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Posts Tagged: John McDonnell MP
Sara Khan should hold an investigation into racial and religious prejudice among all the main parties.
WATCH: McDonnell ‘hopes’ Labour will get a “get a clean bill of health” from antisemitism investigation
The Shadow Chancellor was being asked about a possible intervention by the human rights watchdog.
He rejects the claim that the party is institutionally tainted but says that clearly “it has got a problem”.
If May backs a Brexit extension once, why wouldn’t she do so again? And U-turn on a second referendum too?
The words of Gordon Brown to Tony Blair echo in our ears. “There is nothing that you could say to me now that I could ever believe”.
Plus: In news elsewhere, a luxury women’s health spa in Belgravia – with annual membership fees of £5,500 – this week blamed Brexit for its closure.
The long and short of it is: it ought to damage Labour more, but there are dangers for the Tories none the less.
He argues for training and rehabilitation of racist Party members as well as expulsions.
A wise US president with a clever plan would be able to reduce the risks. But this one may well squander the opportunity for a peaceful return to democracy.
Corbyn is intensely vague on the topic – and is doing his very best to remain so.
Robert Halfon: A new, magical Conservative leader with presents for all? Sorry – I don’t believe in Santa Claus.
Plus: Bad Tory language. Cutting VAT, Good Conservative news for workers. And: a second referendum – not a People’s Vote but a Cheater’s Vote.
Strikes are causing misery for train passengers. But don’t expect condemnation from Corbynista MPs – they are funded by the RMT.
May’s Deal 1) Andrew Feldman – Party members must back it and her. Let’s not give Corbyn the crisis he craves.
If he can’t get an early election, he would take a disorderly departure from the EU, leading to a recession – and to victory at a later date.
The Budget has prompted further disarray in the Labour Party. But they do show a willingness to “compromise with the electorate”.
But although the era of austerity is coming to a close, we are emphatically not rejecting the need for ongoing discipline with the public finances.