Jeremy Corbyn launches Labour’s general election manifesto

Labour Party has launched its official general election manifesto.

Speaking this morning, labour leader Jeremy Corbyn set out a number of policies, including the abolition of tuition fees, nationalising of the railways, and plan to raise the national living wage to £10 an hour by 2020.

A Labour government would build over a million new homes, put 10,000 additional police officers and 3,000 more firefighters on the streets, and guarantee the triple lock to protect pensioners’ incomes.

Jeremy corbyn ruled out rises on VAT and National Insurance and on income tax for all but the richest 5% of high earners.

Labour will scrap tuition fees, lifting the debt cloud from hundreds of thousands of young people.

Labour will end the cuts in the National Health Service to deliver safe staffing levels and reduce waiting lists.

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