Andrew Gwynne MP, Labour’s Campaigns and Elections Chair, responding to Theresa May’s speech to the Conservative Party Spring Conference, said:
“The PM claims she has a plan for a fairer, more ‘united Britain’ but she’s pursing an agenda which will do the opposite.
“As their shambolic Budget has shown, the Tories have no plan to stand up for ordinary people and their promises aren’t worth the paper they’re written on – they break them whenever it suits them. Under them those at the top get tax breaks, while middle and low earners are worse off, targeted for cuts and tax increases. Far from building a stronger Britain, the Tories are undermining what makes our country great, running the NHS down, squeezing our schools and crushing aspiration. And their shambolic approach to Brexit risks a bad deal for Britain, meaning we’ll all be worse off.
“Britain is worse off under the Tories.”