Sir Philip says he is ‘not prepared to participate’ with the Work and Pensions committee’s inquiry into the company’s £571m pensions black hole unless veteran MP Frank Field resigns as chair
New report suggests a universal basic income could cut child poverty by 45 per cent but would require tax rises that would be politically impossible in current circumstances
'It’s not official Labour Party policy. It’s in the mix…we’re considering it and looking at it and the feasibility of it'
Labour’s deputy leader said, however, that he personally would not follow the example of London mayor Sadiq Khan and share a platform with David Cameron in the EU referendum campaign
Labour would 'transform capitalism' if voted into power under Jeremy Corbyn, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said
Labour’s Shadow Chancellor says he wants to 'break the neo-liberal straitjacket' on economic policy in Europe
Scare tactics used by both sides of the referendum campaign have "brought out the worst in Westminster politics", Labour's John McDonnell will say.
The shadow chancellor said the group was particularly active in marginal seats with Tory MPs
'This is beyond the pale and base politics of the worst kind. We may have come to expect this from Donald Trump'
The author of Postcapitalism defends John McDonnell, the shadow chancellor, and invites Militant to join the Labour Party
'He wasn't straight and he didn't answer straight away,' Shadow Chancellor says
The Prime Minister and other world leaders agreed to further transparency on sharing tax information at a summit in 2013
James Meadway said weak productivity and investment was underlying the British economy's problems
Exclusive: Shadow Chancellor calls for party to take stronger action following series of damaging allegations
The Government has made a number of changes to the Budget just days after it was announced
The Chancellor said that this was a budget for the next generation, even as the Institute for Fiscal Studies predicted that absolute child poverty would rise from 15 per cent to 18 per cent