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Shadow chancellor reacts to UK’s furlough changes [Video]

Shadow chancellor reacts to UK’s furlough changes

Labour’s shadow chancellor, Anneliese Dodds has welcomed the changes announced earlier by Rishi Sunak, but is concerned that a “one-size-fits-all” approach to the furlough and self-employment..

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Labour expresses concern over economic plans [Video]

Labour expresses concern over economic plans

Labour's shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds has expressed concern over how the government might react to the economic crisis calling on them to learn from the experience of the last 10 years and not..

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Shadow chancellor calls for ‘clear guidelines’ around safe working [Video]

Shadow chancellor calls for ‘clear guidelines’ around safe working

Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds says it is “critical” that we see “clear guidelines” around safe working when the UK eases its lockdown measures. She stressed the importance of the guidelines..

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Shadow chancellor says firms getting Covid help should pay back society

The shadow chancellor has said companies that have received Government help during the coronavirus crisis should give back more to society.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Coronavirus: Labour frontbencher says she won't send her own child to school unless ministers show it is safe

Shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds says parents have not been given the evidence to show their children will not spread Covid-19
Independent - Published

Shadow chancellor warns fishing, oil and tourism could face same fate as mining

shadow chancellor warns fishing, oil and tourism could face same fate as mining
Aberdeen-born Anneliese Dodds claimed towns reliant on fishing, tourism and oil could be decimated and compared the impact to the mass pit closures.
Daily Record - Published

Scottish Labour will make decision on Indyref2, says new shadow chancellor

scottish labour will make decision on indyref2, says new shadow chancellor
Anneliese Dodds gave Scottish Labour party leader Richard Leonard her full support.
Daily Record - Published

Coronavirus: 'We have been stating where mistakes are made' - Labour

Labour's shadow chancellor rejects suggestions that the opposition has been "too gentle" on the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
BBC News - Published

UK needs new social contract, shadow chancellor says

Tax system should be redesigned in a fairer way after the coronavirus pandemic
FT.com - Published

Brexit: Labour warns against 'chaotic' no deal outcome

The new shadow chancellor urges ministers not to put "ideology over national interest" in EU trade talks.
BBC News - Published

Who is the new shadow chancellor Anneliese Dodds?

BBC Local News: Oxford -- Anneliese Dodds becomes the first woman to be shadow chancellor after Sir Keir Starmer's leadership victory.
BBC Local News - Published

Shadow chancellor's daughter bursts into room to gatecrash Sky News interview

Anneliese Dodds argued on Monday that the coronavirus crisis has further exposed the need to properly fund public services and rebalance the economy
Tamworth Herald - Published

Anneliese Dodds: New shadow chancellor joined by daughter during TV interview

MP for Oxford East appointed to shadow cabinet by Labour leader Keir Starmer
Independent - Published

Anneliese Dodds jumps from relative obscurity to shadow chancellor 

Former MEP will now face off against Rishi Sunak at a time of huge economic turmoil amid the Covid-19 pandemic
FT.com - Published

Labour leader Sir Kier Starmer ditches Corbyn crew in new shadow cabinet

labour leader sir kier starmer ditches corbyn crew in new shadow cabinet
John McDonnell, Diane Abbott, Barry Gardiner, Jon Trickett and Ian Lavery are all gone as former treasury minister Anneliese Dodds lands the key role of shadow chancellor.
Daily Record - Published

Boris Johnson urged to suspend utility bills and council tax for self-employed affected by coronavirus

'I'm getting a lot of people pretty desperate saying they are not going to get beyond the next week, or two,' says shadow chancellor
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: John McDonnell urges banks to suspend overdraft interest rate hike for millions

Shadow Chancellor says changes are 'kick in the teeth' as people struggle to get by
Independent - Published

Jeremy Corbyn's son Seb self-isolating amid coronavirus pandemic

jeremy corbyn's son seb self-isolating amid coronavirus pandemic
Corbyn, who works for shadow chancellor John McDonnell, has not been in direct contact with his father or his boss recently, it is understood
Tamworth Herald - Published

Boris Johnson must not use coronavirus to delay vital decisions on climate crisis, John McDonnell insists

In pre-Budget speech, shadow chancellor also urges PM to 'get a grip' of situation and reassure public and financial markets
Independent - Published

Government spending nowhere near scale required, warns John McDonnell

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has condemned the level of Government spending ahead of this week’s Budget, arguing “it’s nowhere near the scale we need”.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Boris Johnson should suspend Priti Patel from government and hold investigation into bullying claims, demands McDonnell

'It looks as though she's on the way out,' says shadow chancellor
Independent - Published

McDonnell condemned for comparing Assange case to Dreyfus wrongful conviction

Jewish community groups have branded the shadow chancellor’s comparison of Julian Assange’s extradition battle with the 1895 wrongful conviction of Alfred Dreyfus as “deeply offensive”.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Labour’s John McDonnell says Julian Assange should not be extradited to US

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the US because it would “damage the democratic standing” of the UK, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.
Belfast Telegraph - Published

Labour leadership: Starmer won't make rival Long-Bailey shadow chancellor if he wins, ally predicts

Front-runners in race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn are both calling for party unity
Independent - Published

Labour leadership: John McDonnell vows to stay out of contest in blow to Rebecca Long-Bailey

Shadow chancellor to have 'no involvement', despite expectations he would back shadow business secretary
Independent - Published

John McDonnell takes blame for Labour's General Election humiliation as Jess Phillips tipped to replace Jeremy Corbyn

The shadow chancellor said "if anyone's to blame, it's me, full stop", but also cited Brexit and the media for having "demonised" the Labour leader ahead of the dismal defeat
Tamworth Herald - Published

Labour leadership contenders jostle amid war of words on election defeat

labour leadership contenders jostle amid war of words on election defeat
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says protege Rebecca Long-Bailey would make a "brilliant" leader
Daily Record - Published

Jess Phillips calls on Labour to 'try something different' as leadership race hots up

Birmingham Yardley MP seemed to make potential leadership pitch - but shadow chancellor John McDonnell said he 'prefers others' before describing her as 'really talented'
Tamworth Herald - Published

Labour's John McDonnell: 'I own this disaster'

Jeremy Corbyn has apologised for the party's election defeat but the shadow chancellor says: "This is on me".
BBC News - Published

General election 2019: John McDonnell sorry for 'catastrophic' election result

The shadow chancellor says he is sorry for the "catastrophic" election result as Labour failed to get its messages across.
BBC News - Published

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell quits Labour front bench after election whitewash

shadow chancellor john mcdonnell quits labour front bench after election whitewash
McDonnell, who has been shadow chancellor since 2015, will return to the backbenches alongside Jeremy Corbyn.
Daily Record - Published

John McDonnell quitting frontline politics after Labour's General Election 2019 defeat

john mcdonnell quitting frontline politics after labour's general election 2019 defeat
The shadow chancellor, who has been in place since 2015,  will stay in post until new leader and fresh frontbench team have been appointed
Tamworth Herald - Published

General election 2019: Labour facing long haul, warns McDonnell

Shadow chancellor blames Brexit for the party's defeat, saying Jeremy Corbyn was "the right leader".
BBC News - Published

Election 2019: Scuffles break out at John McDonnell seat count

Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell is heckled as he is declared winner in Hayes and Harlington.
BBC News - Published

Scuffle reported between rival supporters as Labour's John McDonnell wins seat

scuffle reported between rival supporters as labour's john mcdonnell wins seat
Cries of "liar" and "terrorist" rang out as the shadow chancellor was giving his acceptance speech and police had to intervene to temper the disturbance
Tamworth Herald - Published

Election results: McDonnell blames Brexit for predicted Labour defeat

The shadow chancellor says Labour had hoped "other issues would cut through" in the campaign.
BBC News - Published

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell admits exit poll results may see him and Jeremy Corbyn quit

shadow chancellor john mcdonnell admits exit poll results may see him and jeremy corbyn quit
'This was the Brexit election. We thought other issues could cut through and there would be a wider debate, from this evidence there clearly wasn't'
Wales Online - Published Also reported by •Tamworth Herald

What Labour is blaming for General Election 2019 defeat after exit poll predicts Tory landslide

what labour is blaming for general election 2019 defeat after exit poll predicts tory landslide
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell was visibly shocked by the predicted figures suggesting Labour was on course for its second General Election defeat under Jeremy Corbyn
Tamworth Herald - Published

'When I hear phrases like ‘Nobody deserves to be a billionaire’ it frightens me' – Entrepreneur John Caudwell challenges shadow chancellor on Labour 'anti-billionaire' rhetoric

'when i hear phrases like ‘nobody deserves to be a billionaire’ it frightens me' – entrepreneur john caudwell challenges shadow chancellor on labour 'anti-billionaire' rhetoric
The Phones 4U founder was invited for a discussion about Labour's policies by Mr McDonnell
The Sentinel Stoke - Published Also reported by •Staffordshire NewsletterLeek Post and Times

McDonnell to be interim leader if Labour loses, insiders say

Shadow chancellor expected to use role to promote younger ‘Corbynista’ loyalists
FT.com - Published

Boris Johnson 'hates' working class people and Labour will deliver him a bigger shock at general election than 2017, McDonnell says

Shadow chancellor dismisses fears that Labour heartland voters are deserting to Conservatives, insisting 'They have had enough. I think they want real change'
Independent - Published

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says first Labour budget will include a pay rise for hundreds of thousands of workers

shadow chancellor john mcdonnell says first labour budget will include a pay rise for hundreds of thousands of workers
First budget of a Labour government would give a pay rise to 685,000 West Midlands workers
Tamworth Herald - Published

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