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2019 election round-up: Johnson and Corbyn trade early barbs

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2019 election round-up: Johnson and Corbyn trade early barbs

2019 election round-up: Johnson and Corbyn trade early barbs

A look at the early sparing between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as their election campaigns get under way.

Legislation triggering an early General Election on December 12 has become law after receiving Royal Assent.


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Labour leader Keir Starmer says this Covid lockdown "has to be the last" as keeping children in schools was the priority, even if that meant other restrictions had to be lifted slower. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says the government's suggested 1% pay rise for NHS staff is "insulting", and that "it's not good enough just to clap" healthcare workers. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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