Right-wing Shadow Chancellor tells Murdoch press renationalising energy is not of interest to Labour – a day before the biggest firm so far collapses
Keir Starmer’s Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves is back to trying to out-Tory the Tories. Having horrified many with her comments about benefit claimants under Ed Miliband – that Labour would be tougher on them than the Conservatives – she told the Sunday Times, a Murdoch publication of course, that Labour is not interested in even discussing renationalising energy companies.
In fact, according to the ST hack who interviewed her, she laughed as she said it. The next day, Bulb went into administration – the biggest of the twenty-two energy firms to go bust in just the last four months.
Voters love the idea of renationalising key industries – more than half want it, well over half in many cases, and the idea is even popular among the Tory voters Starmer’s Labour supposedly wants to win over.
Labour laughing as the disaster of privatisation burns national wealth and assets – and of course gobbles up our NHS while being studiously ignored by Labour and the media.
Finger on the pulse as ever.
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