Jeremy Corbyn hammered on defence in Question Time special

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Conservative candidates are suddenly getting nervous.

That would have seemed risible just a few weeks ago.

According to YouGov, 53 per cent of "Remainers"-those who voted to stay in the bloc-intend to vote for the main opposition party led by Jeremy Corbyn, even though his campaign to stay in the European Union was lacklustre and he is now promising Brexit".

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pounced on the opportunity to tar his opponent by association with Europe's bogeyman Friday.

Truth be told, she's not that good. Labour are on 40 per cent.

He said the market is showing a desire for a Tory government as the pound has suffered after the party has seen its lead narrow in the latest polls.

So, why vote Labour on 8 June?

Tory candidate James Cleverly, who was MP for Braintree until parliament was dissolved for the election, said the narrowing in the polls was down to Labour picking up support from smaller parties to its left rather than any significant drop in Conservative support.

After hosting a roundtable discussion with pensioners in Lincoln on Saturday, Corbyn was asked if he would keep the British people safe as prime minister. The last month has revealed that May is no Maggie Thatcher. And then she made matters worse by refusing to take part in the live TV debate.

A frequent critique of May's campaign is that she has offered little beyond platitudes and clichés, while backtracking on new taxes to fund social care.

"[May] has some likeable characteristics and admirable characteristics, but it was always very clear that she was never the slightest bit interested in economic policy".

Her other main message now appears to be personal attacks on Corbyn's competence. That's the question on everyone's lips with just five days to go until polling day. "We don't have any problems talking about Brexit and leadership, but the election has always been about more than that". May is still favored to win, but anything short of an increased majority could weaken her hold over euroskeptic lawmakers in her own Conservative Party and raise the chance of an acrimonious fight with Brussels.

The party has conceded an end to free movement and ruled out a second referendum only with great reluctance. The close relationship that she boasted of at the time is less of an asset in the light of Trump's decision to withdraw from the climate deal, a deal broadly supported in the U.K. According to an Ipsos poll past year, 88% of respondents thought climate change was real, and 64% thought it was mainly caused by human activity.

"Theresa May is using this election for Brexit, but actually on the doorstep, people aren't mentioning that", she said, handing out leaflets outside a shopping arcade, numerous buildings locked up.

Yet, the suggestion that the Conservatives have much of a plan is testing credulity. The Economist backed the Conservative Party of former prime minister David Cameron in 2015, but refused to support successor Theresa May due to her hardline stance on Brexit and immigration.

"We all got it wrong in 2015 and we are all trying different methods to get it right this year".Hoping to capitalise on the Labour leader's unpopularity, May "deliberately set up the election as a presidential-style fight between herself and Corbyn", says Time - and promptly "blew" her double-digit lead. But "I don't think anything quite matches up to this combination of prize gaffes and the robotic incantation of platitudinous idiocies".