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Iain Dale revealed the damning verdict of Sir Keir Starmer by a taxi driver who took him to BBC Question Time.

The broadcaster stated he requested the cabbie for his ideas on the principle native points en path to the panel present in Aberdeen.

Mr Dale stated the taxi driver stated North Sea oil and fuel and that if the Labour chief wins the overall election “we’re finished”.

The second got here because the present, the place Scottish Labour chief Anas Sarwar and SNP Westminster chief Stephen Flynn have been additionally panellists, mentioned whether or not there’s a future for North Sea oil.

Mr Dale stated: “On the way to this venue this evening I came by taxi from Aberdeen Airport and I always think it’s a good idea to ask the taxi drivers what they think of the main local issues.

“And with no hesitation he stated oil and fuel as a result of if Keir Starmer will get in we’re completed.

“That was his view, not my view, that was his view.”

Turning to Mr Sarwar, he went on: “I think that’s something if you want to get Stephen out of his seat in Aberdeen you’re going to have to address.”

Earlier within the present, the Scottish Labour chief had insisted there’s a future for North Sea oil as he defended his celebration’s inexperienced plans.

Labour has pledged to ban new oil and fuel licences if it takes energy.

Mr Sarwar stated: “The point here is that we have a genuine plan to make the transition. Let me be really clear there’s no turning off the tap, no cliff edge, oil and gas will play a significant role for decades to come.

“One of the actually vital causes is that if we’re to fulfill our transition then we’d like these concerned within the oil and fuel sector to be companions and serving to us make these strategic investments so we are able to maximise the alternatives of the inexperienced revolution.”