UK Election: Keir Starmer On Track To Be Next Prime Minister


Leaders from UK Commonwealth countries have been among the first to congratulate incoming Prime Minister Keir Starmer and his Labour Party.

Australia’s Labour Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has said he was looking forward to working with Labour leader Keir Starmer and deputy leader Angela Rayner.

“We have a strong relationship between our two countries, but in Sir Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner and so many others who I am very familiar with in the British Labour Party, I look forward very much to working with them. They have very similar views to us on a range of issues.”

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated Starmer via X, the platform formerly known as Twitter.

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“Congratulations, Keir Starmer, on a historic UK election victory. Lots of work ahead to build a more progressive, fair future for people on both sides of the Atlantic. Let’s get to it, my friend.”

New Zealand Prime Minister Christopher Luxon welcomed Starmer and thanked outgoing Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

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