Labor members will sing the national anthem this weekend at a party conference, for the first time in recent history.

Party leader Sir Keir Starmer will pay tribute to the late Queen at the opening of the four-day tour in Liverpool on Sunday.

This will be followed by a rendition of God Save the King, marking the continuation of the tradition.

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A Labor source said the party wanted to reflect recent events.

But the release reports that the clergy received a more subdued reception at the conference this year as a sign of respect for the late monarch.

The Liberal Democrats canceled their conference which fell within a period of national mourning.

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The Conservative party conference will take place in Birmingham from Sunday 2 October.

Sir Keir was one of several British politicians who He attended the Queen’s funeral on Monday.

The funeral, he said, “marked an era of transition.”

He added: “The dignity, strength, spirit, dedication and cheerfulness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has shown that she will always be with us throughout her reign.

“We are happy to call ourselves Elizabethans.”

Jeremy Corbyn, Sir Keir’s predecessor, had been critical of the monarchy and said in the 2019 election that it needed “reform”. Even in the face of backlash I will not sing with the national anthem memorial service in 2015

Last week it was reported that Labor MPs had been warned not to do anything for the media during national mourning, except to pay the Queen’s salary.

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Labor chief Sir Keir Starmer hails the Queen’s ‘total commitment to service and responsibility’.

But in an article in the Guardian on Friday, senior Labor MP Clive Lewis said he had observed people queuing in a state of lying with “bemusement followed by a touch of despair” and claimed the idea of ​​a monarchy as a symbol of office was “a lie”. “.

He also criticized the arrest of the protesters and “the statute sanctioned the culture of dissidents”.

On the other hand, Lord Keir urged the anti-monarchy protesters to show and not an “exit” chance to say goodbye to the queen’s people.

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For he did not praise the monarchy, saying that he believed that the events of the previous 10 days had helped to bring people together.

Speaking before the funeral at Westminster Abbey, he told ITV’s Good Morning Britain: “The public were incredible – to see those queues, as people from all over London saw them.

“So it shows the kingdom of Britain for what it really is, this fantastic country can rally and bring people together.”

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