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Posts Tagged: Tory Manifesto 2019
Rachel Wolf: My top tip for Labour leadership candidates – parties can’t win everywhere, and shouldn’t try
Try to please everyone and you end up pleasing nobody. Even Lisa Nandy, who seems more alert than most of her rivals, has fallen into this trap.
The most serious risk of all is the clear possibility that the new regime will lead to a massive increase of immigration.
Sajid Javid: “The direct cost of Corbyn is confirmed: £1.2 trillion of extra spending over the next five years.”
And, the Chancellor notes in his Bolton speech, that excludes 59 Labour policies “which don’t have enough detail for us to cost fairly”.
Corbyn has made it safer to indulge the Tory leadership’s willingness to spend. But there are signs of at least some restraint.
Around two-thirds of the top 100 marginal seats are town constituencies. That presents an opportunity.