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In several interviews, Starmer, the leader of the Labour Party replacing Jeremy Corbyn after Brexit, has remarked that he is frustrated by the public’s tendency to consider him one of the north London elite. For the party, shaking off the image of that metropolitan elite class is important for winning back their working class voterbase, so it is natural that Starmer would have issues with this. According to him, he grew up on the Surrey Kent border, with a father who was a toolmaker and a mother who was a nurse. He made his fortune in a successful lawyering career for which he was required to study and work hard most of his life.

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