McDonnell will make big businesses publish tax returns
Saturday 15th Apr 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
TEACHERS could strike if the school funding squeeze is not addressed in the autumn Budget, their largest union warned yesterday.
Ahead of a debate on the issue today, National Union of Teachers (NUT) leader Kevin Courtney said school staff “can’t be expected just to sit...
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
LABOUR has pledged to prevent the closure of high street banks to protect the local communities and small businesses that rely on them, the party announced yesterday.
Under a Labour government major changes to banking law would stop banks from shutting down more branches.
Friday 14th Apr 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
by Lamiat Sabin
LABOUR will protect state pension increases and ensure justice for women hit by higher retirement ages, shadow chancellor John McDonnell pledged yesterday.
Mr McDonnell promised to maintain the “triple lock” — where the state pension goes up by...
Thursday 13th Apr 2017
SHADOW chancellor John McDonnell could “weep” at Labour’s infighting over antisemitism claims that have tarnished its reputation in the Jewish community, he said yesterday.
But Mr McDonnell insisted that he did not want to “prejudge” a further internal...
Monday 10th Apr 2017
Shadow chancellor: Corbyn was set up over EU
Monday 27th Mar 2017
by Lamiat Sabin and Felicity Collier
SHADOW chancellor John McDonnell warned Labour deputy leader Tom Watson yesterday against meddling in the Unite leadership race after the latter claimed there was a “hard left” plot to seize control of Labour.
Tuesday 21st Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Hammond’s Budget has piled more misery on the backs of women and the self-employed, says JOHN McDONNELL
Tuesday 14th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
SHADOW chancellor John McDonnell will deliver the opening address at the 2017 Scottish Morning Star spring conference in Glasgow this weekend.
The Collective Bargaining, Collective Strength: Building Unity Against Cuts and Casualisation conference takes place at the STUC building, 333...
Friday 10th Mar 2017
GEORGE OSBORNE’S thumbs-up sign and pat on the back for his successor Philip Hammond after the Spring Budget was announced shows that, for the Tories, it is business as usual.
The usual claptrap about balancing the books, listening to business, living within our means and...
Thursday 9th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Editorial