Owen Jones: Diane Abbott steps aside – Election Daily podcast

Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones are joined by Polly Billington and Matthew D’Ancona on the last day of the election campaign to discuss Theresa May’s promise to rip up human rights laws if they impede her counter-terrorism plans, and the shadow home secretary Diane Abbott stepping aside due to ill health

  • Leave your election questions for Jonathan and Owen here

Theresa May has used the final hours of the general election campaign to issue new promises on counter-terrorism legislation. She calls for restrictions on suspects and for powers to make it easier to deport foreign criminals. But why was this left out of the manifesto published only three weeks ago?

Joining Jonathan Freedland and Owen Jones in the studio today are Polly Billington, a former adviser to Ed Miliband, and the Guardian columnist Matthew D’Ancona, the author of a new book, Post-Truth.

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