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General election 2024: What is in the Conservative manifesto?

Expert reaction and analysis from the IfG team as Rishi Sunak launches the Conservative manifesto.

Rishi Sunak delivers a speech to party members at the MK Gallery in Milton Keynes while on the 2024 general election campaign.

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Manifesto launches are a significant moment in any general election campaign, and Tuesday’s publication of the Conservative manifesto is a big opportunity for Rishi Sunak’s party to set out its vision for government if it wins the general election on 4 July.

So what are the flagship policies? Do the tax and spending numbers add up? How plausible and credible are the manifesto’s plans? And, after 14 years of power, how much of a break is this manifesto from previous Conservative policies and priorities?

In this general election 2024 webinar, the Institute for Government gives you an essential expert briefing on what is in the Conservative manifesto – and what it would mean for government.

Panellists include:

  • Nick Davies, Programme Director at the Institute for Government
  • Jill Rutter, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Government
  • Giles Wilkes, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Government
  • Dr Hannah White, Director and CEO of the Institute for Government (chair)

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