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  • Tory stumbles drive Labour to near-record 20-point poll lead
    by Toby Helm Political editor on 22nd June 2024 at 9:47 pm

    Latest Opinium survey shows gap with Labour widening after another week of Conservative gaffes, while Reform rises two points to 16%The Tories’ disastrous election campaign has propelled Labour to a near-record poll lead with just 11 days to go until election day.The latest Opinium poll for the Observer puts Labour on 40% (unchanged compared with a week ago), with the Tories languishing on just 20% (down three on the week). Continue reading...

  • Revealed: the ‘catastrophic scale’ of sewage spills in England and Wales
    by Andrew Kersley on 22nd June 2024 at 9:31 pm

    Water companies have logged five sewage spills a day, every day, for a decade, analysis by the Observer shows Water companies in England and Wales have averaged five serious sewage spills into rivers or seas every day over the past decade, the Observer can reveal.Analysis of Environment Agency data has found that the 10 firms recorded 19,484 category 1-3 pollution incidents between 2013 and 2022, the most recent year recorded, an average of one every four and a half hours. Continue reading...

  • Betting scandal as bad for Tories as Partygate, says Michael Gove
    by Daniel Lavelle on 22nd June 2024 at 8:24 pm

    ‘It looks like one rule for them and one rule for us,’ the levelling up, housing and communities secretary suggestsThe election betting row is as damaging to the Conservatives as the Partygate scandal, Michael Gove has said.The levelling up, housing and communities secretary was speaking after revelations in the Guardian about a wagers allegedly placed on the date of the general election just before it was announced by the prime minister, Rishi Sunak. Continue reading...

  • Starmer’s growth plan ‘doomed’ without access to EU markets, warn economists
    by Toby Helm and Phillip Inman on 22nd June 2024 at 7:00 pm

    Labour leader told if elected he will have to rejoin the customs union to meet party’s manifesto pledges, while 56% of voters say Brexit was bad for economyA Labour government under Keir Starmer will fail to maximise the UK’s economic growth unless it takes the country back into the European Union’s single market and customs union, leading economists and diplomats have said.The warnings come as an Opinium poll for the Observer finds that 56% of voters now believe Brexit has been bad for […]