General election: Liberal Democrats promise £50bn windfall from stopping Brexit at manifesto launch – live news
Lib Dems say they are only party to offer credible plan for climate crisis; prime minister reveals national insurance manifesto pledgeLib Dems’ manifesto pledges £5bn duty rise for frequent flyersNo deal made with Labour on Scottish referendum,...
Lib Dems say they are only party to offer credible plan for climate crisis; prime minister reveals national insurance manifesto pledge
- Lib Dems’ manifesto pledges £5bn duty rise for frequent flyers
- No deal made with Labour on Scottish referendum, says Sturgeon
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Listen in to this week’s Politics Weekly, as my colleague Heather Stewart is joined by Ayesha Hazarika, Paul Harrison and Will Jennings to pick apart the ITV debate. Plus, Rowena Mason calls in from the Tory battlebus and Peter Walker reports from the Green party’s manifesto launch:
Jo Swinson has launched her party’s manifesto at an event in Camden. She said the Lib Dems were the only ones that could take a significant number of seats from the Conservatives and deprive them of a majority. In a speech to activists, she highlighted the party’s policies on the environment, education and childcare.
You can read our report on the manifesto here.
At this election the future of our country is at stake. Don’t let anyone tell you that is doesn’t get better than Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn, that we are destined to stand alone in the world, that we must face the biggest challenges on our own, that Brexit is inevitable. None of that is a given. The future of our country is in our hands and we can make a better choice, so it you want to stop Boris Johnson and stop Brexit, vote Liberal Democrat.Continue reading...