McDonnell: Chancellor's spending plans 'offer no hope'
Chancellor Philip Hammond's spending plans "offer no hope for the future" after six "wasted" years, his Labour counterpart John McDonnell has claimed.
He accused the government of failing on its deficit target, debt target and welfare cap - while pledging more taxes, debt and borrowing.
"The verdict could not be clearer - the so-called long-term economic plan has failed," he said.
Mr Hammond said there were not enough high earners to fund Labour ambitions.
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