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Labour borrow a slogan from the Tories

16 May 2017

11:51 AM

16 May 2017

11:51 AM

Happy Labour manifesto day. The party has decamped to Bradford for its official manifesto launch. Aside from bashing the Tories, Jeremy Corbyn has announced a number of new policies — from raising income tax for high earners to scrapping tuition fees.

However, it’s another message that has caught Mr S’s attention. In the backdrop to the stage, one of the signs reads ‘a global Britain’. This is a phrase Theresa May has repeatedly used to describe her government’s Brexit position — and she even gave a speech by this title.

Surely Labour couldn’t be taking inspiration from the Tories, could they?

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