Our Editor-in-chief, Jack Winterton, asks John McDonnell, MP and Shadow Chancellor about ‘The New Economics’, and how people could think differently about the economy.
Jack spoke to John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, after his British Government @ LSE lecture on 16th February. The lecture was part of a series of public events Mr McDonnell has undertaken across the country, to broaden the debate around economics in Britain and discuss Labour’s new economic policy – ‘The New Economics’.
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This video was produced by, and first published on the Department of Government blog as part of a series of interviews with high-profile figures by students in the Department of Government.