The prime minister will deliver the first big set-piece speech of the campaign as Labour pledges £26bn extra per year for NHSSign up to the Guardian’s morning briefingLabour vows £26bn rescue plan for NHSFarage working in cahoots with Boris Johnson, Angela Rayner 8.29am GMT Minister Michael Gove has refused to accept that no deal is effectively back on the table with a new Brexit deadline of the end of 2020 for a trade agreement.Gove’s friend and former colleague David Gauke, who is running as an independent after having the Tory whip removed as punishment for rebelling, warned earlier that “we will leave the implementation period without a deal with the European Union on WTO terms, in effect on no-deal terms”. 8.18am GMT Former Conservative minister David Gauke is not holding back this morning. He’s now told Sky’s Kay Burley the policy pursued by the prime minister is “reckless and irresponsible” and a majority Conservative government “would be detrimental to people’s jobs and livelihoods”.Urging people not to vote Tory, he adds: “I think the Conservative party has fundamentally changed. There are a lot of traditional Conservative voters who feel politically homeless. Many of them will vote for the Lib Dems … and they are right to.”Boom. David Gauke tells @KayBurley the policy Boris Johnson is pursuing is “reckless and irresponsible” and a majority Cons government “would be detrimental to people’s jobs and livelihoods” Continue reading…
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Author : Kate Lyons (earlier) and Simon Murphy (now)
Publish date : 2019-11-13 08:38:26
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