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Starmer appoints new political director amid Labour backroom shake-up

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Appointment of Luke Sullivan, a longtime whips aide, will be seen as way to boost relations with rank-and-file MPs

Keir Starmer has replaced his controversial political director Jenny Chapman with longtime Labour whips aide Luke Sullivan, who ran the parliamentary operation during the Jeremy Corbyn years.

Sullivan, who was adviser to former chief whip Nick Brown who Starmer sacked in May, will replace Chapman, who moves into the shadow cabinet to become the party’s Brexit spokesperson, shadowing Lord Frost.

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