In breaking news, Gerard Coyne’s complaint against Unite and Len McCluskey over the conduct of last year’s contest for the union’s general secretary position has been thrown out in full, in what union sources have described as a ‘complete victory’ for McCluskey.
The SKWAWKBOX has covered the case at length, exposing the weakness of Coyne’s case – which he persisted in appealing in spite of repeated humiliating judgments, as well as findings that he had committed the breaches of which he wanted to accuse McCluskey. Coyne’s team had been overheard claiming it had ‘loads of cash and it’s all about patronage’, but neither was enough to turn a sow’s ear into a silk purse.
Details to follow.
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