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Watch: John McDonnell quotes from Mao’s little red book in his Autumn Statement response

This gag may have been just slightly misguided

By Josh Lowe  

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell's anti-austerity stance might play well with voters © Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell had a novel response to the George Osborne’s speech in the Commons today..

John McDonnell quotes Chairman Mao’s Little Red Book to @George_Osborne #bbcdp #SpendingReview

— DailySunday Politics (@daily_politics) November 25, 2015

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