Shadow chancellor says Labour would legislate to put a cap on private debts
Monday 25th Sep 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
MPs ‘must defend all lawful industrial action’
Monday 11th Sep 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
JOHN McDONNELL’S pledge to stand by workers “in Parliament and on the picket line” is demonstrated by the vote Labour is forcing on public-sector pay on Wednesday.
The party is forcing the Conservatives onto weak ground and sending a clear message to nurses, civil...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Labour's John McDonnell hails workers demanding proper pay and contracts as "an inspiration"
Monday 4th Sep 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
by Felicity Collier
SHADOW chancellor John McDonnell accused British Gas yesterday of inflating prices by acting as part of a cartel.
The energy giant announced price rises of 12.5 per cent for electricity yesterday, blaming “underlying increases” in...
Wednesday 2nd Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Commons cops try to block disabled people’s rally in Parliament against heartless Tories’ killer cuts
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
IT’S rich of Chancellor Philip Hammond to claim that public-sector workers are “overpaid” while he lives a cushy life on taxpayers’ money, John McDonnell said yesterday.
The shadow chancellor’s criticism comes after the Chancellor was widely condemned for...
Wednesday 19th Jul 2017
THE shadow chancellor told striking hospital workers at the weekend that their fight for better pay is “justified” as he pledged 100 per cent support for the campaign.
John McDonnell was speaking at a rally outside the Royal London Hospital in east London on Saturday in...
Monday 17th Jul 2017
JOHN McDONNELL demanded yesterday that those responsible for “social murder” at Grenfell Tower should be held to account.
The shadow chancellor said he has no regrets for saying the victims of the disastrous fire in west London were murdered by political decisions.
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
JOHN McDONNELL called on Tory backbenchers yesterday to back Labour’s plans to lift the public-sector pay cap as teachers face another year of pay restraint.
The shadow chancellor has written to all Conservative back-bench MPs asking them to support proposals to reverse the...
Wednesday 12th Jul 2017