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General Election 2019: NHS boss – Parties ‘ducked’ big issues

Image copyright Reuters Politicians have “ducked” the big issues in health and social care during the election, a leading NHS boss says.At the start of the campaign, NHS Providers chief Chris Hopson urged parties not to make “empty promises” or create “unrealistic expectations”.There have since been manifesto pledges of millions more in NHS funding and…

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General election 2019: Labour vows Budget ‘to end austerity’ in first 100 days

Image copyright PA Media John McDonnell will promise to deliver a Budget to “end austerity”, in a speech setting out Labour’s priorities for its first 100 days in government. The shadow chancellor will also vow to get “money moving out of Whitehall and the City” if Labour win the election.And he will detail plans for…

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Brexit versus public services: Rival British leaders make final campaign push

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson will travel to the heartlands of Brexit Britain in a final campaign blitz ahead of Thursday’s election, as he seeks to secure the parliamentary majority he needs to take the country out of the European Union. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson and main opposition Labour Party…

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The 12 key policies in the Green manifesto

The Green Party of England and Wales has launched its 2019 manifesto, called If Not Now, When? It sets out the polices the party aims to introduce should it win the election.The full document, sets out a “Green New Deal” – proposing measures from replacing fossil fuels to insulating houses and investing in cycle paths.…

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Ruth Davidson hints at future UK Conservative leadership bid

Image copyright Getty Images Former Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has hinted she may return to politics when the Tories are in opposition at Westminster, even suggesting she could lead the party.She said: “I’ve probably got more experience than anyone in the party on how to lead from opposition.”Ms Davidson stood down as leader in…