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60 Sec Elec Thurs 21st Nov: Labour's manifesto launch

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Jeremy Corbyn says if he becomes Prime Minister people across the Midlands can look forward to better pay, housing, transport and healthcare. He chose Birmingham today to launch his party's election manifesto - with promises to crack down on bad bosses and big polluters.

The Labour leader said his manifesto - titled "It's Time For Real Change" - was full of popular policies that the political establishment had "blocked for decades".

Supporters heard the party pledges around having a Brexit deal done within three months, and increasing the minimum wage to £10-an-hour for all. Free dental check-ups and prescriptions, and scrapping university tuition fees were also pledged.

The first chapter of their 150 pages of policy pledges is devoted to what Labour are calling a "Green Industrial Revolution".

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Meanwhile the Conservative Party's pledged "at least" a million more homes in the next five years. They want to change the law to end "no-fault evictions" where tenants are forced out of rental properties without good reason.

Brexit Party Leader Nigel Farage says once Brexit has "been achieved properly you won't see me again. It's a promise".

Watch his interview in full with Ranvir Singh on the Tonight programme at 7:30pm on ITV.

More than two million people have applied to register to vote since the General Election was announced. Credit: Chris Ison/PA

And there's been a surge in the number of voting applications.

Figures from the Government show a total of 2,048,039 applications were submitted between October 29th (the day the Government called for an election on December 12th) and November 19th.

Many of those registering interest are under the age of 25.

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