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UK: General Election Midday Update:
- PM Johnson receives frosty welcome on visit to flood-hit areas of N England.
Will deliver speech later pledging to end Brexit 'groundhoggery'.
- Lab leader Corbyn also receives hostile reception in Glasgow, with heckler
asking "which terrorist are you going to invite to Parliament next?". Lab
promise GBP155bn increase to NHS budget by 2023-4. 
- Former Con Justice Sec David Gauke will stand as independent, says a Con maj
would be "bad" for the country. Faces tough fight in Con stronghold SW Herts. 
- Lib Dems promise GBP500mn to tackle knife crime. Internal party tussle over
whether to stand candidate against Remain Lab MP in Con target seat. 
- Last 24hrs opinion polling:
-- ComRes: CON: 37% (+1) LAB: 29% (-) LDEM: 17% (-) BREX: 9% (-2) GRN: 3% (-)
-- YouGov: CON: 42% (+3) LAB: 28% (+2) LDEM: 15% (-2) BREX: 4% (-6) GRN: 4% (-)
-- Survation: CON: 35%(+1) LAB: 29%(+3) LDEM: 17%(-2) BREX: 10%(-2) GRN: 1% (-)
- Latest betting probabilities (Betfair): Con majority 60.4%, No Overall
Majority 36.9%, Lab majority 3.4%. Yesterday: Con 59.7%, NOM 37.7%, Lab 3.0%

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