Wood's what if? The last dash for votes


There are just two days left of campaigning to go. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA

With only two more days of campaigning left, politicians are starting mad dash tours of the country. We are expecting at least three high profile visitors over the next 48 hours.

While there is a back drop of security questions, and will be for the rest of this campaigning, the parties are hoping to add their other key priorities into the agenda.

So far today that talk is mainly about Brexit. Theresa May and Boris Johnson are talking Brexit, as is Nick Clegg for the Lib Dems.

The Liberal Democrats want to stop us leaving the Single Market. Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA

The former Deputy Prime Minister says "we can stop a destructive Brexit", and accuses the Conservatives and Labour of a pact, agreeing on the UK leaving the Single Market and the Customs Union.

Mr Clegg says that Brexit will mean a squeeze on earnings and how much money we have in our pockets will go down. There is also a stark warning that leaving the EU without a deal will mean £45bn will be lost every year.

Nick Clegg said that he and the Lib Dems are the only party that can provide the opposition that this country needs.

Boris Johnson says Theresa May can deliver on Brexit. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA

Yet, as he is saying this, Theresa May believes the whole of the UK will benefit from Brexit, and the Foreign Secretary has said that only his boss Theresa May can deliver the "huge potential of Brexit".

The party is promising a new trade structure and a Board of Trade which will bring in leading figures from business and politics in all corners of the UK.

Theresa May is continuing to promise that the UK will become a more global country and this is the mantra that key Government ministers are shouting about as they tour the country on a Brexit tour.

Jeremy Corbyn and Labour are trying to shift focus onto other things. Credit: Scott Heppell/PA

Labour though is trying to shift focus onto the scrapping of the guaranteed Winter Fuel Allowance for all pensioners.

This is part of the Tory manifesto which says that allowances would be means tested, so only pensioners who are struggling get the cash. Labour claims it will mean almost 4,000 extra deaths this winter.

The arguments will continue with all parties also making promises on security saying they're the only one to keep us safe.

With just a few days to go the campaigning is stepping up. Credit: PA Images
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The Conservatives Brexit tour is underway, Jeremy Corbyn is campaigning in the North East and Tim Farron is in Wales, Yorkshire and the Midlands.

We're expecting a senior Conservative this afternoon.

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