JK Rowling will 'struggle to support' Labour with Starmer's stance on gender

Credit: Sky News- Published on June 21, 2024
JK Rowling has said she will "struggle to support" Labour if Sir Keir Starmer keeps his current stance on gender recognition.

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Published on June 22, 2024 -  00:44
Sir Keir Starmer responds to JK Rowling's comments
Sir Keir Starmer says he wants "a reset of politics" if Labour win the election as he vows to make "further progress" on women's rights in a way "that brings people together". Responding to JK Rowling's accusation that he "abandoned" women, the Labour leader says he is "really proud of the long history of the Labour Party in making real progress on women's rights, passing landmark legislation that has changed millions of lives". Report by Czubalam. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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J. K. Rowling

British author and philanthropist (born 1965)

Keir Starmer

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2024
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