Labour would look to implement a 35-hour working week by 2030 to allow workers a greater quality of life, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has ruled out making deals with the SNP over a second independence referendum in exchange for supporting a Labour government.
Jeremy Corbyn is fit enough to be prime minister well into his 70s if Labour wins the next general election, his closest ally has predicted.
Chancellor Sajid Javid will present an “ambitious domestic agenda” delivering on the Government’s priorities when he sets out public spending plans on Wednesday, he has told the Cabinet.
Chancellor Sajid Javid will announce an additional £2 billion of Brexit funding for Government departments when he sets out public spending and investment plans on Wednesday.
The Labour Party could bring in a radical “right to buy” scheme if it gains power at the next general election which could help millions of private tenants in the UK to buy their rented homes at a reasonable price, the shadow chancellor has suggested.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been labelled a “dictator” by John McDonnell in a speech ahead of the spending review.
The surprise announcement that Chancellor Sajid Javid will set out Whitehall spending budgets next week has fuelled speculation that the Government is preparing for an early election.
Chancellor Sajid Javid is preparing to make his first round of spending pledges next week with schools, hospitals and police all set for a pay boost.
Boris Johnson believes Brussels will blink first in the Brexit stand-off but acknowledged there would be “bumps along the road”.
Boris Johnson is under mounting pressure to recall Parliament following warnings that a no-deal Brexit would cause “incredibly serious” economic harm.
Jeremy Corbyn has said it is not up to the UK Parliament to block a second Scottish independence referendum.
Jeremy Corbyn’s call to opposition parties to install him as caretaker prime minister in a bid to stop a no-deal Brexit has been a hot topic of discussion among politicians – with not everyone convinced by his plan.
A senior Scottish Labour official has quit amid divisions over the party’s position on a second independence referendum.
The shadow chancellor agrees there is “no economic case” for Scottish independence, the Scottish Labour leader has said.
The shadow chancellor has said Labour would not block a second Scottish independence referendum after Nicola Sturgeon hinted at forming a pact to keep the Conservatives out of government.
A future Labour government would not block a second Scottish independence referendum, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.
Labour will seek to largely end the outsourcing of council contracts to private firms if it enters government, John McDonnell has said.
Economists and the Labour Party have voiced concerns over the UK’s productivity crisis after fresh figures showed a third straight quarter of decline.
John McDonnell accused the Conservative government of preventing working people from lifting themselves out of poverty by undermining trade unions.