John McDonnell accused of 'insulting Britons' intelligence' with Labour's higher tax plans

JOHN MCDONNELL was put on the spot when confronted with Labour Party's manifesto plans to increase taxes over the next five years as BBC host Nick Robinson urged the Shadow Chancellor to "be straight" on how much regular Britons will have to pay to support their proposals.

The Labour Party on Thursday unveiled plans to increase taxation on big business and high earners to fuel their £80billion-a-year public spending fee. John McDonnell defended the proposal after a slew of economists branded the election masterplan as "simply not credible." As the Shadow Chancellor explained the benefits of the plan BBC Today host Nick Robinson demanded the frontbencher "be straight" with British voters and admit they would all have to pay higher taxes to support public...
source: Express

2019-11-22 11:29
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