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Leader interviews: May and Corbyn treated voters like children on Monday night

They both pretended to answer difficult questions when in fact they wriggled out of them. The electorate would respect some candour

By Peter Kellner  

Prime Minister Theresa May with Jeremy Paxman (right) and Sky News political editor Faisal Islam during a joint Channel 4 and Sky News general election programme recorded at Sky studios in Osterley, west London.

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During last night’s televised leader interviews, Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn competed to demand blank cheques. The prime minister would not say how much she is prepared to pay the European Union to achieve Brexit, what the cap would be on the…

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