Corbyn accuses May of 'shameful attack' on older people

There are nearly three weeks to go - and polls at this stage of an election tend to overstate Labour support - but the party's fortunes are undoubtedly picking up from a low base. "Vote for Jeremy Corbyn...show us how it's done!#grime4corbyn".

But defending the social care proposals in her manifesto, the Prime Minister said her plans will ensure elderly people receive the dignified and high quality care they deserve.

The Labour leader is stepping up his attack on the Prime Minister over her manifesto pledges, which he claims amount to a "triple whammy of misery" for pensioners.

"You will have a very clear choice this election - a Poundland Thatcher peddling the same old Tory lies and broken promises".

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Fewer than 40 percent of respondents said the opposition party should remain in its current form and many - emboldened by Emmanuel Macron's victory in France - see an opportunity to rebrand Labour, the Telegraph said.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the plan, which he called a "tax on dementia", was a "very, very bad idea" because costs spanning a large number of years can be "enormous" compared to the average house price of up to £300,000. Their manifesto is a typical nasty party attempt to set generations against each other.

He criticised Tory plans to replace the "triple lock" pension scheme with a double lock, introduce a means-testing winter fuel allowance and the value of the family home to count towards the means test for social care. "But young people are being offered no hope by the Tories either - loaded up with tuition fee debts and next to no chance of [owning] a home of their own", said Corbyn, a veteran social and political activist, .

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"Labour stands for unity across all ages and regions".

"As we look at the long term facing this challenge, we need to ensure that what we are doing is providing dignity for older people in their old age but doing it in a way that is fair across the generations".

"A third of people who qualify for pensioner credits don't claim".

Britain's ruling Conservatives are expected to outspend the opposition Labour Party on campaigning for next month's election, with many of their traditional business backers opting to stick with them despite concerns over Brexit.

"Why are so many older people being threatened by this Government?"

She said: "You may be too scared to come here tonight, for your U-turns to be highlighted, for your cruel policies to be exposed".

Akala, who has said he "never was a Labour supporter" before this year's General Election, says he would vote for Corbyn this time around.

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