Keir Starmer and Labour left to face off over manifesto plans

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Momentum grassroots group says it is hoping to make ‘loud’ case for leftwing policies in lead-up to next election

Keir Starmer is set to battle the Labour left over protest laws, green issues and a wealth tax as the party kickstarts its manifesto development.

Momentum, the grassroots campaign group, is hoping to make a “loud” case for left-leaning policies in the lead-up to the next election, and will collaborate with the Socialist Campaign Group (SCG). The first intervention is understood to be imminent, with rent controls, the abolition of tuition fees and a wealth tax said to be high on the group’s agenda.

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