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UK General Election Manifesto Promises

Key UK political parties have released their manifestos for the 4th of July general election. Labour proposes significant tax rises to fund public services, while Conservatives focus on tax cuts and welfare reductions. Health and education reforms are also key, with promises for NHS backlogs and new teachers. Environmental plans differ, with Labour targeting net-zero emissions and Conservatives continuing fossil fuel extraction. Immigration and housing policies vary, while policing reforms include more officers and technology.
With the UK general election approaching on 4 July, key political parties - except the Scottish National Party and Reform UK - have released their manifestos, outlining their promises in various sectors.

On the economy, Labour proposes £7.4bn tax rises to fund public services, Conservatives plan £17bn tax cuts with unspecified welfare reductions while Lib Dems aim to raise £27bn in taxes for spending on NHS and social care.

The Greens advocate a wealth tax and Plaid Cymru focuses on fair funding for Wales.

On health, Labour aims to clear NHS backlogs with 40,000 new appointments weekly and a dentistry rescue plan, while Conservatives pledge 92,000 more nurses and 28,000 more doctors by 2029.

Lib Dems promise a time guarantee to see a GP, and Greens plan an £8bn annual NHS investment.

In education, Labour wants 6,500 new teachers and free breakfast clubs, Conservatives propose mandatory maths study to 18, while Greens envision scrapping university tuition and Ofsted.

On the environment, Labour seeks to decarbonize the electricity grid by 2030 with Great British Energy and National Wealth Fund, whereas Conservatives plan continued North Sea oil and gas extraction with green technology investments.

Lib Dems push for home insulation and heat pumps, and Greens for canceling new oilfield licenses.

On immigration, Conservatives focus on deportation flights to Rwanda and cutting net migration, Labour plans new border security command, and Lib Dems and Greens support safe and legal routes for asylum seekers.

Housing promises range from Conservative's 1.6m new homes to Labour's restored local targets and Lib Dems' 150,000 new social rent homes annually.

Plaid Cymru advocates a right to adequate housing and Greens propose rent controls and requisition of empty properties.

In crime and policing, Conservatives aim for 8,000 more police officers and facial recognition technology, Labour for neighbourhood policing teams, Lib Dems on rehabilitation, and Greens on reforming drug laws.
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