The Conservatives are back on the front foot. After Jeremy Corbyn appeared to row back on an election promise over the weekend that his party would abolish pre-existing student debt, Labour have been under attack in the press. Now brains at CCHQ have released an attack ad on the issue and it will not make for pleasant viewing at Labour towers:
Promise broken: Corbyn u-turns on abolishing student debt pledge to NME magazine during the election campaign. Yet another Corbyn shambles. pic.twitter.com/xf0dqPtdhY
— Conservatives (@Conservatives) July 24, 2017
Labour MPs and activists are trying to play down Corbyn’s election comments to NME magazine – claiming that when Corbyn said he would ‘deal with’ pre-existing student debt there was no suggestion the party would actually do anything about it. However, some MPs may want to look at their own timelines before proceeding with this line of argument:
— Sharon Hodgson MP (@SharonHodgsonMP) June 2, 2017
Viva la revolución!