Monday at Labour Conference – #Labconf15

By September 28, 2015EU

The PI team is in Brighton for the Labour Conference and here are our highlights from Monday. You can find us @Politicalintel for our take on what’s happening at #Labconf15.

Pic of the day

Labour’s past meets Labour’s future: which is which?

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Photo credit: Chris Mason, BBC Political Correspondent (@ChrisMasonBBC)

 

Development of the day

Shadow Chancellor sets out vision for “new world”

Controversial new Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP rejects austerity economics but pledges to meet deficit reduction targets by cracking down on tax evasion, tax avoidance, and by ending tax cuts for the better off. (BBC article here).

Tweet of the day

Quote of the day

“No jokes…they get me into trouble…”

John McDonnell MP speaking to the Daily Politics show ahead of his Conference address: