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UK’s Shadow Chancellor,John McDonnell vows to end nuclear power and nuclear weapons

John McDonnell’s vow to end nuclear power and weapons in first 100 days of a Labour government  9 MARCH 2017

John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, has promised that Labour would bring an end to nuclear power and nuclear weapons in the first 100 days of a Labour government.

In footage uncovered by The Telegraph, Mr McDonnell said that he wanted to build on the early success of Gordon Brown, who mapped his first days in power shortly after becoming prime minister.

The shadow chancellor also said that Labour would introduce a wealth tax and a land tax, renationalise the railways and pull out of Afghanistan.

Speaking at a Labour meeting in July 2012, Mr McDonnell said: “From the Left now […] we should now be mapping out not in manifesto form but in a manual form the first 100 days of a Labour government going into power.

“The issues around energy, you immediately announce no more nuclear power. …….http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/09/john-mcdonnellvows-end-nuclear-power-weapons-first-100-days/

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March 11, 2017 - Posted by | politics, UK

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