Unite backs Long Bailey and Burgon in Labour leadership contest

UNITE the union “overwhelmingly” voted to back behind Rebecca Long Bailey for Labour leader and Richard Burgon for deputy, general secretary Len McCluskey said today.

In his announcement, Mr McCluskey said that shadow business secretary Ms Long Bailey was nominated for having “both the brains and brilliance” to lead.

Britain’s three biggest trade unions have backed three different candidates to lead. Shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer is nominated by Unison and...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-01-24 21:08
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