Green party candidate to fight Brighton Pavilion constituency says Keir Starmer is abandoning pledges

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Labour’s seeming shift to the right under Keir Starmer will make the Greens’ chances of holding their sole parliamentary seat easier, but is ultimately bad for the country, the party’s chosen successor to Caroline Lucas has said.

Siân Berry, a former Green co-leader who has been selected by local party members to fight the Brighton Pavilion seat held by Lucas since 2010, said Starmer’s decision to maintain the two-child benefit limit provided a powerful argument to keep an alternative perspective in parliament.

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