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Can John McDonnell beat the Tories on economic credibility?

Can John McDonnell beat the Tories on economic credibility?

By Benjamin Jenkins At the Labour Party Conference this week John McDonnell is keen to demonstrate Labour’s economic credibility and the alternatives the opposition would offer in power. The big headlines so far have been about his vow to renationalise rail, water, Royal Mail and energy industries with "market value ...

Can John McDonnell beat the Tories on economic credibility?

John McDonnell: Education is a gift not a “commodity to be sold”

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has issued a bold statement to the Conservative's at this year's Labour Party Conference, saying education should be a gift from one generation to the next and not a commodity to be sold. The MP for Hayes and Harlington reiterated Labour's pledge to scrap tuition fees in today's ...

Labour considering universal basic income, says John McDonnell

Labour considering universal basic income, says John McDonnell

By Joe Mellor,  John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor, has said that the Labour party has been considering a radical approach to ensure everyone in the country receives an income. Universal basic income would see everyone receiving a flat fee rather than the current means-tested benefit system. McDonnell said: ““It is ...

“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 ...

John Laing Infrastructure reveals thinking on Labour PFI threats

John Laing Infrastructure reveals thinking on Labour PFI threats

John Laing Infrastructure reveals thinking on Labour PFI threats - in a trading update released today, John Laing Infrastructure Fund talks about various issues including the threat to PFI from a Labour government, a write-off in the portfolio and Catalonia. PFI At the annual UK Labour Party conference in September 2017, ...

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