John Mcdonnell

Hillary Clinton, Deal Or No Deal And 'Dig For Victory' - Our Sunday Shows Round-Up

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 15.10.2017 | UK Politics

The prospect of a no-deal Brexit was front and centre - and what to do about it - of the Sunday politics shows this week. Chris Grayling was also cal...

Labour In Talks With Tory MPs To Vote Down UK Leaving EU With No Deal, John McDonnell Hints

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 15.10.2017 | UK Politics

"If they [government] can't negotiate a deal, they should get out of the way and let us [Labour] do it" - @johnmcdonnellMP tells #marr pic.twitter.com...

Southern Rail Dispute And Uber Debacle Shows Labour Will Fight For The Unions, Not You

Sam Gyimah | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Politics
Sam Gyimah

The strikes on Tuesday and Thursday by the RMT Union have caused yet more indignation for so many of my constituents in East Surrey who commute into London for work and all the other passengers reliant on the service. What makes it all the more galling for the passengers is the persistent support the unions receive from Jeremy Corbyn. Rather than condemning the union bosses for playing games, the Labour leader has made it abundantly clear he stands with the union barons.

McDonnell Says City Now Sees Corbyn's Labour As 'Stabiliser Of Capitalism'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 03.10.2017 | UK Politics

John McDonnell has said the country is now in the “bizarre” situation where the City is looking to him and Jeremy Corbyn to “stabalise capitalis...

Philip Hammond Announces £400m Boost To 'Northern Powerhouse'

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 01.10.2017 | UK Politics

Chancellor Philip Hammond will use his Conservative party conference speech to unveil £400 million of new investment in the ‘Northern Powerhouse’...

Jeremy Corbyn Says John McDonnell 'Right' To Plan For Run On The Pound Under Labour

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has said it is “right to look at all these scenarios” after John McDonnell said Labour might have to prepare for a run on the pound ...

Corbyn Renews Spat With BBC Over Today Programme Absence

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

Relations between Jeremy Corbyn and the BBC have hit a new low after he became the first Labour leader in decades not to conduct a ‘Today’ program...

John McDonnell Looking At 'War-Game' Plans For A Run On The Pound If Labour Win Next Election

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

John McDonnell has revealed Labour is looking at plans for what to do if there is a run on the pound if it wins the next election. Speaking at a Momen...

The Waugh Zone Tuesday September 26, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

1. BIG MAC GOES LARGE John McDonnell was in his element yesterday, using his commanding position as Shadow Chancellor (and as one of Jeremy Corbyn...

Labour Calls For £500m Bailout For NHS Winter Crisis Amid PFI Row

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May should pump half a billion pound into the NHS to avoid a looming winter crisis for the NHS, Labour has said. Shadow Health Secretary Jona...

McDonnell Speech Snap Verdict: Big Mac Fries New Labour Era

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Politics

For a full 10 years in the Nineties and Naughties, Monday used to be Gordon Brown Day at Labour conference, as the Chancellor’s “big clunking fist...

McDonnell: Labour Would Scrap Tory Private Finance Deals

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Politics

Labour would scrap Tory private-finance deals for all public services, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has declared. Unveiling the surprise announcem...

John McDonnell Says Labour Decision Not To Hold Conference Brexit Vote Is 'Democracy At Work'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK Politics

John McDonnell has defended the Labour Party’s decision not to hold a meaningful Brexit debate and vote at this year’s party conference in Brighto...

Labour Promises To Cap Credit Card Fees For Three Million People 'Trapped' By Debt

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK

The Labour Party has pledged to cap credit card fees for three million people in dire financial straits to ensure no-one pays back more than twice wha...

Labour Accuse Philip Hammond Of 'Boasting' About His Wealth To Tory MPs

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Politics

Labour has blasted Philip Hammond as “shameful” for “boasting” that he and fellow Tory MPs did not have money troubles. The Chancellor made th...

Blame Theresa May If 'Narrow' Grenfell Inquiry Fails, Says Labour MP

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May should be blamed if the focus of the Grenfell Tower public inquiry is too narrow, Labour’s Shadow Justice Secretary has said. Richard Bu...

Labour Accused Of 'Lying' To Young Voters Over Corbyn's 'Broken' Graduate Debt Pledge

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

The Labour Party has been accused of “lying” to young voters after John McDonnell revealed that Jeremy Corbyn’s pledge to wipe out student debt ...

John McDonnell: I Don't Regret Saying Grenfell Victims Were 'Murdered'

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.07.2017 | UK Politics

.@johnmcdonnellMP says he does not regret saying Grenfell tower victims were "murdered by political decisions" #marr pic.twitter.com/GJe0E3rVVq— The...

Labour's Manifesto Cannot Be Treated As A New Bible

Richard Angell | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Politics
Richard Angell

An election could come at any time. The next Labour manifesto must be battle-ready, it must not contain hostages to fortune - no one wants to win like François Hollande and destroy your party because the programme is so undeliverable - and be written for the voting public. The only thing we can be sure about in politics is the next Tory manifesto definitely will be.

Corbyn And McDonnell Tell Election Rally They Will 'Bring The Tories Down'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell have pledged to unseat Theresa May and her Conservative government, as a poll showed Labour had surged ahead of the T...

Grenfell Tower: Justice Secretary Backs Inquiry Chair After Survivors Demand Sacking

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Politics

Calls for the resignation of the Grenfell Tower inquiry chairman look set to be ignored by the Government. Justice Secretary David Lidington said he ...

Corbyn Boost As Momentum Takes Control Of Local Parties

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Politics

The grassroots campaign group Momentum is building on Jeremy Corbyn’s general election “surge” by taking control of local parties ahead of the a...

The DUP Come To Theresa May's Rescue As Queen's Speech Squeaked Through

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Politics

The DUP has saved Theresa May’s Government from collapse as the Queen’s Speech was finally voted through Parliament tonight. MPs voted for May’...

Too Soon To Call Grenfell Tower Deaths 'Murder', Says John Healey

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Politics

Labour’s shadow housing secretary John Healey has said he does not agree with John McDonnell that the deaths in Grenfell Tower were “murder”. Mc...

John McDonnell Says Grenfell Tower Victims Were 'Murdered By Political Decisions'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 25.06.2017 | UK

The victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster were “murdered by political decisions” made by politicians over decades, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor J...