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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 ...

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

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 ...

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