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Keir Starmer and the fight for Primrose Hill

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ot content material, it appears, with alienating pink wall voters, Sir Keir Starmer has now infuriated many residents of his Holborn and St Pancras constituency. Oh expensive – the Labour chief can hardly afford to lose the assist of the metropolitan elite as nicely.

His drawback this time is with a distinct sort of wall. Starmer has been pushing for the set up of huge, aluminium obstacles round Primrose Hill in north London – the place else? – after complaints about delinquent behaviour. The obstacles – measuring a formidable 9ft excessive – have been erected on Friday night to be able to hold folks out of the park, and may grow to be a daily weekend night-time fixture.

“Primrose Hill is a unbelievable inexperienced area, boasting certainly one of the finest views of the London skyline, and we’re very fortunate to have it in Camden,” mentioned Starmer, who has consulted with native councillors and the police. “However, severe delinquent behaviour from a egocentric minority is taking a horrible toll on the surrounding neighborhood.”