John McDonnell MP
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Samira Ahmed speaks to the Labour MP John McDonnell who until recently was former Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer under Jeremy Corbyn's leadership. A lifelong socialist and elder statesman of the Left, he reflects on his early childhood aspirations of wanting to become a priest, career at the Greater London Authority and crisis of anti-Semitism within the Labour party, as well as Chancellor Rishi Sunak's economic policies during the coronavirus crisis, the American election and Boris Johnson's leadership in a post-Trump world.

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