Unite leader Len McCluskey
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Labour union fee plan 'justified' says Unite's Len McCluskey

There is "some moral justification" to Labour's plan to end the automatic affiliation fee for some trade union members, the leader of Unite has said.

Len McCluskey's remarks to the BBC were the first time he directly addressed proposals outlined by Labour leader Ed Miliband earlier this week.

It comes amid a thawing in the dispute between Unite and Mr Miliband over the selection of an election candidate.

Stuart Flinders reports from the Durham Miners' Gala, where he spoke to Len McCluskey before his speech.

  • 13 Jul 2013
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