JOHN MCDONNELL MP SLAMS TORY COLLUSION TO ATTACK WORKERS RIGHTS IN UKRAINE

John McDonnell MP John McDonnell MP, former Shadow Chancellor has tabled an Early Day Motion in Parliament condemning the efforts to the British government to introduce legislation attacking workers rights in Ukraine.  The  leaked plan follows classic Thatcherite anti-union strategies from the 1980’s of introducing attacks by stages which will undermine trade unions and abolish … Continue reading JOHN MCDONNELL MP SLAMS TORY COLLUSION TO ATTACK WORKERS RIGHTS IN UKRAINE

MCDONNELL AND CORBYN CALL FOR SOLIDARITY WITH BELARUS FREEDOM STRUGGLE

Support John McDonnell’s Early Day Motion 850 on Belarus John McDonnell MP, a leading socialist Member of Parliament and former Labour Shadow Chancellor has lodged an Early Day Motion in Parliament calling for “international solidarity with the people of Belarus in their struggle for freedom and democracy”.  McDonnell has welcomed the demands of the trade … Continue reading MCDONNELL AND CORBYN CALL FOR SOLIDARITY WITH BELARUS FREEDOM STRUGGLE

McDonnell sets out Labour’s Plan to take on the Russian Oligarchs

The UK Labour Party's Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has presented a robust six point plan to take on the Russian oligarchs.  McDonnell has supported the Ukraine Solidarity Campaign in backing trade unions against the oligarchs, such as the Ukrainian miners struggle with Abramovich.   In an important step after events in Salisbury McDonnell called on Labour … Continue reading McDonnell sets out Labour’s Plan to take on the Russian Oligarchs

PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR JUSTICE FOR UKRAINIAN MINERS

Session: 2014-15Date tabled: 18.06.2014Primary sponsor: McDonnell, JohnThat this House is deeply concerned by the worsening social and economic situation in Ukraine, including austerity policies, currency devaluation and rising prices, which have all led to a fall in real wages by up to 50 per cent and that this is contributing to the instability; welcomes the … Continue reading PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR JUSTICE FOR UKRAINIAN MINERS