Labour Party launch official manifesto:

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Jeremy Corbyn at the manifesto launch (CREDIT: Getty Images/Leon Neal)

The Labour Party, led by Jeremy Corbyn, has released its official manifesto; “For The Many, Not The Few.” The document underlines the pledges that will transform the nation. Corbyn spoke at the introduction, stating that “This manifesto is a draft for a better future for our country,” adding that “it’s a blueprint of what Britain can be, and a pledge for the difference Labour can and will make.”

The Labour Party has pledged to:

Scrap student tuition fees, as “Labour believes education should be free, and we will restore this principle. No one should be put off educating themselves for lack of money or through fear of debt.”

Re-nationalise the railway, and nationalise England’s water companies.

Other policies include an end to zero hour contracts, a guarateed triple lock for pensioner incomes, an income tax rate of 45p on those earing £80,000 and above, a reintroduction of the 50p rate of tax on those earing above £123,000,  amongst others.

The full manifesto can be read here.

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