May 7th, 2013

Red Len Accuses Staggers of Publishing Untruths
Says Never Called For Blairites to Be Sacked

Speaking of awkward letters, union fat cat Red Len McCluskey has written to “all Unite MPs” and New Statesman editor Jason Cowley accusing the Staggers of “distortion”, “sensationalism” and running “untrue” statements from his interview with George Eaton in April. McCluskey reckons “George was intent on a particular story and was not leaving until he had this story” and insists he never called for Liam Byrne and other Blairites to be sacked:

Apparently Unite will now “regard all approaches from the New Statesman with deep suspicion”. Standard practice really…

UPDATE: George Eaton hits back here, in turn accusing McCluskey of “inaccuracies and innuendos”.


  1. 1
    Mitch says:

    And we give a shit because…?

  2. 2
    Dick the Prick says:

    ‘To Unte MPs’ err… when did that happen?

  3. 3
    Eric Joyce MP says:


  4. 4
    Anonymous says:

    Is it a new party ?? to rival UKrap

  5. 5
    A Pilgrim says:

    “To: ALL UNITE MPs”

    A rather unfortunate choice of words!

  6. 6
  7. 7
    Lord Leveson says:

    The journalist should publish a transcript of the interview to show what was actually said and the context in which comments were made.

    Any sensible person knows that with any interview, it is best to give one in the company of another person, thus preventing any journalist from being naughty.

    The late Richard Crossman would teach Mr McCluskey a thing or two about that.

  8. 8
    Mitch says:

    “I hold no contempt for Tony Blair”

    So, Len has serious mis-judgement issues, anyway.

  9. 9
    DJ Diddy rapper says:

    Hey, I’d like to join the UKrap party!

  10. 10
    A Voter says:

    What is a ‘Unite MP’ and how do I buy one?

  11. 11
    Pleb says:

    Who the fuck voted for the UNITE party…..

  12. 12
  13. 13
    The Right Honourable George Osborne Mp says:

    We have a slow & difficult recovery because of difficulties in the banking system, but I think we’ve got a very clear message, a loud and clear message that Britain cannot let up in dealing with its debts, dealing with its problems, cannot let up in making sure that Britain can pay its way in the world.

  14. 14
    Broadsword calling Danny Boy says:

    Just remind me please Gideon. Who is the biggest spending Chancellor in the history of the UK?

  15. 15
    Lord Stansted says:

    I hadn’t realised McCluskey could write.

  16. 16
    Sarah says:

    “All Unite MPs”

    Labour MPs – bought and paid for by communist fat cat union bosses.

  17. 17
    Edwaaaard Milipenis says:

    You just don’t understand, Martha!

  18. 18
    sssh dont mention deficit says:

    The Labour Party during the reign of terror 1997-2010

  19. 19
    Georgie Porgie says:

    Oooh, I love quizzes. Nanny used to give me quizzes. Err…is it Keith Chegwin?

  20. 20
    Weybridgeman says:

    What a twonk of a dinosaur…..

  21. 21
    Truth said says:

    Red Len and his commie Union along with Red Ed Miliband should be banned, perhaps we could export the bloody lot to China, what is that I hear you say, that China is fussy who they have in their Country ? not even Cameron it seems.

  22. 22
    Len McCluskey says:

    Oops meant to say the Labour Party of course

  23. 23
    Eric Joyce's Shaking Hand says:

    Is there a list of these ‘Unite MPs’ available?

  24. 24
    Raving Loon says:

    Does anybody read the Staggers?

  25. 25
    The BBC says:

    We do. We employ teams throughout our organisation to study and report on all Left leaning propaganda.

  26. 26
    Len McCluskey , just left of Lenin says:

    I meant shot or sent to a Siberian gulag , or both

  27. 27
    Mohamed Al Fayed says:

    I can’t help you with the first question but I can with the second!

  28. 28
    Simply put says:

    This will be dubbed the wasted Parliament.

  29. 29
    Ah! Monika says:

    Who is the jobsworth refusing entry to the Uk to a h-armless man, because he has no fingerprints?

    Doesn’t he know that ear-prints are much more distinctive.

    Or is that just hearsay?

  30. 30
    Owen Jones says:


    You’re all clowns.

    Just leave me alone before I burst into tears.

  31. 31
    Trotskyite Lennie says:

    You just don’t get it. You really don’t.

  32. 32
    Pearl neclesse says:

    Makes a change from wearing a frilly skirt and bursting in to song….

    Oh, Owen…are you friends with the ginge on the Aldi ad?

  33. 33
    Ellie Mae O'Hagan says:

    Oy Vey,what a thread !!!

  34. 34
    Union Donor Kebab says:

    Red Len has to resort to “confidential” letters because he seems unable to stand up in public and say he’s been misquoted.

    He’s frit!

  35. 35
    Another Headshrinker says:

    Len McCluskey is a dirty stinking marxist twerp!

  36. 36
    2 guys in a golf cart says:

    Go Nigel go
    You stupid fuck

  37. 37
    2 guys in a golf cart says:

    Mili Minor is now empty

  38. 38
    Anonymous says:

    To all UNITE MPs? I thought MPS belonged to their constituents,silly me!

  39. 39
    Hanz Feet says:

    Why should it be legal for activists to represent people in the work place and then play politics with peoples jobs. How many Unite members actually understand that their subscriptions are being used so that Len can pursue an ideological agenda?

  40. 40
    Exiled Brit in Low Tax Switzerland says:

    Shirkers of the world Unite

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