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Today: Parties reaching beyond their borders

April 14th, 2015

Episode 278 of 1277 episodes

In the last few days we have seen Labour claiming to be the party of fiscal responsibility, whereas the Conservatives have pledged to spend more on the NHS than Labour. Why have both the parties suddenly decided to reach out beyond their traditional supporters – and will be successful in appealing to swing voters? Philip Blond is director of the think tank Respublica and Elizabeth Rigby is deputy political editor at the Financial Times.

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