John Mcdonnell


John McDonnell: Labour treatment of Jewish group brutal

Former Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has accused Labour of treating a Jewish group within the party "brutally". Last week a report on Labour's handling of the anti-Semitism row under Jeremy Corbyn found supporters and critics had used it as a "factional weapon". Mr McDonnell claims the report shows the party...

Huskers Hit the Road for John McDonnell Invite

The Nebraska track and field team will compete at the John McDonnell Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., on Thursday and Friday. The Husker throwers will open with the hammer throw on Thursday at 3:30 p.m., and the rest of the field events and running events will take place on Friday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. A live stream will be available on

John McDonnell calls for rent controls and immediate benefits increase to combat cost of living crisis

John McDonnell has urged the government to adopt a "radical recovery programme" to protect the public from the rising cost of living.The former shadow chancellor said incomes needed to be boosted and prices and rents controlled in response to inflation hitting a 40-year high.The left-winger, who is now a backbencher, called for an immediate increase in benefits and pensions of 8 per cent to protect the lowest-paid – as well as inflation-proofed payrises for workers.And he called for a "programme of price controls" including a profit cap on energy companies, lower transport fares, and a rent freeze.The Labour MP said...

Angela Rayner and John McDonnell condemn ‘disgrace’ of P&O sackings at protest

Demonstrators gathered in Westminster to hear speakers including deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner criticise the Government for failing to stop P&O from “disgracefully” sacking 800 workers.Speeches from members of the Opposition and trade union leaders on Monday afternoon were met with applause and chants of “no to P&O” and “shame on you”.Newly redundant seafarers in the crowd warned that the replacement of trained staff with cheaper agency workers would lead to a maritime “disaster”.The Government could have done something about this some time ago and chose not toAngela RaynerProtesters had marched from the London offices of P&O to the Houses...

John McDonnell calls on Labour to readmit Jeremy Corbyn as MP

John McDonnell has called for Jeremy Corbyn to be readmitted as a Labour MP in "one step" Sir Keir Starmer could take to reunite the party. It came as former Labour leader Mr Corbyn refused to rule out running as an independent candidate at the next election. As allies of...