McDonnell Struggles to ‘Get Away From Westminster’

Yesterday John McDonnell announced he would be holding a series of free seminars on “The New Economics“. The Shadow Chancellor said his aim was “getting away from it being a Westminster dominated view”. Guido looks forward to the lecture on “the future world of work”, which is being held on February 3. In Committee Room 12 of the House of Commons. How’s that whole “getting away from Westminster” thing going?

Not only that, of the eight seminars announced, five are in London. So to be fair he did manage to get away from Westminster for some of them. By about a mile…

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