Tag Archives: John McDonnell

Labour MP’s ‘abusive comments’ to woman could spark inquiry, McDonnell says

Abusive comments allegedly made by under-fire Labour MP Jared O’Mara to a constituent are “unacceptable” and could trigger an internal investigation, shadow chancellor John McDonnell said. Mr O’Mara “categorically denies” the claim he called his Sheffield Hallam constituent Sophie Evans … Continue reading

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Fight for Labour heartlands only just beginning as party slams Tory’s ‘savage attack’ on working people

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has suggested the fight for Labour’s Northern heartlands is only just beginning, as he claimed voters would soon start waking up to the “threat” posed by another Tory government. Speaking in the wake of the Conservative … Continue reading

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Labour reshuffle: Abbott to shadow home secretary and Sarah Champion has been made shadow women and equalities minister

Diane Abbott has been promoted to shadow home secretary in Jeremy Corbyn’s reshuffle of his shadow cabinet. Shami Chakrabarti is shadow Attorney General while Jo Stevens is the new shadow Welsh secretary. Dame Rosie Winterton was replaced by Nick Brown … Continue reading

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Suspended Labour donor Michael Foster ‘victim of purge’

A prominent Labour donor says his suspension from the party for likening Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership to Nazi stormtroopers is part of a “purge”. Michael Foster made the comparison in a Mail on Sunday article last month after he lost a … Continue reading

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We’ve got to stop these Corbyn opponents out to destroy Labour: McDonnell

SHADOW chancellor John McDonnell has lashed out at opponents of Jeremy Corbyn, accusing them of trying to “destroy” the Labour Party in order to get rid of their leader. Mr McDonnell said there was a “small group” within the party … Continue reading

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Labour activists seek rule change to ban anti-Semitic members

Labour activists seek rule change to ban anti-Semitic members Labour MPs and activists are trying to change party rules to make it easier to expel anti-Semitic members, with clear cases to result in a lifetime ban. Local parties are set … Continue reading

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Sheffield Rally and Peoples Assembly

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A short report and some pictures from Ged Dempsey: Peoples Assembly Sheffield and our friends in the North show resistance to Camaran,  Panama and Tories politics of division and austerity. Fighting against closure of DWP in Sheffield and exporting jobs … Continue reading

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