“Our worry at the moment is if you had another one it would divide the country again and open up the potential of right-wing xenophobia.”
Posts Tagged: John McDonnell MP
Plus: Soubry may quit the Tories, which I would regret. And: Why Labour’s silence on 100 years of votes for working class men?
Free enterprise has huge benefits. But more than that, it is intensely democratic, open and diverse – breaking down monopolies, hierarchies and outdated practices.
Clark Vasey: McDonnell’s infamous remark about lynching McVey is as offensive now as when first made
The Shadow Chancellor normalises unacceptable behaviour and is contributing to making UK politics a much more unpleasant place.
In normal times Diane Abbott’s miscalculation on the cost of police, or Tim Farron’s “smell my spaniel” moment, might have won. But not this year.
Of course the Government must sell its vision and achievements, but we must also expose the hard left’s anti-democratic conduct and duplicity over Brexit.
It’s naive to imagine lobbying will change his nature. If he ever gains power, there won’t be any cosy chats over tea and biscuits on offer.
Plus: May’s EU trials, Labour’s EU shifts – and how Russia got there before Trump by recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Well, part of it.
WATCH: McDonnell – I refuse to a price on nationalisations, because if I did I would “lose that debate”
Despite not saying how much it will cost, the Shadow Chancellor continues to claim he knows “it will pay for itself”.
The Shadow Chancellor says he could “give a clearer view” of Labour’s position if the party were involved in the negotiations.
We cannot be the tired heavyweight in the twilight of their career landing a few punches. We need the energy and urgency of the underdog to go on the attack.
How will Corbynomics work in practice? And how much will it really cost?
George Freeman: We need a new Chairman and team at CCHQ to lead a radical programme of Conservative renewal
Let’s have Policy Board outside of the constraints of the Government machine – and a commission on what Britain should look like post-Brexit.
My new project takes inspiration from Teddy Roosevelt, who saved American capitalism from itself.
WATCH: Wallace – Capitalism saves lives, that’s why the failure to make the popular case for it is so dangerous
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor on the damage done when businesses let down customers and politicians abandon important principles.