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Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say if immigration will go up or down

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say if immigration will go up or down

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Others pointed to the collapse in the Lib Dem vote under Tim Farron as many Remain voters turn to Labour.

When Ridge suggested that the United Kingdom government after the election could seek to negotiate a Norwegian-style agreement that would maintain the free movement principle, Mr Corbyn said: 'We will negotiate, the principle being tariff free access to the European market because that is essential to maintain manufacturing industry and service industry jobs in Britain, absolutely essential'.

He added: "We need to get off care and pensioner benefits and start talking about the calamity of Corbyn again".

Speaking to Sky News, he insisted his backing of high-profile IRA figures was key to achieving peace in Northern Ireland.

Jeremy Corbyn shared an up-close selfie on Twitter with Rebecca Long-Bailey, Labour candidate for Salford and Eccles, and EastEnders actress Maddy Hill, who appealed to young people at onstage at Corbyn's rally in Birmingham.

The payment would come from their own assets after death, with only the last £100,000 of their estates ring-fenced.

Mrs May has insisted the plans are meant to ensure fairness across generations and ensure the long-term sustainability of the social care system.

The Liberal Democrats, meanwhile, had another hard week, with leader Tim Farron forced to deny claims about his views on homosexuality and abortion.




YouGov's latest polling was carried out after the manifesto launches while Opinium's was before.

"They're getting carried away with all this talk of a landslide, sending people to places we are never going to win", he said.

"The whole discussion and the whole debate is unravelling from the Tory point of view".

One poll showed Labour had halved the Conservatives' lead to 9 percentage points; the first single-figure gap since May called the snap election hoping for a resounding victory that would strengthen her mandate to negotiate Britain's exit from the European Union.

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have retained their lead over the opposition Labour Party ahead of the June 8 election, but with Labour gaining ground, an Orb poll published by the Telegraph showed on Saturday.

Voters will take to the polls in Britain on the 8th of June.

"What we want to make sure, just like the NHS, is there is pooled risk so everybody is certain".

But, in his strongest expression of support yet for the Labour leader, he said Mr Corbyn was now transforming into "a prime minister in waiting".

Mr Corbyn is demanding that the anti-pensioner package is immediately dropped as Labour tries to woo the so-called grey vote.


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