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John McDonnell: This is a ‘nothing has changed’ Budget from an out-of-touch Government

John McDonnell: This is a ‘nothing has changed’ Budget from an out-of-touch Government

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has described today's Budget as "a ‘nothing has changed’ Budget from an out-of-touch Government". The scathing critique follows Jeremy Corbyn's response in parliament that Philip Hammond's speech was acknowledgement of a "record failure" on behalf of the Conservative government, with economic growth revised down, productivity growth revised down, ...

“Privatisation of water industry is failed & unpopular experiment” Union backs McDonnell

McDonnell accuses Hammond of Brexit ‘cowardice’

The Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell has said that the Chancellor has shown “cowardice” over Brexit. McDonnell claims Philip Hammond could have done more to ensure Brexit isn't hugely damaging to the economy. He made the comments at a speech at Bloomberg today. McDonnell said: "The position of the chancellor of ...

These are the constituencies where the bookmakers got it drastically wrong

Labour will become the referendum party – here’s why

Rumours that Labour will become the referendum party have gained a lot of mainstream traction of late, and there’s a good reason why. Despite Jeremy Corbyn and other senior colleagues being openly sceptical of the merits of a so-called "confirmatory" referendum, the opportunity to squash the Tories in both European ...

Investigation launched as patient dies waiting to be treated at Midlands hospital

MPs given first chance to vote on second referendum

The House of Commons will be given the first opportunity to vote for a second referendum today. The speaker, John Bercow, selected an amemndment from Sarah Wollaston, who recently left the Tories to join the Independent group. This was not, as you would expect, met with universal approval. The speaker ...

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