7 Jul 2024

Starmer on UK nations tour to ‘reset’ relations with devolved governments

Senior Political Correspondent

A government in a hurry. Today Sir Keir Starmer began a tour of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales – underlining his intention to ‘reset’ relations with the devolved governments.

His Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper has announced a fast-track recruitment process for the boss of a new UK Border Security Command.

Foreign Secretary David Lammy was off to Berlin, Warsaw and Stockholm. And John Healy, the new Defence Secretary is already in Ukraine.