The Labour leadership contender adds that “we should never be ashamed of investing in our public services.”
The most serious risk of all is the clear possibility that the new regime will lead to a massive increase of immigration.
Who will their taxes really hit? How much will they truly raise? And can this really be described as a ‘moderate’ agenda?
And, the Chancellor notes in his Bolton speech, that excludes 59 Labour policies “which don’t have enough detail for us to cost fairly”.
They don’t seem to have thought through the consequences, or looked at prevention of disease, which is a far better option.
Each week, our panel of James Frayne, Marcus Roberts, Trevor Phillips, and Salma Shah will will analyse and assess what’s happening.
Around two-thirds of the top 100 marginal seats are town constituencies. That presents an opportunity.
Their manifesto doesn’t provide any costings for their most expensive plans. The IFS says their tax pledge is not believable. But will they get away with it?