Labour leadership winner Corbyn names shadow chancellor

Shadow cabinet members revealed

Laura Miller
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Jeremy Corbyn, who romped home to win the Labour party leadership election with a clear majority at the weekend, has named John McDonnell as his shadow chancellor.

Like Corbyn, whose leadership bid he managed, McDonnell is a veteran left-winger, and has been MP for Hayes and Harlington since 1997. A blog post on McDonnell's official Labour party website dated...

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