Red Len McCluskey is driving a secret policy aiming to build up a £30 million war chest to fund Unite’s “struggle for Labour’s soul“. An internal Unite document seen by Guido reveals that the union is planning a huge consolidation of its property portfolio:
The document then shows that Unite will spend the cash on a new political strategy which aims to parachute union-friendly candidates into marginal seats. They seek to:
- “Advance Unite’s ‘policy agenda’ through Labour’s ‘constitutional structures.
- Work with other affiliated unions to secure the adoption of trade union (or union-friendly) candidates in winnable constituencies in particular.
- Increase Unite members’ involvement and participation in local Labour Parties.”
It’s the blueprint to turn Labour Red…