Sir Elton John amongst celebrities to throw assist behind Labour | EUROtoday

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Sir Elton John gave his assist to Sir Keir Starmer in a video message that was performed to lots of of cheering Labour suppporters on Saturday.

The singer appeared sitting subsequent to his husband David Furnish within the video message that was nearly drowned out by applause throughout a supporters assembly in Westminster.

In the message, Sir Elton stated: “It’s heartbreaking to see the hopes of Britain’s next generation of creative talent downtrodden and destroyed by bureaucracy and red tape.

Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner (left) with Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and his wife Victoria (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner (left) with Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and his wife Victoria (Stefan Rousseau/PA) (PA Wire)

He continued: “That’s why we’re backing Keir and Labour to win this election. There is only one choice. Let’s help artists cut through the red tape that prevents them from thriving and contributing to this country’s future success. Let’s show the world what a creative, prosperous and forward-thinking nation Britain is.”

The critically acclaimed musician advised everybody: “Let’s get behind Labour to win on 4 July.”

Actors Kit Harington and James Norton and musician Beverley Knight have been additionally among the many celebrities endorsing Labour within the common election.

Video messages have been heard from every of them on the occasion in Westminster to attempt to drum up assist within the ultimate days earlier than the vote.

Musician and comedian Bill Bailey addressed the Labour rally, while there were video endorsements from several celebrities (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
Musician and comic Bill Bailey addressed the Labour rally, whereas there have been video endorsements from a number of celebrities (Stefan Rousseau/PA) (PA Wire)

Game Of Thrones star Harington stated he could be voting Labour as a result of he feels they’ve “a practical plan” that’s wanted within the face of the local weather disaster.

He stated: “The climate is teetering and we really can’t afford 14 more years of the Tories in action.”

Taking to the stage, Sir Keir Starmer known as for voters to offer him a “clear mandate” to control as he warned Labour that political apathy may hand Rishi Sunak one other 5 years in energy.

Senior Tories have repeatedly recommended Labour is on target for a landslide win and Mr Sunak’s social gathering was preventing to avoid wasting as many MPs as attainable to type an efficient opposition.

He urged voters not to remain complacent ahead of Thursday (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
He urged voters to not stay complacent forward of Thursday (Stefan Rousseau/PA) (PA Wire)

But in an indication Labour is frightened about complacency setting in amongst its potential supporters, Sir Keir stated the social gathering needed to encourage individuals disillusioned by politics to go the poll field to make sure a “democratic reckoning” on Thursday.

Sir Keir, carrying a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up, stated: “This is the final furlong. This is the final mile, the last push, and it’s the hardest mile as well.”

He added: “British people want change, but the hope has almost been kicked out. They need to be convinced that change is possible, most of all they need to be convinced to vote for it.”

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/elton-john-keir-starmer-labour-general-election-b2571213.html