Tuesday 27 August 2019 / 3:58 PM Economy / John McDonnell

Sajid Javid cancels first major economy speech – McDonnell responds

John McDonnell MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor, responding to news that Chancellor Sajid Javid has cancelled an economy speech tomorrow, said:

“Sajid Javid is getting a record of announcing events and initiatives, and then within hours cancelling or reversing them.

“This doesn’t inspire confidence. Panic seems to be setting in inside government.”


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