Ben Chacko - 10 September 2018
LABOUR is ready to hit the ground running with a programme to irreversibly shift power and wealth to working people, John McDonnell said last night.
The "depth of insecurity" for millions of working people means people are crying out for radical change, the shadow chancellor told a packed Institute of Employment Rights (IER) fringe at TUC Congress in Manchester.
The party will bring water, transport, postal services and energy into public ownership because "we don't want people being ripped off the way they are at the moment."... See more
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