May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

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But in a blow to the Prime Minister's argument, a European Commission source has admitted they would be prepared to allow a further postponement to the talks if the new government requests one.

Theresa May delivers a speech in Pontefract yesterday.

This could change a lot of people's lives.


The prime-time debate is also making headlines in the papers, with the Guardian calling it "fractious", adding it was a "gamble" for Jeremy Corbyn to turn up given a poor performance on Woman's Hour on Tuesday.

The Conservative reboot came as Labour suggested it would seek to govern alone if the party succeeds in denying Mrs May a majority.

The Labour leader will say that years of Conservative rule have resulted in stagnating productivity, falling public sector net investment and average wages forecast to be lower in real terms in 2021/22 than their 2007/08 level.

Now, speaking to NME for this week's cover interview, Corbyn has said that he will work to eradicate existing student debt if they win the upcoming general election. "If they don't want to vote for it they are going to have to go back and speak to their constituents and explain to them why it is that we have a Tory government instead", she said.

"He doesn't believe in Britain", she said in a blistering attack.

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"This great national moment needs a great national effort in which we pull together with a unity of objective and - however we voted in the referendum last June - we come together with a determination to make a success of the years ahead". Nowhere is that more true than in Yorkshire, a county that boasts a great wealth of talent. That is why I will be campaigning in all corners of this country in the week ahead.

Mrs May also says Yorkshire farmers will not be left out of pocket when existing European Union subsidy arrangements coming to an end, promising to maintain the "same cash total" for for the duration of the next Parliament.

Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of risking a "jobs meltdown" as the two main party leaders clashed over their rival plans for Brexit. After earlier saying she would not do so, May then called a snap national election to try to cement her position. They are realising that inequality doesn't have to exist. It will likely galvanise the Labour leader's supporters, and ensure a high turnout in his favour on election day. Over the next few years, this Government plans to spend £1,943 per person on transport projects in London.

Around the town, the only people voicing strong opinions on Brexit seem to be leavers.

"Yet the corridor of northern cities, stretching from Liverpool and Preston in the west to York and Hull in the east, has the potential to become an even greater driver of economic growth".

"To those who are anxious about what the president might or might not be about to do, and I stress that we are not there yet, I just want to make one point, which is that it is the state governments, at state level, that so numerous gains have been made in the last few years in reducing CO2", he said.

The other party leaders lambasted May for not taking part in the 90 minute discussion.

The Opposition Labour party, which was against Brexit but has accepted the June 2016 referendum result, has said its Brexit focus would be to fight to protect workers' rights, environmental protections and access to the single market for United Kingdom business in Brexit talks.