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  • Anti-Corbyn Coyne given the boot over data breach

    A RIGHTWINGER who challenged Len McCluskey for the leadership of Unite has been sacked by the union, he said yesterday.

    Unite West Midlands secretary Gerard Coyne claimed he had been disciplined for an “alleged technical data breach” which had “damaged Unite-Labour...

    Wednesday 21st Jun 2017

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Billboards tell voters in the north: Tories aren’t friends

    THE Tory Party is “no friend of the north,” a billboard campaign from general union Unite launched today warns.

    The union is targeting cities in northern England with posters describing the Tories as the party of the “leafy shires and the lucky few.”


    Monday 29th May 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Labour can still win, says McCluskey

    by Lamiat Sabin and Conrad Landin

    LEN MCCLUSKEY said yesterday that he is confident that opinion polls will soon change in Labour’s favour following the official release of its manifesto earlier this week.

    The Unite general secretary said widely publicised...

    Thursday 18th May 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Get over the EU, Lib Dems

    DAILY Politics presenter Andrew Neil had fun yesterday replaying a clip of Nick Clegg addressing the Oxford Union in December 2015, comparing die-hard opponents of Britain’s membership of the EU to Japanese soldiers on isolated Pacific islands who couldn’t accept that the second...

    Thursday 18th May 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Nowhere to hide for May

    WHEN Theresa May says that the general election result is “not certain” despite opinion polls giving the Tories a huge lead, for once her words can be taken at face value.

    She would prefer it were otherwise, but she knows that she called the election on opportunist grounds,...

    Saturday 22nd Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • McCluskey wins Unite leadership re-election

    LEN McCLUSKEY has been re-elected Unite general secretary, the union announced yesterday.

    Mr McCluskey secured 59,067 votes to right-winger Gerard Coyne’s 53,544 with far-left Ian Allinson securing 17,143 on a turnout of 12.2 per cent, Unite confirmed.

    Acting general...

    Saturday 22nd Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Leadership challenger suspended from union

    UNITE leadership challenger Gerard Coyne has been suspended from the union, his spokesman said yesterday.

    The West Midlands regional secretary, who is challenging Len McCluskey, is allegedly under investigation for “certain issues that have arisen,” according to an email...

    Friday 21st Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Union leaders put their faith in a Labour victory

    Unite: Labour under Jeremy Corbyn presents a real positive change for Britain

    Wednesday 19th Apr 2017

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain

  • British businesses ‘could fall victim to vultures’

    BUSINESSES in Britain are vulnerable to “vulture” takeovers that could see jobs being axed by new owners unless protections are put in place, Unite leader Len McCluskey warned yesterday.

    The union is calling for the government to support companies amid fears that the fall...

    Tuesday 11th Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • McCluskey demands probe of challenging ‘cabal’ of MPs

    UNITE general secretary Len McCluskey has called for an investigation into a “cabal” of Labour MPs whom he suspects of using the union’s leadership election to fight a “proxy war” against party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

    He will ask the party to set up a probe...

    Monday 10th Apr 2017

    posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain