Latest Issue

What would a Labour Government mean for the UK’s ties with India?

A Labour Government could still be hugely advantageous to India, if Corbyn and McDonnell are willing to accept how the country is evolving

By Manoj Ladwa  

File photo dated 10/02/18 of Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell, who has said that vulnerable children are "paying the price" of austerity and has claimed that he has called for an extra £2 billion to address the "national scandal".

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has climbed up in the business sector’s estimation in recent days, winning some applause in at least one unlikely forum: the British Chambers of Commerce.

Following Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s commitment to keeping the UK in “a customs union” with the EU—a commitment the CBI and many independent business leaders have demanded the Prime Minister adopt—critics are starting to seriously consider the opposition party’s vision for the UK and…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect