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Friday, November 30, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

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John McDonnell on nationalisation: 'We're no longer willing to be ripped off'

John McDonnell on nationalisation: 'We're no longer willing to be ripped off'

Labour's Shadow Chancellor has said the Party's nationalisation plans will stop people feeling "absolutely ripped off".

Exclusive: John McDonnell begins to prepare for Treasury takeover in case of 'government collapse' over Brexit deal vote

Exclusive: John McDonnell begins to prepare for Treasury takeover in case of 'government collapse' over Brexit deal vote

Exclusive: John McDonnell prepares for Treasury takeover in case of election

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has written to Treasury Secretary Tom Scholar asking for an urgent meeting in case the government collapses over Brexit deal

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

John McDonnell: ‘I thought Remain would win the referendum'

John McDonnell: ‘I thought Remain would win the referendum'

John McDonnell: ‘I thought Remain would win the referendum'

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said that he “could palpably feel the vote was gone” for Remain before the EU Referendum result was in.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

John McDonnell refuses to deny he wants to 'overthrow capitalism'

John McDonnell refuses to deny he wants to 'overthrow capitalism'

John McDonnell refuses to deny he wants to 'overthrow capitalism'

An entry in the biographical database Who's Who says John McDonnell's hobby is 'fermenting the overthrow of capitalism'

Monday, October 29, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

Conservative deputy chairman James Cleverly says the Labour party's financial plans are 'pie-in-the-sky' ahead of the Autumn Budget 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

John McDonnell defends Labour's Julia Hartley-Brewer ban: 'She upset people, and we can't have that'

John McDonnell defends Labour's Julia Hartley-Brewer ban: 'She upset people, and we can't have that'

John McDonnell defends Labour's Julia Hartley-Brewer ban

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said the Labour Party's ban of Julia Hartley-Brewer from their next conference was because she didn't 'behave acceptably'

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Labour will save UK from ‘catastophe’ no-deal Brexit, says Keir Starmer

Labour will save UK from ‘catastophe’ no-deal Brexit, says Keir Starmer

Labour will save UK from ‘catastophe’ no-deal Brexit, says Keir Starmer

Labour is not trying to “frustrate” the process of leaving the European Union despite keeping open the option of a referendum on remaining in the EU, the Shadow Brexit Secretary has said.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Monday, September 24, 2018

‘JezFest’ did not make a profit, admits Labour Party treasurer

‘JezFest’ did not make a profit, admits Labour Party treasurer

‘JezFest’ did not make a profit, admits Labour Party treasurer

A Labour-organised festival, nicknamed “JezFest” did not make a profit, the party’s treasurer has confirmed.

Labour Conference: What's Labour's position on Brexit and what new taxes are planned for homeowners?

Labour Conference: What's Labour's position on Brexit and what new taxes are planned for homeowners?

Labour Conference: What are the policies announced so far?

Some of the key policies Labour has covered at its annual conference so far include a second home tax, alcohol care, and a preference for a general election over a second Brexit referendum

John McDonnell: ‘I think the next Labour leader should be a woman’

John McDonnell: ‘I think the next Labour leader should be a woman’

John McDonnell: ‘I think the next Labour leader should be a woman’

John McDonnell has said that he thinks the next Labour leader should be a woman but that Jeremy Corbyn “will be the leader” as they go into the next election.

Workers could be £500 a year better off under Labour, says John McDonnell

Workers could be £500 a year better off under Labour, says John McDonnell

Workers could be £500 a year better off under Labour, says John McDonnell

John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer has said that workers could be £500 a year better off under Labour’s new plans to expand employee ownership of large companies.

John McDonnell: ‘We’ll have a People’s Vote only if we can’t get a General Election’

John McDonnell: ‘We’ll push for a People’s Vote only if we can’t get a General Election’

John McDonnell: ‘We’ll push for People’s Vote only if we can’t get an Election'

John McDonnell has said that the Labour party is pressing “for a General Election” but would “push for a People’s Vote” if they don’t get an election.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

'Corbynistas' encourage 'aggressive action', says Robert Halfon on Jacob Rees-Mogg protest

'Corbynistas' encourage 'aggressive action', says Robert Halfon on Jacob Rees-Mogg protest

'Corbynistas' encourage 'aggressive action', says Robert Halfon

Robert Halfon MP told Julia Hartley-Brewer that 'Corbynistas' encourage aggression against Conservatives

Friday, August 24, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

Jewish Leadership chair: 'Corbyn's Zionist comments belong in 1930s Germany'

Jewish Leadership chair: 'Corbyn's Zionist comments belong in 1930s Germany'

Jewish Leadership chair: 'Corbyn's Zionist comments belong in 1930s Germany'

Simon Johnson, chair of the Jewish Leadership Council, said Jeremy Corbyn's 2013 speech in which he said British Zionists "don't understand English irony" were unacceptable

Monday, April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell: Labour would end the 'national scandal' of the 'low-paid debt trap'

Labour pledges to end low-paid 'debt trap'

Labour pledges to end low-paid 'debt trap'

Shadow chancellor says too many families are 'facing huge costs from high-street banks'

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn supporters are demanding an emergency budget to save the NHS

Jeremy Corbyn supporters hold rally demanding emergency budget for the NHS

Jeremy Corbyn supporters hold rally demanding emergency budget for the NHS

The rally, backed by left-wing pressure group Momentum, echoed shadow chancellor John McDonnell's repeated demands for an extraordinary budget.

Andy Burnham strongly criticised the scandal at the Presidents Club this morning

Andy Burnham says President Club sexism scandal is 'horrendous'

Andy Burnham says President Club sexism scandal is 'horrendous'

Burnham also backs John McDonnell's plan to lecture World Economic Forum on inequality

Monday, January 15, 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

John McDonnell has been heavily criticised for his comments about Esther McVey

Tory James Cleverly blasts Labour trolls and says 'unlike Jeremy Corbyn, we won't lie to young people'

Top Tory blasts abusive Labour trolls and says leadership sets nasty tone

James Cleverly claims people like John McDonnell are setting a bad example

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Toby Young stepped aside this morning

Toby Young resignation: Julia Hartley-Brewer tells Lord Adonis 'if he was Labour, no-one would care about his tweets'

'If Toby Young was Labour, no-one would care about his tweets'

Julia Hartley-Brewer suggests Toby Young has been unfairly tweeted and asks critic Lord Adonis 'how can we censor a man who tweets about women's breasts yet allow John McDonnell to call for lynching Tories'

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

John McDonnell has told Hammond to make a u-turn on the bank levy

John McDonnell tells Philip Hammond: 'Stop giving money away to the banks'

John McDonnell tells Philip Hammond: 'Stop giving money away to the banks'

McDonnell and Labour are urging Hammond to reverse a tax cut for Britain's banks

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn keen to resist pressure to give details of Labour's Brexit plans

Jeremy Corbyn keen to resist pressure to give details of Labour's Brexit plans

Jeremy Corbyn keen to resist pressure to give details of Labour's Brexit plans

Comments in recent days from key figures have suggested the party would favour continued membership in the single market

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Labour government under Jeremy Corbyn predicted to cost UK £330 billion

Jeremy Corbyn's spending plans would create an extra £330 billion of debt, taxpayers claim

Corbyn's spending plans would increase debt by £330 billion, taxpayers say

New research ridicules John McDonnell's claim that Labour's spending package would 'pay for itself'

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Tory Minister Liz Truss hits back at John McDonnell's spending plan

Tory Minister Liz Truss hits back at John McDonnell's spending plan

Tory Minister Liz Truss hits back at John McDonnell's spending plan

Liz Truss claims John McDonnell's plan would mean borrowing 'billions more and hike up taxes to record levels'

Peter Dowd MP defends Labour budget demands, but doesn't name businesses backing them

Corbyn ally Peter Dowd claims many businesses support John McDonnell - but won't name them

Top Corbynista claims many firms support John McDonnell - but won't name them

The MP for Bootle spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about John McDonnell's demands for the economy ahead of the budget's unveiling

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

George Galloway ripped into a caller who suggested Jeremy Corbyn wants to turn Britain into a tax haven

LISTEN: George Galloway clashes with caller who claims Jeremy Corbyn wants to turn Britain into a tax haven

George Galloway caller claims Corbyn wants to turn Britain into a tax haven

Caller Mark said Corbyn is in fact a puppet of the establishment

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

John McDonnell: 'He's saying there’s a run of the pound risk and he’ll plan for it', says leading economics professor

Corbyn's former tax advisor calms fears after John McDonnell 'run on the pound' speech

'Author of Corbynomics' calms fears after McDonnell's speech

Richard Murphy, a professor of political economics, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Labour shadow chancellor's declaration of being prepared for a drop in the pound's value

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

'Those claiming Labour is anti-Semitic are trying to undermine Jeremy Corbyn', says director Ken Loach

Labour anti-semitism claims are fake news designed to undermine Jeremy Corbyn, says Ken Loach

Labour anti-semitism claims are fake news created to stop Corbyn, says Ken Loach

Film director Ken Loach says there is no anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

Monday, September 25, 2017

Monday, September 25, 2017

'Labour is still split, it's just not an angry public split', says journalist

'Labour is still split, it's just not an angry public split', says journalist

'Labour is still split, it's just not an angry public split', says journalist

Special correspondent for the New Statesman Stephen Bush says Labour's conference has a different atmosphere this year

Labour Conference: John McDonnell says critics have 'completely misinterpreted' Brexit stance

John McDonnell says critics have 'completely misinterpreted' Brexit stance

McDonnell says delegates determine which topics are discussed at conference and Labour are 'building consensus' - unlike Tories

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Alastair Campbell offered some strong advice for Jeremy Corbyn on talkRADIO

Jeremy Corbyn doesn't realise how much work he has to do to become Prime Minister, says Alastair Campbell

Campbell: Corbyn doesn't realise the fight he has ahead of him

Tony Blair's former spin director says new Labour rule-change is overly defensive

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Labour set to introduce path for a leftwing Jeremy Corbyn successor

Labour set to clear path for a leftwing Jeremy Corbyn successor

Labour set to introduce path for a leftwing Jeremy Corbyn successor

The national executive committee is set to implement a rule change to allow for a leftwing successor to the Labour Leader

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

John McDonnell was just a 'bit excited' when he called for insurrection, says Labour activist

John McDonnell was 'just a bit excited' when he called for insurrection against Tories, says Labour activist

John McDonnell was just a 'bit excited' when he called for insurrection

Journalist Christian Wolmar slams 'Daily Mail story' says John McDonnell wasn't calling for violence during a speech

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Public sector pay cap: Labour's John McDonnell says 'this is a cabinet of absolute chaos'

Public sector pay cap: Labour's John McDonnell says 'this is a cabinet of absolute chaos'

PMQs: Labour's John McDonnell says 'this is a cabinet of absolute chaos'

John McDonnell says cabinet ministers are scrapping in the playground and the Government is chaotic

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Diane Abbott and John McDonnell expected to speak at demonstration against Theresa May

Diane Abbott and John McDonnell expected to speak at demonstration against Theresa May

Diane Abbott and John McDonnell to speak at demonstration against Theresa May

A demonstration against Theresa May's deal with the DUP has been arranged by The People's Assembly

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

'Unhelpful and inappropriate' - Jim Fitzpatrick on John McDonnell's Grenfell Tower comment

'Unhelpful and inappropriate' - Jim Fitzpatrick MP on John McDonnell's Grenfell Tower comment

Jim Fitzpatrick MP calls John McDonnell's Grenfell Tower comment 'inappropriate'

The shadow chancellor said the victims of the tower fire had been 'murdered' by 'political decisions'

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

What is The Movement For Justice By Any Means Necessary?

Day of Rage: Who are the Movement for Justice?

Day of Rage: Who are the Movement for Justice?

The group organised the controversial Day of Rage protest in response to the Grenfell Tower fire on the same day as the State Opening of Parliament

John McDonnell believes Day of Rage protesters are within their rights - as long as they remain peaceful

John McDonnell is in the firing line over Day of Rage, says Guido Fawkes blogger Paul Staines

John McDonnell is in the firing line over Day of Rage, says Guido Fawkes blogger

Paul Staines believes McDonnell has created a 'hostage to fortune' with his comments about the protest

'Theresa May has no right to govern', says John McDonnell

'Theresa May has no right to govern', says John McDonnell

'Theresa May has no right to govern', says John McDonnell

Labour's shadow chancellor made the claim in an interview with the BBC

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn promises to force Theresa May out of Downing Street by amending Queen's Speech

Jeremy Corbyn promises to force Theresa May out of Downing Street by amending Queen's Speech

Jeremy Corbyn promises to force Theresa May out of Downing Street

The Labour leader's declaration comes in the wake of a new Survation poll showing his party has pushed ahead of the Tories by six points

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Election 2017: John McDonnell blasts Theresa May for putting 'party before country'

Election 2017: John McDonnell blasts Theresa May for putting 'party before country'

John McDonnell blasts Theresa May for putting 'party before country'

Labour's Shadow Chancellor said the people thought her call to an election for 'party-political advantage' was 'inappropriate'

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn's 'costed manifesto' claim examined

Do Jeremy Corbyn's 'money tree' election promises actually stand up to scrutiny?

Do Jeremy Corbyn's 'money tree' election promises actually stand up to scrutiny?

Jeremy Corbyn and shadow chancellor John McDonnell included a number of lavish spending pledges in their manifesto. But do the numbers stack up?

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Leadership Debate: Five key questions Jeremy Corbyn wasn't asked

Leadership Debate: Five key questions Jeremy Corbyn wasn't asked

The Labour leader took part in the Leaders Debate on Channel 4 News and Sky News on Monday

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Damian Green was grilled by Andrew Marr

Tory Damian Green ridiculed for car-crash Andrew Marr interview

Tory Damian Green ridiculed for car-crash Andrew Marr interview

Work and pensions secretary endures grilling from Marr and tetchy face-off with John McDonnell

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Momentum says there is nothing radical in Corbyn's policies

Labour manifesto leak: Momentum hails Jeremy Corbyn's 'common sense' and says there's nothing to fear

Momentum hails Jeremy Corbyn's 'common sense' after Labour manifesto leak

Pro-Corbyn pressure group says all policies have been fully costed and there's no need for more conservative voters to be dettered

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

MP Simon Danczuk blast 'Marx-obsessed' John McDonnell as he quits Labour Party

MP Simon Danczuk blasts 'Marx-obsessed' John McDonnell as he quits Labour Party

MP Simon Danczuk blasts 'Marx-obsessed' John McDonnell as he quits Labour Party

MP formally severs ties with party after his suspension appeal was rejected

John McDonnell: 'It's totally irrelevant to talk about Marxism', says Labour's Peter Dowd

John McDonnell Marxism comments are totally irrelevant, says Labour's Peter Dowd

John McDonnell Marxism comments are totally irrelevant, says Labour colleague

Labour's Peter Dowd has stated that while he is not a Marxist himself, people should be focusing on Labour's current policies rather than the views of '19th century economists'

John McDonnell faces Labour revolt after Karl Marx comments

John McDonnell faces Labour revolt after Karl Marx comments

John McDonnell faces Labour revolt after Karl Marx comments

John McDonnell said there is a lot to learn from reading Karl Marx's Das Kapital, but didn't clarify his position when asked if he is a Marxist

Michael Gove blasts Labour's planned announcement to tax earners over £80,000

Michael Gove blasts 'nonsensical' tax plans from John McDonnell and Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove blasts John McDonnell's 'nonsensical' tax plan

Leading Brexiteer also says Emmanuel Macron's French election victory is good for Britain as it will make negotiations easier

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Simon Danczuk says he's been punished for speaking out

MP Simon Danczuk: Corbyn's stooges have banished me from Labour as punishment for speaking out

Simon Danczuk: Corbyn's stooges are punishing me for speaking out

Danczuk launched a fierce attack on Jeremy Corbyn on Sam Delaney's show

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever and unforgivable', says former Labour advisor

Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating I've ever seen, says former Labour advisor

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever'

Diane Abbott struggled to explain how Labour plans to fund its policy of putting 10,000 more police officers on the streets

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Early general election: 'We will win', says Labour's John McDonnell

Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

Jeremy Corbyn's No.2 John McDonnell insists 'we will win general election'

The shadow chancellor and MP for Hayes and Harlington spoke confidently to Paul Ross about Labour's chances of becoming elected in June

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen', says Steve McCabe MP

'Theresa May doesn't know what she's doing, this election is a smokescreen'

Steve McCabe, MP for Birmingham Selly Oak, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned early election called by the Prime Minister

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Budget 2017: Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt over NI hike

Budget 2017: Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt over NI hike

Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt on NI hike

The Prime Minister defended the change, but insisted she'd listen to the concerns raised by MPs

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

John McDonnell tape was 'depressing, but not surprising', says Jamie Reed MP

John McDonnell 'let's kick off' video was depressing, but not surprising, says Jamie Reed MP

John McDonnell 'let's kick off' video depressing, but not surprising, says MP

A video of the Shadow Chancellor inciting left-wing activists to protest against Labour MPs has led to a strong backlash against him

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