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General Election Lunchtime Update: - Leaders.....>

UK: General Election Lunchtime Update:
- Leaders of Con, Lab, Lib Dem, SNP gearing up for Question Time special tonight
at 1900GMT (1400ET, 2000CET) where members of the public will put questions to
Johnson, Corbyn, Swinson, and Sturgeon. 
- Lab shadow chancellor McDonnell denies claims from IFS that their manifesto
would require tax rises on lower 95% of earners. 
- Brexit Party and Plaid Cymru lay out their election manifestos (or in case of
BXP, their "contract"). Plaid promise a Stg20bn "green jobs revolution", while
BXP say they'll cap immigration at 50k and scrap BBC licence fee. 
- Last 24hrs Opinion Polling:
-- IpsosMORI Tactical Voting Intentions, %: Will vote for party representing own
views 70 (from 75 in May 2017, 85 May 2015), Will vote for less favoured party
to keep another party out 14 (11 May 2017, 10 May 2015). By Party: Con
supporters 11 voting tactically, Lab supporters 14, Lib Dem supporters 23.
- Latest betting probabilities (Betfair), %: Con maj 63.9, Lab min 13.0, Con min
10.4. Yesterday: Con maj 63.5, Lab min 13.7, Con min 11.5

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