General election: Liberal Democrats promise £50bn windfall from stopping Brexit at manifesto launch – live news

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General election: Liberal Democrats promise £50bn windfall from stopping Brexit at manifesto launch – live news

Lib Dems say they are only party to offer credible plan for climate crisis; prime minister reveals national insurance manifesto pledge

She wraps up: “The future of our country is in our hands ... so if you want to stop Boris Johnson and stop Brexit then vote Liberal Democrat. If you want a £50bn bonus to improve your life, vote Liberal Democrat ... If you want to work with our friends to tackle the climate crisis, vote Liberal Democrat. If you want to build a brighter future, vote Liberal Democrat.”

The biggest investment in the manifesto is for parents, says Swinson, something she is very proud of. They will help parents going back to work by providing 35 free hours of childcare a week, for 48 weeks a year.

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