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UK party leaders make election pitches to business

BBC News Sunday, 17 November 2019
Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson are all set to make speeches to UK business leaders.
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At a business conference in London, the PM announced a halt to corporation tax cuts, while the Lib Dems accused Labour of being "stuck in the 1970s".

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Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn Former Leader of the British Labour Party, MP for Islington North

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