What is in the Labour party manifesto?



2017-05-11T13:17:27.608Z
2017-05-23T11:07:23.435Z

Jeremy Corbyn at rally in Liverpool. kevinzim

What policies are included in the draft version of the Labour party manifesto that was leaked this week? #generalelection

A draft version of the Labour manifesto was leaked today. It was due to be unveiled next week. The draft manifesto includes pledges for:

  • Scrapping university tuition fees
  • 100,000 additional police officers
  • 100,000 new council homes a year
  • Rent control protection for private tenants
  • Scrapping the "bedroom tax"
  • 30mbps broadband internet service to all households by 2022
  • To re-nationalise the railways
  • To extend the high speed rail connection HS2 into Scotland
  • A promise of no tax rises for anyone earning under £80,000
  • A ban on zero hours contracts
  • 1,000 more border guards
  • Guaranteeing the "triple lock" and a minimum 2.5% increase on state pensions
  • Lower the voting age to 16

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