Scrounging Union Boss Tells Members to Sign On

Len McCluskey, the General Secretary of bus-striking fun-spoilers Unite, has set up an online calculator on his union’s website to help members claim benefits. Guido finds the move all the more amusing given that Loony Len claims over £21,000 in employees benefits himself each year, including over £6,000 to run his car. With McCluskey moaning today that 80% of Unite members are unable to pay their bills, perhaps he could help them out by not using his members’ fees to supplement his £100,000 basic wage. What a scrounger.

It’s been a big week for Len as he continues on his quest to conquer the Labour Party. McCluskey told the Unite conference in Brighton that he had set up a £25 million strike fund, revealed plans for supporters to infiltrate the Labour frontbench and quoted his hero Karl Marx. Perhaps it’s time he and Ed sat down for another cosy dinner…




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