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Lib Dems launch manifesto – as Conservatives announce tax cut
Now Boris Johnson, whether he meant to do so or not – has revealed Conservative plans for a tax cut for working people. Speaking to workers on Teesside – he appeared to blurt out a new policy to raise the threshold for paying National Insurance. Mr Johnson later explained that from next year people would…
Conservatives pledge to reduce immigration – but won’t set ‘arbitrary’ targets
The Conservative Party has pledged to reduce immigration if they win the General Election, but declared they won’t set what they call “arbitrary” targets.
FactCheck: Conservatives attack Labour immigration policy – before they know what it is
Extending free movement to the rest of the world is not Labour party policy.
Labour promises to spend more on NHS than Conservatives
While Mr Corbyn was in Scotland, his party was promising a significant increase in NHS funding if it wins the election.
‘Conservative Party not being straight with British public’ on Brexit, says former Tory minister David Gauke
Former Tory minister David Gauke says a Conservative majority would be a “bad outcome”.
FactCheck: Are the Conservatives putting 20,000 police on the streets?
There’s a catch: we lost just over 20,000 police officers during austerity.
‘We’ve got to be building many more social homes for rent,’ says Conservative Bob Blackman
Conservative Bob Blackman is a member of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee.
Labour and Conservatives argue over spending pledges
Economic plans have been the talk of the election campaign today, with Labour rejecting Conservative claims that their economic policies would cost over a trillion pounds extra, as “a ludicrous piece of Tory fake news”.
Conservative candidate facing calls to step down after ‘vile’ 2014 rape comments
Back to election news now and a local BBC radio presenter who said women should ‘keep their knickers on’ to avoid being raped – has been chosen as a Conservative candidate for parliament.
FactCheck: Conservatives admit ads in key marginal seats are wrong
The incorrect adverts have been displayed on Facebook over a million times.
Cairns facing calls to quit as Conservative candidate
Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns is thought to be the first Cabinet minister in memory to resign during a general election campaign.
Conservative election campaign hit by cabinet minister’s resignation over lie claims
The Tory campaign has been somewhat overshadowed by a series of scandals and gaffes.
FactCheck: will the Conservatives ‘send Trump £500 million a week’?
It would cost the health service £500m a week if British patients had to pay the same price for drugs as people in the US do.
Lib Dem peer Brian Paddick: ‘Labour as much a Leave party as Conservatives and Brexit Party’
We’re joined from Westminster by Liberal Democrat peer Brian Paddick and in the studio by Ben Habib, a Brexit Party MEP and parliamentary candidate in this current election.
FactCheck: Farage takes credit for Conservative election win in 2015
Mr Farage’s claim is at odds with the available evidence.