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John McDonnell calls for wealth tax to pay for coronavirus measures

John McDonnell calls for wealth tax to pay for coronavirus measures

Shadow chancellor says the cost need to be borne by those with the broadest shouldersMcDonnell: out of the crisis, a new kind of society must be bornCoronavirus – latest updates See all our
Labour councillor dies from coronavirus

Labour councillor dies from coronavirus

Sheffield city council’s Pat Midgley described as ‘woman of steel’ by familyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA Labour councillor in Sheffield has become the first serving
‘Now provide lifeline for millions of self-employed’ chancellor urged
'Whatever it takes': chancellor announces £350bn aid for UK businesses

'Whatever it takes': chancellor announces £350bn aid for UK businesses

Sunak’s huge loan and grant package is intended to avert a severe recessionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a £350bn package of
Julian Assange case is the Dreyfus of our age, says John McDonnell

Julian Assange case is the Dreyfus of our age, says John McDonnell

Shadow chancellor compares US extradition case to 19th-century treason trialThe US attempt to extradite Julian Assange is the “the Dreyfus case of our age”, John McDonnell has said, as Europe’s human
The Guardian view on Labour’s worker ownership plans: power to the people | Editorial

The Guardian view on Labour’s worker ownership plans: power to the people | Editorial

Labour can outflank the Tories by rethinking the firm and who controls its surplus rather than just nationalising itIn 1970 Milton Friedman published his seminal “greed is good” essay in the New York
Johnson can now deliver a ‘Brexit in name only’. Will he?

Johnson can now deliver a ‘Brexit in name only’. Will he?

If the PM were the one nation Tory he claims to be, he would – and should – choose to keep Britain aligned with the EUI have occasionally referred over the years to a parody of an editorial which a
Rebecca Long Bailey rates Jeremy Corbyn’s election campaign ‘10 out of 10’

Rebecca Long Bailey rates Jeremy Corbyn’s election campaign ‘10 out of 10’

But she insisted she is not a 'continuity candidate' to replace the Labour leader.
Angela Rayner and Rebecca Long-Bailey ‘form pact’ in battle for Labour leadership

Angela Rayner and Rebecca Long-Bailey ‘form pact’ in battle for Labour leadership

A pact between the pair could boost their chances of winning with sources calling it a 'dream ticket'.
Emily Thornberry ‘to sue Caroline Flint for saying she called northern voters stupid’

Emily Thornberry ‘to sue Caroline Flint for saying she called northern voters stupid’

The shadow foreign secretary accused the ousted MP of 'making up s**t' about her.
Labour MPs demand Jeremy Corbyn resigns immediately after ‘catastrophic’ defeat

Labour MPs demand Jeremy Corbyn resigns immediately after ‘catastrophic’ defeat

MPs were left riled after the Labour leader claimed to have 'won the argument' - despite the party's worst election performance since 1935.
Jeremy Corbyn finally says sorry for election disaster in open letter

Jeremy Corbyn finally says sorry for election disaster in open letter

The Labour leader has vowed to learn lessons from northern constituencies who voted Tory for the first time in decades.
John McDonnell quits shadow cabinet and says Labour must ‘move on’

John McDonnell quits shadow cabinet and says Labour must ‘move on’

He hinted that a major cabinet reshuffle was coming after Labour's crushing election defeat.
Corbyn Ally Admits Brexit Party Stole Labour Votes

Corbyn Ally Admits Brexit Party Stole Labour Votes

Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell admitted that Labour lost votes because left-wing Leavers switched to the Brexit Party.
Fight breaks out between rival parties at John McDonnell count

Fight breaks out between rival parties at John McDonnell count

Police intervened as tensions spilled over at the seat count for Hayes and Harlington.
Would 'getting Brexit done' bring lots of new investment?

Would 'getting Brexit done' bring lots of new investment?

Chancellor said end to uncertainty would ‘unleash a tidal wave’ of investments • Follow the latest election news – liveThe chancellor of the exchequer, Sajid Javid, said that flatlining economic
Will the pound go up in value if Labour wins the general election?

Will the pound go up in value if Labour wins the general election?

We examine John McDonnell’s claim that Labour’s spending plans could boost sterlingLatest election news – live updatesClaimJohn McDonnell said the pound would rise if Labour won the election. Continue
Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say if he will quit if Tories win General Election

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say if he will quit if Tories win General Election

The Labour leader said voters have a 'very clear choice' on Thursday.
Boris Johnson takes private jet to avoid 84 mile drive from Doncaster to Teesside

Boris Johnson takes private jet to avoid 84 mile drive from Doncaster to Teesside

The prime minister flew the 84 mile journey to target Labour heartlands in the north east of England.