Sir Keir Starmer FINALLY gives straight answer when asked what a woman is

Sir Keir Starmer

Sir Keir Starmer has finally given a straight answer to the question of what a woman is, saying he agrees with former Prime Minister Tony Blair

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Millie Cooke

By Millie Cooke


Published: 18/06/2024

- 15:29

The Labour leader said he agrees with Tony Blair's remarks on the definition of a woman

Sir Keir Starmer has finally given a straight answer to the question of what a woman is, saying he agrees with former Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Blair had said: "I don’t know how politics got itself into this muddle.


"What is a woman? Well, it’s not a very hard thing for me to answer really.

"I’m definitely of the school that says, biologically, a woman is with a vagina and a man is with a penis. I think we can say that quite clearly."

Keir Starmer

Sir Keir Starmer has finally given a straight answer to the question of what a woman is, saying he agrees with former Prime Minister Tony Blair

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He added: "The point is this: if people want to reassign their gender… that’s absolutely fine, and people should be entitled to do that.

"There is no doubt at all there are people who genuinely feel that they are in the wrong body.

"I completely get it."

Throwing his weight behind the former PM's remarks, Starmer said: "Yes, Tony is right about that, he put it very well.

"I saw it reported, I’m not quite sure when he said it, but I agree with him on that."

In 2022, Sir Keir Starmer said "trans women are women".

Tony Blair

Blair said: 'The point is this: if people want to reassign their gender… that’s absolutely fine, and people should be entitled to do that'

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He had previously said: “A woman is a female adult, and, in addition to that, trans women are women, and that is not just my view, that is actually the law."

Speaking to Holyrood magazine this week, Blair set out three "very important” qualifications, including protecting single-sex spaces, the importance of language pertaining to women’s health and greater protections for young people.

He said: "Number one, it shouldn’t stop women talking about being biological women. This idea that you can’t refer to pregnant women, I think most people think that’s completely ridiculous.

“Secondly, there may be situations, for example, where you have people who still have male genitalia but are in a changing room with women, and women will feel uncomfortable with that.

“They shouldn’t feel uncomfortable, so you’ve got to protect that.”

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