Starmer attacks 'government by WhatsApp' in lobbying row

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer criticised the “quarrelling” when asked about the reports during a campaign visit to Hartlepool. “Now we’re getting arguments and quarrelling at the centre of government about who is leaking information about privileged access,” he told reporters. “Boris Johnson is desperate to try to put this at arm’s length, but it’s obvious that he can’t.