WATCH: The cost of living under the Tories – Labour’s latest party political broadcast

Labour’s latest party political broadcast exposes the cost of living under an austerity-driven Tory government.

The video shows a shop owner struggling due to high business rates, a college lecturer who has been forced to use food banks and a working student who was found ‘intentionally homeless’ by the council after her zero-hours contract led to rent arrears.

“How can you be working full time and not be able to afford to meet your basic needs? In a country this rich, that shouldn’t be happening,” says a food bank worker.

Shop owner Andrew says he used to vote Tory, but meeting Jeremy Corbyn changed his mind: “This time I’m voting Labour.”

The song featured in the video, ‘We Rise Together’, will be released as a charity single in the run-up to local elections on May 3rd. LabourList understands that the party hopes to get the song into the charts.

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