Conservative manifesto: key Tory policies explained in a minute

We take a look at the party’s most important policies in 60 seconds

Friday 24 April 2015 11:15
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David Cameron works on a speech as the Conservative election campaign bus heads to Wales
David Cameron works on a speech as the Conservative election campaign bus heads to Wales

The Conservative Party has launched its manifesto for the 2015 General Election, setting out the pledges they intend to bring in should they win the race to Number 10.

The party is keeping the focus on the economy while trying to reassure voters about the NHS.

David Cameron says that his party will eliminate the deficit and be running a surplus by the end of parliament.

The Conservative plan to increase spending on the NHS by £8 billion over the next five years. They hope the measure will be enough to counteract Labour’s claims that the NHS will deteriorate under a Conservative government.

They are also promising to extend the “right-to-buy” to 1.3 million housing association homes in England. Despite making the headlines, experts have warned that housing stock could be diminished for “generation rent”.

See the party’s most crucial pledges below

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