Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

Delivering a speech in Bolton North East yesterday, the Telegraph reports that May said voters had to choose between the Conservative Party's "strong and stable" leadership and a coalition formed to "prop up" Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has ruled out any chance of a "progressive alliance" with the SNP in a bid to lock the Tories out of power at Westminster.

The election was made official on Wednesday during a rowdy session of the House of Commons, May won the support of 522 lawmakers in the 650-seat parliament for an election on June 8.

During his first full day of campaigning, the Labour Leader is expected to say he will vow to "prove the Establishment experts wrong and change the direction of this election", according to media previews. It takes more than one person to make a government, so instead of focusing purely on his weaknesses, focus on the policies we offer, the changes we will bring!

Conservative Party chairman Patrick McLoughlin seized on the suggestions that Labour may back a second vote, insisting it would disrupt the negotiations.

The Scots Nats have already arguably topped their high-water mark and would be very lucky to hold all their current seats against a resurgent Tory party led in Scotland by the impressive Ruth Davidson. And Labour just can't handle it.

A man passing by commented: "I hope you become Prime Minister" - prompting a smile and thanks from Mr Corbyn. In contrast, 49 per cent opted for Mrs May.

"We'd like to meet to explore the best options for beating the Tories in June", they write.

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In a video message to constituents, Mr Woodcock said: "I am intending to seek renomination from my local Labour and Co-operative parties to be their official candidate, but I will not countenance ever voting to make Jeremy Corbyn Britain's Prime Minister".

The political system was biased in favour of large companies, he said. "Unfortunately, a strong leader is what wins elections these days". We can't win, they say, because we don't play their game. But Lib Dem watchers guess the party could pick up more than 20 new seats. The party needs to hash out a middle ground, some kind of soft-Brexit that appeals to their own voters who voted leave and those leaning towards the Liberal Democrats who want to overturn the whole thing.

But these members still form a very small percentage of the voting public.

"It's also a cultural schism. For the sake of our NHS, our welfare state and our environment we need progressive party leaders to ditch partisan politics just for a moment and think about how we can best stop the Tories from wrecking our country for generations to come". "He's an activist, he's not really a public leader", Dr McAngus said.

The SNP has signalled its MPs will abstain in the vote, but Labour and the Liberal Democrats have welcomed the early election.

While she tries to focus the debate on Brexit, Corbyn is looking to harness a powerful anti-establishment mood revealed by last year's European Union referendum and echoed in the rhetoric of Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump during last year's USA election campaign.

The Labour rank-and-file are enamoured of the 67-year-old, thrice-married Corbyn, who has been described as everything from radical left-wing to Bolshevik and has often courted controversy. One Labour MP who asked Khan's office for his support was told there have been many similar requests.