Labour MP: 'Election is not about changing Government'

Labour trails a long way behind Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives in opinion polls, and many within the party believe 67-year-old socialist Corbyn is too left-wing to connect with voters.

Another possible reason Hedley mentioned was the "absolute disarray" and disunity in which the Labour Party now finds itself - implying the rejection of Jeremy Corbyn by the Parliamentary wing of a Labour party "stuffed mainly by careerists and opportunists" - which he compared to the Clinton wing of the Democratic Party in the US.

It may seem a unusual thing to say, but it's not totally impossible that this election could yet leave Jeremy Corbyn with a half-decent mention in the history books.

While she insisted she has never been a "particular proponent" of tactical voting, her party was better-placed than Labour or the Liberal Democrats to take seats from the nationalists, adding there was "no way the SNP is getting 56 this time".

Theresa May is reportedly expected to include manifesto pledges that ensure her Brexit plans can not be blocked by party members and peers wanting to remain in the European Union. "We will build a new economy, worthy of the 21st century and we will build a country for the many not the few". "I know which side I'm on, you know which side you're on".

He said: "We don't accept that it is natural for Britain to be governed by a ruling elite the City and the tax-dodgers and we don't accept that the British people just have to take what they're given". Because when we win, it's the people, not the powerful, who win. The nurse, the teacher, the small trader, the carer, the builder, the office worker win.

The Labour leader promised a clamp down on the "cosy cartels" that, he said, were hoarding the country's wealth for themselves.

"We can't win, they say, because we don't play their game", Corbyn will say on Thursday.

Praising MPs for backing her during a stump speech in the north-west of England, the PM said: "It's great to be here in Bolton, fresh from the House of Commons, fresh from winning a vote in the House of Commons, which has approved my decision to hold a general election on June 8". It's a rigged system set up by the wealth extractors for the wealth extractors.

Parliament gives overwhelming backing for June 8 election
Despite Corbyn's bravado, his party is demoralized and divided under his left-wing leadership and is expected to fare badly. Political leaders' TV debates featured in the last two general elections, in 2010 and 2015.

"At United Trust Bank we'll continue to work closely with brokers to ensure that whatever happens on June 8 we'll support the aspirations of developers, SMEs and individuals and enable them to seize the opportunities that change often brings".

"In this election Labour will lead the movement to make that change".

"How dare they crash the economy with their recklessness and greed, and then punish those who had nothing to do with it".

"We will overturn this rigged system".

"Over the last seven years the Tories have broken every promise on living standards, the deficit, debt, the National Health Service and schools funding".

And attacking top bosses, he will say: "If I were Southern Rail or Philip Green, I'd be anxious about a Labour Government".

The chaotic scenes overshadowed Labour's first full day of election campaigning.

However, Emily Thornberry, the Shadow Foreign Secretary, played down suggestions new taxes might be introduced at this level, saying she understood why "many people" on this salary might feel they were "not rich".

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