Union figure exposes reality of Tory ‘plan’ – and calls on Labour to stop hiding and step up with an alternative plan to protect people and jobs
Unite assistant general secretary Howard Beckett continues to demonstrate what opposition looks like – and on this occasion has taken the Labour leadership directly to task, as well as hammering the Tories for returning to their business-as-usual,
where the elite get away with it and the rest of us pay.
Beckett reacted in astonishment to Labour’s decision to u-turn on its calls for a wealth tax to invest in the economy – and then issued a video in which he warned both Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer that making the working class pay for the Tories’ pandemic incompetence will not be allowed to pass without a fight:
Beckett pulled no punches in his message:
And no wonder. At the moment, left unions, back-bench MPs and the Labour movement’s grassroots are the only ones filling the vacuum of resistance to the Tories and their ‘mainstream media’ propaganda machine.
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