Rishi Sunak suffers bruising debate poll blow after Tory minister warns of Labour ‘supermajority’

A string of gaffes, rogue MPs and a television appearance to forget left Rishi Sunak’s campaign seemingly lost with three weeks to go

Archie Mitchell,Kate Devlin,David Maddox
Thursday 13 June 2024 00:29 BST
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The Tories appeared to raise the white flag on their election hopes yesterday as defence secretary Grant Shapps urged voters not to give Labour “a supermajority”.

Sir Keir Starmer will today unveil Labour’s manifesto, pitching himself in Tory territory, promising “wealth creation” to rescue a flatlining economy.

The move by Labour to occupy the centre ground of British politics followed another appalling 24 hours for Mr Sunak.

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