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Keir Starmer has accused the Conservatives of “an act of desperation that backfired” after footage of the shadow Brexit secretary was doctored to show him unable to answer a question on Labour’s Brexit position. In the Tory version of an interview with ITV’s Good Morning Britain, produced by the party for its social media channels, Starmer is shown unable to speak after being asked about Labour’s position on the EU, with his face appearing under the caption “Labour has no plan for Brexit”. In reality, the shadow Brexit secretary did provide a lengthy answer regarding his discussions with other EU countries over the past three years and insisted: “A customs union and single market alignment and protection of workers’ rights and environmental rights and consumer rights is something that can be negotiated.” The Good Morning Britain presenter Piers Morgan said that Starmer’s answer may have been “unconvincing” … [Read more...] about Keir Starmer: Tories’ doctored TV footage is ‘act of desperation’