“By ducking the bold measures needed to tackle the climate emergency, the Chancellor has blown the biggest opportunity for national renewal since the post-war era, betraying current and future generations." - Rebecca Long Bailey.
“The Conservatives have neglected infrastructure investment over a decade of decline, and the measures announced today are not at the scale needed or underpinned by a plan to tackle the existential threat of climate change." - John McDonnell.
"The Conservative Party will never stand up for working class communities. They will always put the interests of their wealthy friends first." - Jeremy Corbyn.
"I hope that the government has woken up to the state of our public services and the poverty and insecurity in which so many of our people live." - John McDonnell.
"Now is not the time to retreat on support for Palestine but to speak up and organise to defeat both Trump’s plan and organise to defeat Johnson’s plan to keep us quiet on the issue."
"We need a revolution in political education in the Labour Party - one that empowers Labour members to be armed up with the ideas to win people over to radical alternatives to our broken economic model that is destroying lives, communities & the planet."
"We have a government that has proved to be incapable of caring for our people, housing our people, feeding them or providing the work that will lift them & their families out of poverty." - John McDonnell MP.
In response to this attack, the traditional rallying cry of the labour movement should resound, ‘An injury to one is an injury to all!’ - DIane Abbott
"We can’t win by accepting the status quo, which fails communities across the country. We must never go back to pandering to anti-migrant racism, supporting illegal wars or voting for welfare cuts which the poorest the hardest." - Richard Burgon.
"We need a Deputy Leader who can listen, who can relate to members and who will implement a strategy that takes that hope and optimism and uses it to build a fighting party which can win voters across all types of communities. "