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Red Wall voters may be hardest hit by Covid — they are expecting Boris to deliver for them

Coronavirus is ripping up life as we know it. Every-thing has changed. We can barely recognise ourselves any more, especially our natural hair colour which is 50 shades of grey. I’ve even bought a NutriBullet, to keep my pal the kettle company when I go out to meet my friend for a duel in the […]

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Who is Sir Keir Starmer? Meet the MP who is favourite to become Labour leader

The latest headlines in your inbox Sir Keir Starmer is the current favourite to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader. The MP for Holborn and St Pancras entered the race with calls to “rebuild” the party “fast”. The shadow Brexit secretary said Labour had lost the public’s trust over a lack of clarity on Brexit, anit-Semitism and a […]

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What time can I vote in the 2019 general election, and when will we know the results?

Voting day in the December general election is this Thursday Dec 12, which comes six weeks after the chaotic Brexit negotiations in Westminster led MPs to back Boris Johnson’s call for a vote on Oct 29.  Since Parliament was officially dissolved on Nov 6, the UK political parties have been preparing for the upcoming election, with candidates promoting their […]

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Jeremy Corbyn did not confront Donald Trump on NHS, Labour admits

The latest headlines in your inbox Jeremy Corbyn failed to confront Donald Trump despite planning to tackle him over the NHS, Labour admitted today. Ahead of a Nato reception at Buckingham Palace last night, the Labour leader said he was hoping to ask the President for assurances that any trade relationship “will absolutely not” involve […]

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Labour pledges £58bn to compensate women hit by pension age rise

Labour has pledged to compensate nearly 4 million women who lost out on thousands of pounds when the state pension age was increased. John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, said the payments – estimated to total £58bn over five years – would settle a “historical debt of honour”. Individual payouts to women born in the Fifties could […]

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Rob Delaney hails NHS as ‘pinnacle of human achievement’ as he backs Labour

Catastrophe star Rob Delaney has hailed the NHS as “the pinnacle of human achievement” in a video supporting Labour ahead of the General Election . The actor also spoke movingly about the care his son Henry received before dying from a brain tumour. In a clip shared by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Twitter , the American […]

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