Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt. Hon John McDonnell MP, will be speaking at a key meeting at Heathfield Junior School, Twickenham, on Thursday, 1st March 2018.
He will be addressing the current economic situation and explaining how Labour can bring fresh hope for the millions whose life chances are being diminished by lack of opportunity.
John McDonnell will be joined by Associate Professor of Economics and critic of austerity, Jo Michell, who will speak about the rising level of personal household debt, and the key financial challenges that the UK faces.
John McDonnell will be speaking as a prelude to the Local Government elections which are being held on May 3rd 2018, and where he will launch the Twickenham Labour Party's campaign."
Chair of Twickenham Labour Party Constituency Party, Rhonda Evans said:
“John McDonnell's visit is recognition that Labour is fighting the Council elections to win and getting Labour representation here in Twickenham, is top priority. Not only the local party but the Shadow Cabinet in Westminster want local people to have a Labour voice in Richmond, putting the arguments for ordinary people”.
Heathfield Labour Candidate Ranjeev Walia commented,
“We’re looking forward to hearing how an economy managed for the many, not the few, will transform peoples’ life chances and will create a fairer education system and health service and widen access to housing.