"I think he's a congenital liar and I think that is worrying for a Prime Minister." Labour MP John McDonnell answers a question from an LBC listener over Boris Johnson's fitness for office. @IainDale | #CrossQuestion
"You sat alongside Keir Starmer in Jeremy's cabinet for some years, you didn't vote for him as leader, has he surpassed your expectations or not lived up to them?" Iain Dale questions Labour MP John McDonnell over his party leader. @IainDale | @johnmcdonnellMP | #CrossQuestion
Former john mcdonnell'>Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says 'we can make a pay rise for NHS staff affordable through our taxation system' and adds 'if we want to retain staff we've got to pay them properly'. Read more:
"Any responsible government would not force nurses to take strike action just to get a decent wage", says former shadow chancellor John McDonnell. He adds 'of course I would' support strike action. Read more:
John McDonnell's green dream for Lancashire, as ex-shadow chancellor stages county event
Former john mcdonnell'>Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell takes aim at Rishi Sunak's 'tardiness,' claiming that mass job losses have been a result of the Chancellor's 'complete mismanagement' of the pandemic. @mattfrei | @johnmcdonnellMP
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.”
"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
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.
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