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Boris Johnson pays tribute to “historic election” victory after Tories secure commanding majority

Boris Johnson has paid tribute to the British electorate after the results of Thursday’s national poll delivered “a powerful new mandate” for a “One Nation Conservative government”.

Polls open across the UK for third general election in under five years

Voters across the country head to the polls today to vote in the general election.

Party leaders relaunch campaign on final day before election

Party leaders will be back on the campaign road on Wednesday for the final time before Thursday’s general election, looking to make a final appeal to swing voters before polls open.

McDonnell to outline Labour Budget plans to “end austerity”

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell is set to deliver a speech outlining plans for a Budget which will “end austerity” and lay out the priorities for the first 100 days of a Labour government.

Johnson criticises Labour’s proposed extension of voting rights

Boris Johnson has attacked Jeremy Corbyn’s plans to extend the right to vote in a future Brexit referendum to EU nationals residing in the UK, should Labour win the general election.

Corbyn: Johnson misleading about lack of border down Irish Sea

Speaking at a press conference on Friday, Jeremy Corbyn presented a “confidential” Brexit report which he says disproves Johnson’s claim there will be no border down the Irish Sea if his Brexit deal is passed.

Labour announces plans to help SMEs

The Labour party has revealed a number of plans to help small firms if it wins the general election, including replacing business rates with a land value tax and forming an agency to help small businesses seek expert advice and bid for government contracts.

Labour reveals plans to cap class sizes at 30 pupils

The Labour party will put a 30-pupil limit on the size of classes at all schools in England should it win the December 12 general election.

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