John McDonnell explained at a Labour Conference fringe meeting “We’re not going to be a traditional government. We’re going to be a radical government.”
The atmosphere was hugely positive and confident, reflecting the obvious dominance of Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters in the wider Conference Hall.
PFI was devised by Tory Prime Minister John Major but reached its peak under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown in the New Labour years.
The rule changes agreed by Labour’s National Executive Committee (NEC) and endorsed by Annual Conference will represent a significant step forward in empowering party members.