Mr McDonnell had told the GMB union hustings event that he had been asked what single act he would do to improve the world if he could travel back to the 1980s.
“I said: ‘Look, I was on the GMC that Mrs Thatcher abolished, I worked for the NUM and we had the NUM strike, I think I would assassinate Thatcher’.” He was applauded by union members in the audience but heavily criticised by commentators.
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Socalist Worker answers the question does it matter who leads the Labour Party?
The statement above should be reason enough to support John McDonnell MP for leader.