Len McCluskey

Len McCluskey calls on Labour MPs to vote down the Brexit deal

30 January 2018 12:23

The Conservatives are currently in such disagreement over what the government approach to the second round of Brexit negotiations should…

Tom Watson is left out in the cold

11 September 2017 14:06

Although the Labour party has managed to put on a more united front since the snap election, there have been signs…

Len McCluskey’s hollow victory

21 April 2017 19:55

Len McCluskey has seen off a challenge to be elected to a third term at the helm of Unite. And…

Len McCluskey’s victory finally gives Corbyn something to smile about

21 April 2017 16:28

Len McCluskey has been re-elected as General Secretary of Unite. It was something of a messy fight: his rival Gerard…

Labour has abandoned workers. Trade unions must avoid doing the same

13 April 2017 13:01

I’m not a member of a trade union, but I should be. As a freelance journalist, my employment situation is…

Unite challenger plays his Trump card

25 January 2017 10:45

Following Donald Trump’s surprise victory in America, Jeremy Corbyn’s team have tried to take inspiration from the new US president…

Unite General Secretary Len McCluskey. Picture: Getty

Len McCluskey warns that the security services might be trying to sabotage Jeremy Corbyn

22 July 2016 17:20

The Labour leadership election has become even more bizarre today. Len McCluskey, the leader of Unite the Union and a…

Diane Abbott says it is smear to say Labour has a problem with anti-Semitism

1 May 2016 12:35

Labour might have hoped that the announcement of an independent inquiry into the issue of anti-Semitism in the party would…

Is Jeremy Corbyn really up for a fight with Len McCluskey over Trident?

13 January 2016 9:41

Today’s report that Len McCluskey plans to warn Jeremy Corbyn against changing Labour policy on Trident is not a surprise…

Len McCluskey turns on Jeremy Corbyn

24 November 2015 16:01

Either Len McCluskey is, in the Corbynista narrative, a Tory, or things are going badly wrong for the man his…

‘Inspirational’, ‘poetic’ and ‘one of hope’ — what the comrades think of Corbyn’s speech

29 September 2015 16:45

Jeremy Corbyn’s first conference speech as Labour leader was targeted at his core fanbase and they certainly appear happy with…

Len McCluskey uses Tory rebel David Davis to attack trade union bill

28 September 2015 11:57

The Labour conference is currently debating a motion on the Trade Union Bill, which Shadow Business Secretary Angela Eagle made…

The Trade Union Bill must tie up Thatcher’s unfinished business

14 September 2015 11:50

The People’s Assembly, the self-appointed left-wing pressure group behind the recent anti-austerity demonstrations, portrays itself as the voice of the…

How will the Conservatives react to a Jeremy Corbyn victory?

8 September 2015 17:45

If the bookmakers and pollsters are to be believed, there is little doubt that Jeremy Corbyn will be crowned Labour…

Unite distances itself from Burnham camp after email blip

20 August 2015 18:41

Oh dear. Andy Burnham’s efforts of late to appeal to Jeremy Corbyn’s left-wing voters may have gone to waste after…

Watch: Nigel Farage on why Ukip is still relevant

30 July 2015 16:38

Nigel Farage emerged from his summer break today to kickstart his party’s No campaign. The Ukip leader hit out at…

Jeremy Corbyn on track to be next Labour leader, according to new poll

21 July 2015 22:57

Could Jeremy Corbyn actually win the Labour leadership race? A new poll from The Times/YouGov suggests that he will. The new poll of…

The Tories are coming across as the reasonable ones with the new trade union legislation

15 July 2015 9:00

Who is being more rational in the dispute over new striking laws: the government or the union barons? With just…

Labour must understand that Unite is its enemy

18 May 2015 11:26

Imagine you are a Labour MP or a trade union official surveying Britain this week. The following points will strike…

Len McCluskey and the trade unions need Labour as much as the party needs them

18 May 2015 9:19

Can Labour’s links with trade unions survive the leadership contest? This morning, Harriet Harman will outline in a speech at…