Vote Unite

Labour are going to be hurt day after day until Miliband takes control of their deepening union crisis. Now documents leaked to the Telegraph show that Unite are plotting to stitch up 41 seats for their preferred candidates in 2015. Half of these candidates have already been selected. As Ilford North in particular looks increasingly suspect, a Falkirk whistleblower has suggested that Labour grassed her up to Unite. How many cases like these will come out?

As far as Guido can work out, there are 146 Labour MPs who have received money from Unite either directly or to their constituency parties. They walk around Parliament wearing Unite lanyards, they have quite simply been bought by trade union lobbyists. Now Unite want 41 more MPs. While it may say Labour next to their name when you go to the ballot box, these candidates are running for Unite…

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