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General election: Labour has 'mountain to climb'

General election: Labour has 'mountain to climb'

Assuming a uniform swing, with voters switching from Labour to Conservative at roughly the same rate across the country, the Tories would gain 44 seats from Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party.

Mr Miliband's 2015 election campaign focused on presenting Labour as the champion of the people against the establishment, fighting battles against big business and the media.

Angela Rayner, tipped as a future Labour leader, accused the Government of failing the British people as she vowed that her party would call time on austerity and "invest and rebuild" in the UK's future.

But Corbyn said today: "Seven years of Tory failure and broken promises have left our schools in a awful state".

To alter its current position, Labour will have turn the grass roots enthusiasm - as shown in Jeremy Corbyn's two striking leadership victories - into votes.

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In 2016 former Green leader Natalie Bennett used this fact as the basis of her argument to form an anti-Conservative alliance - her suggestion was not met with much enthusiasm outside of her own party; however it is hoped that MPs and the public will be more open to the idea given the negative reactions to many Tory policies and decisions made recently.

Mr Corbyn said the Prime Minister's surprise decision to call an election on June 8, nearly three years earlier than the next scheduled ballot, would give the people the chance to vote for a government that will put the "majority first".

Three Labour MPs - Jonathan Reynolds, Lisa Nandy and Clive Lewis - were contradicted by the leadership when they called for the party not to put up a candidate in Richmond Park where they say Liberal Democrats stand a better chnace of beating the Tories.

Speaking on Wednesday's Inside Politics podcast, Prof Tim Bale said another poor election result for Labour would likely mean the party, which has been in opposition for seven years, will spend at least another 10 years in the political wilderness.

But shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry played down suggestions new taxes might be introduced at this level, telling BBC Radio 4's Today programme she understood why "many people" on this salary might feel they are "not rich".

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Including the pledges in the manifesto would make it extremely hard for Remain-backing Tory MPs to rebel on the issues in House of Commons votes if the party wins the snap election on June 8.

He said it was a "rigged system" set up by a "cosy cartel" which he said was "set up by the wealth extractors for the wealth extractors".

"Had the election been in 2020, we would have been coming up to the most crucial part of the negotiations at the end of the negotiations in what would be starting to be the run-up to a general election", she said. And a Labour Government elected on 8 June won't play by their rules. "Now that obviously is important for the Labour Party at this election, but it's also important at the next election", said Prof Bale. If this is a sign of the fight Labour will offer in the general election campaign to come, then, amid the gloomy polls, we all have more reasons to be hopeful.

The prime minister said she would look at the financial problems faced by small rural schools.

May, who also backed staying in the European Union but has since embraced the notion of life outside the bloc, is pitching her campaign on a promise of stable leadership to deliver a good deal for Britain from exit negotiations with Brussels. That is why SNP MPs refused to vote Theresa May out of office yesterday, and every day that the Tories remain in power 430,000 Scots go without a real living wage, Women Against State Pension Inequality go without the pension that they have worked their whole lives for, and young people have their housing benefit stripped away.

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