Updated: Sep 30
A spokesman stated: ‘By manifesto promise we mean manifesto guideline. By pledge, we mean guestimate. And by not raising tuition fees, we mean ‘screw the students, they can’t even be bothered to vote’.’
Ironically the electorate’s fear that the main parties might renege on their promises, is matched by their fear that UKIP might keep theirs. Meanwhile an economic adviser commented: ‘Any last-minute electoral gimmick should not be seen as a last-minute gimmick, but admittedly, we are hoping that it will have the impact of a last-minute gimmick’.