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UK opposition leader Starmer says would resign if police fine him for COVID rule breach

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UK opposition leader Starmer says would resign if police fine him for COVID rule breach
UK opposition leader Starmer says would resign if police fine him for COVID rule breach   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2022

LONDON – Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Keir Starmer on Monday said that he would resign if police decided to fine him over an alleged breach of COVID-19 rules, stressing that he had followed the law at all times.

“I’m absolutely clear that no laws were broken. They were followed at all times,” Starmer said in a televised statement, adding he had only had something to eat while working late in the evening

“But if the police decide to issue me with a fixed penalty notice, I would, of course, do the right thing and step down.”