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Keir Starmer dismisses 'nonsense' tax rise claim from 'stroppy' Rishi Sunak in ITV debate

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Rishi Sunak has been slammed after his brattish behaviour threatened to derail the first general election head to head with Keir Starmer.The desperate Tory Prime Minister repeatedly interrupted the Labour leader after a slew of polls showed a Tory wipeout.A Scottish Labour spokesperson said: “Confronted with the facts about how the Tories have failed working people, stroppy Sunak couldn’t help but have a tantrum on national television.

It was embarrassing.”Sunak and Starmer traded blows during the first one-to-one face off on ITV.The Tory Prime Minister has endured a dismal start to a campaign marked by gaffes and terrible opinion poll ratings.During the one hour debate, an irritable Sunak could not help himself as he refused to let Starmer speak on multiple occasions.On tax, Starmer earned a round of applause by raising Labour’s policy to end the VAT tax break for private schools.Sunak defended the perk: "I don't agree with it because I think people who work hard and aspire to provide that education for their kids should have that freedom.

That's what my parents did, and I'll support it."Sunak then claimed Labour wanted to saddle voters with £2000 of tax rises for every working family.Starmer branded the claim "absolute nonsense" and said the only tax rises were for private schools, energy giants and by scrapping the non-dom loophole.He also branded Sunak a “British expert” on tax rises after saddling the public with record rises when he was Chancellor.Sunak also was also mocked by the audience on the NHS and looked shaky on the cost of living crisis.After a woman called Paula from Huddersfield spoke about being in arrears with her household bills and having lost her savings, Starmer said: "What I would say is this - my

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