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Nigel Farage has given a damning evaluation of Keir Starmer simply hours after he appointed his Cabinet, which included Labour heavyweights Angela Rayner, Rachel Reeves and Wes Streeting.

In a brutal five-word slap down of the brand new Prime Minister, the Reform UK chief mentioned “with a couple of exceptions”, that Keir Starmer’s new prime staff is “the most inexperienced people ever to have got into a British cabinet”.

Mr Farage, who turned the brand new MP for Clacton-on-Sea and helped 4 extra Reform win a seat within the House of Commons, was talking from Wyldecrest Sports Country Club in Essex the place he has come to look at East Thurrock Community Football Club’s first match.

Mr Farage mentioned: “With a couple of exceptions, they are I think the most inexperienced people ever to have got into a British cabinet.

“If you truly have a look at their life tales, their backgrounds and keep in mind, these are individuals making government choices that basically have an effect on individuals’s lives, I believe they will discover it very, very exhausting. And I say that as a result of the nation faces some actually basic issues, I believe this Government might be in hassle fairly shortly.”

And asked for his reaction to the Prime Minister scrapping the Rwanda scheme, Mr Farage said: “Well he mentioned he would do it, at the least he is saved a promise I suppose.

“Look, Rwanda was never going to work. What Keir Starmer is proposing, which is, tackle the gangs, well, frankly, you know, the last Government were doing that for the last few years, it’s not going to work. At the minute it’s wild and windy, but we do have some pretty strong first hand accounts that as soon as we get a calm spell, they’ll be crossing the English Channel in their thousands, and let’s face it, Keir Starmer does not have a plan to deal with it.”

It comes as Sir Keir Starmer’s ministers outlined their priorities on the first Labour Cabinet assembly, with Rachel Reeves highlighting “stability, investment and reform”, and Angela Rayner promising to “reset relationships with regional metro mayors”.

A Downing Street readout of the gathering mentioned: “The Chancellor of the Exchequer said that the three pillars of economic growth are stability, investment and reform, and that the Government wants to achieve economic growth for a purpose – to raise living standards and make working people better-off.”

Energy Secretary Ed Miliband mentioned turning into a “clean energy superpower” would lower payments whereas Health Secretary Wes Streeting mentioned “the policy of the government is that the NHS is currently broken and we must return to an NHS that is there when people need it, with fewer lives lost to the biggest killers, in a fairer society where everyone lives well for longer.”

Home Secretary Yvette Cooper mentioned delivering extra neighbourhood police, tackling knife crime and launching a brand new border safety command could be “an immediate priority”.

Deputy Prime Minister and Levelling Up Secretary Ms Rayner mentioned “the Government would reset relationships with regional metro mayors starting with a meeting she and the Prime Minister would hold this Tuesday”, the readout says.

Ahead of the Nato summit subsequent week, Foreign Secretary David Lammy mentioned that “forging strong relations abroad would help to support the Government’s mission delivery here at home”.