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.
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The combination of crucial Brexit votes, crumbling ministerial discipline, growing grassroots discontent and a rail crisis serves to intensify pressure on Downing Street.
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’.
There would, quite rightly, be outrage if a senior Conservative figure delivered a speech to a crowd which waved fascist flags.
The Conservative Government is also going to have to get back to its DNA – cutting taxes. Reductions for those on incomes below £45,000 would send a powerful signal.
The Shadow Chancellor also says “we want to get as close to the Single Market as we possibly can”.
I want to commend every single one of you that stood for council or campaigned in any way in this poll.
However, the Shadow Chancellor insists that a shift towards a ‘broader mandate’ would not entail curbing the Bank’s independence.
“Do you agree with John McDonnell, who said this was…state-sponsored?” “If we’re going to make an…assertion like that we’ve got to have the absolute evidence…”
The Treasury should be saved from itself by bringing the Party Chairman in to scrutinise the Autumn Budget before it is finalised.
It is not that he dares to be dull, but that he cannot help being so. He has prudently turned it to his advantage.