John McDonnell

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One of the first tasks facing whoever becomes chancellor after the General Election will be choosing the next governor of

November 27, 2019
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Shadow chancellor John McDonnell is set to take aim at billionaires today, describing their wealth as “obscene” as Labour releases

November 19, 2019
Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell is considering supporting a four-day working week

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell’s plans to extend the scope of Labour’s proposed financial transactions tax have come under criticism from

September 12, 2019

Business leaders have pilloried a Labour policy announcement to bring local council jobs like construction, bin collection and school dinners

July 21, 2019

Labour is launching an inquiry into “shadow banking” in a bid to crack down on investment that fuels industries contributing

June 24, 2019

The elections that were never meant to happen have had an immediate and dramatic impact on British politics. The Brexit

May 27, 2019

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned prospective Tory leaders not to ignore parliament by pursuing a no-deal Brexit. A number

May 26, 2019

Labour's shadow chancellor can be quite charming when he wants to be. He can also be quite thuggish, and has

May 15, 2019

The headline in the Sunday Times was stark: “Rich prepare to flee Corbyn’s Britain as Tories desert PM”. The country’s millionaires

May 15, 2019

Theresa May will attempt to force her Brexit deal through parliament for the fourth time of asking next month – despite not

May 14, 2019

Labour’s shadow chancellor has told some of the world’s most powerful CEO’s that revolutionary thinker Karl Marx had ideas that

May 14, 2019

London-listed companies could be thrown off the stock exchange for not doing enough on climate change under new plans which

May 10, 2019

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