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UK general election: Theresa May launches manifesto

20 May 2017, 02:32 | Darnell Patrick

At present, care home residents with savings and assets (including the value of property) worth more than £23,250 must pay for their own care but the party's new manifesto pledge sees this wealth limit increase by more than four-fold to £100,000.

Labour says it would hit the top 5% of earners - those on more than £80,000 - with an income tax increase. In all, Labour plans to take an extra £48.6 billion a year in taxes to fund its spending programme.

Theresa May has also pushed back the date to balance the budget to 2025, ditching George Osborne's commit to return Government finances to a surplus by 2020.

Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, said he is determined to stop the return of a "heartless Conservative government".

By contrast, the Conservative Party increased its messaging around Brexit from 20% of posts across Facebook and Twitter to nearly a third (30%).

"We also applaud the Conservatives' support for remote onshore wind projects in Scotland - a policy CECA highlighted as a priority in our recommendations to the next United Kingdom government".

Cameron had previously pledged the Conservatives would not raise income tax or national insurance, although neither were mentioned in May's manifesto. Corporation tax would be cut to 17%.

It seems like what the Conservatives are doing here is painting a picture of Britain's economy as being in a really serious, important, hard place, and then posing themselves as the solution to all those problems, using all sorts of jargon-y words like "national productivity fund" and "strategic industrial strategy" to show that they really know what they're talking about.

"The negotiations will undoubtedly be tough, and there will be give and take on both sides, but we continue to believe that no deal is better than a bad deal for the UK", May wrote in the manifesto.

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The policy document also said the Conservatives would commission an independent review into the cost of energy, making recommendations to keep costs low and ensure reliable supplies.

His colleague Fraser Nelson concurrs, saying the Conservatives have moved to the left economically while "the national question has become much more important: getting Brexit right, keeping the Union together". They would also seek to forge "a deep and special partnership" with the remaining European Union, based on a comprehensive free trade and customs agreement. It rejected the bloc's proposed negotiating schedule and pledged to stop "making vast annual contributions" to the European Union budget. The Human Rights Act would not be repealed while the Brexit process is under way.

Overseas students will remain in the immigration 55 statistics in line with global definitions and within scope of the government's policy to reduce annual net migration.

"The next five years will be the most challenging that Britain has faced in my lifetime", she wrote in The Telegraph newspaper.

"That's why you have free prescriptions, that's why you have free tuition fees, that's why you have no hospital vehicle parking charges".

"They promised to improve all standards of NHS care, but A&Es are in crisis". The Tories also want to make it easier to switch providers.

Theresa May's manifesto showed the Tories had returned to being the "nasty party", Labour said as it warned 10 million pensioners would lose their winter fuel payments under her plans. Migrants - workers and students - will also be subject to a higher Immigration Health Surcharges for using the NHS. University tuition fees would be scrapped and maintenance grants reintroduced, at a cost of £11.2 billion.

The Conservatives have pledged to provide immediate funding to help primary schools develop nurseries where they now do not have facilities to provide one, and introduce a presumption that all new primary schools should include a nursery. They would build at least 100 new free schools a year and require universities to sponsor academies or free schools as a condition of charging maximum tuition fees.

"As such, it beggars belief that the Conservative manifesto makes no attempt to address this issue, but instead, chooses to concentrate its funding efforts on increasing the number of school nurseries".



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