Corbyn with some young supporters at his final campaign rally in Islington © Rita Alvarez Tudera/ Press Association Images
The standout moment from last night’s Question Time was a tirade from a working mother about the impact of Conservative tax credit cuts, directed at cabinet minister Amber Rudd.
The audience member, who said she voted Conservative at the election “because I thought you would be the better chance for me and my children,” broke down in tears, and said she was furious that the government would be slashing her in-work benefits “after promising you wouldn’t”—a reference to the Prime Minister’s pre-election appearance on the programme in which he appeared to rule out such a measure.
It’s heart-wrenching television, but…
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