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UK: Protesters disturb May’s manifesto launch outside Dean Clough Mill in Halifax02:06

UK: Protesters disturb May’s manifesto launch outside Dean Clough Mill in Halifax

United Kingdom, Halifax
May 18, 2017 at 17:18 GMT -00:00 · Published

Around hundred people picketed outside the Dean Clough Mill in Halifax on Thursday, as British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled the Conservative manifesto for the 2017 elections in Halifax.

The protesters exhibited numerous placards denouncing the Tory party and May, while chanting anti-Tory songs at the gates of the mill. One protester expressed concern that May's manifesto would "create an American health care system and we will be left with a welfare state."

May announced snap elections in the UK on April 18 in the wake of the Brexit referendum. Voting is scheduled to take place on June 8, 2017.

Mandatory credit on screen: The People's Assembly Against Austerity

UK: Protesters disturb May’s manifesto launch outside Dean Clough Mill in Halifax02:06
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Around hundred people picketed outside the Dean Clough Mill in Halifax on Thursday, as British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled the Conservative manifesto for the 2017 elections in Halifax.

The protesters exhibited numerous placards denouncing the Tory party and May, while chanting anti-Tory songs at the gates of the mill. One protester expressed concern that May's manifesto would "create an American health care system and we will be left with a welfare state."

May announced snap elections in the UK on April 18 in the wake of the Brexit referendum. Voting is scheduled to take place on June 8, 2017.

Mandatory credit on screen: The People's Assembly Against Austerity

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