Election.

Sir Keir mentioned Labour will “argue passionately” in opposition to one other independence referendum, including: “We are going to argue that at this time, we’ll argue that tomorrow.

“It might be completely the mistaken precedence to carry one other Scottish independence referendum within the enamel of the deepest recession for 300 years.”

The celebration is launching a UK-wide Constitutional Fee to think about how energy and wealth will be devolved regionally.  Sir described it as  the “boldest challenge Labour has launched into for a technology”.

Mr Brown will act as an adviser within the establishing of the Fee.  

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