The election plans laid out by the two major parties mean that it is crystal clear only Labour has policies to address the current crises – the combined crises of the climate catastrophe as well as the stagnation of the economy and living standards.
On 5 November Jeremy Corbyn delivered a speech on Brexit in Harlow as a key part of launching Labour’s election campaign. The following is the entire speech – leaving out only a few courtesy introductory remarks.
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech that launched Labour’s general election campaign.
Whenever an election takes place the priority at present for Labour is to win back Remain supporters, the largest bloc of voters that have shifted away from Labour this year.
The outcome of the Portuguese general election is a clear defeat for the rightist parties.
The issue now is whether the ruling Socialists will continue as before with the support of the smaller parties of the far left, the Left Bloc and the UDC, which combines the Portuguese Communist Party and the Greens, and whether they can ensure the advance of economic policy.
The Danish General Election on 5 June resulted in a defeat for the ‘blue bloc’, the centre-right governing alliance that had been in office since 2015, and a victory for the ‘red bloc’, the centre-left parties.