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Artist or CreatorChristian Adams
Title or Captionunite
Extent1 item
Published bySunday Telegraph
Date07 Jul 2013
Person DepictedMiliband; Ed (Edward Samuel) (1969-)
Implied textSayings: To bite the hand that feeds you
NotesNews: "The trade union at the centre of a growing row with Labour today faces new claims that it tried to oust a Blairite member of the shadow cabinet. Ed Miliband's office has been told that Unite tried to ensure that Douglas Alexander, the shadow foreign secretary, lost his seat in a shake-up of constituency boundaries. News of the move will only escalate tensions between Labour and Unite, the party's largest donor. On Friday, the Labour leader referred to police claims that Unite had tried to manipulate the selection of the party's candidate to replace Eric Joyce, the Falkirk MP. It is alleged that Unite ensured that dozens of its members joined the Labour Party to make sure the trade union's favoured candidate succeeded Mr Joyce. Len McCluskey, the head of Unite, has strenuously denied wrongdoing by members and attacked Labour's handling of the affair as "nothing short of disgraceful".. ... " Robert Watts Sunday Telegraph
SubjectsTrades unions
political party funds
Labour Party
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