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The Conservatives will "get Brexit done" and "forge a new Britain", Boris Johnson has said as he launched the party's election manifesto. reports ciitng BBC.

He vowed to train 50,000 new nurses and create 50 million more GP appointments.

Other "guarantees" include tighter immigration controls, more money to fix potholes, zero-net carbon emissions by 2050 and no increases in income tax and VAT rates.

The 59-page manifesto comes 18 days before the general election.

Speaking at its launch in Telford, the prime minister said the choice facing the country in this "closely fought" election had "never been starker".

He said his party would end the Brexit paralysis that had "held back" the UK for three years.

Leaving the EU at the end of January with his withdrawal agreement would release billions in "pent-up" business investment, he added.

2019.11.24 / 19:53
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