John McDonnell: Ministers 'blind to austerity misery'

John McDonnell: Ministers 'blind to austerity misery'
 

The shadow chancellor will go on the attack over austerity in a speech on Friday, accusing the government of being blind to people's "misery".
John McDonnell will highlight the rise in rough sleeping and job cuts in local authorities to an audience in London.
He will say "whatever positive nuggets" come out of official economic forecasts in the chancellor's Spring Statement, any boasting would be "misplaced".
The government said Labour would "let debt spiral out of control".
Chancellor Philip Hammond is due to deliver his Spring Statement on Tuesday,... read more

 
9 March 2018 in Politics, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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