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In Pictures: Corbyn visits Amazon depot as Farage goes door-knocking

The Labour leader announced plans for a workers’ rights revolution and to ensure big businesses pay their fair share of taxes.

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage in the Market Hall at Middleton Grange Shopping Centre in Hartlepool (Danny Lawson/PA)
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage in the Market Hall at Middleton Grange Shopping Centre in Hartlepool (Danny Lawson/PA)

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn met workers at an Amazon depot in Sheffield as he warned big companies they would have to pay taxes on all operations in the UK.

Meanwhile, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage spoke to market stall holders in Hartlepool and later joined canvassers knocking on doors in the town.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visited an Amazon depot in Sheffield to announce plans for a workers’ rights revolution and to ensure big businesses pay their fair share of taxes (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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Mr Corbyn said zero hours contracts would be a ‘thing of the past’ under Labour, and everyone in work would know ‘exactly what their basic income is going to be’ (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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He later launched Labour’s youth manifesto at the University of Loughborough, telling students he ‘enjoyed’ the Question Time election programme in which he came under sustained criticism from voters in the audience (Joe Giddens/PA)
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Meanwhile, Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson visited the London design museum to discuss the party’s tech policy (Aaron Chown/PA)
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Ms Swinson was scathing about Jeremy Corbyn’s pledge to take a neutral stance in a future Brexit referendum if Labour wins power (Aaron Chown/PA)
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Ms Swinson accused Mr Corbyn of “an absence of leadership” on what she said was the biggest issue facing the UK in generations (Aaron Chown/PA)
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Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage spent the day in Hartlepool (Danny Lawson/PA)
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Mr Farage was shown a card stall at the town’s market where he was told the cards were all made in Britain. He rejected a card with eight pages of verse before selecting a £1.29 Christmas card for his mother (Danny Lawson/PA)
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Mr Farage later visited the Kings Johns Tavern inside Middleton Grange Shopping Centre (Danny Lawson/PA)
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Mr Farage and Brexit Party Chairman and parliamentary candidate for Hartlepool, Richard Tice, right, then joined canvassers knocking on doors in Hartlepool (Danny Lawson/PA)
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Kenneth Melvin, right, a former Labour voter, said he would be voting for the Brexit Party because he could not trust Labour (Danny Lawson/PA)
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Meanwhile, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon visited Craig Boyd Hairdressing in Leven, Fife (Jane Barlow/PA)
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She was joined by her party’s candidate for North East Fife Stephen Gethins (Jane Barlow/PA)
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The SNP leader was happy to take pictures with supporters during the visit (Jane Barlow/PA)
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(Jane Barlow/PA)
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And even gave the SNP candidate a quick trim (Jane Barlow/PA)

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