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400,000 university students will be freed from an average of around £27,000 debt this autumn if Labour is elected next month, Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, and Shadow Education Secretary, Angela Rayner, will announce today.

Labour will lift £38 billion debt burden from students’ shoulders

400,000 university students will be freed from an average of around £27,000 debt this autumn if Labour is elected next month, Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, and Shadow... Read more

The Conservative Party manifesto launched an all-out attack on pensioner incomes, with three major new burdens placed on older people:
    

1.         Scrapping the ‘triple lock’ on state pensions so that pensioner incomes are no longer protected from a Tory hard Brexit.  

2.         Means testing Winter Fuel Payments to remove support to heat the homes of 10 million pensioners  

3.         Forcing those who need social care to pay for it using their homes 

The Conservatives three-pronged attack on pensioners

The Conservative Party manifesto launched an all-out attack on pensioner incomes, with three major new burdens placed on older people:      1.         Scrapping the ‘triple lock’ on state pensions so... Read more

Labour is today announcing a New Deal for NHS, with a pledge to take millions of people off waiting lists and fix England’s broken A&Es with essential additional funding and tough new targets. 

Labour’s New Deal for the NHS

Labour is today announcing a New Deal for NHS, with a pledge to take millions of people off waiting lists and fix England’s broken A&Es with essential additional funding and... Read more

Labour will undertake the biggest crackdown on tax avoidance in this country’s history, and introduce a ‘Robin Hood Tax’ on financial transactions as part of its plan to build a Britain for the many, not the few.

Labour to crack down on tax dodgers and introduce ‘Robin Hood Tax’ to fund Britain’s public services

Labour will undertake the biggest crackdown on tax avoidance in this country’s history, and introduce a ‘Robin Hood Tax’ on financial transactions as part of its plan to build a... Read more

A Labour Government will protect the incomes of twelve million pensioners by legislating to keep the ‘triple lock’, Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, has said.

Labour will protect state pension as Tories fail to commit to Triple Lock

A Labour Government will protect the incomes of twelve million pensioners by legislating to keep the ‘triple lock’, Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, has said. Read more

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, today outlined Labour’s transformational plan to invest in a National Education Service to ensure no one is held back and create a more skilled workforce and productive economy.

Labour will transform education for the many not the few

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, today outlined Labour’s transformational plan to invest in a National Education Service to ensure no one is held back and create a more... Read more

The next Labour government will make parking at NHS England hospitals free for patients, visitors and NHS staff. Labour created the NHS to be free at the point of use, so the next Labour government will eradicate the hidden charges of car parking fees.

Labour to end NHS car park charges

The next Labour government will make parking at NHS England hospitals free for patients, visitors and NHS staff. Labour created the NHS to be free at the point of use,... Read more

The Shadow Chancellor has set out Labour’s economic vision of a “Richer Britain” and a “Big Deal to Upgrade the Economy”. 

Labour commits to personal tax guarantee of no rises in VAT, NICs, or Income Tax for 95 per cent of taxpayers

The Shadow Chancellor has set out Labour’s economic vision of a “Richer Britain” and a “Big Deal to Upgrade the Economy”.  Read more

Labour will today announce that a future Labour Government will immediately halt the proposed closure of A&Es in England and carry out a full scale review of all proposals. 

Having listened to campaigners and concerned patients up and down the country, Jonathan Ashworth, as Labour health secretary will immediately halt the Tories chaotic ‘sustainability and transformation plan’ (STP) programme. 

Labour to halt the Tories hospital closure plan

Labour will today announce that a future Labour Government will immediately halt the proposed closure of A&Es in England and carry out a full scale review of all proposals.  Having listened... Read more

Labour is today committing to provide funding to the 43 forces across England and Wales to hire an extra 10,000 officers operating in community policing roles. We will provide the framework to enable community engagement and funding to ensure at least the equivalent of one more bobby per electoral ward. 

Labour will put 10,000 more police on the streets to cut crime

Labour is today committing to provide funding to the 43 forces across England and Wales to hire an extra 10,000 officers operating in community policing roles. We will provide the... Read more

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