And: the Conservatives hide their own manifesto away. The LibDems bungle theirs – which Prince Andrew wrecks anyway. Plus: election night line-ups.
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Yesterday evening’s debate served mainly to remind viewers of how likely an autumn poll now is – as Johnson unintentionally signalled.
The whole of the event – which saw Hunt and Johnson pitted against each other before a live studio audience.
It is hard to see how the different Brexit alternatives can be presented anything like as well on TV as they will be in Parliament.
“I’m well are of that,” Blair’s former spin doctor replies, in (fairly) good humour.
WATCH: Lidington – “We are neither shutting our eyes nor holding our noses” to Assad’s other war crimes
As well as punishing the use of chemical weapons, “we are seeking to hold Assad to account at the UN Security Council…despite the fact that he is protected by Russia”.
WATCH: Hunt backs 10-year NHS budgets – “It takes seven years to train a doctor, you need…to plan for that”
The Health and Social Care Secretary tells Peston that better, longer-term planning would help to raise care standards.
WATCH: When Rayner called Labour’s economic strategy “s**t or bust”, she meant it would be “dramatic”, Corbyn claims
“What she was saying was we’re going to have an investment-led economy,” the Labour leader tells Peston, in an interesting redefinition of Rayner’s phrase.
“A lot of voters know from experience they’ll have a new policy by Wednesday,” our Executive Editor argues.
The Brexit Secretary was talking to Robert Peston.
“They should be sticking with their leader in the bad times, not just in the good.”
Plus: A telling speech by George Osborne, the pleasing election of Philip Davies. Reading the Morning Star, just for a laugh. And: Andy Carroll walks on water.
“I sometimes wonder whether there’s something about the liberal left…who mistake the fact that there are some things you simply do not do.”
“There is a contrast between this side of the argument, which is offering hope, and that side of the argument, which is offering nothing but fear.”
Plus: EU heads-to-heads on LBC. Blair gets his retaliation in first. And: Some people think everything’s a conspiracy – and they may be right.