>> Britain's Prime Minister revealing her conservative party's re-election pitch on Thursday, betting on welfare cuts and curbs to immigration. But also wooing voters on the center and left with a pledge to tackle workplace inequality and social division.>> It means making Britain a country where everyone, of whatever background, has the chance to go as far as their talent and their hard work will take them.
It means making Britain a country that works, not for the privileged few, but for everyone.>> The manifesto promises a boost to the living wage. Companies would have to be more transparent in reporting executive pay and take measures to ensure workers' rights are represented, traditional territory of the opposition Labor Party.
A cut in taxes for individuals and businesses among more standard Tory promises. There are also clear nods to the issues that were central to last year's Brexit vote. Immigrants should pay more to use the UK's National Health Service, the Tories say. They're also promising to impose fees on businesses who employ workers from outside the European Union.
But it's planned benefit cuts that may make the most headlines, particularly moves to limit financial support for the elderly. Some of the promised measures including cuts to pensioners' winter fuel payments are a risk for May with older voters. But then she can afford to gamble, polls pointing to a landslide win for her conservative party.