John McDonnell

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If Labour’s leadership is hobbling internal candidates, is it fit to run a democracy? | Owen Jones
Mounting evidence of dirty tricks against prospective MPs can’t be dismissed as leftwing sour grapes, says the Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

29, Nov, 2022 @12:30 PM

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Arts funding cuts ‘cultural vandalism’, says Juliet Stevenson, at DCMS protest
Actor joins demonstration over plans to slash £50m from arts bodies in London as part of levelling-up agenda

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

22, Nov, 2022 @4:26 PM

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People thought Corbyn and I would crash the pound. The real risk was Truss and her fanatics | John McDonnell
We knew the markets would react sharply to us and were prepared for that. These free-market zealots had no plan at all, says former shadow chancellor John McDonnell

John McDonnell

01, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Labour conference votes to put pledge to introduce proportional representation in manifesto despite Starmer ruling it out – as it happened
Loud cheering as motion on PR is carried even though Labour leader says he will ignore vote.

Andrew Sparrow

26, Sep, 2022 @5:29 PM

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Keir Starmer’s sacking of Sam Tarry a severe mistake, says John McDonnell
Labour leader accused of stoking unnecessary row by firing shadow minister over interviews from picket lines

Aubrey Allegretti

28, Jul, 2022 @10:19 AM

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Protesters across UK decry ‘heinous’ Rwanda deportation plan
Demonstrations take place outside Brook House and Colnbrook immigration removal centres

Nadeem Badshah

16, Jul, 2022 @9:49 PM

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John McDonnell calls for strict price controls on fuel and food basics
Former shadow chancellor says a radical response needed to the worst cost of living crisis in a generation

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

04, Jul, 2022 @4:40 PM

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Boris Johnson will be forced out by autumn without ‘positive new agenda’, Lord Frost says – as it happened
Former Brexit minister says prime minister must embrace low-tax, Brexit agenda to survive

Andrew Sparrow

10, Jun, 2022 @4:32 PM

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John McDonnell and Diane Abbott pull out of Stop the War rally
Labour leftwingers react to pressure from Keir Starmer to avoid blaming Nato for Russian aggression in Ukraine

Heather Stewart

02, Mar, 2022 @9:09 PM

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Boris Johnson says he will publish ‘full list of all those associated with the Putin regime’ – UK politics as it happened
Latest updates: PM response comes as Keir Starmer asks why Roman Abramovich is not subject to sanctions in UK

Andrew Sparrow

02, Mar, 2022 @5:31 PM

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Labour conference: Andy McDonald resigns from shadow cabinet, saying party ‘more divided’ under Starmer – as it happened
MP stands down from post as shadow secretary of state for employment rights after saying he was ordered to argue against increase to minimum wage

Andrew Sparrow

27, Sep, 2021 @5:56 PM

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Sunday at the Labour conference: the highs and lows
From John McDonnell’s dismissal of Keir Starmer’s policy paper to being undermined over energy policy, the leader had a rocky day

Jessica Elgot Chief political correspondent

26, Sep, 2021 @6:41 PM

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