It’s time for the UK to become a real democracy in which votes match seats.
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Jeremy Corbyn is determined to resist pressure to spell out in more detail what Brexit settlement Labour would support, despite a series of comments in recent days suggesting the party is edging closer to advocating continued single market membership.
Global investment bank Goldman Sachs is set to meet the Labour party, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has revealed, in a sign that the financial sector is starting to take the possibility of a Labour government seriously.
John McDonnell has said Labour will win the argument for more borrowing for investment, saying the Conservatives and much of the media has failed to engage with the arguments for government spending.
The shadow chancellor is to hold talks with a hedge fund that has previously warned that the UK may need an International Monetary Fund bailout, in a sign that the financial elite are taking a new interest in Labour.
Theresa May and Philip Hammond remain a more trusted team on the economy than their Labour counterparts, according to the latest Opinium/Observer poll.
With the government in choppy waters and the economy heading for Brexit turbulence, John McDonnell has been practising his captaincy skills. To relax away from Westminster and clear the mind, the would-be chancellor of the exchequer reveals that he and his wife, Cynthia, have been heading for the Norfolk Broads for sailing breaks.