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Labour conference: Can John McDonnell win the country’s trust?

If he re-establishes political control over the bank of England, it will be hard to win the public over

By George Magnus  

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell during interviews on day two of the Labour Party annual conference at the Brighton Centre. © Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images

As a politician, John McDonnell has said many controversial things. Now as Shadow Chancellor, he is having to elaborate, or apologise. People have to make up their own minds as to whether they trust him and think him credible. This applies…

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