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Brexit headwinds are working against May



GENERAL ELECTION, News May 17, 2017


Today, more dreary news for working Britons: wage growth stood at 2.1% in the three months to April. The big Brexit squeeze on living standards is coming, as prices outstrip incomes.It will be particularly painful for those on low...

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Liberal Democrats manifesto: What it says and what it means



News May 17, 2017


But what does it all mean? Is it a sign the the party has gone to pot?(Sorry).In seriousness, since the party's time in power as part of the coalition, its policies have been taken seriously - remember free school meals and the pe...

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Chancellor dismisses tensions between him and Team May as 'tittle-tattle'



News May 17, 2017


According to reports, Philip Hammond was involved in a number of "angry and swearing" phone conversations with the PM's team over disagreements on policy.But, speaking to Sky News, Mr Hammond said: "This is absolute tittle-tattle ...

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Union boss Len McCluskey: Labour can't win the election



GENERAL ELECTION, News May 16, 2017


In comments that will incense and dismay many Labour MPs, Unite leader Len McCluskey spoke out just hours after the launch of the party's election manifesto.In a candid interview, Mr McCluskey said: "The scale of the task is immen...

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Conservatives warn of '£58bn black hole' in Labour spending plans



News May 16, 2017


The Chancellor says new analysis now that Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto has been published in full reveals the cost would be borne by ordinary families.But Labour is hitting back, claiming re-nationalisation of water, energy companies...

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