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Labour’s pledge to ‘take back control’

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Labour kicked off their local elections campaign today with a joint op-ed from Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner in the Times promising to empower localities and put an end to the regional divide. This is all encompassed in their Take Back Control Act … where have we heard that before?

Rather than a seamless launch, the Labour leader has been met with difficult questions over Angela Rayner’s tax affairs and the suggestion that the shadow education secretary could scrap the £4 billion expansion of free childcare. 

Oscar Edmondson speaks to Fraser Nelson and James Heale. 

Produced by Oscar Edmondson.


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