Quotations of Chairman Mao, a book of selected statements from speeches and writings by Mao Zedong.
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Shadow chancellor John McDonnell: Little Red Book 'was a joke'

The shadow chancellor has defended throwing a copy of Chairman Mao's Little Red Book towards the chancellor during Wednesday's Spending Review.

John McDonnell accused George Osborne of "sheer economic illiteracy" in a speech that also saw him quote Chairman Mao, the former Chinese Communist leader.

Mr Osborne said Labour was a "deadly threat to the economy".

  • 26 Nov 2015
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