In Newcastle-Under-Lyme, voters weren’t convinced by Labour’s manifesto pledges, thinking that it was a “santa’s list” of freebies that would never materialise and were only said to win votes.
Labour’s manifesto pledges were popular in Boris Johnson’s constituency, where HuffPost UK held a focus group with Edelman, but the party’s problem is that none of the voters we spoke to thought they’d be able to deliver.
This election will test to destruction the idea that the UK is ready for 21st century socialism.
The group has offered up its own manifesto for the party.
Instead of a year to remember, this has turned out to be a year Theresa May wishes she could forget and one that’s held the country back
Laughing in our faces and sending us on our way with threats to raise the minimum voting age to 21 is not going to help you. But feel free to carry on belittling us. Because as long as you do, the Tories will never win a majority again. Understood?
Manifestos from all parties have followed the same logic, imprisoned by the terms of a debate they did not set. The blind following the blind. Parties should recognise this and, at the next election, follow Theresa May in not costing their manifestos at all.
The prominence mental health has played in the manifestos is a victory not just for those suffering from mental health problems and the clinicians working in mental health, but for our society in general.
If you can get past the headlines and random mentions of Vitamin D deficiency in a policy about cultural integration, Ukip's manifesto contains a few gems which even the most ardent left-winger would struggle to argue with.
Yesterday Theresa May launched the Conservatives' manifesto. There was a lot of talk about 'moving forwards'. But one pledge stuck out as doing the exact opposite.