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John McDonnell calls for wealth tax to pay for coronavirus measures

Out of the coronavirus crisis, a new kind of Britain must be born | John McDonnell

John McDonnell calls for wealth tax to pay for coronavirus measures

Out of the coronavirus crisis, a new kind of society must be born | John McDonnell

'Boris Johnson said we'd be up to 250,000 tests a day. That's not been met.' John McDonnell says there's a lack of "clarity" with the government's #coronavirus  strategy regarding NHS and social care workers' testing, as well as mass community tracking.

John McDonnell says "from all the figures we've seen, it looks as though Keir Starmer will be elected" and says Labour will be a "very united party" Hear more about the Labour leadership contest on the #AllOutPolitics  podcast:

This was the emotional moment John McDonnell'>Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and Iain Dale were moved to tears by the public's support for the NHS as they clapped out in the street. @IainDale  | @johnmcdonnellMP 


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"I can't forgive them for what they've done... I've never seen human suffering like this." John McDonnell'>Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell on why he won't be friends with the Conservative party. Watch the full interview tonight at 22:30 | | #newsnight 

John McDonnell has told shadow cabinet colleagues to stop asking him "are you alright?", telling them: "Normally when a socialist revolution fails they all get taken to a football stadium and shot, at least that hasn’t happened this time.”

John McDonnell - who will be Chancellor if Labour wins the election - confirms to @Moneybox  that some people with incomes around £20,000 including pensioners will pay more tax.

Labour's pick for Chancellor says he would RAISE TAX for people with incomes of just £20,000 a year – including pensioners. "It will be Budget one." - John McDonnell. #CostOfCorbyn 

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McDonnell reported to have demanded Treasury don't publish analysis of Labour's economic proposals. Am told Treasury expected foreign exchange controls to prevent a run on the pound. No wonder John McDonnell wants to keep that quiet.

Dear John McDonnell. You can “send Jeremy Corbyn to Buckingham Palace to say “we’re taking over”” every day of the week, and every day of the week one shall tell him to piss off. Regards. The Queen.

I wonder if it’s ok when condemning the behaviour toward Owen Jones & Anna Soubry, to gently point out that John McDonnell called for Tory MPs not to be able to show their faces in public without being challenged by direct action. And this shows at least the problem with that.

Venezuela is a failed state as it goes to the polls. Inflation may reach 13,000 percent this year. Most folks are going hungry, infants are dying of starvation. No wonder John McDonnell now disclaims it’s a socialist nation.

Promise broken: John McDonnell just let slip that Labour's commitment to wipe student debt was just an ambition. Retweet

Labour's John McDonnell shows an NHS cleaner's payslip for £297 a week and asks if Chancellor Philip Hammond could live on that #marr