It’s a bold gambit. The Labour Party may be changing, but the people the Shadow Brexit Secretary is taking on still have claws.
Posts Tagged: John McDonnell MP
McDonnell is more dangerous than Corbyn – not just because he’s more extreme, but because he is more intelligent
Even the Labour Party itself seems aware that the Shadow Chancellor is visibly more wily than his leader.
WATCH: McDonnell – “The full weight of the Treasury will…take on any vested interest that try to thwart the will of the people”
The Shadow Chancellor praises Corbyn’s “dignity” in the face of “vilification” by the media.
Liz Truss: As Labour’s Conference opens, think long and hard about the damage they would wreak on jobs, wages and tax
They want to bring down the system of free enterprise, and replace it with a committee of Corbyn, McDonnell and Abbott telling us how we should live our lives.
How the far left uses a feedback loop to shut down people in the short term – and ideas in the long.
WATCH: Asked about a second referendum, McDonnell says Labour will wait for results of May’s negotiation
The Shadow Chancellor’s “preference” is a general election.
Alex Morton: Too many Tory politicians say nothing worthwhile – because they have nothing worthwhile to say
What do our cliché-ridden rulers propose? Ending plastic cups, gender quotas for boardrooms and banning Tony the Tiger.
The shadow chancellor says, however, that he’s a “natural pessimist”, and thinks it’ll be a “long haul”.
Nicky Morgan: If Cabinet Ministers aren’t prepared to listen to business, they should consider their position
Saying “f**k business” is the kind of lack of understanding I’d expect from our Marxist-sympathising Shadow Chancellor – not from a Conservative Foreign Secretary.
The Opposition Chief Whip is reported to have “physically intimidated” MPs, but was “ignored” nonetheless.
This week was meant to be all about Tory rebellions and blue-on-blue conflict. Instead, the Opposition’s civil war has intensified.
At Policy Exchange, we see prosperity, people, place, and patriotism as the four pillars of a politics which seeks to unite the four nations, town and country, and north and south.
The combination of crucial Brexit votes, crumbling ministerial discipline, growing grassroots discontent and a rail crisis serves to intensify pressure on Downing Street.
McDonnell’s new spinner wants voters to learn all about the time Livingstone sacked him for messing up London’s finances
He might need to read up on his new boss’s record a little more closely.
The Shadow Chancellor outlines some of the measures he is considering to force businesses to share profits and ‘contribute’.