Keir Starmer accuses Tories of ‘mud-slinging’ over lockdown beer photo

Labour leader says Durham police ‘came to a clear conclusion’ that no rules were broken

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The Labour leader, Keir Starmer, has accused the Conservatives of “mud-slinging” over allegations he broke lockdown rules after a photograph emerged of him drinking a beer with staff in a constituency office last year.

Asked if there had been any contact from Durham police in recent weeks, he told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “The police looked at this months ago and came to a clear conclusion that was ‘no rules were broken’, and that’s because no rules were broken.”

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