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UK's May and Corbyn questioned by public on TV show

UK's May and Corbyn questioned by public on TV show

What was once a 20-point advantage, fueling predictions of a Conservative landslide and a massive parliamentary majority, has now been whittled down to three points in some polls.Corbyn was appearing after Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May on a special broadcast of the BBC show where the two candidates were quizzed by the audience back-to-back.

May has stuck to her strategy of trying to focus attention on Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, saying that he is unfit to helm Britain's Brexit negotiations when they begin in earnest later this month.

Mr Johnson told the Press Association: "I thought it was really spine-chilling to hear Jeremy Corbyn announce that all Labour's support for our nuclear deterrent, all Labour's support for our Armed Forces was completely meaningless because when it came to the business of defending this country he wouldn't do it".

The leftist leader's lifelong opposition to nuclear weapons has drawn severe criticism from within his own party, and he was heckled on Friday for refusing to say whether he would launch a retaliatory strike if Britain were attacked.

"We are fighting this election to win and we are mounting a fantastic campaign in order to get that message across of how different our society and our politics could be", he said.

"This is not the type of leadership Britain needs", Mr Corbyn sniffed.

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Defending her decision to call an early election, the Prime Minister said she was willing to go back on her promise "because this is a really important moment for our country".

"He responded saying "it is a serious and realistic document that addresses the issues that many people in this country face and we've been courageous enough to put it out there with all the policies that are in it".

May's once-formidable lead has been eroded though her Conservative Party could still be on course to win a majority of seats in parliament, an opinion poll and an electoral model showed on Friday.

She told the audience taxpayers should not have to subsidise the social care of elderly people who have a "very significant value" property.

The Prime Minister replied: "No it's not, sir". I could have stayed on and kept doing that job. She and her party will have five years to flounder with their majority.

Mr Corbyn said he expected to be able to keep his allotment if he became PM, saying: "I would make sure there is always balance". "I want to form a Labour government with a majority to carry out this fantastic programme which can give so much hope and opportunity to so many people".

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According to the BBC , more than one person has died. "He swerved right round me and then hit about five or six people". May's office said she would chair a meeting of the government's COBRA emergency committee on Sunday.

Mrs May refused to give a figure for how much she would be willing to pay the European Union in Brexit "divorce" settlement, and she was also challenged over a U-turn on controversial social care plans for England, which saw an as-yet unknown cap added to elderly care costs.

One woman becoming emotional as she described emerging from a fitness for work test in tears after being asked about her suicide attempts to which the PM said: "I'm not going to make any excuses for the experience you've had".

"We've been open about that, and I've also been open that there will be some
hard choices to be made in addressing those various challenges".

The Prime Minister promised further investment and a new Mental Health Act to end workplace discrimination.

In another key exchange, Mrs May said she didn't know whether North Korea receives funding from the UK's foreign aid budget.

Jeremy Corbyn's refusal to say he would push the nuclear button was "really spine-chilling", Boris Johnson has claimed. It was dubbed the "dementia tax" because it would particularly affect old people with dementia living at home for many years, as opposed to people with conditions resulting more swiftly in death, such as cancer.

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Armed police rushed to the scene and authorities urged Londoners on Twitter to "run, hide, tell" if they were caught in an attack. Mark Rowley, assistant commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police Service, said the attackers were shot and killed by police .


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