United Kingdom  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

Labour and Tory MPs vent fury at John McDonnell for calling Winston Churchill a 'villain'

Independent Thursday, 14 February 2019 ()
Ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson has demanded he withdraw the comment
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Published < > Embed
News video:

▶  00:35

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has branded Winston Churchill a “villain”. The Labour heavyweight made the comment in reference to the the way Mr Churchill dealt with striking Welsh miners while home secretary in 1910.

Recent related videos from verified sources

'It was a bit tongue and cheek': McDonnell on Churchill [Video]'It was a bit tongue and cheek': McDonnell on Churchill

John McDonnell has called Sir Winston Churchill a "villain" over his role in dealing with striking miners in 1910. He made his comments at a Politico event on Wednesday and did this to provoke the..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 02:29Published


Recent related news from verified sources

John McDonnell sparks fury by branding Winston Churchill a 'villain'

John McDonnell sparks fury by branding Winston Churchill a 'villain'
The Labour heavyweight made the comment in response to a sequence of quick-fire questions in an interview with Politico
Tamworth Herald

Winston Churchill was a 'villain' says John McDonnell

Wartime leader's decision to send troops to support police quelling riots has long been a subject of historical debate
Independent

Winston Churchill: Why has Britain's wartime prime minister been called a 'villain'?

Row erupts over Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell's remark about complex legacy of victorious Second World War PM
Independent Also reported by •Tamworth Herald

Labour to back fresh Brexit referendum if Theresa May rejects Corbyn's plan, John McDonnell says

Shadow chancellor says MPs will 'have to go back to the people' if compromise deal cannot be agreed
Independent

You Might Like


Tweets about this


Other recent news in UK

Europa League: An in-depth look at CELTIC's downfall against ValenciaBrendan Rodgers rues Celtic mistakes as boss insists Valencia were handed EUROPA LEAGUE victory
Prisoners hid drugs in Harry Potter bookRACHEL JOHNSON strips on live TV to say 'Boobs to Brexit'
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest