Saturday 16 March 2019 / 12:06 PM John McDonnell

John McDonnell responds to Hammond’s presence at DUP talks

John McDonnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, responding to Philip Hammond’s presence at Tory talks with the DUP said the following:

“If Philip Hammond’s presence at the talks with the DUP is an indication that the Tories are offering the DUP another bung in return for their support for May’s Brexit Deal, I am warning the PM that she is in danger of destroying all confidence in our political system.

“It will rightfully be seen by the British electorate as corrupt politics and will demean our political system in the eyes of the world. Who could ever again trust the probity of our system of government?”