What should the Labour government’s top priority be? Have your say

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Britain's Prime Minister Keir Starmer (L) speaks next to Britain's Deputy Prime Minister and Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Secretary Angela Rayner (2ndL), Tees Valley mayor Ben Houchen and Liverpool mayor Steve Rotheram during the first roundtable meeting with regional English mayors at 10 Downing Street in London on July 9, 2024. (Photo by Ian Vogler / POOL / AFP) (Photo by IAN VOGLER/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Sir Keir Starmer holds a meeting in Downing Street on Tuesday. (AFP via Getty Images) (IAN VOGLER via Getty Images)

Parliament returns on Tuesday with Labour ministers on the government frontbench for the first time in 14 years.

After Sir Keir Starmer led the party to a resounding victory in last week's general election, the new prime minister listed some of his priorities for the next five years in office.

While warning in his first Downing Street speech that “changing a country is not like flicking a switch", he said "the work of change begins immediately".

Starmer said: "Have no doubt that we will rebuild Britain with wealth created in every community.

“Our NHS back on its feet facing the future.

TOPSHOT - Britain's incoming Prime Minister Keir Starmer and leader of the Labour Party, addresses the nation after his general election victory, outside 10 Downing Street in London on July 5, 2024, a day after Britain held a general election. Starmer became Britain's new prime minister, as his centre-left opposition Labour party swept to a landslide general election victory, ending 14 years of right-wing Conservative rule. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS / AFP) (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS/AFP via Getty Images)
Sir Keir Starmer addresses the nation on Friday after his general election victory. (AFP via Getty Images) (HENRY NICHOLLS via Getty Images)

“Secure borders, safer streets, everyone treated with dignity and respect at work.

“The opportunity of clean British power, cutting your energy bills for good.

"And brick by brick we will rebuild the infrastructure of opportunity. The world class schools and colleges, the affordable homes that I know are the ingredients of hope for working people."

But what do you think Starmer should prioritise? And are you confident the UK will be in a better place in 2029, by which time the next general election must take place? Have your say here...

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