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Labour brings forward tuition fees pledge to woo unregistered voters



GENERAL ELECTION, News May 22, 2017


Under the policy, students who begin their degrees this September would have their fees written off if the party wins the election.Meanwhile, those who are part-way through their studies would pay no further fees for the rest of t...

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Political parties vying for first-time voters



GENERAL ELECTION, News May 21, 2017


Turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds was, for decades, only marginally lower than that of older voters but it went into a marked decline around 20 years ago.Political parties have turned to Facebook and Snapchat, donned baseball caps,...

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Could Theresa May benefit from the Tories' wobbly weekend?



News May 21, 2017


But let's talk about those polls, because four of them for the Sunday newspapers suggest that, while the Conservatives retain a big lead, support for Labour is on the way up.One has Theresa May's lead down to single figures. So wh...

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Tory social care plans are 'Theresa May's poll tax', warns Tim Farron



News May 21, 2017


Speaking to the Sophy Ridge on Sunday programme, Mr Farron said it showed the Conservative leadership is "mean, calculating, and uncaring" and taking voters for granted.He drew parallels with the poll tax controversy that forced M...

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Controversial figures could lose knighthoods under honours system overhaul



News May 21, 2017


If re-elected, the Prime Minister said she would task the Cabinet Office with a review of the honours system to ensure it retains public confidence.Her comments come after criticism of billionaire tycoon Sir Philip Green, who was ...

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