Theresa May’s plans for further austerity cuts exposed in ‘car crash’ interview : Welfare Weekly

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SNP’s Angus Robertson says ‘the Tories are gearing up for more cuts on a monumental scale’.

Theresa May was exposed over her damaging plans for more cuts and further austerity in a car-crash interview for Sky News’ “Battle for Number 10”, SNP Depute leader Angus Robertson said tonight.

The Prime Minister failed to answer basic questions on social care, winter fuel payments and further cuts to police during her first encounter with the general public in a televised Q&A session.

She was also grilled by Jeremy Paxman over her litany of U-turns and ‘weak and wobbly’ leadership in a campaign which has seen the Tories plummet in the polls.

Despite direct questioning, she failed to put a figure on the income level for pensioners to receive winter fuel payments, what the criteria would be for social care for the elderly, whether she plans to increase or cut police numbers, what…

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