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
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.
posted by Morning Star in Britain
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
Unite: Labour under Jeremy Corbyn presents a real positive change for Britain
Wednesday 19th Apr 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
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
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
McCluskey rival scorns crusader fetishist – but where did flyers come from?
Saturday 1st Apr 2017
LEN McCLUSKEY is quite correct to alert the labour movement to the dangers lurking in the government’s Great Reform Bill.
Workers’ rights are directly in the line of fire. So also are workplace health and safety regulations. They must be protected.
Of equal concern,...
Friday 31st Mar 2017
MARSHAJANE THOMPSON fact-checks the distortions in Gerard Coyne’s campaign
Thursday 30th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
RICKY TOMLINSON rallied behind Unite general secretary Len McCluskey’s re-election campaign yesterday, saluting a “grafter who has never let members down and never sold them out.”
The Shrewsbury picket, who was jailed in the 1970s on trumped-up charges of conspiracy,...
Tuesday 28th Mar 2017
posted by Ben Chacko in Britain